Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship at Danesfield C of E Middle School, Williton BEACON EDUCATION MAT LTD

As a Business Administrator Apprentice you will be based in our busy reception area and have responsibility for running the Reprographics Department in the school.

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Closing date: 07 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    This role is term time only and therefore the advertised salary is pro-rata based on the term-time only nature of this role.

    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 to Friday 8.15am – 4.15pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    03 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Reception duties
  • Answering the telephone
  • Greeting visitors
  • Setting up and maintaining after school clubs
  • Organising bus lists for pupils
  • Sending messages to parents
  • Producing the weekly newsletter
  • Dealing with incoming post
  • Single central register

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in English and maths if required
  • End Point Assessment: Knowledge Test, Professional Discussion, Presentation / Q&A

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

We hope that this role will lead to permanent employment at the practice following the completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C / 4 or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C / 4 or above) Desired

Things to consider

Successful candidates will be subject to a DBS check. Please consider how you will travel to the place of work, particularly if you rely on public transport.

About the employer

Our school offers a happy environment for all our staff and pupils; we value those facets that create the conditions that allow learning to thrive; ambition, pride, honesty and respect. We also value the ideal of scholarship in learning; the notion that we can all love a subject and what it has to offer outside of the classroom. Learning isn’t just about passing assessments and exams, success in these areas is important but form only part of what pupils will experience throughout their time at Danesfield.




Danesfield Church of England School

North 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


Philippa Bancroft



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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