Apprentices September 2024

Apprenticeship Details


£7.50 per hour £11,732 per annum

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


Fixed Term in line with the length of your course


30 hours per week

Start date

September 2024


Roles available throughout all Trust locations. Find these here!

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:


Role details

Apprenticeship Standard


Business Administrator 

Business Administration

Business Administrator L3

General administrator roles available, as well as specifically for someone who has a particular interest in:

  • Sports or

  • IT

Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant

TA Standard L3

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Sports Coach 

Sports Coach

Sports Coach Standard L4

Premises Assistant

Premises Assistant

Facilities Management Supervisor L3


Catering Assistant

Catering Assistant

Production Chef (L3)



You will:

  • Ideally have A*-C/levels 9-5 in GCSE (or equivalent) for English and Maths.

  • Be committed to quality and continuous improvement.

  • Have good ICT skills including databases.

  • Be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills both face to face and on the telephone.

  • Be accurate and pay attention to detail, ensuring consistency across records.

  • Be able to work constructively as part of a team.

  • Be able to be proactive, use initiative and take personal responsibility for all work.


Informal conversations are welcomed and a visit to our team is encouraged. 

Please contact the Trust’s dedicated HR Team on 020 8337 1844 (option 4) or via email at 


External candidates should complete an application form

All candidates should detail in either the statement of suitability or application form how you meet the aspects of the person specification for the role - please see the job description and person specification detailed above.  You should describe your suitability against the person specification and ensure that you cover all essential criteria (if not marked as essential, please assume all are essential), by providing evidence and examples of proven experience. 


Please refer to this applicant guide prior to completing your application. 

Closing date for applications 22 March 2024 (9am)
Shortlisting WC 25 March 2024
Interviews Weeks of 15 & 22 April 2024
  • LEO Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Please read about our commitment to safeguarding as well as other important information in our Applicant guide