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Apprentice Administration Assistant TRINITY MULTI ACADEMY TRUST

Work as part of the administration team to deliver a high quality administration service for students, staff & visitors to the Academy. Support the administration team, undertake, & carry out general administration tasks. Carry out reception work to a high and safe standard to contribute to the smooth and safe running of administration functions.

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Closing date: 10 Aug 2022

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, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday - 8:30am - 4:30pm with half an hour lunch. Tuesday - 8:30am-4:00pm with half an hour lunch.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    30 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?


To deal with telephone calls and general post, to ensure a professional and efficient service is provided by the administration team.

To undertake, and carry out, work to a high and safe standard to contribute to the smooth and safe running of administration functions.


Work as part of the admin team to take supervision in the form of receiving instructions, training, guiding to ensure that a quality administration service is provided.

Undertake reception duties, including answering the telephone, dealing with visitors, parent and student enquiries, ensuring that safety and security is maintained.

Deal with basic administrative duties, such as photocopying, post distribution, mailings to parents, hospitality and other general office duties.

Arrange and monitor stationery orders.

Deal with enquiries from students and staff, taking messages and ensuring that messages from parents and colleagues are communicated in a timely manner.

To use all the equipment and machinery safely and efficiently after instruction.

To report to the Administration Manager, any problems that may arise from customer dissatisfaction.

To be available, if required, for emergency mailings, short notice communications to parents and staff. 

Other Specific Duties:

To continue personal professional development as required.

Attend staff and other meetings and participate in staff training and development events as required.

To actively engage in the performance review process. 

All support staff may be used to perform appropriate duties as and when required by the academy, commensurate with the salary grade of that post if it is higher than the employee’s current salary.

To work in the best interests of the academy, students, parents and staff.

To adhere to the academy’s policies and procedures with particular reference to Child Protection, Equal Opportunities, Teaching and Learning and Health and Safety.

To work flexibly, including some evening work, and to travel, as required, to meet the needs of the role.

Whilst every effort has been made to explain the main duties and responsibilities of the post, each individual task undertaken may not be identified.  Employees will be expected to comply with any reasonable request from a manager to undertake work of a similar level that is not specified in this job description.

This job description is current at the date shown, but, in consultation with you, may be changed by the Principal to reflect or anticipate changes in the job commensurate with the grade and job title.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

As a Business Administration Apprentice, you will complete the following qualifications as part of your apprenticeship:

Level 3 Business Administrator Standard Apprenticeship
Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English if not already achieved
You will also develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours required to work within an office environment
This apprenticeship is delivered in the workplace and 20% of your working time will be dedicated towards training and learning new skills. You will be allocated a tutor who will provide you with personal support and assessment at pre-arranged times
Assessment is through a variety of methods including observations in the workplace, witness testimonies, product evidence and professional discussions. All evidence will be logged to your electronic portfolio

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Great prospects for progression to a full time position for the right candidate

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working, Initiative, • Good knowledge of Microsoft, Good attendance record


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

Things to consider

A DBS check will be undertaken on the offer of a role. References will be required. Ensure you can travel to the place of work on a daily basis

About the employer

“As CEO of the Trinity Multi-Academy Trust (MAT), I have genuine pleasure in welcoming you to Trinity Sixth Form Academy (TSFA). The MAT family contains a variety of institutions, from primary to post-16 education, ranging in size from 180 to 1800 students. Due to the phenomenal success of Trinity Academy Halifax, the academy is also the lead school in two high profile initiatives – the Trinity Teaching School Alliance (TTSA) and the West Yorkshire Maths Hub. Both of these accolades reflect how the academy is at the forefront of the latest developments, and bring a number of benefits to students. I am committed to continuous improvement for all schools in our MAT and whilst success is celebrated, the next step is always to look at what can be improved – both for students and staff. The trust will continue to grow, and we will strive to provide young people with the highest standard of education to ensure a solid foundation for their future aspirations.”




Northgate House




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Training provider



Mandy Hodson

01924 614523

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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