HR administrator apprentice Bushey Meads School

This is an amazing opportunity to join a small, friendly team in the heart of Bushey, you'll be mentored by the whole team, providing administration support and learning about recruitment. With opportunities for growth, this is an exciting chance to start a career. You will assist in maintaining Single Central Records for all schools within the Trust and undertaking training to enable safer recruitment of staff. This includes compliance checks for agency staff BSJT.

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Closing date: 19 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    14 Jul 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

• To assist in maintaining Single Central Records for all schools within the Trust and undertaking training to enable safer recruitment of staff. This includes compliance checks for agency staff BSJT
• Provide initial HR support to the Headteachers of the Trust primary schools
• Be the first point of contact for any queries from staff for all schools within the Trust
• Prepare all staff contracts and other employee life cycle letters
• Assist with all aspects of the appraisal process
• Responsible for the end-to-end administration process for leavers
• Managing sensitive and confidential information
• Ensure maternity, paternity, adoption, and shared parental leave are recorded and processed effectively and payroll was notified accordingly
• To liaise with the HR Manager on HR matters and for guidance/support
• Keep abreast of new developments affecting recruitment and HR best practice and advising accordingly across the Trust

Manage the recruitment inbox
• To liaise with HR Manager regarding the Trust’s recruitment processes, preparing job descriptions, person specifications, and adverts
• Placing job adverts on recruitment platforms and preparing application paperwork for shortlisting
• Contact shortlisted candidates in accordance with procedures, issue relevant documentation and take up references at the appropriate time

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

  • Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship
  • Functional Skills in English and maths (if needed)
  • Training will be at our Colindale centre (NW9)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The successful candidate can go on further training or into employment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Non judgemental


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Desired

About the employer

In line with our school motto Aspire to Achieve and coupled with our growth mindset culture and strong ethos, firmly underpinned by our 3Rs of Respect, Responsibility, and Relationships and epitomised in our mantra ‘Our School has a Mind to Be Kind,’ we are hugely ambitious for all our students. As a school we are on an exciting journey; rated by Ofsted as a very good school in November 2019 with two outstanding judgments for Personal Development and Sixth Form Provision, we have continued with our uncompromising spirit of striving to improve in all areas – currently ‘Embedding Greatness’ in our new School Improvement Plan (see SIP 2020 – 2023) and having self-evaluated ourselves as a strong learning community on the cusp of being a thoroughly outstanding school in all areas.


Bushey Meads School


Coldharbour Lane



WD23 4PA

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Training provider



Sabreena Valydon

07495 464797

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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