University of Westminster

University of Westminster

Apprenticeship Skills Coach- School of Applied Managemen

Apprenticeship Skills Coach- School of Applied Management

Ref. 50068834

Salary £39,236 to £44,617 per annum (Incl. LWA)

Department/School Academic Registrar's Department

Location Fitzrovia

We have three posts available that are full time and permanent, working 35 hours per week.

The Quality and Standards Office plays a key role in the development of the University's quality assurance and academic regulatory frameworks, including the approval, monitoring and review of courses. It also provides a Committee Secretariat function and supports the University's three Colleges in meeting their responsibility for quality assurance, academic standards and governance.

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated individual to join the University to support the delivery of tripartite progress reviews to apprentices in the School of Applied Management working with apprentices and employers on property, construction, real estate and surveying apprenticeships. The Apprenticeship Skills Coach will bring their knowledge of industry to our apprenticeship programmes, working with apprentices to support them to progress throughout the apprenticeship.

The candidate will work with academic staff and employers to support our apprentices and nurture their talent. The role will require you to support the negotiation of their learning needs in the workplace and to support each apprentice in a tailored and individual way to develop their knowledge, skills and behaviours.

To be effective in this role, you will need to possess excellent sector or subject knowledge as well as an understanding of professional development achieved through both On-the-Job and Off-the-Job training, professional development and work based learning (WBL) relevant to your field of expertise.

To apply for this vacancy please click above. Further information can be found in the job description and person specification, which can be accessed through link below.

At the University of Westminster, diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity are at the core of how we engage with students, colleagues, applicants, visitors and all our stakeholders.

We are fully committed to enabling a supportive and safe learning and working environment which is equitable, diverse and inclusive, is based on mutual respect and trust, and in which harassment and discrimination are neither tolerated nor acceptable.

The University has adopted Smart Working principles to support and further our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion aims of being an inclusive, collaborative and flexible employer. Further details of Smart Working can be discussed at interview stage.

Closing date: midnight on 08 April 2024

Interviews are likely to be held on: 16 April 2024

Administrative contact (for queries only):[email protected]


Job details


Apprenticeship Skills Coach- School of Applied Managemen


University of Westminster


United Kingdom


March 23, 2024

Application deadline

April 08, 2024

Job type



Arts and Culture,Business and Economics,Social Science

About the employer

The University of Westminster was founded in 1838 as the Royal Polytechnic Institute. It is one of the oldest educational institutions in Britain. The university received a Royal character and was named University of Westminster in 1992. The current Chancellor is Lady Frances Sorrell and Vice-chancellor Dr Peter Bonfield OBE. Its main campus is located in Regent Street in Central London. It has three other campuses located in Fitzrovia, Harrow and Marylebone. It is a member of various associations like the Association of Commonwealth Universities, Association of MBAs, EQUIS, EFMD, Universities UK and European University Association. The University of Westminster is divided into three colleges, twelve schools and 65 departments & research centres. The university has 180 UG courses, 231 PG courses and 99 professional & short courses, which include full-time, part-time & open/distance learning courses. The university received £22 million from grants, contracts and research grants.

Departments: There are three major streams with over 65 different departments. The major departments in the University of Westminster are:

Science: College of Design, School of Computer Science, Creative and Digital Industries, School of Architecture, Computer Science and Engineering.

Arts: Humanities, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities and Law School, Westminster School of Arts & Westminster School of Media and Communication.

Commerce: Applied Management, Management and Marketing, Finance and Accounting, Organisations, Economy & Society.

Some of the famous alumni of the university include Sir Thomas Bennett (architecture), Fougasse (editor) and John Ryan (animator), famous authors like Mary Jo Bang and David Gascoyne, businessmen like Sinclair Beecham, Julian Metcalfe and Robert Bellinger, famous entertainers like Charlie Brooker, Asif Kaoadia and Tej Lalvani. Some famous faculty members of the university include Sir George Cayley, father of aeronautical engineering, Charles Algernon Parsons, engineer and inventor of steam turbine and Tom Ang, BBC presenter. Chantal Mouffe (political theorist), Ezra Pound (prominent modernist figure in poetry) and Jean Seaton (professor of media history and historian of the BBC).

The university hostels have 1750 rooms with six halls of residence. The university also helps students to find private residences if they are unable to find a residence in hostels. The university's transport connects all residences to the university. There are various scholarships available for the students, although the University of Westminster does not provide these scholarships. Some of the major scholarships are Brittan Scholarship, Brian Large Bursary Fund, and Westheimer Health and Social Care Scholarship.

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