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Business Administrator Apprentice

Job description

This is a great opportunity to join our friendly and inclusive school family at Firbeck Academy. You’ll be joining our administration team. You’ll provide vital capacity in our school, working on office, finance and communications tasks whilst learning from our experienced leaders as you develop in your role.

Purpose of the role

To support the members of the school community with a range of administrative duties.

Specific Responsibilities

  • General school administration including managing student data, amending addresses etc. using the school’s management information system and other software.
  • Assisting on the school reception desk, answering the phone and dealing with stakeholder enquiries.
  • The ongoing update and maintenance of the school website content including uploading news events.
  • Arranging events in school and supporting them on the day, these to include, school photos, vaccinations, celebration events, year 5/6 open evening, progress evenings.
  • Deploying supply staff to support lessons in the teacher’s absence.
  • Supporting the school finance lead in day to day finance administration including support with keying of school orders.
  • Complete general school filing.
  • Completion of paperwork relating to pupil admissions and exclusions.
  • Support the completion of the school Single Central Record.
  • Any other duties deemed necessary by school leadership.

To carry out any tasks that arise in the school office or within the Office Team. Training will be given as required. These tasks include but are not limited to:

  • General administration
  • Fire Warden/First Aid support (First Aid at Work certificate required).
  • Willing to undertake and make future use of any training as required.

How to apply for this vacancy

You can apply for this vacancy through the National Apprenticeship Service. If you require any assistance with applying for this vacancy please contact us on 0115 945 7260 or email the apprenticeship team.

Application deadline: 06/06/2023

Possible start date: 19/06/2023

  • Communication skills
  • IT skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Administrative skills
  • Number skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Logical
  • Team working
  • Team working
  • Initiative
  • Patience

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

Business Administrator standard Level 3:

  • Please click on the link above for more information regarding End Point Assessment.
  • Functional skills level 2 if required.
  • Bi-weekly day release at Nottingham College's City Hub. The rest of the course will be delivered at the employer's address.

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the school or another part of our Trust following successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Opportunities can include:

- Further professional development opportunities such as coaching training.

- Access to online learning through our membership of the National College.

- Access to Trust-wide networks for those in your role and roles you aspire to.

- Bespoke leadership development.

- Role progression potential in school and across our Trust teams (such as centralised finance, Human Resources).

- Progression through our pay scales, linked to role and other duties developed over time.

Employer information

A very warm welcome to Firbeck Academy, which became part of the Nova Education Trust in 2017. We are a one form entry mixed non-denominational foundation unit and primary school for children in the Wollaton, Bilborough and neighbouring areas.

Address details:

Firbeck Academy
Firbeck Road

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Reference number VAC1000160830
Working week Monday – Friday 8am – 4pm. One day you will start at 8.30am and one day you will finish at 3.30pm. These days will be confirmed with the successful candidate. This position is term-time only.
Total hours per week: 37
Expected duration 21 Months
Apprenticeship level Advanced
Related course Business Administrator - Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)
Salary £10,158.72 (Annually)

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).