School Business & Administrative Apprentice - Ridgeway Primary School

Burntwood, Staffordshire
The current National Minimum Wage for an Apprentice is £4.30 an hour
25 Nov 2021
10 Dec 2021
Joanne Jelves
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School Business & Administrative Apprentice

Location: Ridgeway Primary School, Grange Road, Burntwood, WS7 4TU

Telephone: 01543 227170

Contract Type: Fixed Term (linked to Apprenticeship qualification)

Working Pattern: Term Time

Working Hours – 30 hours per week (term time only)

Salary: National Apprentice Salary

Closing Date for Applications – Friday 10th December 2021 (12 noon)


Required for a January start

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Ridgeway Primary School for an Apprentice School Business & Administrative Assistant to join our office team.

The role will include:

  • Supporting the Office Manager with administration and clerical duties
  • Reception duties including answering the phone and taking messages
  • Support with the delivery of first aid

Training will be provided in the use of:

  • The Schools Information System (SIMS)
  • The schools finance systems (My Finance) for the raising of orders and payment of invoices

You will be required to undertake Level 2 or 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship training (mostly in school with some college attendance) over a 15-month period.

Entry Requirements:

English and Maths (Grade C or equivalent).

Or a level 2 Apprenticeship or equivalent qualification for a Level 3 Entry


The current National Minimum Wage for an Apprentice is £4.30 an hour. This rate applies to Apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices will be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over AFTER completing their first year.

  • 25 years and over: £8.91 per hour
  • ​21 to 24: £8.36 per hour
  • 18 to 20: £6.56 per hour

    This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

    This post is subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure check under the “rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974” and in line with DFE guidelines and suitable references. The successful applicant will also be required to present the appropriate combination of original documents as proof of ID and eligibility to work in the UK prior to an appointment being confirmed.

    Application must be by Staffordshire application form, which can be downloaded below or from Ridgeway Primary School website

    Returned applications by email to

Closing date: Friday 10th December 2021 (12 noon) Interviews: Week beginning 13th December 2021

Expected Start Date: 4th January 2021

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