Head of Apprenticeship and Business Development

Capel Manor College

  • £57,584-£62,715pa inclusive of London Weighting and based on Leadership and Management grade
  • London / London
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Title: Head of Apprenticeships and Business Development
Location: Enfield with some travel to other sites required
Contract Type: Full-time, Permanent
Hours per week: 36 hours
Salary: £57,584-£62,715 per annum inclusive of London Weighting

Over the last 50 years, Capel Manor College has helped thousands of school leavers and adults achieve their dream of working with animals, plants and the environment.  As London’s environmental college, the College plays a vital role in the green agenda for the capital, equipping the next generation of land-based sector workers with the skills and knowledge needed to preserve and protect London’s wildlife, national parks and green spaces. 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and inspiring leader to join the College as its Head of Apprenticeships and Business Development.  The post holder will play an important role in developing the College’s apprenticeships provision and helping the College to achieve its ambitious growth targets. 

The post holder will maximise opportunities for growth and income generation by engaging with employers and maximising the achievement of all recruitment targets.  They will also be responsible for ensuring the quality of the College’s apprenticeship provision and that it meets the needs and expectations of employers.

The ideal candidate will have significant experience working in apprenticeships and employer engagement.  They will have a good understanding of apprenticeship and ESFA funding methodologies and rules.  They will a track record of shaping, motivating, developing and managing an effective team and experience of improving quality within apprenticeship delivery.  Excellent communication skills as well as the ability to develop effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders are also essential.   

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work in a supportive, collaborative and beautiful land-based environment.

In order to be considered for the position, an application form must be completed.  CVs will not be accepted.  For further details and to apply, please visit the job vacancies section on the Capel Manor College website.

Please note that the College does not have a sponsorship licence.  We are therefore unable to consider applicants who do not have the right to work in the UK.

We reserve the right to close a position once sufficient suitable applications have been received to form a short list.  Early application is therefore encouraged.

What’s in it for you?

We offer the opportunity to help develop your skills and knowledge in a friendly team environment, plus a range of benefits including generous annual leave, a defined benefit pension scheme (Teacher’s Pension Scheme for Lecturing roles and Local Government Pension Scheme for Support roles), employee assistance programme and full access to Capel Manor Gardens.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

Capel Manor College is committed to creating and promoting an equal, diverse and inclusive workforce that enables those working at the College to achieve their full potential. We are committed to achieving a truly representative workforce and therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of our students and expect everybody working for the College to share this commitment. We actively seek DBS clearance checks for applications of employment as part of our safeguarding procedures.

Closing Date: 5pm on Sunday 2 June 2024

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