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Head of Apprenticeship Development

University of Roehampton - Vice-Chancellor's Office

Location: London
Salary: £55,520 to £63,743 pa inclusive of London Weighting Allowance
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 13th October 2021
Closes: 1st November 2021
Job Ref: RU02839

We are looking for a highly motivated individual, with extensive experience of supporting the growth of apprenticeships in an HE or FE context, to join the University of Roehampton as the Head of Apprenticeship Development.

The Head of Apprenticeship Development will be responsible for leading business development with employers, initially in the health and education sectors. They will growth of the number of apprenticeship students at Roehampton, and ensuring that the resources are in place to support portfolio growth, delivery, and compliance for apprenticeships.

This is an exciting and high-profile new role at the University. Working directly with the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research and External Engagement), the role holder will play an integral role in the delivery of the University of Roehampton’s Enabling Strategies (2020-25). We welcome applications from candidates with a proved track-record of growing apprenticeships, an exceptional leadership ability, and who are excited by the opportunity to develop new initiatives at pace.

At the University of Roehampton, we change lives by helping our students to develop the confidence, knowledge and adaptability they need for a successful graduate career and fulfilling life. 

We are a supportive, close-knit and inclusive community, with a proud history in higher education stretching back more than 175 years. Our values come from this rich history, built on community, engagement and partnership, with a belief that no matter their background, we can help our students realise their ambitions.  Our graduates today have excellent employment prospects, and are part of a thriving global community of Roehampton alumni.

We provide an engaging portfolio of courses across the creative arts, social sciences, law, humanities, literature, education, business, and human and life sciences, including nursing. We also have an excellent research profile. With international reach, our research informs policy, enriches culture and improves people’s lives.  

We are based on a beautiful 64-acre parkland campus, located in the heart of southwest London. Our staff have access to excellent facilities and a generous range of staff benefits. 

To find out more information about the role and what we’re looking for, visit the Working at Roehampton section of our website where you will find full details, how to apply, as well as further information about the benefits of working for us. 

The closing date for completed applications is: Monday 1st November 2021  

It is expected that interviews will be held on: Week commencing 8th November 2021 

The University is an equal opportunities and ‘disability confident’ employer. 

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