Business Administrator Apprentice

Be Kind! Be brilliant! Have a ‘I can’ attitude! Oxley Primary School are seeking to appoint a Business Administrator Apprentice to work with the same ethos as we instil in our pupils.

  • Rated outstanding for apprenticeships in our June 2017 ofsted inspection
    Ofsted - Outstanding Provider




Weekly Wage:

£159.10 - £329.68

Possible Start Date:


Working Week:

Monday to Friday - hours TBC Term time only

Apprenticeship Framework:

Business administrator




21 months


Oxley is a medium-sized primary school located in Shepshed in the heart of the beautiful Charnwood countryside. With 255 pupils on roll, we provide education from EYFS to Year 6 in our recently expanded facilities rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted in 2018. This is an exciting time in Oxley’s development with a newly appointed leadership team and friendly staff who are all keen to welcome you.

Duties will include:

  • Inputs information onto computer database and extracts information as instructed, which may require some manipulation
  • Maintains office stationery stock by re-ordering against pre-determined levels and within prescribed budget for approval by supervisor
  • Produces typed documents from hand-written/audio information, making layout presentation decisions
  • Answers standard enquires by telephone or in person from public/other employees and makes routine calls to obtain information/resolve queries
  • Undertakes routine cash handling duties, including receiving and recording payment, issuing receipt and preparing for banking
  • Opens, sorts and distributes incoming post and ensures despatch of outgoing post
  • Processes documentation (e.g. invoices, orders, timesheets, and claims) by checking for completeness and/or errors, resolving routine queries, and recording details before passing for certifying
  • Responds to routine correspondence from standardised information – e.g. acknowledgements, requests for routine information
  • Assists senior staff in team/section as required

Postholder has specific tasks to do and is told what deadlines are to be met. Some freedom in organising/planning daily workload. Queries referred to supervisor who is generally available.

In return we can offer you:

  • Professional development opportunities working with a range of schools and networks
  • Happy, positive, wonderful pupils who are keen to learn and ready to thrive
  • A welcoming, supportive and caring ethos which Oxley prides itself on
  • A supportive staff and governing body



  • Previous experience of routine clerical tasks
  • Numeracy skills
  • Literacy skills
  • ICT skills


  • Is motivated, ambitious and a dedicated individual
  • Is professional and who can communicate effectively and be polite
  • Is willing to learn and can work in a fast-paced environment
  • Enjoys working within a team
  • Shows resilience, positivity, drive and energy and who wishes to collaborate with our fantastic team.
  • Demonstrates empathy and patience for children


Oxley Primary School is a very successful primary school, located in Shepshed. At Oxley, we offer a bright, fun, engaging learning environment where children can excel. Our children enjoy coming to school. They like being part of a welcoming community school with a strong team ethic, a place where everyone is happy to get “stuck in” and help each other. Our ethos of ‘Be Kind, Be Brilliant, Have an I can attitude’, drive the whole school to make the most of each and every day. We can offer a very supportive leadership team, who value the work-life balance of staff, and a wonderful group of colleagues to work alongside in a truly team environment. We provide excellent coaching and mentoring, alongside CPD opportunities, to enable you to your career.


Monday 6th, December 2021