Apprenticeship Skills Coach

Kingston University
July 07, 2024
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Apprenticeship Skills Coach


Faculty of Business and Social Sciences


Kingston Business School

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  • Job Profile (PDF, 91.29kb)
  • The School of Business is looking to appoint two Apprenticeship Skills Coaches on a part-time permanent basis. This is an opportunity to contribute to several Degree Apprenticeship programmes within Kingston Business School. The key responsibilities include supporting the professional development of the apprentices by conducting progress reviews both in person, in the workplace and online or by telephone, building productive relationships with both apprentices and employers and identifying any emerging issues, including safeguarding issues, at an early stage, providing interventions where required. You will work across the School's Degree Apprenticeship provision, with a focus on with a focus on Business management within the Department of Management. You will conduct reviews with apprentices and their line managers/mentors, to be the first point of contact for both apprentices and for managers, facilitate induction and onboarding, coach learners to develop an e-portfolio, run skills workshops, provide pastoral support as a tutor, liaise with academic teams and represent the University in the workplace.

    The Person

    You will act as the point of contact for apprentices and employers, providing information, advice and guidance, coaching and support. You will monitor progress against the apprenticeship standard and prepare apprentices for End Point Assessment. You will maintain strong employer relationships, ensuring apprentices make excellent progress in their professional skills development in the workplace and employers facilitate competence against the apprenticeship standard.

    The Faculty

    The Faculty of Business and Social Sciences combines Kingston Business School and the School of Law, Social and Behavioural Sciences. Driven by a forward- thinking approach, the faculty is dynamic, innovative and ambitious. We focus on business and social challenges that impact us all such as decision making, sustainable development and individual resilience. Together, the schools strive to nurture socially responsible, well-informed and actively engaged members of society who graduate as adaptable, ambitious and solutions-focused professionals. Through our Town House Strategy, practical experience and real- life learning is at the heart of our degrees. Our graduates will be equipped with the skills to manage and navigate a world that needs employees to be digitally skilled and to have highly developed people management skills, emotional intelligence as well as innovative, entrepreneurial drive.


    Kingston Business School is a globally accredited, forward-looking school, whose purpose is to make an evidence-based and transformative impact in teaching and learning, research, and external engagement. We provide opportunities, challenge and support for personal growth and career development for diverse learners. To deliver this we are implementing a skills-based and experiential approach to business education, which is grounded in business, creativity, and technology. We believe that it is through the creation and exchange of actionable knowledge that we make an impact on policy and practice, as well as preparing our learners for the future.

    Further information

    These two vacancies are part-time, 22.2 hours per week, permanent positions with a starting salary of £28,950.60 per annum (60% pro-rata of £48,251.00)

    Interviews are expected to be held in person on Friday 19th July 2024.

    This post will require Disclosure and Barring Service clearance.

    For informal enquiries, please contact Marta Rodriguez Santiago, Faculty Support Team Leader.

    Bring your true self, expertise, and passion to Kingston where we are continuing to strive to build a university where authentic inclusion and belonging is at its heart. Every one of our staff and students' identities, backgrounds and diverse experiences makes us who we are - so harness and embrace yours by applying today. We welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+ communities and those with disabilities.

    Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required, this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

    To apply click on ‘Apply Now'. If, for accessibility reasons, you need to apply in an alternative format, please email [email protected] or call the HR Shared Services team on 020 8417 3118.

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