B-459 Business Administration Apprentice with St Francis C.E Primary School in Cherry Tree, Blackburn

Job type Apprenticeship
Contract Type Advanced Apprenticeship
Positions Available 1
Salary £3.50 per hour
Reference Code B-459
Hours Per Week Mon – Fri 09:00- 3:30 (30 minutes lunch) 30 hours per week.Term time only.
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Job Description

Our school is surrounded by lovely playing fields and down a quiet lane, located in Cherry Tree. We are a single form entry school with capacity for 210 pupils over 7 classes and have good public transport links.



The Business Administration Apprentice will be based in the school office, therefore it is important that the applicant is flexible, adaptable and maintains confidentiality.  The applicant must have a professional attitude to work with a friendly and caring approach.


Main Duties:



•To welcome and greet visitors and parents as they walk into the office area, in a professional and friendly manner.

•Receive, process and distribute all incoming mail and e-mail etc. in a timely fashion. Organise the prompt distribution of school letters on a regular basis. 

•Ensuring the school diary is up to date at all times 

•Dealing with basic first aid (training will be given) 

•Handling cash and counting weekly monies 

•Assisting with the answering of calls into the school and taking down messages effectively.

•Photocopying and scanning documents. 

•Updating the notice board on a weekly basis

•Assist in the smooth operation of the school office. 

•Typing of routine correspondence as required in connection with the administration of the school. 

•May make refreshments for meetings.


Person Specification

Skills Required

  • Excellent customer service skills  

  • Professional, polite and courteous manner 

  • Efficient and reliable

  • Punctual 

  • To be able to use their initiative and common sense at all times  

  • A basic understanding of school environment  

  • Work in a team and cover in staff absence 

  • The ability to remain utterly confidential 

Personal Qualities

  • Maintaining confidentiality at all times  

  • Flexible and adaptable

  • Quick learner, reliable and punctual 

  • Working in a team and respecting each other 

  • Supportive of our Christian ethos

  • Positive attitude towards work 

  • A caring approach to children  

  • Resilient  

  • Quick learner  

  • Enthusiastic 

  • Excellent communication skills

Qualifications required

GCSEs must include English and Mathematics (Grade 4 to 9)  

IT skills, proficient in the use of Word, Excel and Outlook.  





Other Information

Apprenticeship or Advanced Apprenticeship

Advanced Apprenticeship

Proposed Duration

15-18 Months

Training to be Provided

OCR Level 3 combined qualification in Business and Administration

City and Guilds functional skills in Maths, ICT and English if required

Future Prospects

This position offers excellent opportunities for progression.


Hannah Baker

01254 292491






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