We are offering an opportunity for a suitably qualified or experienced individual to join our central finance team. You will be a recent university or HE graduate or with the drive and ability to achieve this apprenticeship standard and an interest in education finance.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 03 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Starting point £18k-£22k depending on qualifications and experience.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    05 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Administering payrolls
  • Liaising with managerial staff, colleagues and clients
  • Arranging payments for invoices
  • Undertaking financial administration
  • Monitoring financial transactions
  • Bookkeeping
  • Preparing accounts, reports, budgets, commentaries and financial statements

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

Training will take place at Trust HQ, Trust schools and with the training provider.

  • Professional Accountancy or Taxation Technician Level 4

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Accounting Professional; Finance Partner

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


A Level or equivalent Economics, Maths, Computer Science (Grade Minimum Grade C) Essential
BTEC or equivalent Business, Economics, Finance (Grade Merit+) Essential
Other Economics Finance Accounting Maths (Grade 2:2 minimum Hons Degree) Desired

Things to consider

The vacancy will require an interest in working with schools' finances and a willingness to work in various school based locations.

About the employer

The Griffin Schools Trust is expanding its finance function to give even better support to our leaders and to prepare for our next stage of growth. We are looking for talented professionals to join our finance team. The Griffin Schools Trust is looking for a suitably qualified and experienced individual who wishes to increase their knowledge and consolidate their experience of accountancy and finance through the apprenticeship route. The successful candidate will help support the education of 6,000 children through the strategic financial management of public money. We are not a run of the mill organisation. We have big ambitions for our schools and their communities and offer a vibrant working environment in which you can grow. Our Trust is passionate about opportunities for the young people in our schools and we value our staff highly because they are the ones who create the best educational experiences for our children. We offer excellent personal and professional development and a vibrant and stimulating office environment.




The Talent Factory 4-14 Barmeston Road



You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location


Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Professional accounting or taxation technician

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Employer's Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a CV and covering letter explaining why they feel they are a good fit for the vacancy.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 03 Jul 2023