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Business Administration Apprentice King Edward's School Witley

The successful applicant will work alongside the receptionist/administrator, dealing with the vast array of day -to-day queries that arise in a busy boarding school environment. The role will provide opportunity for you to gain the necessary skills and knowledge you need for future employment and progression.

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Closing date: 02 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Full time, all year round, 40hrs per week (exclusive of breaks), 4.5 days Monday to Friday 9.00am-5.30pm and Saturday mornings 8am-12pm. Saturdays are term time only

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    26 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The Business Administrator Apprentice will be responsible for providing first class administrative support for The School Office Administrator, Reception, Estates Department, Exams Officer, Admissions, PA’s, and any other relevant colleagues. They will work alongside the
Receptionist/Administrator to act as the first point of call to those contacting and visiting the school and organising the receipt of goods and parcels at the Porters Lodge. 

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

With on-the-job training from the Employer the apprentice will work towards a Diploma in Business Administration Level 3 and Functional Skills in English and maths at Level 2 if required. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The role will provide opportunity for an apprentice to gain the necessary skills, knowledge and behaviour they need for specific job roles, future employment and progression.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade Grades A*-C or 4-9) Desired

Things to consider

All successful candidates will be required to obtain an Enhanced DBS check at the school’s expense.

About the employer

We’re a small and resourceful independent boarding and day school for girls and boys aged 11 to 18. Our 100-acre campus inspires curiosity, invites exploration and prompts discovery. The breadth of opportunity on this lively site gives every pupil the means to discover the best version of themselves. At King Edward’s there is something for everyone.


King Edward's School Witley





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Training provider



Richard Pepper

01252 725872

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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