Business Administration Apprentice Quay View School

Quay View School are offering an exciting opportunity to join their team. This varied role will enable you to enhance your career, giving you valuable on-the-job experience whilst working towards an industry recognised qualification.

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Closing date: 27 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday between 8.30am - 4.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Your day-to-day tasks will include:

  • Assist Administrator in providing efficient and effective administrative and secretarial support to the school, including document and report production, telephone enquiries, diary management, payroll input meeting and greeting visitors and other administrative tasks as appropriate
  • Handles external and internal enquiries, recognising the level of importance of particular enquiries or issues and applying the appropriate prioritisation. Passes issues and enquiries on for appropriate action to ensure the highest level of service
  • Ensures that all information and documentation is correctly processed in line with policies and procedures in order that regulatory, statutory, compliance and financial requirements are met. Maintains the audit trail ensuring up to date and accurate information can be provided or accessed as required
  • Assists in updating staff and pupil records on central and local database systems, ensuring accuracy of all data input
  • Ensures the effective operation of delegated administrative processes and procedures

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

This apprenticeship consists of a mixture of off the job training and on the job mentoring and development within the workplace.

  • Where a business administrator has not already achieved Level 2 English and maths, they must do so before taking the end-point assessment
  • This will be delivered at Duchy College Stoke Climsland
    You will be working towards a Level 3 Business Administration qualification

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possibility of full-time permanent employment with career progression to Senior Administrator and/or Business Manager.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Punctual, Proactive, Diligent, Dexterous, Good at Data Entry, Sense of Humour


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3/D) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3/D) Essential

Things to consider

There is no public transport to the site. Please consider in detail, how you will reliably access the workplace each day, as well as your ability to get to Duchy College Stoke Climsland once a week.

About the employer

Aspris Education provides expert specialist education services for children and young people with a range of conditions and special education needs, including autism and social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) difficulties, through our extensive network of schools, further education colleges and partnerships with NHS child and adolescent mental health (CAMHS) units. Safe and nurturing education environments that meet the full range of young people’s needs. Tailored curriculums geared around a deep understanding of young people’s challenges. Bespoke access to social skills programmes. Well-equipped education and therapeutic facilities Pathways that tackle the difficult transitional journeys from childhood to adulthood. Quay View School, located in the village of Bere Alston and Tor View School located in Tavistock in the beautiful Devonshire countryside. Our schools offer bespoke education and care placements for children and young people aged 7-19 years with complex needs, including an autistic spectrum disorder (ASD), social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs and associated learning difficulties. Our children and young people may also exhibit challenging behaviour associated with their communication difficulties and lack of social understanding. We also have 4 Residential Homes located in Devon and Cornwall. The young people living in our homes are also students at our schools.


Quay View School


Quay View School

Bere Alston


PL20 7EX

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Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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