Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University

Apprenticeship Coach - Natural Built Environment (0.6FTE / 22.2 hours per week)

Apprenticeship Coach - Natural Built Environment (0.6FTE / 22.2 hours per week)

Bus. Enterprise, Skills, & Employability Professional & Business Support Grade 6 - £30,487 to £38,205 (pro rata) per annum, dependent on experience

Sheffield Hallam University is a leading university for Higher and Degree Apprenticeships and we have an ambitious strategy to deliver outstanding outcomes for our students. In Business Engagement, Skills and Employability (BESE), that means ensuring that we provide high quality, innovative and impactful careers and employability services and a cutting-edge employer facing provision.

As an Apprenticeship Coach, you will join a dynamic team of dedicated staff to enhance a high-quality apprenticeship journey by working with academic experts and professional staff at the University and a diverse employer client base. You will be supporting apprentices in the subject area of the Natural and Built Environment.

You will also engage with the course teams to enhance your discipline knowledge and use your organisational strengths to support the delivery of work-based learning modules on campus. You will be required to undertake frequent and regular progress reviews with apprentices and their employers, conducted digitally and in the Apprentice's workplace to support the apprenticeship journey and the University's compliance with funding rules and good practice in vocational learning at higher levels. Travel will be required to visit employer locations both in Sheffield and further afield. You will need to be able to travel independently around the region to attend these meetings and events.

We are looking for someone who has experience of working in the relevant sectors, but we do not require you to have registered status with any specific professional body. Recent demonstrable experience of supporting learning using coaching and mentoring skills is also essential. You will also have excellent communication skills and the ability to work with people from a variety of business and organisation situations.

At Sheffield Hallam, we are committed to building a great university and an outstanding environment in which to study, research, and work. We value the contribution of our staff every day, in terms of their commitment, passion, delivery and sheer hard work. In return we offer a range of fantastic rewards and benefits, challenging and interesting work and opportunities to achieve your potential in a supportive and inclusive environment where people treat each other fairly and with respect.

For this job we particularly welcome applications from minority ethnic applicants who are underrepresented in this area/ this type of job at Sheffield Hallam.

The University is unable to sponsor the employment of international applicants in this role

Contact Person : Jen Drake Contact Number : Date Advertised : 08-Feb-2024 Closing Date : 25-Feb-2024 Location : City Employment Type : Permanent - Part Time Job number : 104525

Job details


Apprenticeship Coach - Natural Built Environment (0.6FTE / 22.2 hours per week)


Sheffield Hallam University


United Kingdom


February 09, 2024

Application deadline

February 25, 2024

Job type



Agricultural Science,Architecture and Design,Business and Economics,Physics

About the employer

Sheffield Hallam University is located in Sheffield, South Yorkshire in England. This is one of the biggest and the most diverse of the universities in England. The university is sprawled over two locations. They have a city campus that is situated in the city center near the Sheffield Railway Station and the collegiate campus is almost 2 miles away in the Broomhall Estate off Ecclesall Road in south-west Sheffield. They are the 11th biggest university in the UK, out of a total of 167 having 30,815 students, out of which 4,400 are international and 4,494 are the staff. There are 708 courses.

The former names of the university were Sheffield Polytechnic and Sheffield City Polytechnic. The university endowment is 0.52 million Pounds as of 2015. The Chancellor of the university is Helena Kennedy, Baroness Kennedy of the Shaws. The Vice-chancellor is Chris Husbands. Out of the total student strength, 24,455 were undergraduates, as of 2016-2017, and 6,365 were postgraduates. The university is associated with the Association of Commonwealth universities.

There are many research centers and the faculties have been divided into four parts, namely the faculty of Science, Technology and Arts (STA), Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH), Faculty of Health and wellbeing (HWB) and Sheffield Business School (SBS). They have 30 centers for research, including the Art and Design Research Centre and Biomedical Research Centre, among others. Helena Kennedy is the present Chancellor who is also a broadcaster, barrister, and the life peer of the House of Lords. SHU is the leading partner for Higher Futures, the Lifelong Learning Network (LLN) for Southern Yorkshire, North Nottinghamshire and North Derbyshire.

There are many notable alumni, including Kid Acne, who is a musician and artist, Roma Bubuniak, who is an artist. The notable staff includes Alison Adam, who is the professor of society, technology and science and I.M Dharmadasa, who is an applied researcher and physicist specializing in low in cost solar cells.

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