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Apprentice Team Leader Baker & Taylor

Baker & Taylor is the UK’s premier supplier of books and gifted stationary to the leisure, garden centre and gifting markets and they are looking for an Apprentice Team Leader to join their Warehousing team. This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic business offering a career with real progression.

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Closing date: 19 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will work in a supported operational environment to develop the skills and knowledge to assist you to complete your qualification and progress your career to the next level.

Key tasks will include:

  • Working within the Warehouse Operation
  • Shadowing existing team members whilst you learn and understand the functionality
  • Spending time within each department with a view to lead a team within each area

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • You will be working towards and being trained to complete a Team leader or supervisor Level 3 qualification.
  • This will be achieved by in house training, workshops and visits in person or virtually over the course of 12 months.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • At the end of this apprenticeship there may be an opportunity to continue the role and be taken on full time with progression to becoming a Supervisor on shift

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative, Time management, Willing to learn new skills


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 4-9 or C to A*) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 4-9 or C to A*) Desired

Things to consider

The warehouse contains colleagues of all ages and abilities and the candidate needs to be able to interact accordingly. It’s a very hands on role and the team leader will be expected to roll up their sleeves as well as lead the team.

About the employer

Baker & Taylor is the UK’s premier supplier of books and gifted stationary to the leisure, garden centre and gifting markets. We pride ourselves on giving our customers exceptional service and delivering sales and quality ranges that cannot be matched. Our sales team enjoy being the face of our company backed by our fantastic customer service, ranging and distribution teams. Our culture is open, friendly and hard working.


Baker & Taylor


Charbridge Way

Bicester Park


OX26 4ST

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Team leader or supervisor

Level 3 (A level)

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