Business Administration Apprenticeship SMILE EDUCATION LIMITED

An excellent opportunity to become a part of a UK-based education recruitment company that offers a Business Administration Apprenticeship program. The program is designed to provide on-the-job training and development over a period of 15 months, covering topics such as finance, administration and IT.

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Closing date: 28 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Term time 8.30am - 5.00pm (4pm finish on a Friday); School Holidays - 9am - 3.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    26 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Achieve set KPI’s and targets on a weekly basis with the support of your colleagues
  • Liaising with candidates throughout the registration process, providing excellent customer service and support
  • Chasing missing documentation and information, required for compliance and safeguarding
  • Data entry/Logging actions and all work-related activity on the CRM system
  • Conducting safeguarding checks including DBS applications, prohibited list checks and qualification checks
  • Providing weekly updates in line with expiry reports i.e.
  • DBS expiry checks, reference expiry, etc.
  • Referring candidates to payroll
  • Applying for and obtaining suitable references for candidates i.e. employment reference
  • Conducting final compliance checks and audits on files
  • Liaising with consultants to ensure candidates are cleared in a timely fashion


  • Opportunity for career progression internally with an invite to complete an industry recognised
  • Recruitment Diploma
  • Full training with support from a business which boasts over 200 years recruitment experience 24 days holiday rising to 29 days plus all Bank Holidays
  • Your birthday off
  • 3.30pm finish in school holidays and 4pm finish every Friday

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

  • Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Teaching and learning the skills, knowledge and behaviours within Business Administration

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Company will offer long-term position within the company, which will lead to payroll rise

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Attention to detail, Communication skills, IT skills, Logical, Number skills, Organisation skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Math (Grade 4 / C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C / 4 or above) Essential

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About the employer

What makes Smile Education different to other supply teaching agencies? The people behind it. Recruitment is hard work but, that doesn’t mean you can't have a good time doing it. We are a driven and high-spirited supply teaching agency that try our hardest to make school staff across the Midlands smile. Across our team, there is a diverse mix of personalities and backgrounds, with one thing in common,we love what we do and we have a lot of fun doing it. We are proud to be an APSCo Compliance+ accredited education recruitment agency. Compliance+ is a CCS recognised, best practice quality standard for education recruitment businesses that is designed to help safeguard children and to benchmark recruitment firms against the best possible service. For us, it’s about more than just recruitment. We see ourselves as an extension of, not only the schools that we work with, but the communities that we work within. Whether that involves supporting at university careers fair, school sports day or local fundraiser, you can count on us to be there.




1 Victoria Square

B1 1BD

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 28 Mar 2023