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Recruitment Administrator Apprentice LEIGH ACADEMIES TRUST

Leigh Academies Trust’s Recruitment Team, part of the wider HR Department, is responsible for delivering a fully centralised recruitment service that all LAT academies and partner organisations benefit from. We are expanding our team and have a fantastic opportunity to appoint a Recruitment Administrator who will join us for the new year.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 06 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £12,500 per annum + 25 days annual leave + bank holidays + great benefits

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 4.30pm (with an early finish of 4.00pm on Fridays and during school holidays).

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    17 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

General Responsibilities:

  • Undertake filing on a regular basis and any archiving when necessary
  • Ensure that all correspondence and documents created are saved correctly on our HR Shared Drives in a logical and structured fashion
  • Assist with any ad-hoc projects as and when required
  • Attend all relevant Recruitment Team meetings and provide input
  • Handle all incoming calls in a professional and efficient manner ensuring that all phones are answered and messages taken and passed on as necessary
  • Ensure that all aspects of data protection and confidentiality are maintained at all times
  • Identify any improvements that will allow us to undertake administration in a more efficient and timely fashion in the future
  • Be prepared to go above and beyond the call of duty from time to time and undertake any other reasonable duties in order to help the organisation achieve its goals

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

Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard:

  • For this role, the off-the-job training is delivered online (there is no requirement to attend day or block release at a different location)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Future prospects: 

  • This apprenticeship could be the start of a very promising career within the wider business
  • We endeavour to offer further employment following successful performance and completion of the Level 3 course with future opportunities to extend your training with a higher level apprenticeship programme
  • We offer in-house Continuing Professional Development and you’ll be part of a highly experienced and efficient team – you’ll be learning from the very best

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Team working, Prioritisation skills


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A* - C/5 - 9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A* - C/5 - 9) Essential

About the employer

As of 1st September 2022, our Trust comprises 30 geographically organised academies (14 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing 3,000 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider. Our future plans are found in our Vision 2030 document available on our website.​​​​​​​ As part of Leigh Academies Trust, you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation. Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates - you can read more about this in our Recruitment Guidance. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check. ​​​​​​​ Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust, we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not discriminating on any grounds.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​




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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Using the link provided, please scroll to the bottom of the advert and click 'Apply for Job'.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 06 Feb 2023