Business Administration Apprenticeship - St Silas 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: 20 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, 8.00am - 4.00pm

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    21 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    19 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • 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

The training you will be getting

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 to expect at the end of your 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 St Silas, Liverpool




High Park St,


L8 3TR

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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


Ella Hudson


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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