Apprentice HR Support with Red Kite Learning Trust.

Red Kite Learning Trust Harrogate

Interested in a rewarding career in Human Resources and Business Administration? Like the sound of a paid, practical based training course with an opportunity to learn from the HR experts? If this appeals to you…AND…you are organised and self-motivated with excellent interpersonal skills…then why not kick start your career with our HR / Business Admin Apprenticeship?

Apprenticeships > Level 3 (Advanced) Apprenticeship Human Resources

  • GMFJ Reference
  • Wages
    £5.00 p/h
  • Hours
    37.00 per week
  • Date Posted
  • Start Date

  • Location
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Human Resources
  • Employment Type
    Advanced Level 3
  • Employer
    Red Kite Learning Trust

Description of Opportunity

We are Red Kite Learning Trust, a family of 13 schools across Harrogate and Leeds. As a collaborative group, our aim is to raise standards across education, supporting all our children and young people to achieve their absolute and full potential. Our central HR provision provides many business functions and forms an essential part of our RKLT success story as we support our 1700 employees to support our 8000 children. This is your opportunity to join us as we enter the next phase of our development.

HR Team

Our team is a friendly, supportive and busy team of HR professionals providing the full range of centralised HR services for all our schools in the Multi Academy Trust. As a Trust member of staff your work makes a real difference, allowing our onsite school staff to focus on delivering the best possible education and learning to all our children.

The apprentice role

You will work as an Apprentice Administrator providing support to the HR Team and gaining valuable work experience in the world of HR and Business Admin whilst studying towards a recognised qualification.

This is a great opportunity to work and learn from a professional and diverse HR team. We are looking for a bright and a driven person to join us as HR Admin Apprentice on an 18-month fixed term contract. To be successful you will need to be committed to your own development and be prepared to make the most of the opportunities, and hands on experience and study.

The HR Apprentice will support the team to provide general administrative support. You will gain insight into our people function, and learn about our organisation, gaining technical knowledge and guidance from knowledgeable mentors on your path to success. You will develop a range of logical and analytical skills, learning how HR works in practice as you combine learning with day-to-day operational experience. As HR integrates with every part of a business you will master excellent communication skills and learn how to deal with situations effectively, sensitively and within the limitations of legal and business processes.

Post Title: HR/Business Admin Apprentice

Salary Grade: £5.00 per hour (£9,646.00 pa)

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract linked to Apprenticeship.

Working Hours: Full Time 37 hours per week, full year. 22 days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays

Responsible to: HR Manager

General Description: To ensure support of high-quality HR services for the Multi Academy Trust within a framework of best practice, policy and law.

Special Conditions of Service: No smoking policy, including vapour & e-cigarettes. Requirement to work outside

HR Administration

  • Support the administration of distinct areas of HR provision across the Multi Academy Trust (MAT), working as part of the HR Team currently based at Harrogate Grammar School.
  • To support the team in capturing pre-payroll information, including attendance, starters, leavers and variation notifications.
  • Assist with day to day queries covering HR issues relating from recruitment to retirement.
  • Learn to be a key user of the Core HR system; ensure staff computerised records are maintained in accordance with audit and data protection requirements
  • Comply with all Trust policies and procedures including child protection, health, safety, welfare, security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting any concerns to the appropriate person.
  • Contribute to the overall aims and values of the Trust, appreciate and support the roles of other members of the wider team and attend and participate in relevant meetings as required.
  • Be aware of and take part in the performance management framework and participate in training and development activities as required.
  • Undertake any other reasonable duties as required. This list of tasks is not intended to be exhaustive but as a guide to the type of duties expected. Any other work required will fall within the scope of the post at the appropriate grade.

Person Specification: E Essential, D Desirable


Person Specification: E Essential, D Desirable


  • To be innovative and creative in developing solutions - E
  • To communicate effectively with staff at all levels - E
  • To work under pressure - E
  • To relate to young people - E
  • To take initiative and work independently - E
  • To work to high levels of accuracy - E
  • To work confidentially - E
  • To prioritise and plan to ensure completion of tasks - E
  • To take the initiative. - E
  • Willing and able to complete all learning and assessment requirements of the relevant apprenticeship framework - E
  • To organise and develop effective systems - D

Safeguarding and Promoting the Welfare of Students

  • Has appropriate motivation to work with children and young people. - E
  • Ability to maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children and young people. - E
  • Has emotional resilience in working with challenging behaviours; and appropriate attitudes to the use of authority and maintaining discipline. - E

For more information about this vacancy please contact BPP Professional Apprenticeships on 0203 131 5165 (Ref ID: 141838)

E Essential, D Desirable

  • Skilled communicator - E
  • Good literacy skills - E
  • Good Excel skills - E
  • Teamwork and collaboration - E
  • Qualifications and Experience:
  • GCSE or equivalent (C or above) in Maths & English - E
  • Proven working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages - E
  • Driving Licence - D

GCSE 4 or above in Maths/English

As a HR Support Apprentice with BPP, you will complete the HR Support Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship, which is aligned with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Upon completion you will be awarded the CIPD Foundation Certificate and you will be able to apply for Membership of CIPD.

The apprenticeship will be delivered through a blend of live online learning, pre-recorded lectures, and face to face inductions and masterclasses.


As a Business Administration Apprentice with BPP, you will undertake the Business Administrator Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship.

The apprenticeship will be delivered through a blend of live online learning, pre-recorded lectures and workplace support.

    E Essential, D Desirable

    • Excellent attendance record - E
    • Sense of humour and optimism - E
    • Self-Motivated and Hard working - E
    • Willingness to be flexible and work to meet the best interests of the MAT - E
    • Innovative and creative - E
    • Open and honest - E
    • Empathy - E

    Highly positive working environment with a dedicated team of super friendly colleagues ready to share their experience and knowledge with you! This is a unique opportunity to develop your skills whilst building the foundation required to launch your career in business admin and/or HR! We are commited to YOUR success through the provision of quality training and development opportunities tailored to your professional interests

    Please ensure that you apply for the position as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. The closing date is a rough guideline as to when an advert will close. The advert may close before the given closing date if the employer has filled the position(s). BPP have a dedicated team who support students with disabilities, learning difficulties, health conditions and wellbeing. Please contact us at if you have any queries or would like more

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