Head of Apprenticeships

University of Greenwich
May 19, 2024
Offerd Salary:£56,021 to £64,914
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Head of Apprenticeships Apprenticeships Location: Greenwich Campus

Salary: £56,021 to £64,914 plus £5269 London weighting per annum Contract Type: Permanent Release Date: Friday 05 April 2024 Closing Date: Sunday 19 May 2024 Interview Date: Wednesday 29 May 2024 Reference: 4507

Apprenticeships play a key part in the University's 2030 strategy ‘Education without Boundaries' and we have ambitious plans to grow our apprenticeship provision across all faculties. This is a senior role within the Directorate of Employability and Apprenticeships, where you will lead apprenticeship strategy and delivery at the University. You will be responsible for the successful leadership and growth, ensuring quality compliant apprenticeship delivery is at the forefront. This is a new team within the Directorate, and you will need to ensure the development and smooth running of the Apprenticeship Hub.

We are looking for an individual that has: Significant experience in managing apprenticeship programmes, ideally in HE Proven leadership and team management skills, including experience of matrix management Expert knowledge and understanding of the apprenticeship funding and the regulatory environment A strong ability to develop strategic partnerships with employers Excellent communication skills and the ability to promote the apprenticeship provision with a variety of stakeholders Recent experience of an Ofsted Inspection, ideally as nominee or shadow nominee and/or recent experience of a funding audit. Our apprenticeship delivery takes place at all 3 of our university campuses – Avery Hill, Medway and Greenwich – and we would expect the successful candidate to show presence at all campuses. There is a minimum requirement of 2 days a week working onsite.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact

Gianina Harvey-Brewin [email protected] Associate Director Employability and Apprenticeships

Anna McMenamin [email protected] Associate Director Employability and Apprenticeships (job share)

Should you have any recruitment related queries please contact the People Directorate Operations Team on [email protected]

Employment Visa: Under the UK Government Points Based System scheme this role does not meet the criteria to be sponsored for a Skilled Worker Route application.

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

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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