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Business Administration Apprenticeship Kirk Balk Academy

To support the provision of high quality and professional administrative services to all staff and students. You will work towards completing your Level 3 Business Administration apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 30 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    First year at £4.81 per hour followed by the National Minimum Wage after one year.

    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 - Friday, shifts to be confirmed. Term time only.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    13 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Provide first and second line administrative support to staff and students/to the Central Team function
  • Attend and contribute to administrative related meetings as required
  • Provide high quality administrative support as required
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Keep apprentice program fully up to date to comply with the designated trainer
  • To comply with the Trust’s child safeguarding procedures, including regular liaison with the designated child safeguarding person over any safeguarding issues or concerns
  • To comply with Trust policies and procedures at all times
  • Undertake other reasonable duties (with competence and experience) as requested, in accordance with the changing needs of the organisation. The postholder may be required to provide support to other Trust academies in the region
  • To adhere to GDPR and Data Protection Regulations, whilst maintaining confidentiality
  • To participate in wider Trust meetings and working groups as required
  • Comply with Trust policies and procedures at all times, including GDPR related policies
  • All staff of Northern Education Trust will abide by the values vision and ethos at all times
  • This role could involve contact with children

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

  • You will work towards completing a Business Administration Level 3 Apprenticeship 
  • All work will be delivered remotely by LMP Education
  • The employer will give you time out of your working week to focus on your apprenticeship

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The right candidate may be offered a permanent position after 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, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 4-9 (A*-C, Level 2)) Essential

Things to consider

The Trust is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. All posts are subject to enhanced disclosure and barring service checks. We expect all adults to share our commitment to safeguarding and the health and wellbeing of our students.

About the employer

Northern Education Trust (NET) is a charitable education Trust with a good track record for school improvement. The Trust sponsors 22 academies; 12 secondary and 10 primaries across the North of England in eleven Local Authority regions.


Kirk Balk Academy


West Street,



S74 9HX

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Training provider



Emily Archer

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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