Clerical Assistant Apprentice The Reginald Mitchell Primary School

To work under the direction and guidance of senior staff to provide general clerical, administrative and financial support to the school. Undertake reception duties, answer routine telephone and face-to-face enquiries. The ideal candidate should be conscientious, have excellent attention to detail and the ability to work under pressure.

Sign in to apply

Closing date: 08 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

    37 hours, Monday - Friday. Working hours to be confirmed. Term time only.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    15 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

To work under the direction and guidance of senior staff to provide general clerical, administrative and financial support to the school. Support to Pupils, Parents and the Community.

  • Undertake reception duties, answer routine telephone and face to-face enquiries and sign in visitors
  • Assist with pupil welfare duties; liaise with parents/staff etc.
  • Assist in arrangements for school trips and events etc.
  • Provide routine clerical/administrative support e.g. photocopying, filing, faxing, emailing, completing routine forms, responding to routine correspondence
  • Maintain manual and computerised records/management information systems
  • Undertake routine administrative procedures e.g. Attendance procedures, transport arrangements and catering arrangements including charging
  • Maintain stock and supplies, cataloguing and distributing as required including the school archive register and asset register annual check

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

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard -
  • 20% off the job training

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This could lead to a permanent position in any of the schools in 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, Team working


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

About the employer

The Reginald Mitchell Primary is part of the Children First Learning Partnership Multi Academy Trust, the motto of our MAT is Inspiring Excellence Together. It promotes high aspirations and excellence for all, as we believe every child really does matter. Our aim is to develop a strong partnership between the schools, pupils, and the wider community to secure an outstanding learning experience for everyone. We have high expectations and strive to create independent and happy learners fit for life in modern Britain. Our school is a good school and are an important part of the local community.


The Reginald Mitchell Primary School


The Reginald Mitchell Primary School

Congleton Road




April Edge

01782 973835

You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location


Training provider



The Apprenticeship Hub

01782 254287

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Before you apply

Before you apply for an apprenticeship you must first create an account. If you already have an account you'll need to sign in.