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Apprenticeship Skills Coach

Greenwich, United Kingdom
£37,099 to £42,978 plus £5269 London weighting per annum
Closing date
15 Jul 2024

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FES Professional Services

Location: Greenwich Campus
Salary: £37,099 to £42,978 plus £5269 London weighting per annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: Monday 15 July 2024
Interview Date: Tuesday 06 August 2024
Reference: 4599

Are you able to support learners in a compassionate, pragmatic, and inspiring manner? Join our friendly team, offering flexible working at our Greenwich site.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Acting as initial point of contact for apprentices, providing information, advice and guidance.
  • Responsible for meeting with apprentices and their employers to review their progress and will have a case load of 40-50 apprentices to manage. 
  • Monitoring progress against apprenticeship standards.
  • Conduct regular reviews with apprentices and their line managers.
  • Maintaining strong relationships in this rapidly developing field.

What you’ll offer us:

  • Proactive attitude with exceptional interpersonal skills to support apprentices, the delivery team, and employers.
  • Excellent administration and digital skills, with a dedicated and flexible approach to working.
  • Experienced coaching approaches to help learners develop and apply Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours in the workplace.
  • Knowledge and/or experience of one of the following sectors to support apprentices: Quantity Surveyor and/or Construction Management.

 What we’ll offer you:

  • A very attractive defined benefit pension scheme, 26 days annual leave + 3-4 closure days over Christmas
  • Supportive and engaging leadership who will place emphasis on your development, whether you wish to pursue your career inside the University or outside
  • Additional weeks at full pay for maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Five days' paid leave for studying for exams and for taking part in voluntary public duties, such as school governorships
  • A wide range of Continuous Professional Development opportunities for all staff
  • A loan for purchasing an Annual Season ticket for rail or bus travel

The role will sit within the Faculty of Engineering & Science which is one of four faculties at the University of Greenwich, split across two campuses – the Medway Campus in Chatham Maritime, Kent, and the Greenwich Campus in Greenwich, London. The role will with work collaboratively with colleagues within Employability and Apprenticeships Directorate under a matrix structure. 

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values

For an informal discussion about the post please contact: Sarndeep Raven, FES Head of Business Operations or Anna McMenamin, Associate Director, Employability & Apprenticeships: | 

Should you have any queries please contact the People Directorate Operations Team on: 

Further details of the fantastic benefits and what we offer can be found here: Our benefits - what we offer | Jobs and careers | University of Greenwich and information on the university’s working principles: Working Principles and Guidelines | Documents | University of Greenwich

To apply, please visit the University of Greenwich vacancies page and complete all details, including the supporting statements (please note attached CVs and personal statements will not be seen by the recruitment panel at the application stage): Current Vacancies - Jobs at Greenwich 

We are committed to building a strong, diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We particularly encourage applications from [protected characteristic(s)], who are currently under-represented within the University of Greenwich at these levels/within these areas.

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion. 

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form. 

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

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