Business Administration Apprentice - Prudhoe West Academy (WISE academies) WISE ACADEMIES

We are looking for a highly motivated, independent apprentice to start as soon as possible, who will become part of our highly successful business administration team. We take pride in being a happy place to work and our children really do love coming to school. Our children deserve the best so if you think you fit the bill then please apply.

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Closing date: 31 Mar 2023

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

    Monday to Friday - Hours 8:30 to 16:30 – half hour lunch

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    18 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Work alongside the School Manager to become a key worker within the school administration team.
  • Establish positive relationships with the staff, pupils and be the face of the office.
  • Support the SM with activities which support the day to running of the school.
  • Maintain high expectations at all times.
  • To be fully aware of the ethos, standards, procedures and policies of the school.
  • Attend training sessions as appropriate.
  • Promote positive behaviour in line with school policies and help keep pupil/s on task.
  • To support school administration by arranging/providing resources as necessary; raising orders and updating the financial system.
  • Competence in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Contributing to maintaining and improving office procedures.
  • Be able to prioritise workload in a busy environment.
  • Provide a high standard of customer service to staff, pupils and the wider community.
  • Maintain pupil attendance records.
  • Follow safeguarding procedures and report any issues/concerns.
  • Receive and direct incoming telephone calls in an efficient and friendly manner.
  • Receive and direct incoming calls, pass on messages in a timely manner.
  • Use of office equipment such as photocopier/scanner

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

  • Full Business Administrator Standard
  • All training will take place at the employers premises

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The possibility of full time employment on the successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


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

About the employer

WISE Academies is a Multi-Academy Trust which incorporates a number of academies in the North-East of England. The Trust is a DfE approved charity that consists of both converter and sponsored academies. WISE stands for We Inspire Success and Excellence, which sums up our vision. The Trust is dedicated to getting the best possible outcomes, ensuring that every pupil achieves their full potential within a rich learning environment.




Prudhoe West Academy

West Road


NE42 6HR

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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