Apprenticeship Operations Manager






£38,818-£41,045pa inclusive of London Weighting. Salary based on Business and Learning Support scale

Closing date:

02 June 2024

Job Title: Apprenticeship Operations Manager

Location: Enfield with some travel to other sites required

Contract Type: Full-time, Permanent

Hours per week: 36 hours

Salary: £38,818-£41,045 per annum inclusive of London Weighting


Over the last 50 years, Capel Manor College has helped thousands of school leavers and adults achieve their dream of working with animals, plants and the environment.  As London’s environmental college, the College plays a vital role in the green agenda for the capital, equipping the next generation of land-based sector workers with the skills and knowledge needed to preserve and protect London’s wildlife, national parks and green spaces. 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Apprenticeship Operations Manager to join our Apprenticeship and Business Development Team.  Reporting to the Head of Apprenticeships and Business Development, the post holder will be responsible for all aspects of apprenticeship delivery, quality and quality assurance.  This will include ensuring the high-quality delivery of the curriculum to all apprentices, managing the internal verification and quality assurance processes, ensuring that apprentices are fully compliant including completing their sign up paperwork, recording their off the job training, are having regular monitoring visits and progress reviews and are fulfilling functional skills requirements, providing feedback to employers on apprentice progress and ensuring that apprentices are ready for gateway and their end point assessments.

The successful candidate will have experience of managing apprenticeships and an excellent working knowledge of apprenticeship levy and non-levy employers.  They will also have Apprenticeship funding knowledge and experience of growing both performance and quality improvement.  They will have excellent organisational skills and the ability to identify priorities and work on their own initiative.  Excellent communication skills as well as the ability to develop effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders are also essential.   

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work in a supportive, collaborative and beautiful land-based environment.

In order to be considered for the position, an application form must be completed.  CVs will not be accepted.  For further details and to apply, please visit the job vacancies section on the Capel Manor College website.

Please note that the College does not have a sponsorship licence.  We are therefore unable to consider applicants who do not have the right to work in the UK.

We reserve the right to close a position once sufficient suitable applications have been received to form a short list.  Early application is therefore encouraged.

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 generous annual leave, a defined benefit pension scheme (Teacher’s Pension Scheme for Lecturing roles and Local Government Pension Scheme for Support roles), employee assistance programme and full access to Capel Manor Gardens.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

Capel Manor College is committed to creating and promoting an equal, diverse and inclusive workforce that enables those working at the College to achieve their full potential. We are committed to achieving a truly representative workforce and therefore welcome applications from all sections of the 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: 5pm on Sunday 2 June 2024

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