As a Workplace Tutor and Liaison Lead Victoria leads on the delivery of Progress Review Meetings on the Academic Professional Apprenticeship, supporting early year academics to progress through the course and achieve success in the End Point Assessment. Alongside this Victoria delivers a Mentoring and Supervising Teaching block, which aims to strengthen the ability of staff to support the individual learner journeys of those they teach. This role includes working across schools, working with Workplace Mentors, Line Managers and Heads of Department to provide a joined up approach to the support we provide to staff who are progressing through the course.
Victoria graduated from NTU in 2004 with a BA (Hons) in Criminology. Following a year of travelling around Australia and South East Asia, Victoria gained employment with a Nottingham based training provider, as an Employment Advisor where she provided advice and guidance to long term unemployed people, supporting them back into work. Progressing into a Employability Management role, Victoria further developed a team of Advisors to provide a person centred service, supporting individuals to access and succeed in employment opportunities. Victoria then moved to Scotland and joined a youth information and citizenship charity where leading on the participation of young people in national projects aimed at engaging young people in becoming involved and having an impact in policy making decisions. Eventually moving back to Nottingham Victoria joined an Education Business Partnership and progressed into a contract management role, working as a key contact for subcontractors delivering community based youth education and citizenship projects across the East Midlands. Throughout all of her experience Victoria has developed an ability to mentor and coach those she works with, supporting them to identify and achieve desired outcomes. Upon joining NTU, Victoria has achieved an ILM coaching qualification using this and her prior experience to support colleagues to succeed in the early stages of their academic careers.