Head of Apprenticeships
Digital Skills Solutions
Digital Skills Solutions is a subsidiary company of Newham College London.
Digital Skills Solutions provides exciting opportunities for school leavers, and individuals seeking to gain employability skills and qualifications accredited by a global leader in skills development. Working in collaboration with Samsung Digital Academy we offer a fantastic range of Courses, Apprenticeships, Traineeships and relevant Work Experience.
We also support businesses to strengthen their workforce by providing work-ready apprentices as well as tailored development programmes for existing staff.
Head of Apprenticeships is responsible for the performance and development of the Apprenticeship training area and ensure all apprentices receive a consistently outstanding experience.
The successful candidate will ensure the rigorous implementation of designated quality assurance procedures, line manage designated staff, performance manage, oversee the design and delivery of apprenticeship frameworks and standards and increase levels of apprentice and employer satisfaction
We are looking for a Head of Apprenticeships who is qualified to at least graduate level (or equivalent professional qualification) and holds a teaching or assessing qualification
The ideal candidate has a track record of managing staff and teams to the successful achievement of set targets. Has knowledge and understanding of the curriculum and qualifications in the Apprenticeship training area, with teaching experience in the area preferable. An understanding of the FE sector and the administrative demands required to ensure the maximisation of student success is very key.
If you have the ability to build and sustain effective relationships, proactive leaderships skills and can perform to tight deadlines, then we welcome your application.
Please send your CV and Covering Letter to: DSSHumanResources@newham.ac.uk
Closing Date: 02 May 2018
Interview Date: 11 May 2018
This position is subject to DBS clearance. DSS is committed to safeguarding and promotes the welfare of learners and expects all staff to share this commitment. DSS is an equal opportunities employer.