Apprenticeships Quality Officer

Staffordshire University
March 31, 2024
Offerd Salary:£32,332 to £37,099
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Contract Type:Fixed Term Until 31/
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Apprenticeships Quality Officer Business Engagement

Location: Stoke Campus Salary: £32,332 to £37,099 Per Annum Full Time Fixed Term Until 31/07/2024 Release Date: Wednesday 17 January 2024 Closing Date: Sunday 31 March 2024 Reference: BE280-23

About the role

Staffordshire University is currently one of the largest providers of degree apprenticeships with work-integrated learning central to the University's vision for next generation education, experience. and engagement.

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated professional to intensively support a period of design and development of new degree apprenticeship provision, with a focus on widening and enhancing our portfolio of apprenticeship standards.

Main Responsibilities

Reporting to the Apprenticeship Quality Manager, the post holder will be required to provide expert apprenticeship specific information, advice and support to academic colleagues actively engaged in designing apprenticeship curricular.

The Apprenticeship Quality Officer will:

  • Research and inform on sector best practice in new areas of curricular design
  • Review and influence evolving curriculum design to meet institutional and sector guidance and regulation
  • Contribute to agreed outputs in response to apprenticeship design sprint activities
  • Determine compliant and comprehensive integrated End-Point Assessment Plans for approval
  • This post is externally funded, and is for a fixed-term period until 31st July 2024; this may interest an internal candidate considering a secondment opportunity.

    Informal enquiries about this post can be directed to [email protected]

    Who is Staffordshire University?

    Staffordshire University is an award-winning institution with over 100 years' experience in delivering excellent higher education. Our main Stoke-on-Trent campus is located in the heart of the UK, with Centres of Excellence located in the towns of Stafford and Shrewsbury.

    After a highly successful year in 2019, which included entering THE World University rankings for the first time, securing TEF Gold, and climbing in all the league tables, our University has constantly expanded its physical presence through new and industry-leading building developments and facilities. Looking towards our 2030 strategy, we are now transforming specific business processes to improve the student experience and integrate a wider feeling of inclusion and safety for our on-campus community.

    Rewards and Benefits

    In return for your dedication we have a competitive benefits package available

    • Competitive incremental rates of Pay • 32 days Annual Leave plus 11 days Bank Holiday and Discretionary days • Excellent Pension Scheme • Access to continued professional and personal development • An opportunity to become part of the wider University community • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme • Discounted Health & Fitness Facilities on site at the Stoke Campus • Discounted Travel by Rail or Bus, with the option of season tickets loans

    At Staffordshire University, we believe that every student and staff member needs to be carbon literate if we are to help tackle the climate emergency and achieve our One Planet Pledge of carbon neutrality by 2030, and we are proud of our Bronze Carbon Literacy Award status. As part of our ongoing commitment we particularly encourage applications from candidates who have already completed carbon literacy training, or are prepared to undertake this training as part of their ongoing professional development.

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  • Staffordshire University is committed to promoting and enabling a positive culture where staff, students and visitors are confident to be their authentic selves. We focus on inclusion as a way to ensure equality of opportunity for all our people and to demonstrate our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Human Rights.

    We promote applications from all sections of the community, regardless of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits a diverse organisation can bring for the University.

    We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people, who are currently under-represented in the University workforce.

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