Administration/ Office Support

L3 Business Admin Apprentice

  • Coulsdon
  • Croydon College
  • 35-40 hours per week


Croydon College is here to help get you to where you want to be in life. Over 8,000 students choose to study with us each year. We’re one of the largest and most successful providers of Further (college) and Higher (university) Education courses in the South East, judged Good at all levels in all areas by external inspections by Ofsted and the Quality Assurance Agency (for Higher Education). 



During the 15 - 18 months of the apprenticeship you will be assigned an Assessor and will work towards the Business Administration standard which has highly transferable knowledge, skills and behaviours which can be applied across all sectors.  You will also complete a Diploma in Business Administration Level 3. 


  • To provide a warm welcome to visitors arriving at the reception of the school
  • To provide support to students via the student support reception at the school
  • To receive and make telephone calls
  • Redirect calls as appropriate and take adequate messages when required
  • To undertake research as and when necessary
  • To assist in organising diaries and meetings for the team
  • To assist in ensuring documents are filed and stored appropriately
  • To prepare correspondence when necessary
  • To assist with updating the school’s social media accounts
  • To successfully complete apprenticeship training, by meeting regularly with your apprenticeship assessor and Internal Verifier, travelling to training when required and completing all assessment material in a timely fashion.
  • This job description is a guide to the duties the post holder will be expected to undertake. It is not intended to be exhaustive or exclusive and will be subject to change as working requirements dictate and to meet the organisational requirements of Woodcote High School.
  • Carry out any other reasonable duties assigned by the Headteacher.


Candidate requirements

  • 5 GCSEs A-C or equivalent
  • Aged over 16, not in full time education
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook or equivalent
  • Effective verbal and listening communication skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative or without supervision for short periods of time

You may also be required to complete Literacy, Numeracy, and IT functional skills


This role is 37 hours a week, on a fixed term contract up to 18 months apprenticeship training. The apprenticeship will be based at Woodcote High School.


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