HR Apprentice

Salary            £7.00 per hour (if age 19 or over and after the first year of 

your apprenticeship, you will be entitled to the minimum 


Location        Central Offices, currently based at Cheam Common Junior 

Academy, Worcester Park, KT4 8UT

Contract         30 hours per week, all year round. Expected duration 18 months in total

Start Date        As soon as possible


LEO Multi Academy Trust has a highly successful apprenticeship programme, providing opportunities for entry roles to our organisation. We aim to develop the skills and experience you will need to work successfully in an ambitious and forward-focused organisation. 

An opportunity has arisen for an apprentice to join the Trust’s centralised HR team. You will be working within an established team, in a fast-paced and supportive environment. You will have the opportunity to shape many aspects of the role and develop a wide range of professional skills, alongside studying for a recognised qualification. Please find details of the qualification here. Our support teams are enthusiastic, highly skilled and motivated to create outstanding employment experiences for staff. We would love to hear from like-minded individuals.   

Please visit our website to find out more about our Trust.

At LEO Academy Trust, we are proud to serve over 3500 pupils from across the London Borough of Sutton and surrounding areas. Our Trust was formed in 2015. Since then, we have developed a self-improving network of great learning communities formed from seven primary schools, supported by both our Inclusion & Wellbeing Hub and our Opportunity Hub. We are proud to provide endless opportunities for our pupils, staff and the local communities we are part of. With over 500 staff, our schools are empowered to support each other to improve both outcomes for our pupils, and to drive performance across the wider school system. We are delighted that our schools remain long standing members of the Challenge Partners Network of Excellence. Our commitment to Professional Development is ongoing; staff, governors and Trustees access training through our LEO CDP website, Judicium’s online learning portal and a wide ranging programme of courses delivered in our LEO Training Room and online via GoogleMeet. Learning, Excellence and Opportunity are at the heart of our Trust, embedded through our shared mission, values and aims.

Please apply for this position by completing an application form, detailing how you meet the aspects of the Job Description and Person Specification.

Informal conversations are welcomed; please contact the Trust’s HR Team via  

We can offer you a range of benefits, which can be found on our website here

Candidates are encouraged to submit their application forms as soon as possible. We reserve the right to withdraw this advert before the closing dates on appointment of a suitable candidate.


Closing date for applications        Monday 24 January 2022, but applications 

will be considered as they are received

Interviews will be held        Arranged following receipt of application


LEO Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. All employees of the Trust are deemed to be in regulated activity with children and as such, all offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and for this role, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed amongst other checks as appropriate.

All shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a declaration regarding offences, prior to the interview. 

LEO Academy Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all staff and job applicants. We aim to create a supportive and inclusive working environment in which all individuals are able to make best use of their skills. Applications are invited from all members of the community. We do not discriminate against staff on the basis of age; race; sex; disability; sexual orientation; gender reassignment; marriage and civil partnership; pregnancy and maternity; religion, faith or belief (Equality Act 2010 protected characteristics). The principles of non-discrimination and equality of opportunity also apply to the way in which staff and Trust treat visitors, volunteers, contractors and former staff members.