Office Administrator Apprentice ASHPERTON PRIMARY ACADEMY TRUST

Ashperton Primary Academy are currently seeking an apprentice level 3 Business Administrator to provide an effective administrative support service to the school; for example, undertaking reception duties, answering routine enquiries and signing visitors in and out of the school on iPad.

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Closing date: 10 Oct 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

    Wednesday to Friday, 08:15 to 15:30 With 30 minute unpaid lunch break each day

    Total hours per week: 20.25

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    22 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To undertake reception duties, answering routine enquiries and signing visitors in and out of the school on iPad
  • To answer straightforward telephone enquiries, and taking messages or passing on to other members of staff, as required
  • To open and distribute the post at the start of the school day, and to ensure that outgoing post is dispatched
  • To file documents
  • To carry out word-processing of letters or other documents
  • To ensure that office/stationery supplies are stored safely, and to inform more senior staff if extra supplies are necessary
  • To photocopy worksheets etc. for staff
  • To assist with computerised recordkeeping, e.g. registers/school meals
  • And many other duties in school

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

  • The apprentice will gain a Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard qualification 
  • Functional Skills in English and maths if required

The apprentice will gain training necessary for the Office Administrator role with the additional training listed below:

  • Health and safety at work
  • Prevent training
  • Manual handling
  • Safeguarding
  • All online training

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • If succesful, the apprentice could gain a full-time position with Ashpertom Primary Academy

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Number skills, Team working, Build good relationships, maintain confidentiality, Flexible and Adaptable


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 4 or 5) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 4 or 5) Desired

About the employer

Ashperton Primary Academy Trust is deeply committed to providing the children, not only with the very best academic outcomes, but with a creative curriculum and a wide range of activities to take part in and achieve at. This commitment enabled them to achieve an 'Outstanding' Ofsted judgement and resulted in the opportunity to become an Academy.







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Training provider



Andy Green


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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