The learner will work with a team of HR professionals to provide general and HR administrative support to ensure that we are meeting statutory safeguarding requirements and UKVI regulations. The successful applicant will undertake a variety of administrative duties both independently and under supervision for both head office and for schools. You will administer employee references in a timely manner, ensure the maintenance of employee records, ensuring complete accuracy and confidentiality and assist with general copying, filing, archiving of documents as required.

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Closing date: 20 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm, Flexible.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    13 Jul 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?


  • Assist with offer packs, contracts of employments, change to contract letters & leaver letters
  • Responsible for updating group organogram charts on a regular basis
  • Assist with data inputting of employment details onto HR database
  • In liaison with the talent team, administer the Central Registers and HR trackers ensuring they are all maintained and accurate
  • In liaison with the talent team, ensure all Right to Work details are up to date and meet UKVI regulations
  • Assist with the management of the HR inbox SYSAID and answer general queries
  • Administer employee references in a timely manner
  • Ensure the maintenance of employee records, ensuring complete accuracy and confidentiality
  • Assist with general copying, filing, archiving of documents as required
  • Provide the first point of contact in a polite and professional manner for the main telephone number and calls from reception
  • Provide a high level of customer service
  • Attend to ad hoc requests from the HR team in a timely and polite manner
  • Provide support to HRBP’s / HR advisors in note taking and administration of employee relations case work
  • Deliver support to the HRPB’s and HR advisors on a wide range of HR projects

Person Specification:

  • Exceptionally organised with a keen eye for detail
  • Able to manage varied workload with multiple deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience of Word, Excel and Power Point, Office 365
  • Understanding the education sector would be beneficial but not essential

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

  • The learner will be studying the HR Support Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard qualification
  • Functional skills will be studied if equivalent qualifications are not held
  • On and off the job training and location to be confirmed

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Once qualified, there may be the opportunity to move in to a permanent post within the HR team whether that be within the generalist team, payroll or talent

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4-9) Essential

Things to consider

deal candidate should be able to work out of our Head Office in Cambridge. They should be computer literate.

About the employer

We are a group of schools based nationally in the UK as well as schools in the USA and China. Each of our schools offers specialized learning opportunities for our students, for example, international students coming to study GCSEs in the UK, Performing Arts and Fashion Design, and schools with exceptional sport opportunities. As such we have a global workforce which gives CGS a diverse and international feel. Our Head Office for our central teams (i.e. Finance, Marketing etc.) is located in Cambridge and this will be where the apprentice will be based.




Suites 6 & 7, The Turvill Building, Old Swiss, 149 Cherry Hinton Road



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

HR support

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 20 Oct 2023