Site Supervisor Apprentice IEXEL EDUCATION TRUST

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and effective Apprentice to work at Iqra Academy with the desire to help this outstanding school as it embarks on the next stage of its journey to world class. We are looking for a new Apprentice to support our Site team and join us on our journey to continued educational excellence.

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Closing date: 28 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, times to be discussed. Actual start date to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    14 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

As an apprentice on a day-to-day basis you will be doing the following:

·         Setting the priorities for maintenance and repairs

·         Carrying out basic repairs and cleaning

·         Managing access to the premises and maintaining security

·         Assisting with site staff management

·         Planning site use and development

·         Comply with all health and safety and fire regulations.

·         Championing health and safety around the school, and supervising external contractors

·         To assist in the day-to-day maintenance of the school premises and external areas.


·         Health and Safety including Fire Safety

·         External Duties

·         Porterage Duties

·         Other Duties and Responsibilities

The training you will be getting

The apprenticeship consists of:

·         Property Maintenance Operative – Level 2

·         Functional Skills in English and Maths (Level 1/2) where applicable

·         Training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date. 

Assessment is through multi-choice exams, short answer question papers, design assignments and practical assessment directly observed by an independent assessor.

A portfolio of evidence from the workplace must be completed by the apprentice and authenticated by the employer before final assessment and a qualification can be awarded.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Potential for the candidate to progress through the company and gain experience within all sectors. The main aim is to bring somebody into the team and for them to develop and become a key team member.

We are looking to invest our knowledge, skills and time in the right person. This position has the potential to develop into a successful career for the right candidate with the position growing with the Trust.

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, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 5) Essential

Things to consider

• The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): • Fixed term for duration of apprenticeship but may lead to permanent position.

About the employer

iExel Education Trust is relentless in its drive to provide outstanding education in a secure learning environment for all learners. We are a not-for-profit organisation with the aim of providing quality support and challenge to ensure outstanding outcomes for all learners in our schools. We are fully committed to ensuring that all learners in all our schools regardless of their background or starting points achieve their true potential. Our school improvement model is bespoke, recognising that just as every single learner is unique so are our schools and communities. By working together, aligned in our vision, values, trust and commitment there really is nothing we cannot achieve.




Iqra Academy

Drummond Road




Debbie Byrd

0330 383 2000

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Property maintenance operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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