Apprenticeship Skills Coach Leadership & Management 0.6 FTE

  • Salary: Grade: 3.4 to 3.5 with a salary scale of £27,520 - £29,302 (pro-rata for part time)
  • Hours: 24
  • Closing Date: 25 April 2021 at 11:59 PM
  • Location: Home Based with travel across East Midlands

What are we looking for?

Highly skilled, resilient Skills Coaches are an important part of our growing Apprenticeship provision here at Futures for Business. This particular opportunity is open to individuals with significant experience of Management practices and a passion for supporting new and developing managers in the workplace.

This role is to deliver Management Apprenticeship Standards at Level 3 and Level 5 National level blended approach online and face to face delivery

Recent experience in the delivery and assessment methods of apprenticeship Standards; including the teaching and embedding of maths and English functional skills at levels 1 & 2 as part of an apprenticeship is essential. You should also have a sound knowledge of the Apprenticeship reforms and the new Apprenticeship Standards this role will deliver.

What will the role do?

Provide exceptional Teaching and Learning on a one to one and group delivery model to engage learners in developing Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours across the Apprenticeship standards fully preparing for the End Point Assessment.

What are the finer points about the role?

Be Accountable for progress of learners and Off the Job using our online E portfolio, Learner destination and progress reviews, delivering Teaching and Learning, Functional Skills Embedding in all Teaching aspects, preparation and delivery. Supporting our on boarding and enrolment process.

Who Are We?

Join our team and help us make a difference to people’s lives. At Futures we lead by example. People are at the heart of everything we do and we're determined to help the people we work with be the best they can be. We put people first when it comes to our workforce; a happy and motivated team is vital to us and most of our people have been with us for many years - so we like to think we're pretty good at taking care of them. It’s good for you, it's great for us and even better for the people we support.

We support people and businesses to develop, grow and be the best they can be. Rated by Ofsted as Outstanding, all of our services are clear, enterprising and bespoke.​ We’re leading a change in career support that focuses on the whole person not just the job applicant. There’s more to life than just a career. So our mission is to be at the forefront of careers advice, skills and support that turn ambition into a successful career and fulfilling life. We’re also showing employers a different way of being and doing. We know that success lies in a happy, motivated and skilled workforce, and so we’re on a mission to transform teams and turnover.

What can we offer?

At Futures, our company-wide values: underpin who we are and what we do and it is essential that all colleagues share these. 

  • Have passion
  • Do the right thing
  • Make a difference

Having these values means we work in a culture which is open to learning and improvement, leads by example, is passionate about making a difference.

Having a happy and motivated workforce is critical to our ongoing success. We genuinely care about our colleagues and offer a range of benefits and opportunities to support you in your role and grow in confidence. We will: help you develop in your role, support your career growth, promote positive health and well-being at work, and encourage a good work/life balance.

Job Specification Requirements

The successful candidate will:

  • Professional Management Qualified at least level 5 - E.G ILM 5
  • Experienced Management Practitioner with current occupational competence and demonstrable knowledge of management models and theories
  • Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement or equivalent
  • Teaching or Training Qualifications at minimum L4 or equivalent
  • Knowledge of work based learning funding and Apprenticeship Standard requirements
  • Have a positive can do attitude, be proactive, adaptable and flexible in their approach
  • There is a requirement to pass an enhanced DBS check - the cost of the DBS check is covered by the company
  • This role is home based but will require frequent travel across the East Midlands region. A full, clean drivers licence is essential

Futures is supportive of job share working arrangements wherever possible. If this is something you are interested in we would encourage you to discuss this during the selection process.

Disability Confident

As a Disability Confident employer we undertake to interview disabled people who meet the minimum essential criteria as detailed on the person specification. If you have a disability please make this known in your application.

Safeguarding: Disclosure of Criminal Background

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Disclosure will apply to all posts that fall under the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) definition ‘Regulated Activity’. The successful candidate will be required to submit an application to the DBS for Disclosure for Criminal Conviction(s). If the company finds anything in that record which might be considered prejudicial to his/her working within the regulated activity then the appointment may not be confirmed.


Your personal data will be used to process your employment application, successful candidates’ data will be held under the company’s General Data Protection Policy details of which will be made available upon the offer of employment. Unsuccessful candidate’s data will be held for a period of 12 months upon which it will be destroyed. Candidates can request that this be destroyed earlier by contacting recruitment@the-futures-group.com

We believe in unlimited possibilities for all

Job Reference: FUT103

How to apply

Please submit your CV and a supporting statement which matches your skills to our Person Specification which you can find on our Job Description to recruitment@the-futures-group.com

Your supporting statement will be used for shortlisting so please ensure to attach this to your application!

Please also note that the entire recruitment process will be conducted digitally given the current restrictions arising from the COVID-19 situation.

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