Oasis Academy Silvertown - Business Admin Apprenticeship OASIS COMMUNITY LEARNING

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a high-performing team who are passionately committed to securing the best possible life chances for the young people of Silvertown. You should apply for this role if you are keen to kick start your career within business, you will be guided by a mentor and receive high-quality training from LMP.

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Closing date: 21 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £6.40 an hour (based on 37 hours per week a year, the annual wage you will receive will actually be £9,235.20)

    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 (Actual daily working hours will be discussed during the interview)

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    28 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    14 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Providing a welcoming and efficient reception service
  • To be the first point of contact for visitors to the Academy providing a welcoming, efficient reception service
  • To provide reception services to students
  • To be able to work in a fast paced reception area multi-tasking between reception duties
  • Be the initial point of contact for all enquiries by telephone and in person, advising staff, parents, pupils and visitors on appropriate source of information
  • To be able to deal with challenging visitors, parents and students appropriately whilst maintaining a calm persona
  • Ensure all visitors are issued with badges in order to comply with the Academy’s security procedures
  • Ensure that visitors are met by the appropriate member of staff and escorted within the Academy unless their DBS status is known and it has been agreed that they visit the Academy without direct supervision
  • Be the main contact point for staff with regards to Academy events of any one day
  • Maintain a tidy and orderly reception area
  • Support with ParentPay account set up, queries from parents and general support
  • Support with Bromcom queries from parents and general support for example MCAS, etc
  • Word processing and data input as directed
  • Assist with duplicating, collating and distribution of information to parents / carers, staff, students and others
  • To ensure confidentiality at all times when dealing with issues re Staff, Students or Parents
  • Undertake general clerical duties when directed including photocopying, printing, laminating and filing
  • Franking outgoing post and sorting incoming mail
  • Provide refreshments to visitors when required
  • Support with Academy evening events for example, parent evenings, open evenings etc
  • Make telephone calls to parents and carers as required
  • Send text message and/or emails to parents and carers as required
  • Supervise students as required
  • Any other reasonable duties as directed by the Line Manager

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship standard qualification, including Functional Skills in maths if required.

How the training will be delivered is to be confirmed.

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, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Reliable, Flexible, Professional


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4 or Level 2 equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4 or Level 2 equivalent) Desired

Things to consider

LMP Education and Sporting Education are committed to anti-discrimination and equal opportunities for all. We are equally committed to Safer Recruitment Policies, Safeguarding, the Prevent Duty and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. To achieve our commitment, we will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust safeguarding processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our staff and volunteers.

About the employer

Our vision is underpinned by our Oasis Silvertown values: be proud, be professional, be nice, be independent, be resilient. We call these our Silvertown 5 "Be" values. Each student's education is a careful balance between practical training and academic learning. Students at Oasis Academy Silvertown study all the National Curriculum core subjects. We are also developing more innovative approaches to teaching and learning. The Academy operates a totally inclusive admissions policy, accepting students irrespective of faith or ability. The Academy’s goal is to create an environment where students 'want' to learn rather than 'have' to learn.




Oasis Silvertown

303 N Woolwich Rd


E16 2BB

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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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