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Applications for post are welcomed for people at all stages in their career and from all backgrounds. The highest value is placed on its people and we have a strong commitment to staff development and training. Join us as an added member of our administration team.

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 08:30 - 16:30 and 08:30 - 16:00 on Fridays

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The postholder will work in a supported learning environment to develop the skills and knowledge which will assist the apprentice to complete their qualification to secure future employment and to progress in their career.

To work closely with the Data Manager to support our aim to drive forward continuous improvements and to raise standards. To assist in maintaining the student assessment and reporting systems, records and to produce data and reports.

To provide all-round administrative support, in the areas highlighted below, to gain an overall insight into the varied and typical administrative roles at the Academy and, with support, ensure that an efficient and effective service is provided to all stakeholders at all times.

General Responsibilities:

  • To undertake a training and development programme leading to a qualification in Business Administration as part of the apprenticeship
  • To ensure that duties are undertaken with due regard and compliance with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health and safety, confidentiality and data protection, copyright and other legislation reporting any concerns to the line manager
  • To support the Data Manager in the maintenance of the school’s management information systems, maintaining accurate and up to date records
  • To assist the Data Manager in the production of student reports and exporting data in accordance with deadlines
  • To undergo any training required in-order to perform duties effectively
  • To maintain good general knowledge of the Academy’s systems in-order to carry out duties effectively
  • Assist with the assessment and reporting process ensuring deadlines are met
  • Assist with exam and mock exam processes
  • Assist with census collection
  • Assist with organising cover for absent staff
  • Support the Data Manager in keeping up to date registers, such as for Free School Meals, SEND, Pupil Premium etc.
  • To present new ideas and contribute towards continuous improvement at the Academy

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

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard, including Functional Skills if required
  • This is a work based programme which means that all of your learning will take place on the site of your employment and within your contracted working hours. We host supporting workshops regularly throughout the apprenticeship which you can attend in person at our Derby Road campus or virtually via Microsoft Teams
  • You will work with expert assessors to develop new knowledge, skills and behaviours within the profession
  • You will experience a blended learning model
  • You will gather learning evidence, journals and off-the-job records using your e-portfolio
  • At the end of the planned learning period, it will be agreed that you are ready to enter 'Gateway' and for your End Point Assessment to be arranged

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • This position is for the duration of the apprenticeship only
  • Upon successful completion you will have a level 3 apprenticeship standard and 18 months of experience to support you in finding employment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Time management, Smart professional appearance, Self motivated and reliable, Confidence meeting & speaking, Genuine interest in the sector


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Essential

Things to consider

You will need to complete a satisfactory DBS Check

About the employer

Thank you for showing an interest in The Samworth Church Academy. It is the Academy's belief that without fantastic people working at the Academy our students will not achieve. Our vision is to create an environment that provides the best start to a bright future for all our students, by giving them all the opportunity to be fully qualified for adult life. As you might expect, we are committed to academic excellence and helping every student achieve their full potential.




Sherwood Building

Sherwood Hall Road


NG18 2DY

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Training provider



Leoni Nath

01623 900469

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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