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This is an excellent development opportunity to work within a growing MAT. There are significant opportunities for personal development in this changing role and changing environment. The Apprentice Risk & Compliance Officer will need to be ready for this challenge and have a flexible and open mind, working in the knowledge that, as the MAT grows.

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Closing date: 31 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday / 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    17 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

To work with policy owners to draft, monitor and review policies for timely submission for Foundation/Academy Trust Board approval.

· To maintain easily accessible and auditable records.

· To work with Academy-based staff to ensure any remedial action is undertaken promptly in response to risk and compliance issues.

· To ensure that all entities of the Foundation and Academy Trust have up-to-date and compliant policies on their websites.

· To support the DPO and DPL in resolving data related queries

· To work with schools to conduct policy, control, and data audits, also working to centrally document incidents

· To support the Insurance and Compliance Officer with claims and renewals

· To support the Foundation and Academy Trust’s approach to risk management and utilisation of the GRC-One risk management system

· To contribute to relevant committees and working groups.

· To play a full part in the life of the academies’ communities and support the Academy Trust ethos. · To work flexibly and support occasional evening and weekend events, the annual Entrance Test and to participate fully in academy life.

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

As an apprentice the successful candidate will spend 80% of their time on the job and 20% working towards a fully funded Level 4 Regulatory Compliance Officer Apprenticeship. The course duration is 16 months and level 4 is the equivalent of a foundation degree.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Permanent role upon successful completion.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 7) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 7) Essential

About the employer

The Foundation Office At present, the Foundation Office is responsible for the following areas, Strategy Finance Operations Human Resources Education Estates and Sustainability Access and Participation Communications & Marketing Governance Manager




Foundation Office Edgbaston Park Road


B15 2UD


Tim Hasker

0121 415 6140

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Regulatory compliance officer

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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