Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship - The Priory CofE Primary School The Priory CofE Primary School

We are looking for an Apprentice who will be responsible for supporting with the administrative, financial and organisational processes at The Priory CofE Primary school. You will update and maintain the school calendar, assist with the school's email inbox, plus more.

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Closing date: 17 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £6 per hour + Automatic rise in pay after first 12 months

  • Working week

    30 hours per week, Monday to Friday - Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    21 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Update manual and computerised record/information systems
  • Update and maintain the school calendar
  • Assist with managing the school’s email inbox, ensuring the school meets its expected response times and emails are forwarded to the relevant staff member as necessary
  • Manage and organise completed forms from parents
  • Report any issues with the school’s IT systems
  • Organise and distribute incoming and outgoing post
  • Provide administrative support to staff as needed
  • Book training courses for all staff
  • Order, monitor and manage stock, ensuring best value following the school’s purchasing processes
  • Carry out filing, printing and photocopying. Maintain the operation of the printer and photocopier to ensure it’s ready to use at all times, resolving any issues as necessary
  • Assist with organising parents’ evenings and other meetings and events, including the organisation of rooms and equipment, and providing refreshments as required
  • Keep records in accordance with the school’s record retention schedule and data protection law, ensuring information security and confidentiality at all times
  • Front of house/answering phone and welcoming guests/students etc.
  • Handling scheduling, record-keeping, and reporting
  • Ensuring the school complies with relevant laws and regulations
  • Developing and running educational programs
  • Hiring, training, and advising staff
  • Counselling students when needed
  • Resolving conflicts and other issues
  • Communicating with parents, regulatory bodies, and the public
  • Monitoring attendance, sickness and leave


  • Eligible for an NUS card for discounts in shops and restaurants
  • Eligible for an apprenticeship oyster card, 30% off travel
  • Discount on Nandos, ASOS, Vue cinema and much more
  • Earn while you learn
  • No debt
  • Automatic rise in pay after 12 months
  • Prizes and vouchers to be won (apprentice of the month)
  • Secure a job with little or no experience
  • Remote learning

The training you will be getting

  • You will work towards your Level 3 Business Administration qualification across a total duration of 16 months!
  • Training provider: LMP Group (Rated 3rd best apprenticeship training provider across the UK)!
  • All online/remote learning, no classroom or college day release
  • An allocated tutor will support you throughout the apprenticeship!

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Future progression opportunities upon completion of the apprenticeship. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative


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

Things to consider

Please be aware that upon a successful offer of employment the company completes digitalised right-to-work checks and DBS applications via an external provider - Vetting.Com. The company also completes an internal online social media search, in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. Please google the location prior to applying.

About the employer

The Priory is a vibrant, Church of England school, aiming to provide an outstanding education, for all children to be happy and confident as they are challenged within a Christian environment of creativity, love and respect.


The Priory CofE Primary School


Queens Road


SW19 8LX

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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

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