Reception & Administration Assistant Apprentice London Academy

First point of contact for general enquiries. You will also be required to undertake a range of administration duties, provide a warm and professional service including operating the switchboard and welcoming visitors.

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Closing date: 25 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    8:00am - 15:45pm, Monday - Thurs day. 08:00 - 15:30, Friday, with 30 minutes unpaid lunch.

    Total hours per week: 36.0

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    28 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Using the school’s management information system.
  •  Photocopying, filing and general office duties.
  • Answer all incoming calls & relay messages to staff & students as and when required.
  • Meet & greet visitors.
  • Deal with general queries from staff, students, parents & visitors.
  • Dispatching & receiving mail and distributing around the pigeonholes.
  •  Assist in the preparation of large mail shots & preparation of materials for events
  • Respecting confidential issues linked to home / students / teachers / academy work.

The training you will be getting

  • Business Administrator Level 3 Standard qualification
  • End Point Assessment
  • Training method and location to be confirmed

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Possibility to progress to a permanent role on completion of a successful apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Excellent Communication Skills, Good Microsoft Office skills, Good written & verbal skills, Friendly personality, Team player, Confident telephone manner


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

Things to consider

This is a full-time position, normal annual leave entitlement that will need to be taken within school holiday time. Some hybrid working available during school holidays

About the employer

Samir Benmakhlouf Ph.D. the Founder and CEO of London Academy. With over 25 years of professional experience in the technology industry in the US, Africa, GCC, Samir brings hands on experience of working in global markets and studying in some of the world’s most innovative countries. Prior to London Academy, Samir held multiple leadership positions at Microsoft over 14 years, namely as General Manager in Algeria, Bahrain and Morocco. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, a Master’s and a Ph.D. in the same field in the United States. I personally welcome you to London Academy. As a parent, I know that choosing a school is one of the most important decisions you make for your child. Knowing this, I understand that you put a great deal of trust in the school and its faculty and staff. It is my mission to make sure the trust is reflected in two ways. One that your child is well cared for and nurtured while at school. Secondly, that the quality of teaching and learning that is offered is up to the international standard that every parent wants for his or her child. Achieving this, is at the heart of our mission as a school.


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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


Tracey Chaplin


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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