Business Administration Apprenticeship - Drew Primary School LEARNING IN HARMONY MULTI ACADEMY TRUST

The role will be working in our busy school office. You will be the first point of contact for anyone visiting the site or contacting the school via phone and email. The tasks of the role are very diverse; as well as maintaining our image at front of house and having your own jobs to complete, you will be supporting the rest of the admin team.

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Closing date: 20 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    This role is term-time only. The hourly wage is £8.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday (shifts tbc)

    Total hours per week: 36

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    13 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

We need someone who is customer focused, highly motivated, works well under pressure and wants to make their mark in an admin team. The role is to maintain our image and to be instrumental in the support of the whole school in the varied tasks each day would bring.  Apart from maintaining procedures already in place we are very interested in someone who wants to improve these processes and themselves to deliver greater efficiency and outcomes.

We are looking for someone who:

  • is able to contribute to, and work as part of a team
  • has excellent communication skills and a flexible attitude
  • has effective time management and an ability to work on own initiative
  • excellent people skills
  • outstanding IT literacy

Key Duties:

  • To be responsible for overseeing the support process; including completing the relevant paperwork for referrals when required.
  • To liaise with external agencies and parents/carers as
    appropriate, making sure that Warwickshire LA guidelines are followed.
  • To support the academy in improving punctuality of students.
  • To provide data as required to members of SLT in line with academy reporting procedures.
  • To assist the Assistant Principal in enabling students to access Alternative Curriculum packages as necessary.
  • To attend meetings with Year Teams, SEND team and other appropriate groups to develop good practice and monitor attendance issues.
  • To represent the academy in any civil and court proceedings and give evidence if necessary.
  • To play a full part in the life of the academy community and to support its goals.
  • To adhere to and promote the academy’s corporate policies.
  • To be responsible for own health and safety and that of students and staff, in accordance with the Health and Safety policies to ensure wellbeing of all people on site.

The training you will be getting

Qualification: Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship Standard

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Possible full-time employment upon completion of the apprenticeship. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative


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

About the employer

There are 12 schools in the Learning in Harmony Trust, including primary, special and early years settings, with sites across the cities of London and Southend. The Trust was formed in 2014, and although our schools serve different communities, we are a highly collaborative organisation with a commitment to living by our shared values and a determination to make a positive difference in society.




Wythes Road



E16 2DP

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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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