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HR Apprentice

Reference number: SW-012742
  • Salary: £22,240 per annum
  • Job Type: Apprenticeships
  • Employer: Guildhall School of Music & Drama
  • Location: London
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HR Apprentice

We have an exciting opportunity for an HR Apprentice to join the HR team at the Guildhall School. The Guildhall School of Music & Drama is a vibrant, international community of young musicians, actors and production artists in the heart of the City of London.

Ranked as number one in Arts, Drama & Music by the Complete University Guide 2023, one of the top ten performing arts institutions in the world (QS World University Rankings 2022), as well as the number one higher education institution in the Guardian University Guide music league table, we deliver world-class professional training in partnership with distinguished artists, companies and ensembles. A global leader in creative and professional practice, we promote innovation, experimentation and research, and are also one of the UK’s leading providers of lifelong learning in the performing arts, offering inspiring training for children, young people, adult learners, and creative and business professionals.

This placement will give you a great start in your HR career. You will gain experience in HR Administration, Data Management, Recruitment and Selection, and Payroll administration.

You will be confident in communicating via email, phone, or video conference call. You will enjoy working with other people, and being part of the team, ensuring that you provide a high-quality customer experience. You will have good IT skills and experience of social media platforms. We are looking for someone who is attentive, motivated and who can take a proactive approach to their learning. We will provide ongoing support and learning opportunities throughout the apprenticeship.

This apprenticeship role is based at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, London EC2 and will last for 21 months (including time to complete your End Point Assessment).

If you are enthusiastic and committed to achieving your Level 3 HR Support qualification and are eligible to apply, we would love to hear from you.

To qualify for this apprenticeship, you will need to be:

  • 16 or over by the end of the summer holidays
  • Living in England
  • Not in full-time education at the time of applying

If you are a non-UK citizen – you need to have permission from the UK government to live in

the UK (not for educational purposes) and have been ordinarily resident in the UK for at least the previous three years before the start of the apprenticeship.

Selected apprenticeships require evidence of English and Maths GCSE Grade C/5 or equivalent.

Prior learning: If you have prior learning e.g., a similar or higher level of qualification like the apprenticeship we will be unable to consider your application as your prior learning will not meet the funding rule criteria. If you have prior experience in a similar role to the apprenticeship your experience may also exclude you from an apprenticeship.

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Date posted: 02/03/2023

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