Apprenticeships September 2022


£7.00 per hour (if age 19 or over and after the first year of your apprenticeship, you will be entitled to the minimum wage for your age)

Contract 30 hours per week, expected duration 18-21 months
Start Date

September 2022, subject to recruitment checks and apprenticeship provider

Are you interested in starting a career working with children - either as your first role after finishing school, or perhaps as a career change? Are you committed to high standards and self development? If so, we would like to hear from you. 

Why an Apprenticeship? 

There is lots of evidence showing the benefits of taking an apprenticeship. Enhanced career earnings, continued education and richer, more fulfilled working lives are just a few (Social Mobility Commission, 2020). 

Why choose LEO Academy Trust? 

At LEO Academy Trust, we are committed to working with our wider community and to helping hard working, motivated individuals get into and get on at work. We have a proven track record of successful apprenticeship employment in various roles across our Trust and believe we are well positioned to support you in your first steps in your career. We would like to create a community of young apprentices in the workplace and can offer progression opportunities through ‘extra’ CPD as well as the possibility of continued employment after you have completed your studies. 


You will need to be at least 16 years old or over (current Y11 and above) at the start of your apprenticeship with us. We are currently looking to offer the following roles, starting in September 2022:


Role details

Apprenticeship Standard

Business Administrator

Successful candidates in this role would work across our Trust school offices

Business Administration

Business Administrator L3

Sports Coach

Sports Coach

Sports Coach Standard L4

Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant

TA Standard L3

Digital Marketing Assistant

Digital Marketing

Digital Marketer L3


Applicants should be able to work as part of a team, have good communication skills, be enthusiastic, punctual and reliable, be fair and kind, be willing to learn, be adaptable and have common sense. It is essential that you are able to follow our Trust and individual academies procedures and ethos. 

The salary for these roles are £7 per hour, for 30 hours a week, of which 20% will be for studying. Actual working hours will be agreed on appointment. 

You’ll work closely with our well-established and experienced teams, supporting our academies by producing high quality learning opportunities for pupils and support for our workforce. 


Details of the Qualification

Each role will have a qualification offered by one of our approved partners. We’ll support you by learning whilst you work, offering help from your mentor and time to work towards your qualification. Some self-study will be required and you will need to be self-motivated and able to meet deadlines. 

  • Applicants should apply for these positions by completing an application form. Please ensure you include which role you are interested in applying for, and examples of how you have demonstrated the skills and attributes outlined in this advert and in the person specification (see role details above). If you have any questions, you can contact us via


Informal conversations are welcomed; please contact the Trust’s HR Team on 020 8337 1844. 

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 date on appointment of suitable candidates.

Closing date for application 10 June 2022 at 9am
Shortlisting 10 June 2022 (shortlisted candidates will be contacted)
Interviews 17 June 2022

LEO Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, amongst other safeguarding checks. 


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. 

Employees working in any role that requires them to communicate with pupils, parents, guardians, staff and / or members of the community, must be able to speak fluent English to enable the effective performance of the role and to ensure that they are able to abide by their safeguarding responsibilities.