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Solicitor Apprenticeship Coach

Educated Appointments are delighted to be supporting a leading provider of business and professional apprenticeships across England in hiring a Solicitor Apprenticeship Coach to join their team to deliver their Level 7 Solicitor Apprenticeship programme.

Our client has over 40 years’ experience of successfully delivering apprenticeship training. They help organisations grow by providing expertly-designed training that maximises the long-term business benefits of developing new and existing staff, as well as helping individuals to start and progress in their careers, supporting people to achieve their potential, now and into the future.

Main Purpose

You are responsible for managing the coaching of a caseload of apprentices, ensuring that they develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours to succeed in their roles and complete their apprenticeships as planned.

Location: Remote position, home based with travel to Manchester office once or twice per year.

Reporting to: Divisional Manager

The contents of this job description are not exhaustive. You may also be asked to perform other related duties relevant to the level of your role to meet the ongoing needs of our business.


Key Responsibilities

  • To understand and agree with employers and apprentices each apprentice’s starting point and skills development needs.
  • Using our client's standard delivery model, to agree a training plan with each apprentice and employer that meets those needs.
  • To manage the delivery of the training in line with the plan, quality and, in particular: To regularly and thoroughly review progress against all aspects of the plan with the apprentice and their manager.
  • To take prompt action where the apprentice falls behind.
  • To ensure that the apprentice is accessing and benefiting from delivery that you are not personally undertaking (for example, via OpenLearning or expert knowledge tutors).
  • To ensure that the apprentice is healthy, safe and supported at work.
  • To understand the apprentice’s and employer’s ambitions for progression and to work with the our client's account manager to support progression where possible.
  • To work in accordance with our client's systems, in particular our enrolment and e-portfolio systems and OpenLearning.
  • To maximise efficiency for the benefit of your apprentices, our partner employers and our client.
  • To ensure all reporting activity and administration reports are owned, managed and delivered on time.


  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, Access).
  • Ability to engage with a wide cross section of people.
  • Self-motivated and highly organised to manage your own time.

Knowledge and Qualifications

  • A teaching qualification is an advantage however full training will be given
  • A good level at GCSE (or higher) in maths and English
  • A strong vocational background in your areas of delivery and a commitment to maintain your vocational competence.
  • A fully qualified solicitor

Personal Attributes and Behaviours

  • Professional approach
  • Ability to prioritise
  • Team player
  • Flexible to support team and business needs
  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Trustworthy

Additional Requirements

  • To comply with the requirements of our Employee Handbook and policy documents
  • To promote the equality of opportunity within our organisation
  • To demonstrate commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all students
  • An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is a requirement of all roles with our client
  • A car, insured for business use and full driving licence
  • Completion of all company compulsory (business-wide or team-specific) training.

Does this post interest you? Apply today


Permanent Full Time

£30,000-£32,000 (Dependent on Experience)


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