Apprenticeship Programme Manager

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SALARY: £35,000-£37,000

JOB TYPE: Full time, permanent


LOCATION: Stevenage and across group sites



You will be responsible for the end to end management of programmes of apprenticeship delivery.


  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Participation in the Group’s performance related pay scheme
  • For a full outline of benefits, click here



  • Extensive experience in setting up and managing outstanding apprenticeship programmes
  • Experience in managing and leading a team with the ability to inspire
  • Understanding of Ofsted CIF, and ability to support delivery teams to develop towards outstanding
  • Good working knowledge of ESFA funding rules
  • Ability to build effective working relationships both internally and externally
  • Experience in conducting high quality observations of teaching and learning.
  • Commercially aware and motivated towards successes with the ability to achieve KPI’s and business objectives
  • Proactive problem solver
  • Good working knowledge of Excel and other data management packages, such as MIS Unit-e and ProAchieve and e-portfolio systems.
  • Level 2 Literacy and Numeracy with experience of using IT applications.
  • Assessment & Verification qualifications e.g. A1 & V1
  • Relevant teacher training qualification – DTLLS/Cert Ed






  • Responsible for the delivery of a range of apprenticeship programmes in Hart L & D ensuring consistently outstanding teaching learning and assessment delivery
  • Co-ordinate the set-up of new programmes including OneFile plans, timetables, rooming, learner registrations, Schemes of Learning and delivery models.
  • Manage the End Point Assessment process for the scope of the teams provision
  • Ensure learner achievement is claimed in good time and monitor ILR data as part of the monthly business cycle
  • Line management of team leader(s) that manages delivery staff
  • Effective team management including recruitment, training and performance management
  • Use data to manage provision to drive-up achievement rates and narrow achievement gaps
  • Ensure KPI’s and business objectives are achieved through participation and contribution to the Performance Board cycle
  • Management of the IQA process
  • Contribute to the Hart Learning Group Quality cycle, performing developmental and formal observations and supporting tutors to develop.
  • Identify areas of improvement and best practice and implement change accordingly
  • Work closely with sales function to develop existing client accounts and identify new opportunities
  • Ensure compliance with funding rules and awarding organisations
  • Ensure compliance with all organisations regulations and policies
  • Contribution to the Apprenticeship QIP and SAR process








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    The Hart Learning Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, as our posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. It is also an offence to apply for a role if you have been barred from working with children, young people and vulnerable adults. If you have been shortlisted for a role and are within the guidelines of KCSIE, an online search will be carried out to identify any incidents or issues that have happened and are publicly available online. If any incidents or issues are identified, the Group might want to explore these with you at the interview. As part of the recruitment process, you will need to provide proof of your right to work in the UK.

    Details of our Safeguarding policy can be found in this link – Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy

    To view our fair recruitment forms, please click here for equality and diversity declaration.

    Please note these vacancies may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received. Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.

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    “I genuinely enjoy coming to work, the students are the people that motivate me – they are so full of energy and enthusiasm.

    Hart Learning Group’s links to the community are essential for this job to work well – integrating local businesses and organisations ensure we offer the best service to our students.”

    Victoria Lang - Business, Travel & Events Lecturer