Business Administration Apprentice (Reception) Reepham High School And College

Are you looking for an exciting Apprenticeship within a school environment? Reepham High School & College is looking for a Business Administration Apprentice to assist and support the administration and reception team.

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Closing date: 19 Jan 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Mon - Friday 9.00am - 3.30pm (term-time + one week)

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    21 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    26 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

As a Business Administration Apprentice, you will be an integral member of the administration team and will be involved in a number of key processes and assist with the daily services and functions involved within a busy school.

These are challenging, but exciting roles; the successful applicants will gain opportunities to carry out a variety of duties throughout the administration and reception functions within the school.

Key duties will include:

  • Assisting on reception and dealing with enquiries from pupils, parents, visitors and staff
  • Answering the phone, dealing with calls and passing relevant information on to appropriate staff
  • Responding to emails, dealing with and passing on relevant information to appropriate staff
  • Assisting with both incoming and outgoing post
  • Undertaking general administration tasks using a range of IT software including Microsoft Word, Excel and SIMS (our School Management Information System)
  • Assisting with First Aid (training will be given)
  • To assist with photocopying, filing and general clerical duties

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Level 3 Diploma for Business Administrators
  • Level 2 Functional Skills English & maths
  • Preparation for End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • On completion of the apprenticeship the successful candidate will be experienced in a range of administrative skills, which will be transferable to other school establishments and will provide a range of transferable skills also suitable for employment outside of education

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, Initiative


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

Things to consider

The successful candidate must adhere to and understand the importance of Equality & Diversity, Safeguarding Children, Health & Safety and Confidentiality policies and procedures that are in place at Reepham High School & College.

About the employer

Reepham High School & College is an 11-18 comprehensive school, only half an hour away from Norwich city centre. It has over 800 pupils in the main school and 240 students in the sixth form college. The school serves a very wide catchment area of nearly 400 square kilometres and 85% of our young people travel by bus. Reepham prides itself on having a cheerful, caring and calm atmosphere. Pupils are expected to behave very well and do behave very well. This is achieved through developing every individual's self-discipline and making every individual feel valued and cared for. As a result, not only are lessons purposeful and the pupils overwhelmingly kind, there are also lots of smiles and plenty of good humour.


Reepham High School And College


Reepham High School And College Whitwell Road



NR10 4JT

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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

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