Head of Apprenticeships

Job Roles:
Head of Department, Manager
Organisation Type:
Further Education, Other Workplaces
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
South East
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
12th Jun 2019
Start Date:
Job Ref:

Head of Apprenticeships

Job type-
Full time permanent
Salary - £46,678.00
Hours- 37 hours per week
Location- Southampton

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and driven professional to work within Nacro. This is a key new strategic leadership role based at Totton College near Southampton, and as part of the wider Nacro charity, one of the largest not for profit independent training providers.

Nacro’s Apprenticeship Hub are seeking to appoint a Head of Apprenticeships and Commercial to further enhance the growth of our apprentice and work related learning provision, helping businesses develop their employees creating a motivated and skilled workforce.

Who we are looking for?

The successful candidate will bring a strong track record of results in both sales and in quality. They will develop a clear strategy for successful working with the Campus Lead/ Vice Principal at Totton. They will have responsibility of bringing in new business and for managing the effective delivery of all apprenticeship provision, ensuring that apprentices and employers have an outstanding experience of working with Totton and Nacro. We are looking for someone who has a proven ability to establish new relationships and develop existing partnerships with local and regional employers. The appointee will ensure that we respond effectively to employer needs, growing and adapting offers to fit with demands ensuring that exceptional levels of quality and service are achieved in line with our high aspirations.

The candidate needs to be an excellent manager, ensuring effective programme management and the delivery of inspirational teaching, learning and assessment to meet the expectations of industry and Apprenticeship reforms. Effective organisational skills, time management and resilience are all key traits required for this role.

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

. Develop existing business relationships and secure new business opportunities.
. Manage the performance of the overall apprenticeship business
. Deliver outstanding leadership skills to ensure that all apprentices achieve their maximum potential
. Enhance and implement a clear strategy for success in Apprenticeship delivery

If you have proven success within the apprenticeship field are equipped to act as a credible ambassador on behalf of the College and Nacro to a range of external stakeholders, are resilient, influential and have significant experience of sales, improving and quality assuring apprenticeship provision, then we would love to hear from you.

This is a great opportunity to play a real part in achieving our goals, and in making a difference to the lives of the students we serve.

Please apply online

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Contact Details:
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Contact: Recruitment Team

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