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Business Administration Apprentice STANLEY BURNSIDE PRIMARY SCHOOL

Stanley Burnside Primary School are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and keen individual to join the school Admin Team as a Business Admin Apprentice. The school will provide a friendly and collaborative environment to help you to thrive, and support you in achievement of your apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 16 Dec 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

    Working pattern: Monday - Thursday 8.30am - 4.00pm, Friday 8.30am - 3.30pm. Term time only.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    27 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Responsible for providing general clerical support including:

  • Photocopying, typing, word processing and the sorting, distribution and despatch of school mail, to all levels of teaching and administrative staff as required
  • Answering the telephone and the main front doors as well as other general reception duties
  • Use of Word Processing, Excel and other Office Programmes.
  • Provide support and cover for school office
  • Provide information relating to attendance of pupils and staff upon request by other members of staff
  • Assist in the maintenance of computer-based records using SIMS to ensure that these are all kept current and up to date
  • Assist in the preparation and collation of school reports to ensure these are delivered to pupils on time and in professional manner
  • Assist in the co-ordination of whole school documentation e.g. governor’s reports, staff handbook, etc.
  • Assist in the maintenance of stock registers for the school and arrange annual stock checks
  • Inform parents/carers of pupils reported ill whilst on school premises
  • To attend any training courses relevant to the post, ensuring continuing, personal and professional development
  • Role requires working with a team with communication skills as an essential part
  • Be able to deal with queries from staff, pupils, parents and visitors
  • Gather information, analyse and use judgement
  • Manage conflicting demands
  • Be able to deal with frequent interruptions
  • Plan and prioritise your workload
  • Present oneself as a role model to pupils in speech, dress, behaviour and attitude

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

  • Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard for Business Administrator
  • Delivered within the workplace

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • On completion of the Qualification there may be to opportunity for full time employment, but not guaranteed

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Can do attitude, Friendly


GCSE or equivalent English and maths (Grade 4 GCSEs 9-4 (A*-C)) Essential

Things to consider

Any successful Applicants will need to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check for criminal records before a formal offer for the job is offered.

About the employer

Stanley Burnside Primary School is located in Mendip Cresent In Stanley Co Durham. Supporting children in Primary from age 3 to 11. Stanley Burnside Primary School is rated a GOOD by Ofsed. Pupils enjoy being part of this caring school community arriving at school, eager to start the day, enthusiastily.




Burnside Primary School

Mendip Terrace

South Stanley


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Training provider



Apprenticeship Recruitment Team


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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