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School Administrator

Level: 3
Typical Duration: 18 months

Possible Job Role: School Administrator, MAT Administrator, School Office Assistant

Course Overview

A school administrator allows for participation in the day to day running of any school office forming the cornerstone of any school or multi academy trust (MAT).
This apprenticeship provides transferable skills including administration, communication, IT and customer service, which can be utilised across a broad spectrum of future roles.
The aim of this qualification is to contribute to the skills, knowledge and overall performance of school administration for the learner. It provides an insight into the principles and processes of administration and can give an in-depth understanding of the school sector in which the apprentice is working.

Qualification Achieved

On completion of this Apprenticeship, you will hold a level 3 Apprenticeship in Business Administration. Additional qualifications achieved include:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills Mathematics
  • Level 2 Functional Skills English


The role may act as a gateway to further career and training opportunities, including, but not limited to:

  • School Team Leader Level 3
  • School Senior Administrator
  • School Office Manager

Learning & Assessment

Apprentices will be assigned a dedicated tutor. The tutor will visit monthly in the workplace, as well as being on hand to support throughout the duration of the apprenticeship programme. The frequency of these sessions may be more, depending on the needs of the apprentice.

End Point Assessment

Each Apprentice must undergo an independent end-point assessment to determine the outcome of their apprenticeship. The assessments will assess the knowledge, skills and behaviours gained during their programme. The methods in which this apprenticeship are assessed are:

  • Knowledge Test
  • Portfolio Interview
  • Project Presentation

Entry Requirements

Individual employers may set their own criteria for this apprenticeship.

Hire an Apprentice

We can work with you to source a suitable applicant for your organisation or you can up-skill your existing employees. If the employee is under 19 and your business has fewer than 50 employees, there will be no cost for the training. If they are over 19 and/or your business has over 50 employees then you will contribute 5% towards the cost of the training. For any businesses paying into the levy, all training costs will be covered.


With our Talent Match recruitment service, Talent Bank, we will advertise your vacancy, screen applicants and pre-interview potential prospects in order to ensure you only interview the most appropriate candidates for your vacancy – all free of charge.


We offer a dedicated virtual learning platform which allows learners to keep on track of their course. In addition to this, it allows our tutors and employers to keep up-to-date with the progression of learners.