Bookwell Primary School

Business Administration Apprenticeship


Bookwell Primary School

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £117.00
30.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 8:00am - 16:00pm
duration: 12 months
start: 13 January 2020
Intermediate(level 2)
Business and Administration (apprenticeship standard)
3 January 2020 (application closing date)
General admin duties such as answering the phone, recording data, keeping files updated, photocopying for all staff etc. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full - time employment and progress to higher level qualifications.


Duties and Responsibilities will include:

  • Review classroom registers and follow the school’s pupil absence management procedures, where necessary
  • Assist with the sale of uniforms by communicating prices to parents and answering their questions
  • Keep up to date with the school events calendar so that any enquiries can be answered quickly and accurately
  • Be a point of contact for parental complaints and, if they cannot be easily resolved, pass these complaints on to the relevant member of staff, e.g. the Headteacher
  • Maintain confidentiality and data protection when handling potentially sensitive tasks
  • Request records from pupils’ previous schools, where necessary
  • Provide any admin support for extended services offered by the school
  • Collect relevant information for school transfers, such as the education record
  • Maintain an up-to-date and accurate inventory of stock, and place orders as required
  • Employ an effective, thorough and accurate method for checking delivered stock, returning unwanted items, and arranging any repairs or servicing as soon as possible
  • Maintain an accurate system for collecting, recording and providing receipts for a variety of incomes – e.g. in relation to school uniforms, school meals and voluntary contributions – organising reminders for payment wherever required, in accordance with school procedures, and updating the school’s financial system where directed
  • Ensure that relevant staff are notified about any new pupils arriving at the school during the academic year, e.g. teaching staff
  • Keep a log of any pupil records that have been sent and received
  • Ensure school application forms are collated and check that they have been completed satisfactorily, including the provision of emergency contacts
  • Write and dispatch professional letters and emails
  • Supervise outgoing post and packages, including weighing and affixing postage labels
  • Keep records of all courier deliveries, including post, and ensure deliveries are correctly and safely stored prior to distribution
  • Maintain the visitor and contractor sign-in book and ensure all visitors and contractors are correctly registered upon entry and exit

Future Prospects

  • To be discussed towards the end of the apprenticeship

Skills Required

  • Organised
  • Good communicator
  • Can work as part of the team

Qualities Required

  • Honest 
  • Hard-working
  • Approachable

Qualifications Required

  • GCSE maths and English  A* - C or 9 - 4 or equivalent

Training Provided

This is a 12-month Business and Administration Level 2 programme and you will gain the following qualifications:

  • OCR Level 2 Diploma in Business and Administration (QCF)
  • Principles of equality and diversity in the workplace
  • Functional Skills English Level 1
  • Functional Skills Maths Level 1
  • Functional Skills ICT Level 1
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities Workbook
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
  • Be Safe
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