Head of Apprenticeships and Business Development

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Higher Education, Further Education, College Tutor / Lecturer
South East England
£44,497 to £52,737 per annum
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Head of Apprenticeships and Business Development

Salary:£44,497-£52,737pa inclusive of London Weighting.
Full Time, Permanent

36 hours, 52 weeks per year


Capel Manor College is the only College in London that aims to deliver outstanding and inspirational land-based learning opportunities across the Greater London region. Our most recent Ofsted report rated the College "good" with good effectiveness of leadership and management. Aspiring to excellence, the College has an excellent reputation for quality, is financially strong and has continuous growth in student numbers. Fundamental to the College's forward-thinking strategy is support for landbased and green skills industries in Greater London and the southeast.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Head of Apprenticeships and Business Development, who will be responsible for leading and developing the College Apprenticeships offer, professional services and employer liaison in line with the mission, vision and values of the College across all College campuses.

Capel Manor College has a well-established reputation for delivering high quality Apprenticeships and professional short courses with exclusive delivery contracts with the Royal Parks, Kew Gardens and City of London, working with a wide variety of employers including the Landscape institute and Zoological Society of London.

Students have access to 30 acres of gardens at our Enfield campus as well as wonderful plant and animal collections and open spaces at Regent's Park, Gunnersbury Park, Crystal Palace Park and Mottingham to provide inspiration throughout their studies.

Our courses give young people and adults the opportunity to gain nationally and internationally recognised qualifications with the prospect of progressing to further study, higher education, employment or starting their own business venture whilst learning in a unique and supportive environment.

The ideal candidate will be will be an innovative and inspirational leader with strong industry links and experience of managing work based learning and employer engagement. The ability to lead and develop curriculum in line with employer needs, as well as being strategic and innovative in meeting the future needs of landbased industries.

What's in it for you?

We offer the opportunity to help develop your skills and knowledge in a friendly team environment, plus a range of benefits including a career average pension scheme (LGPS), employee assistance programme and full access to Capel Gardens.

Equality, diversity and inclusion
We are committed to creating and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce that better reflects the wider community we support. We particularly welcome applicants from groups currently under-represented in senior roles, including females, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME), people with disabilities and from the LGBTQ community.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of our students and expect everybody working for the College to share this commitment. We actively seek DBS clearance checks for applications of employment as part of our safeguarding procedures.

Closing Date: 23 May 2021

Interview Date: TBC

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Tel: 08455 643 080
Contact: Sharron Probert

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