About the role
The Vice Principal Curriculum & Quality will be a member of the Executive team and the College’s Designated Safeguarding Lead. Working to the Principal/CEO and in partnership with other members of the Executive team you will provide the leadership and strategic direction for the areas of curriculum, quality, apprenticeships and employer engagement. Managing a team of four Assistant Principals, together you will provide the Executive management capacity and expertise to maintain the focus and drive in these areas to deliver against our five-year Strategic Plan.
You will lead and shape the College’s strategic approach to curriculum, employer engagement, apprenticeships and quality; working through your team of Assistant Principals. You will have a clear focus on curriculum development and planning, new and innovative delivery models, understanding and meeting employer needs, business development and commercial opportunities, and quality of teaching and learning.
The College places a significant emphasis on team and cross-College working. In addition to providing strong leadership for staff the Vice Principal will be expected to support the development of the management capacity within the College to ensure best practice is shared and embedded.
We believe that the post offers an excellent opportunity for an ambitious, energetic and results-orientated person, and offers a superb opportunity to make a significant impact and progress your career.
Candidates for this role will demonstrate exceptional leadership and management skills and the capacity to inspire and develop others; a strong track record working within the education sector (experience of land based is desirable) at a strategic level; quality improvement; extensive successful experience of curriculum development, management and innovation; excellent communication skills; drive and enthusiasm combined with a can-do approach; and the personal resilience to ensure that the College’s commitments to the highest standards are met.
A structure diagram for the College Management Team can be found on the useful links and downloads page.