Business Administration Apprenticeship - Croxteth Primary School RAINBOW EDUCATION MULTI-ACADEMY TRUST

To work towards a level 3 Qualification whilst carrying out the tasks below within the administrative team to support all staff so that effective teaching and learning can take place to ensure that our children are nurtured and given every opportunity to achieve their very best.

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Closing date: 14 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

    Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 4.00pm

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    13 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Provide routine clerical support e.g. photocopying, filing, emailing, completion of routine forms, registers, school meals etc.
  • Assist with reception duties when receptionist goes on their lunch or attends meetings. taking and making telephone and face to face enquiries and signing in visitors
  • Maintaining the school’s robust approach to safeguarding by ensuring that all applicable visitors are DBS checked and that the school’s DBS records are maintained
  • Assist with pupil welfare duties, liaising with parents/carers, staff etc.
  • Sort and distribute incoming, outgoing mail, e-mail and messages to staff
  • Safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people and follow school policies and the staff code of conduct
  • Maintain manual and computerised records/management information systems up to date at all times
  • Undertake typing, word-processing, data entry and other IT based tasks
  • Filing all relevant correspondence daily and upkeep of files
  • Ensure stationery/paper cupboard is adequately stocked
  • Carry out all administrative duties in a timely and efficient manner, ensuring all deadlines are met
  • Receiving and processing cash, card and online payments for dinners, trips etc. including processing receipts
  • Keeping the admin office neat and tidy to ensure a professional image is maintained
  • Assist with lunchtime duties if required
  • Ensuring that the reception area is always tidy and welcoming
  • Photocopy, scan documents as and when required
  • Understanding all aspects of GDRP regarding pupils under direction from the team
  • To carry out any such other duties that may be required in line with the role

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

Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • All training will be completed on site, no college days, monthly visits from tutor, 20% off the job training

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • After completion of apprenticeship you will interview for a full-time position

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

About the employer

Primary School based in Croxteth, Liverpool




35 Moss Way


L11 0BL

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Training provider



Ella Hudson


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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