Discover a world of opportunities

We are a growing trust with many opportunities for you to gain experience and skills, whilst earning a wage and gaining a recognised qualification.

Start your journey to a fantastic new career with an apprenticeship at Discovery Trust.

Sharing our passion for learning, you’ll get to enjoy hands-on experience, work towards a recoginised qualification and earn while you learn.

You’ll be part of a growing, multi-academy trust that is passionate about shaping the lives of our pupils. As part of the Discovery family, you’ll play an important part in improving outcomes for all our children and making a real difference to their futures.

Our strong purpose ensures that not only does our work do good but it feels good doing it.


Benefits of an Apprenticeship




Hear from our apprentices

Kai Burns, Sports Coach Apprentice at Woolden Hill Primary School

Kai Burns Sports Coach Apprenticeship

Jessica Willett, Level 3 Business Administration Apprentice, Fossebrook Primary School

Jessica Willett Business Administration Apprentice

Lauren Wigley, Level 3 Business Administration Apprentice, Captain’s Close Primary School

Lauren Wigley Business Administration Apprentice

Why choose an Apprenticeship with Discovery Trust

Current Apprenticeship Opportunities

As a growing multi-academy trust, we are always adding opportunities for apprentices across our schools and central services, in  Leicester and Leicestershire.

Can’t see an apprenticeship that takes your fancy?  Register for our talent pool and we’ll keep you up-to-date with any suitable apprenticeship opportunities, as they arise.


IT Apprenticeship

Qualification gained – Level 3 Infrastructure Technician

At Discovery, we have always placed a big emphasis on Educational Technology (EdTech) and how it can positively impact teaching and learning.  Our focus is to equip pupils with real world skills so that they can thrive now and in the future and Technology is embedded in all our classrooms and plays a fundamental role in our pupils’ education.

This is an exciting time to join Discovery Trust, as we continue to develop digital skills and the role of the IT Apprentice is critical to the success of our digital strategy.

As an IT Apprentice, you will support our Technicians with a wide variety of technical support – from the day to day running of the network to setting up user accounts, from routine hardware checking, fault finding and general maintenance to updating websites and assisting with the delivery of extra curriculum activities to engage pupils and improve digital literacy amongst students. The role of an IT Apprentice is extremely varied and offers a great opportunity to gain experience and a qualification, whilst earning a wage.



HR Support Apprenticeship

Qualification gained – CIPD Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Human Resources Practice

Working in human resources involves engaging with a range of people and dealing with challenging situations and issues as they arise. You’ll need a motivational attitude, approachable manner and a good understanding of workplace policies and culture.

Entering the HR profession through an apprenticeship is the ideal way to gain valuable, practical experience, applying your learning as it takes place.

Due to continued growth, we are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual to provide confidential and effective HR administrative support within the central services function. This role will be based at our offices Beaumont Leys, Leicester.

The HR Support Level 3 apprenticeship develops the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in a HR career. Apprentices gain an internationally recognised CIPD qualification as part of the HR apprenticeship alongside the latest thinking from industry experts.

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