B-554 Business Support Apprentice at Lostock Hall in Preston

Job type Apprenticeship
Contract Type Apprenticeship
Positions Available 1
Salary £3.70 per hour
Reference Code B-554
Hours Per Week 32.5 Term time only plus 2 weeks 8.00am – 3.00pm
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Job Description

In your role, you would be supporting the administration of the Academy.  Part of the time, you would be on Reception, answering the phone and welcoming visitors, so you will need to be smart, polite and courteous.  It is a varied role where you will carry out general office duties such as photocopying, filing, sending emails, word processing and assist in providing administrative support to senior colleagues.  There will be opportunities to learn the Academies internal software systems and gain valuable experience in a school office setting.

Individuals in this role may also:

  • To fully participate in the Academies programme of continual professional development where appropriate;
  • The duties may be varied by the Principal and/or Governing Body to meet changed circumstances in a manner compatible with the post held.

    The academy expects flexibility within the duties and responsibilities specified above. This means that the postholder may be expected to carry out work that it not specified in the job profile but which is within the remit of the duties and responsibilities, including covering for colleagues across the Business & Finance Faculty.



Person Specification

Desired skills

A good understanding of all Microsoft packages to include; Word, Excel and Email. 

A good general education, with GCSE'S (or equivalent). 

Personal qualities

Pleasant and Lively Personality.

Smart Appearance.

Excellent Communication Skills.

Ability to relate well to students, staff and parents.

Desired qualifications

English and Maths grade A-C preferable

Future prospects

Progression onto further L3 Apprenticeship

Things to consider

If you are successful, you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service for an enhanced check, to confirm any records held prior to any final appointment decision being made by the Academy.  You will be provided with details of how the check is applied for should an offer of employment be made to you.

Please note that the closing date for this vacancy is at the employers’ discretion and is subject to change. If this vacancy has been filled we will endeavour to support you in finding alternative vacancies.

Other Information

Apprenticeship or Advanced Apprenticeship


Proposed Duration

12-15 months

Training to be Provided

Apprenticeship Level 2 in Business Administration, Functional Skills Level 1/2 in English, Maths and ICT if required


Apprenticeship Team

01254 292500


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