Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship - Bishops Cleeve Primary Academy GLOUCESTERSHIRE LEARNING ALLIANCE

Gloucestershire Learning Alliance have a fantastic Business Administration Apprentice role at Bishops Cleeve Primary Academy. The purpose of the role is to act as first point of contact for visitors and callers to the Academy and to undertake a wide range of other administrative tasks as and when required.

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Closing date: 28 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £6.40 per hour

    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

    Term time only role - 38 weeks per year, 30 hours per week (shifts to be confirmed).

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Key responsibilities:

  • Processing telephone calls and ensuring appropriate action is taken
  • Operating standard office equipment, e.g., fax machine, franking machine and photocopier
  • Greeting, registering, and welcoming visitors at reception
  • To include taking/issuing payments/payment requests
  • Keeping a record of staff, visitors and contractors signing in and out of the building
  • Operating access control for monitored, automated external entrances, exercising appropriate security procedure and practice
  • Ensuring that the reception area is kept tidy and projects a professional image of the school
  • In the event of a fire and/or any other emergency complying with the academy procedures
  • Ensuring pupils sign in and out when entering and leaving the building when necessary
  • Checking and signing for deliveries at reception
  • Photocopying and filing
  • Providing administrative support to the School Administrator
  • Accessing pupil information using the Academy’s MIS System, Arbor

Other duties and responsibilities:

  • Attending and participating in meetings/training where required
  • Contributing to the overall values, vision and targets of the Trust
  • Following GLA policies and procedures especially those relating to child protection and health and safety
  • Any other duties which may reasonably be regarded as within the nature of the duties and responsibilities/grade of the post as defined
  • Understand the implications of the Data Protection Act and other legislation and to ensure that there is provision to maintain confidentiality of records and information
  • Commitment to Safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people
  • Commitment to Health and Safety
  • Commitment to Equality and Diversity
  • Commitment to attendance at work

The training you will be getting

Apprenticeship Summary:

  • You will work towards your Level 3 Business Administration qualification across a total duration of 16 months!
  • Training provider: LMP Group: https://lmp-group.co.uk/
  • All online/remote learning, no classroom or college day release
  • An allocated tutor will support you throughout the apprenticeship!

The role may involve working independently or as part of a team and will involve developing, implementing, maintaining and improving administrative services. Business administrators develop key skills and behaviours to support their own progression towards management responsibilities.

  • Milestone 1. The Organisation - (Aims, Values, Policy)
  • Milestone 2. IT Skills - (Systems, Record and document production, financial processes and Professionalism and productivity)
  • Milestone 3. Communication – (Verbal, Digital, Social Media, Stakeholder Management, Problem Solving, Integrity and Productivity)
  • Milestone 4. Continuous Improvement – (Processes, Coaching and Developing others, Decision Making, Quality and Responsibility)
  • Milestone 5. Project Management – (Project Lifecycle, business fundamentals: Finance, Change, PESTLE, leading a project)
  • Milestone 6. Preparation for End Point Assessment

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, Initiative


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

Things to consider

(Permitting you’re eligible for the role) Please expect to receive contact from our LMP Education Recruitment team, to discuss your application further. Additionally, please be aware that upon a successful offer of employment, DBS checks and references will be obtained as part of your enrolment.

About the employer

Bishops Cleeve Primary Academy is a fantastic place to learn and grow. We are a large 3-form entry Primary School nestled in the heart of the expanding village of Bishops Cleeve. Our school prides itself on having a family feel where we place children’s emotional health and wellbeing at the very heart of all that we do. Our inspirational team of teachers and teaching assistants take time to get to know every child to ensure that they are happy in school, first and foremost.




Tobyfield Road Bishops Cleeve


GL52 8NN

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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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