Business Administrator and Receptionist Apprentice

Full time, term time only (Monday to Thursday 0800 to 1600 and 0800 to 1530 on Fridays)

£346.32 per week

Horsforth School is seeking to appoint a Business Administrator and Receptionist Apprentice on an approved apprenticeship at Level 3 (A Level) with the opportunity for a permanent role following the apprenticeship. 

We believe in ‘opportunity and achievement for all’, are committed to the highest outcomes for students and to develop the best opportunities for staff.

Join us now and you will become part of a highly successful school with a supportive, collaborative and creative ethos. This is a new role and will be a vital one. The successful candidate will possess excellent IT and inter personal skills, be flexible with a ‘can do’ attitude and sensitive to the needs and perspectives of others.  Duties will include providing administrative support and providing information to a wide range of stakeholders; and manning the main school and student receptions as required.

The successful candidate will possess 5 GCSE’s including English and Maths at Grade 4/C and above, be enthusiastic, reliable, trustworthy, hardworking, polite and professional with a keenness to learn and a pride in working well using own initiative as well as working harmoniously with others as a team player.

This post represents an opportunity to join a consistently oversubscribed school, which enjoys strong community and international links.  The School’s commitment to excellence in education is recognised nationally.   Ofsted describe us as a ‘good school with outstanding features’. We offer a nurturing environment within which everyone can reach their full potential, behaviour is graded ‘outstanding’.

For our 1400 students, Horsforth School provides an engaging environment of discovery and growth. For our colleagues too, this setting offers some great benefits. Located in north-west Leeds, the school is just five miles from the city centre with its thriving retail, leisure and cultural facilities, yet on the edge of open countryside. York, Harrogate and the Dales are within easy reach.

If you’d like to find out more, please call 0113 226 5454. Or for full details and to apply, please visit or or email

Closing date: 28 June 2021

Start date: ASAP

 We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and we expect all colleagues to share this commitment.  Appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.