Apprentice Business Administrator Level 3 - Red Marsh School Red Marsh School

Red Marsh School is an outstanding special school which caters for pupils with severe and profound learning difficulties aged 2 to 19 years old. The Governors are looking to appoint a smart, friendly, and enthusiastic administrator to work in our busy school office, where accuracy and the ability to work to deadlines is crucial.

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Closing date: 05 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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, 8.30am - 4.30pm with 30mins for lunch (unpaid).

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    02 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will:

  • Provide general clerical and administrative support, including word processing, minute taking, filing routine correspondence, distributing mail, etc
  • Undertake reception duties including answering telephone and welcoming parents/visitors
  • Be responsible for Annual Reviews including setting, collating information, co-ordinating the meetings with parents and professionals, typing up minutes and maintaining the recording systems

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

Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • The apprentice will be supported with induction and internal on-the-job training in their role and will be expected to log the appropriate level of off the job training supported by their workplace mentor

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • There may be further opportunties for work within our school at the end of the apprenticeship
  • A successful apprentice will also gain their Business Administrator Level 3
  • As a school we can support the apprentice to write a CV, prepare for interview and we will release the apprentice to go to interview

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or better) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or better) Desired

Things to consider

There is no guarantee of a role at the end of this apprenticeship, but support will be given. The apprentice could look for opportunities to progress onto a higher apprenticeship, such as School Business Professional Level 4. If the apprentice has not achieved a A-C/ Grade 4 Maths and English GCSE, they must complete functional skills.

About the employer

As a school we pride ourselves on striving to provide high quality teaching in an inclusive environment where all learners are cared for, valued and respected. We are proud that all our pupils are involved in all aspects of our broad, balanced and stimulating curriculum personalised to meet individual need. We are a growing school catering for pupils aged 2-19 and are proud of the positive relationships we build with all our pupils and their families: we know them all.


Red Marsh School


Holly Road




Victoria Jackson

01253 868451

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Apply to Red Marsh through the LCC website.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 05 Jun 2023