Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship at Bathampton Primary School, Bath THE BATH AND WELLS DIOCESAN ACADEMIES TRUST

Our business administrator apprentice will assist with the effective administration of our school office. The successful candidate will be an important member of the business team, supporting pupils, families, staff, and visitors. For the right person, this is an opportunity to secure paid employment and achieve a level 3 apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 08 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    This role is term time only and therefore the advertised salary is pro-rata based on the term-time only nature of this role.

  • Working week

    8.00am-3.30pm Monday - Friday.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    04 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As a Business administrator apprentice your duties will include:

  • To provide a comprehensive administrative/clerical and secretarial service
  • To carry out data entry work as directed (e.g. school transport records, pupil database)
  • To carry out administrative duties as directed, including reporting, photocopying, filing, research relating to the work of the team or school office
  • To receive telephone calls and greet visitors to the school / office
  • To undertake general office duties, including collation/copying reports and documents, organising and maintaining filing systems and assisting in the absence of colleagues
  • To attend staff meetings as required
  • To provide support for any school projects or events as required
  • The post holder will have to deal with some changing and conflicting deadlines and interruptions to work
  • Daily contact face to face / by email / by telephone with colleagues and visitors to the office / school including contact with pupils and parents
  • There is a need to prioritise and to establish the importance and urgency of work where multiple tasks are undertaken

This role may be closed early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

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

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Standard
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in English and maths if required
  • End Point Assessment: Knowledge Test; Professional Discussion; Presentation/Q&A

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Potential for permanent employment at the trust

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, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English and maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired

Things to consider

Please consider how you will travel to the place of work, particularly if you rely on public transport.

About the employer

Our school is a warm and friendly primary school set in the idyllic village of Bathampton. We are the only Community, non-faith based, primary school to the east of Bath. We have a well-deserved reputation for high quality teaching and learning, which ensures that our children are happy and inquisitive. Our rich curriculum provides opportunities for all our pupils to succeed and we are committed to both the academic rigour and the adventurous learning experiences that mean our pupils grow into independent, confident learners. Our children love that we make creative use of our extensive outdoor space, including woods used for forest school and at playtime. As part of the Bath Conservation Area we have the Kennet and Avon canal on our doorstep, are a flat 10-minute cycle from Bath city centre and are on the edge of meadows recently adopted by the National Trust.




Bathampton Primary School

Tyning Road



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Training provider



Philippa Bancroft


07917 923622

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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