Head of Apprenticeships
Rush Green Campus

Job reference: 002318

Location: Rush Green Campus

Closing date: 15/07/2022

Interview Date: Not specified

Salary: £48,535- £60,986 per annum plus £1812 London Weighting

Employment type: Permanent

Department: Apprenticeships

Hours per week: 36

About Us

Barking & Dagenham College is a vibrant and highly successful College in East London with circa 7,500 students, circa 500 established staff and a turnover of £35m.  The College offers routes into learning from entry level through to MBA level, including apprenticeships, higher level apprentices, higher education and job centre plus clients.  We have technical specialist areas from level 3 and above with a broad based curriculum up to level 2.  

We are immensely proud of the achievements of our students, our entrepreneurial and motivated staff team and our extensive partnership network.  The College trains circa 850 apprentices, including circa 110 higher level apprenticeships and delivers work place training, traineeships and higher level technical and professional specialisms up to MBA level in our 4 strategic vocational areas; Construction, Design & Management; Engineering including mechatronics & robotics; Digital Creative; Health & Social Care and Leadership and Management across the pan London occupational sectors.

Our Values

What are our values?

We are:

  • Learner Focused- ensuring they are at the heart of everything we do;
  • Respectful- valuing and treating all fairly as individuals;
  • Passionate- demonstrating energising, engaging and inspiring all to achieve their potential;
  • Collaborative- always working together to achieve excellence and growth;
  • Excellent- in learning, teaching and assessment, the key to our success.    

Join our Team!

We have some exciting opportunities available at Barking and Dagenham College!

We are looking for motivated, learner- centered and outstanding Head of Apprenticeships, who can inspire staff, have a flexible and creative approach to their work; and foster the development of excellent technical learning and entrepreneurial skills.

In this pivotal role you will manage all the functions relating to Apprenticeships through the College managing agency, to manage the work placed learning and contracted Apprenticeships.

Line managing the Lead IQA(s), administrative staff and assessors who are carrying out on site assessment and monitoring of learners, you will ensure the smooth operation of work based learning and work place learning throughout the College, enabling us to achieve college targets for learner recruitment and learner success within the areas of responsibility.

Educated to Degree level or equivalent, as well as holding a Leadership and management qualification, you could be our ideal candidate! A Certificate of Education/PGCE or relevant teaching/training qualification would also be an advantage.

Having an understanding of awarding body internal verification and external verification requirements is essential, and the ability to analyse trend data and labour market information, and make useful recommendations to inform curriculum offer, makes you an ideal candidate.

If you are passionate about success, can inspire colleagues and peers to senior management level, have excellent communication skills, and are tech-savvy with the ability to use technological tools, then we want to hear from you!

You will need to submit a cover letter demonstrating how your personality, skills and experience meet our values for this role.

 *Please note, that we have the right to interview candidates before the application deadline*

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