Trust Apprentice Business Administration Assistant ANGLIAN LEARNING

Are you eager to jumpstart your career in business administration? Join our apprentice community at Anglian Learning and gain hands on experience with day-to-day operations in a supportive, dynamic environment. Ready to take the first step towards fulfilling your career aspirations with us? As part of your duties with Anglian Learning you will process requests from Trust Schools for new suppliers to be set up on our accounting system, including the checking of bank details. You will also be assisting Trust Group Accountants and Trust Assistant.

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Closing date: 10 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pay increases after 12-months at this rate.

  • Working week

    Flexible 3 days in office/2 days at home to be agreed at the start. Shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    31 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Manage Directors diaries by assessing priority of appointments and arranging meetings
  • Provide a business support service by dealing with all incoming and outgoing routine and confidential correspondence, prioritising action and ensuring an efficient and appropriate response
  • Meet and greet visitors in a positive and capable manner
  • Liaise with outside agencies, educational establishments and other organisations on behalf of the Trust central team
  • Prepare agendas and meeting papers, taking notes of meetings and producing minutes when required
  • Accurately produce and format a wide variety of correspondence, documents, briefing papers, reports and presentations
  • Maintain records including data management, photocopying and filing
  • Organise whole Trust central team events, booking diaries and co-ordinating attendees, refreshments, catering and facilities
  • Assist with marketing activities as required including keeping websites up to date
  • Monitor stationery for the Trust central team and order supplies as necessary
  • Maintain a visible and professional presence and create excellent working relations amongst staff across the Trust
  • Any other duty as requested by the PA to the Executive Trust Leadership Team which is commensurate with the post
  • Amend existing supplier’s bank details, addresses, contact details and other information, ensuring fraud prevention checks have been completed
  • Raise purchase orders on our online PO system
  • Download and distribute Barclaycard statements to Trust schools
  • Assist with preparation for internal and external audits by collating and filing documentation as required
  • Accountant with administrative tasks as required
  • Any other duty as requested by the Financial Controller which is commensurate with the post

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

  • You will achieve a Business AdministratOR Apprenticeship Standard Level 3 via a work mentor and Cambridge Regional College assessor 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Admin/Finance or marketing areas could be considered for progression. Route is not defined, open to their aspirations

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

Things to consider

This post is based in a school environment, therefore enhanced DBS checks, among other pre-employment clearances will need to be carried out before you will be able to start at work. You must be able to support our policy on the welfare and safeguarding of children. We value diversity and welcome applications from all, including those with protected characteristics under the Equality Act.

About the employer

Our mission is to build an innovative partnership of academies that excites, inspires, and empowers our people – pupils, staff, and the community in which we work - to be the absolute best they can be, to have the confidence to think creatively, and embrace new challenges. Through this we will seek to support and inspire our young people to be dynamic learners who will live, grow, and thrive in the local, national, and global community in which they live and will work.




Bottisham Village College Lode Road Bottisham


CB25 9DL

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Training provider




01223 418778

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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