Software Engineering Trainer – Apprenticeships

The Northcoders Group provides compassionate tech education. We’re a community-driven organisation and we approach our work with ambition, passion, energy and love. We like to think this is a great place to work!

We live and breathe a set of values to our community, clients, partners and our team:

• We put people first.

• We champion inclusion.

• We strive for excellence.

• We evolve and adapt.

About the job

You’ll lead the design, development and delivery of our digital curriculum into innovative, tailored learning services for Apprenticeships.

This includes, but is not limited to: method development, learning programme design and development, tailored training, coaching, workshop facilitation.

Essential skills and behaviours 

  • We’d like to meet someone with experience with digital apprenticeship standards, to ensure the curriculum is being designed around the apprenticeship standard and to ensure we meet the knowledge, skills, and behaviours (KSB) requirements of the standard, and how they will be assessed.
  • You’ll ideally be a confident software developer. Languages like C#, TypeScript, Java or Python will help you out. Bonus points if JavaScript is your bread and butter!
  • Knowledge of React, developing mobile apps, Cloud Ops or AWS will be an advantage.
  • Do our values resonate with you? Great! In many ways, there’s nothing more important than this


Safeguarding: We are an education provider. You may have responsibility for, and contact with, children, young people or vulnerable adults. If you’re made an offer, it will be conditional based on you completing an Enhanced DBS check.

Contract: Full-time

Hours: e.g. 37.5 hours per week, with benefit of half day off each week

Salary: Competitive

Location: Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham or Newcastle (remote working options)

Line manager: Lisa Claydon, Managing Director of Apprenticeships

How to apply: Download our application form below, and return it, alongside your CV, to the email address shown on the form.

Our Commitments

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and Adults at Risk. The successful applicant must undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

We offer shared parental leave as well as parental leave policies exceeding the statutory minimum, flexible working and health insurance. We believe that no matter who you are, where you’re from, who you love or who you worship, you should be welcomed. We stand with #BlackLivesMatter, affirm all gender identities and sexualities and supports people living with disabilities and neurodiversities. When you become a Northcoder, you pledge to stand against discrimination.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applicants regardless of background. We believe education should be enjoyed by everyone equally. We are committed to eliminate discrimination whether by reason of gender, marital status, age, sexual orientation, race, nationality, ethnic origin, colour, religion or ability and to encourage equal opportunities for all.

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