Business Administration Level 3 Apprentice Bensham Grove Nursery School

An excellent opportunity to study business administration within a busy Nursery School environment, gaining the knowledge required to run a successful school office, dealing with all areas of the school business process and supporting staff, parents and pupils.

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

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Closing date: 15 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday-Friday, Term Time Only. Shifts vary between 08:00am-17:00pm

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    14 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Undertake reception duties, answering routine telephone and face to face enquiries and signing in visitors, including providing basic hospitality, Undertake routine administration of room bookings and other uses of school premises.  
  • Administering nursery admissions, nursery sessions and recording attendance. 
  • Provide routine clerical support e.g., photocopying, filing, faxing, emailing, complete routine forms.  
  • Sort and distribute mail and liaising with parents/staff, as directed etc.  
  • Undertake ICT tasks within SIMS, as directed e.g., Attendance, Assessment Manager, Early Years Portal and Maintain and collate pupil reports / Maintain manual and computerised records/management information systems / produce lists/information/data as required e.g., pupils' data.  
  • Operate office equipment e.g., photocopier, computer and arrange orderly and secure storage of supplies.  
  • Undertake routine financial administration e.g., collect and record dinner money, creating and processing invoices. 
  • Operate and record dinner money and all other school sales e. g. uniform, concert tickets, etc (all operations to be carried out in line with current LEA Financial Regulations).   
  • 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.

The training you will be getting

Learning and Skills apprenticeship programmes are delivered through a mixture of face-to-face and virtual methods by our fully qualified and industry experienced apprentice training team. Using their expert knowledge gained from time spent in the industry, we’ve tailored our programmes to use the most up-to-date tools and technologies so that the skills we create can be used directly in the workplace. As one of our learners, you’ll benefit from coaching, help and guidance from our dedicated team whose job it is to ensure your success. Successful completion of this apprenticeship gives you an accredited Business Administration Level 3 Apprenticeship qualification, with training how to:

  • Contribute to the efficiency of an organisation through the support of functional area
  • Working across teams and resolving issues as requested. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Potential full time post for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Team Working, Punctual, Organisation skills


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential

About the employer

Bensham Grove Nursery School is a Local Authority Nursery in Gateshead. It is an outstanding provision and has been for several years. Although based at the Sidney Grove site there could be times when the Business Administration Apprentice will be required to work at the Elgin Centre. The office is the first port of entry for any parent and visit


Bensham Grove Nursery School


Bensham Grove Community Nursery School, Sidney Grove, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear


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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 15 Oct 2023