Admin and Events Apprentice THOMAS THEYER FOUNDATION

Helping to plan and organise a range of outdoor activities, counseling, events and community engagement. You'll support the day-to-day administration needs of the charity. IT skills and the ability to communicate whilst behaving in a professional manner are essential.

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

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,984.00 to £17,846.40

    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

    Usually, you will work 4 days per week 9am to 5pm although an occasional later finish maybe required to support with events i.e. 11am to 7pm. Days to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    29 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Weekly tasks would include:

  • Answering the telephone
  • Opening and replying to e-mails
  • Providing admin support for the CEO
  • Supporting with the organisation of events, online campaigns and other event activities
  • Logging enquiries for counselling support
  • Maintaining database
  • Liaising with counsellors
  • Invoicing and finance 

The training you will be getting

You will study towards a Business Administration level 3 Apprenticeship standard. You will attend regular activity days at college spending time with other apprentices, college transport is available. 

You will also receive a workplace induction on commencement and ongoing training will be provided on systems, processes and procedures.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

A permanent position maybe available on the successful completion of your apprenticeship, subject to the charity's future development. 

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, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Reliable, An interest in the industry, Ability to learn from peers, A desire to learn


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
Other IT/proven skills (Grade Any) Desired

Things to consider

Please consider how you will get to work each day. Due to working with vulnerable children and young people, confidentiality and professionalism in work is essential.

About the employer

The Thomas Theyer Foundation supports children and young people with Special Educational Needs (SEN) and those experiencing Difficult Life Circumstances (DLC), their parents/carers. The charities focus is the physical and mental health of its beneficiaries, and it does this by promoting and providing access to outdoor activities, and counselling and other therapeutic support. The charity was established in 2013 following the death of Thomas Samuel Theyer, and became a registered charity in 2015.




The Thomas Theyer Foundation

11 Concert Place


SK17 6EE

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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


Apprenticeships Team


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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

Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply through Buxton & Leek College using the "apply now" button.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Aug 2024