Business Admin Apprentice St John Plessington Catholic College

St John Plessington Catholic College is looking to recruit a Business Admin Apprentice. You will provide administrative support for the delivery of effective business support services in the running of the school.

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

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Closing date: 22 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    This will increase to national Minimum wage after you have completed your first year.

    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

    8:30am-4:30pm, working days TBC

    Total hours per week: 36.0

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    23 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    09 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To undertake all aspects of general administrative tasks in the support of delivering a business support service to the school, under the direction of the School Business Support Lead
  • Providing administrative support for Exams and Admissions as required
  • To undertake administrative support to the team, providing cover and additional capacity during busy and peak periods, under the direction of the School Business Support Lead
  • Assisting with reprographics tasks, providing support for cover and during busy peak periods
  • Maintaining manual and computerised records/management information systems
  • To operate relevant IT equipment and software packages e.g. Word, Excel, databases and internet
  • Attending and participating in relevant meetings as required
  • Participating in training and other learning activities and performance development as required

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship standard, including:

  • Knowledge, Skills & Behaviours
  • Level 2 Functional Skills maths (if required)
  • Level 2 Functional Skills English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Possibility of full-time position after successful completion of apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Team working


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

Things to consider

Satisfactory pre-employment checks including DBS.

About the employer

Our mission is to be a Catholic College where every individual is highly valued and where care and concern for others are central to our work. All our pupils are expected to achieve their potential and become equipped for adult life able to make a full contribution to society.


St John Plessington Catholic College


Wallasey Village



CH45 3LN

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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: 22 Dec 2023