Business Administrator Apprentice - Clyde Nursery School INSPIRE ATA LIMITED

Under the guidance of senior staff: be responsible for undertaking administrative/financial/organisational processes within the school. Assist with the planning and development of support services.

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Closing date: 05 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 30 hours per week 52 weeks a year Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day


• Deal with complex reception/visitor etc. matters
• Contribute to the planning, development and organisation of support service systems/procedures/policies
• Organise school trips/events etc.
• Assist in the recruitment, supervision, training and development of other support staff


• Manage manual and computerised record/information systems
• Analyse and evaluate data/information and produce reports/information/data as required
• Undertake typing and word-processing and complex IT based tasks
• Provide personal - administrative and organisational support to other staff
• Provide administrative and organisational support to the Governing Body
• Undertake administration of complex procedures
• Complete and submit complex forms, returns etc., including those to outside agencies e.g. DfES
• Undertake the administration of Payroll systems


• Operate relevant equipment/complex ICT packages
• Monitor and manage stock within an agreed budget, cataloguing resources and undertaking audits as required
• Manage uniform/snack/other 'shops' within the school
• Provide advice and guidance to staff, pupils and others
• Undertake research and obtain information to inform decisions
• Assist with procurement and sponsorship
• Assist with marketing and promotion of the school
• Manage administration of facilities including use of school premises
• Undertake complex financial administration procedures
• Assist with the planning, monitoring and evaluation of budget
• Manage expenditure within an agreed budget


• Comply with and assist with the development of policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person
• Be aware of and support diversity and ensure equal opportunities for all
• Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school
• Establish constructive relationships and communicate with other agencies/professionals
• Attend and participate in regular meetings
• Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required
• Recognise own strengths and areas of expertise and use these to advise and support others

Undertake any other duties commensurate with the level of the post, as required to ensure the efficient and effective running of the Department/Section.

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship standard qualification 


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 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

The right candidate may be offered a permanent position after 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, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C - Level 2 Functional Skill) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C - Level 2 Functional Skill) 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 Clyde Nursery School is a host employer, and you will not be employed by them, you will be employed by Inspire ATA.




Alverton Street




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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