Administrator Apprenticeship Towers Infant School

An admin assistant is a member of the office team who is responsible for the efficient and effect organisation and administration of the school. They are often the first point of contact and are expected to demonstrate exemplary customer service.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm (one hour lunch). One day release to college.

    Total hours per week: 34.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    24 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Tasks and duties will include:

  • To communicate with people in person, on the telephone and using email
  • To take and produce minutes at meetings
  • To use the school reprographics systems to copy and distribute documents
  • To produce letters and documents
  • To receive, sort and distribute incoming messages, post and deliveries and to collect and dispatch outgoing mail, packages
  • To support the administration of school events
  • To use computerised management information systems and/or paper-based filing systems to enter, record and retrieve data and make returns required by a variety of sources
  • To coordinate and collate supplies, stock and ordering for school resources
  • To operate the computerised personnel, payroll and financial information systems of the school for financial monitoring and data processing
  • To receive, record, and process incoming payments using the relevant financial systems of the council and the school
  • To support other members of the school staff in the operation of the school financial systems and procedures
  • To support the office with administration, organisation and the provision and arrangement of resources

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

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship - Standard
  • Skills, Knowledge and Behaviours
  • Day release to attend college at Havering (RM11 2ML) or Hackney (N1 6HQ)
  • Where a business administrator has not already achieved level 2 English and maths, they must do so before taking the end-point assessment

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential progression based on completion of apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working, Patience, Punctuality, Ability to follow directions, Independent working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 and above (A* - C)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 and above (A* - C)) Essential

About the employer

Our schools mission is that we BUILD our futures together! We may be two schools but we have one vision where all in our community strive for our core values of being; Respectful, United, Independent, Love of learning, Determined As leaders of our schools we are passionate that our children get the best opportunities. As a staff, we believe in giving our children a curriculum that is engaging with enriching activities that foster a love of learning, not just for the here and now but for life. When you enter our schools you can expect a caring and nurturing, exciting and stimulating learning environment where our children are at the centre of all we do. Where respect and unity are common qualities shared by all. Determination permeates every aspect of our school life and is a core value that everyone in our school community embraces - no one will be left behind! From the small acorns to mighty oaks, our children are encouraged, supported and challenged to be the best they can be; with opportunities presented to them throughout their learning journey to ignite their curiosity. Governors are dedicated to promoting a caring, supportive, inclusive and vibrant learning environment and our parents want the best for their community. Our partnerships are key to the successes that our children display.


Towers Infant School


Towers Infant School

Windsor Road


RM11 1PD

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Training provider



Phil Lynch

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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