School Reception Support Apprenticeship Kenwood Academy

Want to start a rewarding career in Education? If you want to learn the skills involved in supporting pupils in their education and gain job satisfaction shaping young peoples’ life journey, this is the job for you! In this role you will develop into a School Reception professional and make a feel difference. What to know more? Read more here.

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Closing date: 05 Jul 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 to Friday; 8.30am – 4.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

With RNN Group support, this Apprenticeship will give you expert training alongside Kenwood School (Nexus Multi Academy Trust) to develop you into a professional School Receptionist.

This role will specifically develop your administration skills alongside increasing your knowledge of the education sector and supportive techniques.

This Apprenticeship will support you to be able to:

  • Undertake reception duties, answering general telephone calls and face to face enquiries
  • Liaising with parents/staff
  • Assist in arrangements for schools trips & events
  • Provide general clerical support
  • Maintain manual and computerised records
  • Undertake typing and word-processing and other IT based tasks
  • Take notes at meetings
  • Sort and distribute mail 
  • Provide general advice and guidance to staff, pupils and others
  • Undertake general financial administration

The training you will be getting

  • Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills maths Level 2 (If required)
  • Functional Skills English Level 2 (If required)
  • Monthly online sessions and termly face to face taught sessions

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Full time employment and progression to higher education.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience, Friendly and approachable, Interest in pupil support


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

Things to consider

Ensure you can travel to the place of work for the working hours stated above.

About the employer

Nexus Multi Academy Trust is an all age special school for children and young people with special educational needs. They are passionate about providing the best quality of education and care for pupils and put the students first before anything else. As a school which is now growing in size, they are looking for fresh & new talented people with a passion for education and the determination to begin a career in this rewarding environment.


Kenwood Academy


9 Moncrieffe Road



S7 1HQ

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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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