Group Training Manager - Engineering

We have a great opportunity based at across Bedford and Corby campuses for a Group Training Manager to become a key member of our Apprenticeships department.

As a Group Training Manager, you will play a pivotal role in the success of our students through:

  • Leading the apprenticeship offer within assigned areas, ensuring high-quality learning is delivered and all departmental targets are successfully achieved.
  • Ensuring a high-quality student experience which leads to outstanding timely and overall achievement, retention, progression and employability outcomes for all apprentices.
  • Leading on the development of all new standards, identifying new areas of growth up to degree level pathways and ensure that new start targets are achieved in line with annual curriculum plans and college targets.
  • Ensuring that employers, apprentices and the delivery team form a solid tripartite relationship that leads to high customer satisfaction outcomes being delivered.

Our ideal candidates will have recent significant experience of managing staff/teams within the apprenticeship sector and recent significant experience of managing curriculum development and change within the apprenticeship sector, alongside the following qualifications:

  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent qualification or experience
  • Teaching qualification at Cert Ed/PGCE or equivalent
  • Recognised management qualification
  • Assessor/IQA Qualifications
  • Maths and English to
  • GCSE (Grade A – C) or equivalent level (level 2)

Further details of the essential criteria for the post can be located within the Job Description.

About Us

The Bedford College Group aims to deliver world-class skills and education to the communities we serve. The Bedford College Group is comprised of Bedford College, Shuttleworth College, The Bedford Sixth Form, Tresham College and the National College of Motorsport.

Terms and Conditions - Bedford College

  • 37 hours per week (1.0 FTE) / 52 weeks per year
  • £38,760 - £50,980 per annum, depending on qualifications and experience 
  • 35 days per annum (plus public holidays)
  • LGPS Pension
  • Free on-site parking
  • Retail and leisure discounts

The Bedford College Group is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults.  An Enhanced DBS check will be required and you will be required to declare any convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings, which would not be filtered in line with current guidance.

Interviews will be held on a date to be confirmed.

As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, in the interests of business continuity The Bedford College Group may conduct our interviews via Microsoft Teams.  More information will be available at interview stage.

Supporting Documents

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.