Business Admin Level 3 Apprenticeship Katherine Warington School

Business adminstration role within a secondary school. Salary: £6.40 p/h Working hours: 37 hours per week. Monday - Friday (term time only 38-40 weeks) Location: Katherine Warington School, AL5 5FH

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Closing date: 30 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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

    Monday - Friday (term time only 38-40 weeks).

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    23 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

During your role as a Business Administration Apprentice you will provide general administrative support to the Attendance Manager by updating the daily registers with absence reports. Your day to day duties will include: 

  • To update registers from voicemail messages, emails and telephone calls reporting students absent and to check for missing students before texting home so that the school meets its safeguarding needs.
  • To liaise with parents by text and call if no information is received by parent / guardian regarding a student's absence.
  • To monitor and oversee the absence email inbox, forwarding requests for leave to the Headteacher and responding to parents where appropriate and inputting planned medical appointments and requests for leave absences in the registers.
  • To check student's marks for every lesson, cross referencing with PL who locate missing students and ensure the registers are correct.
  • To ensure all afternoon registration marks are recorded correctly and all students are accounted for.
  • To monitor the incoming and outgoing of students from school and to check the registers reflect this using Inventory.
  • To chase up teachers for unopened / incomplete registers.
  • To assist with general admin / filing relating to attendance and any other task appropriate to attendance.

The training you will be getting

  • 16 months expected duration to complete, working towards your Level 3 Business Administration qualification. (All learning is delivered online/ remote). 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Qualified in Business Admin and hopefully progress to a permanent role

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or above (Level 2)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or above (Level 2)) Essential

About the employer

Katherine Warington School is a modern school, using contemporary teaching methods supported by robust academic research allied with traditional core values. Central to our vision for the school is the shared belief that young people have the right to a transformational educational experience that will enable them to fulfil their potential and realise their ambitions.


Katherine Warington School


Lower Luton Road



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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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