Business Administrator Apprenticeship TEES VALLEY EDUCATION

Throughout the Apprenticeship you will be working at Pennyman Primary School studying towards your Level 3 Business Admin qualification. You will be involved with duties such as contribute to the planning, development and organisation of support services, administrative tasks, call and email handling and so much more!

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Closing date: 11 Dec 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 8am - 3.30pm 32 hours per week, term time only + 5 PD Days

    Total hours per week: 32

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    18 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    13 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

• Deal with routine and complex reception/visitor matters
• Contribute to the planning, development and organisation of support services systems/procedures/policies
• Organise academy trips/events etc

• Maintain manual and computerised record/information systems
• Support with analysing and evaluating data/information and produce reports/information/data as required
• Undertake typing, word-processing and complex IT based tasks
• Provide personal, administrative and organisational support to other staff
• Provide administrative and organisational support to the Local Academy Committee
• Undertake administration of complex procedures
• Complete and submit complex forms, returns etc. including those to outside agencies e.g. DfE

• Operate relevant equipment/complex ICT packages
• Monitor and manage stock within an agreed budget, cataloguing resources and undertaking audits as required
• Provide advice and guidance to staff, pupils and others
• Undertake research and obtain information to inform decisions
• Assist with procurement and sponsorship
• Assist with marketing and promotion of the academy
• Support administration of facilities including use of academy premises
• Assist with planning, monitoring and evaluation of budget

• Comply with and assist with the development of policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to appropriate person

The training you will be getting

  • Day release at Middlesbrough College 
  • On and off-the-job training 
  • You will be working towards your Level 3 Business Admin qualification 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Depending on the circumstances of the business upon completion of the apprenticeship programme there could be a potential position of employment available. 

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, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4) Essential

Things to consider

This vacancy is to start immediately therefore you must be available to start before applying. The closing date, interview date and start date are subject to change.  This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment. Northern Skills will check candidates' eligibility prior to any interviews.

About the employer

Pennyman Primary is part of Tees Valley Education, a trust dedicated to creating outstanding academies for local communities. Working with our partner academies within Tees Valley Education, we strive to ensure that we offer an inspiring and memorable journey through Primary, which challenges pupils to be the best that they can be. As a mainstream academy with a specialist designated unit provision, Pennyman is a fully inclusive and exciting learning community. Unlocking each child’s unique potential is at the heart of learning, which is reflected in our academy Motto ‘Every Child, Every Chance, Every Day’.




Pennyman Primary Academy

Fulbeck Road



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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


Bethany Carter


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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