Location: Chessington

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, 37 hours per week, of which 7 hours will be given for apprenticeship training and with 45 minutes for lunch.

Pay:  £5.50 per hour with a six month pay review  – £9,198. per annum

Annual Holiday Entitlement: Term time working only

Position Title: Apprentice Administrator                              Age: 16 +

Job Description:

Working within a busy school office team:

  • Providing support on reception e.g. answering phones, transferring calls & dealing with personal callers
  • Dealing with incoming & outgoing post
  • Filing, photocopying & scanning
  • Typing up documents & letters using Word & spreadsheets, using Excel
  • Accessing the school database to gain information for teachers & students
  • Updating the school database with changes to address, phone numbers & other information
  • Monitoring & ordering stationery supplies
  • Providing support to reprographics & admin. Support for the SENCO


Skills & Abilities required:

  • Good communication skills with clear spoken English
  • Knowledge of customer care, able to deal professionally with personal & telephone callers
  • Accurate I.T. skills & knowledge of word, Excel & the Internet
  • Able to work flexibly within a team, asking for & giving support as needed
  • Able to understand & respect the importance of confidentiality, both within & outside the workplace
  • Aware of Health & Safety, Equality & Diversity
  • Able to understand the importance of being punctual & the impact absence has on the effectiveness of the team


  • Anyone aged 16 and over may apply for this apprenticeship
  • Applicants that hold a degree or equivalent qualification will not be eligible to apply
  • GCSE’s passes in maths and English are not essential requirements
  • Applicants must reasonably be able to travel to work within a maximum of 1 hour

Apprenticeship Information:

  • Intermediate Apprenticeship Framework in Business Administration
  • Functional Skills in maths, English and ICT (if required)
  • Level 2 BIIAB Diploma in Business Administration
  • Minimum Duration: 12 Months
  • A minimum of 1 day per week will be allocated for training purposes

About Castle Hill Primary School

Primary School