School Business Administrator Apprentice HATTON ACADEMIES TRUST

Fantastic opportunity for the successful candidate who will work within the Wellingborough-based secondary school, an independent non-denominational academy providing comprehensive education for girls and boys aged 11-18 and will be working alongside the administrative team. Whilst working towards your Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship.

Sign in to apply

Closing date: 15 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40

    £5.28 to £10.18 per hour depending on age and experience

  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday, 8.00am to 4.00pm. Friday 8.00am to 3:30pm.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    20 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000219277

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Our client consists of a local network of academies who work together to support all of their students. They are responsible for the education of almost 2500 students. The successful candidate will work within the Wellingborough-based secondary school, an independent non-denominational academy providing comprehensive education for girls and boys aged 11-18 and will be working alongside the administrative team.

Key duties will include:

  • Provide a full range of administrative services, primarily for the Administration Team
  • Provide reprographics support as required to include; photocopying, stapling, binding, laminating and finishing of Academy resource materials
  • Screening and dealing with telephone calls and enquiries
  • Typing/word processing of materials to include; letters to pupils/parents, filing, typing minutes, collating/preparing resources, In-touch communications
  • Administration of orders and purchases, ensuring all appropriate paperwork is completed in accordance with Academy procedures and chasing delivery as required
  • Meeting and greeting visitors, arranging refreshments as required
  • Assist with preparing documents using Powerpoint, Excel, Work, and Publisher as directed
  • Produce standardised school letters or communications as directed, such as student award certificates, event postcards
  • Provide first-line cover for administration colleagues as required, to help ensure continuity of the Academy’s support services, including the exams and data team and the first aid room when required (First Aid Training will be given as part of the role)

Reception:

  • Receive and greet, in a positive manner, all visitors entering the Academy
  • Be a point of information for staff, pupils, parents and other visitors to the Academy
  • Be a point of contact for any emergency regarding staff, pupils and premises
  • Receive all incoming telephone calls promptly and ensure the necessary messages are relayed to staff and pupils
  • Administer the meeting room booking system

The ideal candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be computer literate. You must have a basic understanding of Microsoft Excel and Word, be able to follow customer briefs and instructions, be able to work to deadlines, strong attention to detail and be able to work well under pressure and as part of a small, hands-on team. Previous customer service experience will be an advantage.

This role will be working towards Business Administrator level 3 qualification supported by starting off.

The training you will be getting

  • Business Administrator Level 3
  • Remote training delivery
  • Onefile
  • VLE
  • 6 hours of dedicated training time every week

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Possible fulltime permanent postion upon completion of the apprenticeship

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

Qualifications

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

About the employer

Our client consists of a local network of academies who work together to support all of their students. They are responsible for the education of almost 2500 students. The successful candidate will work within the Wellingborough-based secondary school, an independent non-denominational academy providing comprehensive education for girls and boys aged 11-18 and will be working alongside the administrative team. They are now looking for an apprentice to join their friendly team in Wellingborough.

Employer

HATTON ACADEMIES TRUST

Address

Sir Christopher Hatton Academy

The Pyghtle

Wellingborough

NN8 4RP

You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location


Training

Training provider

STARTING OFF LIMITED

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

Contact

Lucy Harris

lucy.harris@startingoff.co.uk

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


Before you apply

Before you apply for an apprenticeship you must first create an account. If you already have an account you'll need to sign in.