Business Administration Apprentice Warwickshire County Council

We are looking for a Business Administrator apprentice to join our team. You may already have experience and looking for a change, or a school leaver who is beginning their career journey. You can expect full support to achieve a Level 3 qualification in Business Administration whilst gaining valuable and varied experience in our school.

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

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Closing date: 15 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

    37 hours per week (plus study time), fixed-term (19 months), Term-time only plus INSET days (39 weeks). Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    19 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    17 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Be a first point of contact for students/pupils requiring help/support and referring them to other appropriate staff in school
  • Undertake routine clerical activities/duties, eg Photocopying, filing, email, completing forms, ensure supply of and maintain stationery and office supplies
  • Receive and record money on behalf of the school (eg. trips, voluntary contributions) as instructed by the School Business Manager
  • Maintain pupil and staff data, update, retrieve information and collate reports
  • Maintain staff data records on management information systems Complete absence returns
  • Take confidential minutes of meetings
  • Under the direction of the School Business Manager, provide business support to the ICT and Estates functions

The training you will be getting

  • You will be working towards a Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship
  • You may also be working towards L2 maths and English Functional skills, if not already exempt
  • Blended on/off the job training and location to be confirmed

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

We hope that the successful candidate will be offered a full-time position within our school. However, this cannot be guaranteed.   

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 English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure. You will be required to produce relevant certificates, demonstrating your qualifications, on the day of interview if you are shortlisted.

About the employer

Evergreen School is a community special school with two purpose-built sites in Warwick. We have over 280 wonderful children and young adults enrolled who are 4 to 19 years old. This is an exciting time to join our school as we continue to develop and expand, with a new curriculum and fantastic facilities including a swimming pool, hydrotherapy pool, sensory studios, Café and soft-play rooms.


Warwickshire County Council




CV34 5DF

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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


Rachel OConnor



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

If you feel that you have the personal qualities, experience, commitment and resilience to achieve our visions and aims, please complete the online application form.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 15 Dec 2023