Apprentice Administrator Byron Primary School

Are you hardworking, reliable and keen to work in an administration setting? Byron Primary School are on the search for an administration apprentice to join their team. From reception duties, arranging school trips to liaising with staff and parents, you will cover a wide variety of administration duties.

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Closing date: 18 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,158.72 to £20,048.08

    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- Thursday 8:15am to 4:30pm. Friday 8:15 am to 1:00pm.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    03 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?


  •  Undertake reception duties, answering general telephone and face to face enquiries and signing in visitors
  • Assist with pupil first aid/welfare duties, looking after sick pupils, liaising with parents/staff etc. 
  • Assist in arrangements for schools’ trips, events etc. 



  • Provide general clerical/admin. support e.g., photocopying, filing, faxing, complete standard forms, respond to routine correspondence, sort and distribute mail. 
  • Maintain manual and computerised records/management information systems. 
  • Undertake typing and word-processing and other IT based tasks. 
  • Undertake administrative procedures.  
  • Produce lists/information/data as required e.g., pupils’ data. 
  • Take notes at meetings. 
  • Maintain and collate pupil reports. 
  • Undertake routine administration of school lettings and other uses of school premises. 


  • Operate relevant equipment/ICT packages (e.g., word, excel, databases, spreadsheets, Internet). 
  • Maintain stock and supplies, cataloguing and distributing as required. 
  • Undertake general financial administration e.g., processing orders. 
  • Operate uniform/snack/other ‘shops’ within the school. 
    Provide general advice and guidance to staff, pupils and others. 


  • Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality, and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person. 
  • Be aware of and support difference and ensure equal opportunities for all. 
  • Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school. 
  • Appreciate and support the role of other professionals. 
  • Attend and participate in relevant meetings as required.  
  • Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required. 
  • To support, uphold and contribute to the development of the Council’s Equal Rights policies and practices in respect of both employment issues and the delivery of services to the community.  

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

We will coach and develop the apprentice in their job role and support them in gathering the required evidence for the apprenticeship standard. We will carry out both curriculum and pastoral care. We will carry out the skills development workshop days on day release at college. We will oversee the teaching and learning around the knowledge, behaviours and skills elements of the qualifications, outlined below. We will manage the apprentice’s OneFile account ensuring targets, milestones and deadlines are achieved.  
Mode of delivery: Training, observations and assessments carried out in the workplace. An assessor will visit the place of work every 6-8 weeks. 
Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard at Level 3 
Technical Competencies 
 Support and engage with different parts of the organisation.  

  • Interacting with internal or external customers 
  • Supporting functional areas
  • Working across teams
  • Resolving issues as requested  

Personal and People Development  

  • Working on your own as well as part of a team, seeking help and guidance when you are not sure. 

Health, Safety and Security  

  • Maintain a safe and healthy working environment. 
  • Adhering to legislations appropriate to the industry.     

Equality and Diversity 

  • Follow the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion 

Functional Skills Qualification 

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English.  
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential full time job upon completion of the apprenticeship. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Excellent team player, Good communicator, Organised worker, Methodical worker, Ability to work to deadlines, Motivated and forward thinking, Good literacy skills, Good numeracy skills, Computer literate, Personable and enthusiastic, Reliable and punctual, Degree of maturity required, Confident and well-presented


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent ICT (Grade 4/C) Desired

About the employer

Byron Primary School is part of the Nurture Academies Trust. The vision of the Trust is for a group of effectively led schools working together, sharing resources, experience and skills at many levels that continually develops potential for all children as learners and citizens.


Byron Primary School


Barkerend Road



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Training provider



Saffron Khan

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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