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Work Based Learning Manager (Transition & Projects)


£35,463.12 - £37,620.48 per annum, pro rata


Fixed Term until 31 July 2017



Closing Date

Reference Number


Job Grade

Points 036 - 038

Responsible To

Director of Apprenticeships & Commercial Development


Bede Campus, St Peter's Campus, Washington Campus, City Campus


Attractive benefits for this post include 35 days holiday per year (pro rata) plus bank holidays and access to the local government pension scheme.

Sunderland College has an exciting opportunity for a well organised and motivated individual. We are seeking a Work Based Learning Manager to support the Director of Apprenticeships & Commercial Development in the operational management of the College’s Apprenticeship activity.

This fixed term post will lead on programmes of work to further improve and maintain quality in Apprenticeships, and deliver elements of the College’s transition programme to ensure the organisation is well placed to respond to the Government’s Apprenticeship Reforms including the introduction of the Levy.

As a key member of the Apprenticeships & Work Based Delivery Team, the successful candidate will be required to liaise with key internal stakeholders, both within and outside of the immediate team, and with external bodies such as awarding organisations. They will have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to relate to, and influence, staff at all levels. Experience of working within Apprenticeships or work-based learning in a College and/or private training provider setting is essential.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate relevant experience in their personal statement, giving practical examples of how they fulfil the person specification.

Due to the nature of this post you will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure Check. We are big advocates of diversity so applications are welcome from anyone who’s suitably qualified.

To find out more about this great opportunity visit www.sunderlandcollege.ac.uk/vacancies alternatively email vacancies@sunderlandcollege.ac.uk or call 0191 511 6046 to request an application pack. All applicants must complete a Sunderland College application form, we do not accept CVs.

All applications must be received by 12 noon, Friday 13th January 2017  

We are working towards equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to PREVENT and safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.


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