Apprentice School Business & Project Manager SV ACADEMY LTD

Are you ready to help drive change at an innovative independent nurture school delivering educational excellence to young people who are marginalised, excluded or disenfranchised by mainstream schools? This new role will help plan & execute our annual international youth exchange as well as supporting our day-today school business functions.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pay review after successfully completing probation

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday between 9am to 5pm, may work some evenings and weekends depending on project.

    Total hours per week: 32.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    16 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

This role encompasses: 

  • supporting the Curriculum and Quality team to maintain a high quality of support, services and staffing at our school;
  • rolling out new projects and programmes, including our after-school tuition programme;
  • organising and planning our international youth exchange programme with our host partners in Barbados
  • supporting HR, finance and other school functions

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

The successful candidate will work towards the School Business Professional (level 4) or Associate project manager (level 4) qualifications, through a mix of on-the-job training and off-the-job learning, which may be based at the workplace or offsite at an apprenticeship training provider. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

SV Academy is keen to nurture new talent, and our apprentices usually progress to more senior roles within our organisation. 

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, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade C or 4 and above) Essential

Things to consider

This position will involve working with young people and will require a DBS (police) check, which we will arrange.

About the employer

SV is an award-winning creative arts organisation and nurture school, offering education, training, music production and studio hire. We are an OFSTED-registered independent school and an urban music specialist, offering opportunities to disadvantaged young people. With a focus on social justice and inclusion, we seek to offer creative, inspiring, life-changing opportunities for progression and personal development.








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Apprenticeship standard

School business professional

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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