London Theatre Company (LTC) is a commercial theatre producing company. A new venue in King’s Cross, has recently opened, which is where this role will be based. Lightroom is London’s new home for remarkable artist-led shows with a fully projectable space set inside a purpose-built new venue comprising the show space, bar/café and retail spaces.

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Closing date: 06 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    12 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The role will be responsible for all the administration involved with recruiting new starters across LTC and Lightroom, including, issuing contracts and the onboarding of new starters (including rights to work checks, employee reference checks and the new starter process). This role will then carry that through to accurate payroll preparation and submissions for weekly, and four-weekly, up to manager review. The role will also manage the leaver process from manager through to payroll, and will be responsible for administration of the HR database.

HR Administration  

●    Be responsible for maintaining and updating the HR software portals for LTC and Lightroom.

●    Processing electronic paperwork for new starters, including new starter forms, rights to work checks, employee references, contract preparation and signature, and ensure all documentation is uploaded to the HR software.

●    Manage the leaver process, ensuring all outstanding amounts due on the contract are notified to payroll, the HR system is updated accurately to reflect the employee’s position.

●    Be prepared to deal with any changes to staff contracts, change of status and other ad-hoc requests.

●    Opportunity to get involved with improving processes, driving and implementing new software and making all processes more timely, efficient and paperless.

●    Undertake any tasks reasonably assigned and work effectively as a team in order to ensure the smooth running of the business.

●    Support the team by helping out in times of heavy workload. Be able and willing to provide cover in periods of absence.

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

  • HR level 3

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Career in HR and Organisational Development.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, IT skills, Attention to detail


GCSE or equivalent 4 (Grade 9) Essential

Things to consider

If you are successful in securing an interview, you are likely to be required to attend a pre-interview at the college.

About the employer

London Theatre Company is a commercial theatre producing company led by Nicholas Hytner, Tim Levy and Nick Starr, with an emphasis on new work. Our intention is to create a culture, ethos and economic model that supports writers, directors, designers and actors to work at scale in a space that is complementary to those of the subsidised theatre and West End. In 2020, we produced a new series of Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads for BBC One. A new theatre in King’s Cross is currently in development.




12 Lewis Cubitt Square



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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: 06 Oct 2023