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Business Administrator Apprentice MOORLANDS LEARNING TRUST

This is a varied and hands on operational support role. You will get involved in many aspects of school organisation, including dealing with enquiries, answering phone calls, receiving visitors, emails, On Call alerts, and general admin tasks.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Days of the week: Monday – Friday (one college day) term-time only, 8am - 4pm (30 minutes lunch each day).

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    09 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Play a key role in the delivery of professional services within the Academy and to deliver administrative support
  • Ensure that all visitors to the school’s reception desk find it to be a professional and welcoming environment at all times
  • Use of the Inventory visitors’ signing in/out system
  • To process visitor WIFI codes and badges on request
  • Listen to voicemails and monitor the admin inbox
  • Receive deliveries and manage the post
  • Use of the school’s SIMS system
  • Use of the school’s Class Charts system
  • Recording into the whole school accident book
  • Schoolcomms
  • Radio protocols and use of the phonetic language
  • To arrange room bookings, site, ICT and catering requests

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

This is a Level 3 Business Administrator standard.

It will involve a combination of on and off the job training in the workplace.

You will have monthly mentoring and guidance at work from a Craven College Learning & Development Advisor alongside weekly college attendance in Skipton.

After 18 months you will be entered to undertake an End Point Assessment, to complete your Apprenticeship.  

The End-Point Assessment (EPA) will comprise of a Project, a Knowledge Test, and a Presentation/Interview with the assessor.

More information on course content and assessment methods will be discussed at interview.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The position may lead to a permanent position at Ilkley Grammar School.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Initiative, Interpersonal Skills, Numeracy Skills, work independently, Calm when under pressure


GCSE or equivalent Math & English (Grade A*- C or 9-4 or equivalent) Essential

Things to consider

This is a term time only role

About the employer

Ilkley Grammar School is an Ofsted rated ‘outstanding’ comprehensive academy and the founding member of the Moorlands Learning Trust and the Red Kite Teaching School Alliance. There are currently over 2000 students on roll, and over 250 staff employed. Our teaching staff are supported by operational teams in administration, finance, site, IT support and catering. The academy has an excellent reputation, founded on strong ethos and values and an embedded Wellbeing commitment to all staff.




Cowpasture Road


West Yorkshire

LS29 8TR

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Training provider



Sarah Haworth

01756 693681

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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