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Business Administrator Apprentice (Level 3/Advanced) – KT&A2805

Ashford (

TN24 8AL


Kent Training & Apprenticeships



Closing date: 23/10/2021
Industry: Administration
Vacancy reference: KT&A2805


The North School is an aged 14-19 education provider.

Providing administrative support to the schools Careers team. Dealing with the work experience programme, assisting with planning career events. Creating business documents and updating records. Liaising with partners to include employers, other educational establishments and parents.

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Providing administrative support to the schools Careers team. Supporting the work experience offer to students by contacting employers and parents or carers for placements, updating spreadsheets, sending emails and checking paperwork. Preparing letters for school trips, compiling bookings for career related visits and planning transport. Preparing career materials for workshops, updating displays, newsletters and documents for school website. Supporting career events in the setup and organisation, contacting partners such as employers and other educational institutions and developing and updating a database of contacts. Any other administrative duties as required.



Approximately £175 per week


Monday – Friday (Term Time Only plus 5 training days)
30 minute lunch break

20% paid time during working hours is given to complete training, referred to as “Off the Job Training”


Microsoft/Google Docs including word and spreadsheets
Strong organisational skills
Good communication skills
Able to use own initiative


Confident, team player with sound time management skills


GCSE Grade 9-4 to include English and Maths
Business Administration Level 2


On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Standard – Business administrators have a highly transferable set of knowledge, skills and behaviours that can be applied in all sectors. This includes small and large businesses alike; from the public sector, private sector and charitable sector. The role may involve working independently or as part of a team and will involve developing, implementing, maintaining and improving administrative services. Business administrators develop key skills and behaviours to support their own progression towards management responsibilities.

Additional Detail

As of 1st April 2021, the NMW for Apprentices is £4.30 per hour. This applies to 16 - 18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training.

Important Information

The employer has asked that you do not contact them direct. Doing so could jeopardise your application. You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work. Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst waiting for your first wages to be paid.

KT&A: Kent Training & Apprenticeships are part of Kent County Council and are a leading training organisation with nearly 30 years successful experience. KT&A specialise in high quality work-based training, delivered by qualified staff with personal experience of working in the skill area they teach.

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