Degree Apprenticeship Coach

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Full TimePermanent
  • Post Date: June 17, 2021
Job Description

BPP School of Technology is recruiting for a Degree Apprenticeship Coach to support our new L6 and L7 Apprenticeship programmes. The overall purpose of the role is to support each learner, via regular coaching sessions, to develop their knowledge, skills and behaviours to successfully complete their apprenticeship.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide a structured and appropriate development journey tailored to each apprentice, enabling them to maximise their full potential
  • Ensure regular (8 weekly) reviews are held with learners and line managers to update on progress
  • Ensure trackers are updated on a regular (at least monthly) basis to update on the performance of each learner, collaborating with faculty members on their academic progress
  • Work collaboratively with client services, line managers and programme support to ensure any issues are resolved quickly and learners remain on track
  • Provide feedback to the apprentice on their progress against knowledge, skills and behaviours relevant to their standards
  • Communicate effectively with learners and actively encourage learner engagement with their programmes using resources available
  • Provide academic and professional support to learners as and when required (outside of the scheduled termly reviews)
  • Ensure learners are safeguarded
  • Own and manage the learner gateway reviews and support and guide them through the end point assessment phase to ensure successful completion
  • Contribute to the development of appropriate programme systems and processes, sharing best practice across the team
  • Other activities as and when required by the business

Department: School of Technology

Location: UK, Home Based

Candidate Criteria

Essential

• Practitioner experience and background working in a coaching/teaching role
• Client facing skills
• Relationship building skills
• Ability to provide appropriate feedback to students
• Ability to hold professional and developmental review meetings with apprentices and line managers
• Organisational skills
• Time management skills

Desirable

• Apprenticeship understanding and knowledge
• Appropriate practitioner experience/qualifications
• Experience working in a corporate environment
• Coaching/Assessment Qualifications

Successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore the successful candidate will be required to declare any convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings that are not protected, as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013).

Development Opportunities

The School of Technology is passionate about developing our staff and a range of opportunities are available including:
• Achieving professional certifications/qualifications
• Internal talent development programmes
There are also clear progression routes to develop your career into roles such as programme leads, faculty members and learning and teaching support.