Degree Apprenticeship Study Coach

Anglia Ruskin University
July 17, 2024
Offerd Salary:£37,099
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Teaching, Research & Scholarship

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Full time

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School of Apprenticeships

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  • Job Description & Person Specification (PDF, 107.33kb)
  • About ARU:

    ARU is a global university transforming lives through innovative, inclusive and entrepreneurial education and research. ARU holds a Gold award for the quality of its education, awarded through the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

    ARU's research institutes and four faculties bridge scientific, technical and creative fields. We deliver impactful research which tackles pressing issues and makes a real difference to our communities. Our academic excellence has been recognised by the UK's Higher Education funding bodies, with 16 of our research areas assessed as world leading. We are the largest provider of Nursing, Midwifery, Health and Social Care students in the East of England, and we are also among the UK's leading universities for degree apprenticeship provision, working with hundreds of employers across the UK.

    About the roles:

    The recent introduction of our new School of Apprenticeships is an exciting development at ARU, demonstrating our commitment to becoming sector leading in the delivery of excellent apprenticeships. The School of Apprenticeships works alongside Faculties and relevant professional service colleagues to deliver consistent, high-quality apprenticeships. Based in Chelmsford, Cambridge and Peterborough, the School will oversee apprenticeship delivery across our entire portfolio.

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for experienced skills coach to join our team to support and develop apprentices through their Degree Apprenticeship journey, helping them develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours to succeed. You will liaise with apprentices, employers and internal key contacts to develop our student-focused service, conducting regular reviews with students and their employers to measure progress and agree the way forward.

    Educated to degree level or with relevant professional training and development experience within one of the Degree Apprenticeship fields above would be highly relevant preparation for success in this role. Likewise, experience of teaching in groups or tutoring and monitoring progress in other education settings would also prepare you well for success in this role. You will be highly customer-focused, possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and have experience of providing one-to-one study skills support progression, and experiences facing challenges and solving problems for a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.

    We particularly welcome applicants from a healthcare, construction, engineering or management background.

    Interviews are planned to take place on 30th July and 1st August 2024 in Chelmsford and Cambridge.

    The study coach role is highly agile with scope for home-based working as appropriate, whilst maintaining a work-base in Cambridge or Chelmsford and occasional travel between the two campuses.

    Informal enquiries can be made to Ben Clawson or Katie Thwaites, Apprenticeship Academic Delivery Managers, via [email protected] or [email protected]

    This appointment is subject to an enhanced level children's and adults barred list disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. Further information can be obtained from https: // www.

    Find out more about working with us.

    We have an agile working culture and offer an extensive range of benefits including a generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package. Visit our benefits page for full details.

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of our staff and students and expect all staff to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that ARU will carry out online searches as part of the due diligence on short listed candidates.

    We value diversity at ARU and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

    We have a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

    Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working.

    Guidance Notes:

    For a list of key requirements, please download the Job Description and Person Specification above. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills and experience match the criteria in the person specification.

    We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.

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