Business Admin Apprenticeship - St Johns CE Primary School INSPIRE ATA LIMITED

Receptionist with Office Duties. To work under the instruction of the Headteacher, Finance Manager and Personal Assistant/Office Manager.

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Closing date: 05 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    04 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Support for the Office Manager:

  • Maintain the attendance register
  • Update and maintain pupil data in Arbor and CPOMS
  • Assist with admissions data as directed
  • To undertake the administration of ParentPay and Eduspot and be able to liaise with parents

Support for the School Office:

  • Act as Receptionist
  • Undertake a range of office duties, including photocopying, sending mail, maintaining photocopiers, phone calls as directed, responding to emails
  • Maintain manual confidential records relating to pupils
  • To act as First Aider (training will be given)
  • To make phone calls as required
  • Others duties as directed

Support of the School:

  • Work as part of the St John’s Primary School team
  • Total confidentiality is required in all areas. No information regarding Admissions, Children in School or Financial matters is to be given out, unless directed to do so
  • Comply with and assist with the development of policies and procedures including, but not limited to, those relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person and undertake relevant training
  • Be aware of and support difference and ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop
  • Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school
  • Appreciate and support the role of other professionals
  • Liaise with professionals from outside agencies
  • Attend relevant meetings as required
  • Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Business Administrator Standard:

This training programme focuses on developing your administration skills. The qualification aims to grow your existing skillset in the following key areas:

  • Business support services
  • Marketing support
  • Project management
  • Supporting the organisation of events
  • Customer service
  • Developing IT skills
  • Telephone skills
  • Managing information and data
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Functional skills if required 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Possible progression into a full-time role for the right applicant

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English/ Functional Skills Level 2 (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths/Function Skills Level 2 (Grade 4/C) Essential

About the employer

We ranked 1st in the "Rate My Apprenticeship" Central & Greater London Employers Award 2021-22 and 3rd in the list of Top 100 employers 2022-23 Inspire ATA Ltd specialise in working with a wide range of clients (nationwide) that want to take on excellent apprentices. Our vision is to "inspire ambition and widen horizons". You should be aware that Great Kingshill is a host employer, and you will not be employed by them, you will be employed by Inspire ATA.




121-147 Orts Road, Reading



Lily Snelling

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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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