Fixed Term Contract for 12 months
Location: Milton Keynes
We are inviting applications from people who are as a passionate as we are about supporting the educational needs of our current and future workforce.
About the Role
Our coaching team supports our apprentices and their employers through four different level six (undergraduate) degree apprenticeship standards; Chartered Manager, Cyber Security Technical Professional, Digital Technology Solutions and Data Scientist. This role will have a particular focus on supporting learners in our digital subject areas.
You will provide individually tailored support for each apprentice and their employer, helping them to demonstrate how their academic learning meets the knowledge, skills and behaviours required by the relevant apprenticeship standards. You will be responsible for coaching and supporting apprentices from a range of business sectors, evaluating progress with the apprentice and their employers and advising on submission against the requirements of the End Point Assessments.
We are open to ideas and think creatively about our resourcing needs. To be successful in this role you will need well developed coaching skills and the ability to communicate with a diverse range people at all levels. You will be well organised, able to keep accurate records and work to tight deadlines. You will need to collaborate effectively, influence a network of stakeholders and build relationships across a diverse range of organisations.
An understanding of the apprenticeship process will be important for this role as well as technical knowledge in a digital subject. Previous experience of work-based learning or apprenticeship programmes would be an advantage, as well as accredited coach training and/or experience of using e-portfolio platforms.
MK:U is an exciting new addition to the Cranfield University educational family; a new model university for Milton Keynes, designed to meet urgent technological and skills gaps. MK:U is a new type of educational experience that focuses on real-world application of problems utilising a problem-based learning approach. Find out more here
Our Values and Commitments
Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more here.
We aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together and realise their full potential. We are a Disability Confident Employer and proud members of the Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme. We are also committed to actively exploring flexible working options for each role. Find out more about our key commitments to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Flexible Working here.
We are currently piloting hybrid working arrangements until May 2022. This means the majority of our staff are spending between 40% and 60% of their time working from the office where job roles allow.
For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Jill Andreanoff, Apprenticeship Coach, on (E); [email protected]
Please do not hesitate to contact us for further details on the recruitment process for this role on (E); [email protected]. Please quote reference number 4057.
Closing date for receipt of applications: 5 June 2022