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Skills Development Coach - various specialisms

BPP University Ltd

Home based

Casual (across 9:00am – 5:30pm, Monday to Friday)

Who we are

BPP is a global education provider delivering world-class professional qualifications.  The group delivers undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes, apprenticeships and professional qualifications across the UK, internationally and through innovative online platforms. When you work with BPP, you will be part of a business that really believes in supporting your personal and professional development.

What you’ll do

BPP Apprenticeship School is recruiting for a number of temporary Skills Development Coach roles to accommodate the demand needs within the school across our apprenticeship programmes.  We are looking for highly motivated candidates to bring high quality support, nurture and develop talent within the sector. The overall purpose of the role is to support each learner to develop their knowledge, skills and behaviours to successfully complete their apprenticeship.

These roles are on a casual basis to pick up short-term support projects and interim support to cover absence. Assignments will typically last 3 to 6 months and all candidates will be required to undergo a DBS check.

The areas in which we currently have a resource requirement are as follows – please state within your application which area(s) you are interested in:

  • Banking
  • Business Administration
  • Human Resources
  • Insurance Operations
  • Investment Operations
  • Management
  • Project Management
  • Risk and Compliance

You will be responsible for the on programme delivery of apprenticeships skills and behaviour standards. This will include coaching and provision of high quality support, guidance and feedback for all apprentices enrolled on relevant Apprenticeship School apprenticeship programmes.

Roles and responsibilities will include

  1. Provide a structured and appropriate development journey for the apprentices enabling them to maximise their full potential
  2. Ensure monthly performance update on learners and progress reviews with learners and line managers
  3. Work collaboratively with client services, line managers and apprenticeship support
  4. Provide feedback to the apprentice on their progress against knowledge skills and behaviours relevant to their standards
  5. Communicate effectively with learners via the VLE and other appropriate tools and actively encourage learner engagement with their programmes using resources available
  6. Provide academic (both pre-submission via advise on continuous development of learner e-portfolio’s and post-submission) and safeguarding support to learners
  7. Contribute towards learner gateway reviews and support and guide them through the end point assessment phase to ensure target retention and completion rates for Apprenticeships are met.

Additional Responsibilities

  1. Contribute to the development of appropriate programme systems and processes
  2. Other activities as and when required by the school

Development Opportunities

The Apprenticeship School has a range of developmental and progression opportunities available to our team members.

Role Requirements


  • Apprenticeship understanding and knowledge
  • Relationship building skills and ability
  • Ability to provide appropriate feedback to students against apprenticeship standard
  • Ability to hold professional and developmental review meetings with apprentices and line managers
  • Organisational skills
  • Time management skills


  • Appropriate practitioner experience/qualifications
  • Experience working in a corporate environment
  • Coaching/Assessment Qualifications

Successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check

For a full job description and details please click on the apply button.

Location: London, Home Based
Salary: £12.82 per hour
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 18th June 2019
Closes: 18th August 2019
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