Business Administrator Apprenticeship LEO ACADEMY TRUST

Are you interested in starting a career either as your first role after finishing school, or perhaps as a career change? The primary role of a Business Administrator is to work under the professional guidance of a business leader & to support the Trust in all administration/finance matters.

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

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Closing date: 24 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    (if age 19 or over and after the first year of your apprenticeship, you will be entitled to the correct minimum wage for your age)

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 6 hours per day Shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    15 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

General  Employment Duties:

  • To undertake all administrative, business support and financial tasks.
  • Support additional day-to-day activities of the department, including office operations such as preparing for meetings, reception duties, diary management, etc
  • Answer enquiries to the department by phone, e-mail or letter and forwarding information onto relevant staff 
  • Manage information including data inputting. 
  • To participate in staff meetings and other meetings as required.
  • Provide cover and support for colleagues as required from time to time.
  • Establish, develop and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues.
  • Ensure all tasks and responsibilities are completed to agreed timescales with a high standard of accuracy.
  • To meet all learning commitments of the apprenticeship as directed by your line manager and or the learning/training provider.

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

  • Business Administrator L3

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • The administration role may be a gateway to further career opportunities, such as management or senior support roles.

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, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5-9 or A - C*) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5-9 or A - C*) Essential

Things to consider

You should be * Good ICT skills including Google. *Excellent communication skills both face to face and on the telephone. *Be accurate and pay attention to detail, ensuring consistency across records. *Work constructively as part of a team. * Ability to be proactive, use initiative and take personal responsibility for all work.

About the employer

LEO Academy Trust is formed of 7 schools in and around Sutton and Epsom. We have a central team dedicated to supporting our schools. LEO Academy Trust champions continuous professional development and delivers a programme of in house CPD. We also work with a range of partners to offer accessible training for all staff including e-learning, a CPD website and face to face workshops. We believe in the importance of succession planning, and that we are well placed to support you in your next challenge. We offer opportunities to work across different academies within the Trust, and a commitment to promotion opportunities, encouraging ‘home grown’ talent. Other Information * Please be aware that this role can only be worked in the UK from the location(s) provided and not from overseas. * For this role the Trust would / would not consider sponsoring a Certificate of Sponsorship/visa. Please note we are unable to offer advice on any Visa and Immigration cases. * Feedback will only be provided upon request if you attend an interview. * Please note: LEO Academy Trust may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this job may be withdrawn at any point without notice. With this in mind, you are encouraged to apply as early as possible. * In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 statutory guidelines, the Trust will use internet searches, including social media searches to perform pre-employment checks on candidates in the course of recruitment. The Trust will act in accordance with its data protection and equal opportunities obligations. * Employees working in any role that requires them to communicate with pupils, parents, guardians, staff and / or members of the community, must be able to speak fluent English to enable the effective performance of the role and to ensure that they are able to abide by their safeguarding responsibilities.




C/O Cheam Common Junior Academy

Kingsmead Avenue

Worcester Park



HR Team

0208 337 1844

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

All candidates should detail in either the statement of suitability or application form how you meet the aspects of the person specification for the role (see advert on our website). You should describe your suitability against the person specification and ensure that you cover all essential criteria (if not marked as essential, please assume all are essential), by providing evidence and examples of proven experience.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 24 Mar 2023