Business Administration Apprentice

Stanground Academy (Peterborough)

This vacancy is now closed


Salary: £8,295 per annum (£7,167 pro-rata)

Fixed term, 18 month contract

The role:

This is an excellent opportunity for an organised, pro-active and friendly person to join our Administration team. Working towards a Level 3 Business Administrator Standard you will work under supervision to provide high quality administrative support within the Stanground academy.

This isn't a desk-bound role and would suit someone who is active and likes to be on their feet. Some manual handling will also be involved when assisting with reprographics. You would need to be willing to be one of our first aid team and experience of delivering first aid would be desirable, but full training will be provided for the right person. This is a term time only role and this is reflected in the pro-rata salary. 

This role will include:

  • distribution of incoming mail, franking and sending outgoing mail
  • maintain electronic and manual systems, including data inputting, in an efficient and effective manner
  • arranging, co-ordinating and communicating details for meetings, training and events
  • prepare and edit emails, letters, presentations and other correspondence
  • storing and maintaining confidential documents in line with GDPR
  • delivering first aid as required, once the relevant First Aid training is completed

We are looking for someone with:

  • excellent communication skills 
  • attention to detail
  • excellent IT skills
  • the ability to form good working relationships 

You will gain:

  • full training for your role within the Trust
  • continuous support with both your qualification and work tasks 

About us:

The Stanground Academy, part of the Greenwood Academies Trust (GAT), is situated in Peterborough, one of the UK’s fastest growing cities, and is transforming the life chances of its pupils by ensuring that every child can succeed, despite the challenges they may face.

The academy ensures that staff are highly motivated and committed to achieving the highest standards. The £23 million state-of-the-art building boasts facilities which are arguably some of the best in the county including fully-equipped specialist rooms, a dance studio, theatre and high tech ICT equipment.

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In Return:

The academy is part of the Greenwood Academies Trust (GAT) which has a proven track record in school improvement. The Trust provides centralised services and support to enable staff to focus on teaching. Being part of the Trust means that we are able to share specialist best practice and work collaboratively with colleagues in other academies. As a GAT employee you will receive excellent opportunities for career progression and access to bespoke CPD from our Learning Alliance to enhance your professional growth.

If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

All adults employed by the Trust have a responsibility for data protection and have a duty to observe and follow the principles of the GDPR Regulations.

The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

All applicants must be able to provide evidence of their Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this position.

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