Apprentice School Administrator - Ref: TV04521

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Walsall, West Midlands
The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £4.30 an hour. Apprentices will be paid at le
27 Apr 2021
10 May 2021
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Mary Elliot School
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Old Hall & Mary Elliot Federation of Special Schools

Apprentice School Administrator

Location:                          Mary Elliot School – Leamore Lane, Walsall, WS2 7NR

Accountable to:              School Business Manager, Head of Schools

Contract:                          Full time (term time only), Fixed Term
                             Salary:  The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £4.30 an hour. 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.  The minimum wage rates are £6.56 an hour for 18-20 year olds, £8.36 an hour for 21-24 year olds and £8.91 for anyone aged 25 and over.  Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that is part of their apprenticeship.

If you…

  • Are you dynamic, focused and always striving for the best
  • Are a positive, welcoming and outgoing character
  • Understand our special setting; and why good organisation is important to us
  • Have an understanding of school administration
  • Are an excellent communicator, with parents, agencies and staff
  • Are trustworthy, self-motivated with a strong sense of responsibility

… we would like to meet you.


Mary Elliot School is a specialist setting in Walsall providing education to young people at Key Stages 3 and 4, and 16-19 provision, all of whom have a variety of SEND complexities. The post holder will be joining our vibrant team as we move forward with mission to provide excellence in nurturing, developing and shaping young lives. Mary Elliot is part a collaborative, supportive and progressive federation.

Our administrative team is an extremely important part of our school life, and we require a staff member who can support our education delivery through excellent administration. You will be working as part of a small but busy team and supported by the School Business Manager.

You will be required to undertake Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship training which will include off job training in school over a 24 month period.

Entry Requirements:
Level 2 Apprenticeship qualification or equivalent, English and Maths (grade C or equivalent) if you do not have these qualifications you may be required to study towards Functional Skills.

Application Process:

Job Description and Person Specification, along with an application form to be requested via

To apply, please complete an application form and if necessary a statement of no more than 1 side of A4, outlining your suitability for the position, in consideration of the Job Description and Person Specification.

Please return this to Alice Henderson  –



Closing Date:     12 noon Monday 10th May 2021

Interviews:         w/c 17th May 2021

Start date:          ASAP


Our federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and young people.

The successful applicant will therefore be required to complete an Enhanced DBS check.

We encourage applications from all sectors of the community to reflect our diverse student population.

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