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Assistant Principal: Construction and Engineering

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Salary:Up to £58,232 per annum

Closing date:31/03/2020

Start date:TBC

The purpose of the role is to establish a culture of high expectations and innovation in the leadership of the directorate for construction and engineering that provides outstanding teaching, learning and assessment and secures outstanding outcomes for students and apprentices.

The post holder will be responsible for all provision within the directorate, with the aim of achieving an excellent learning experience for all students and apprentices underpinned by effective and responsible fiscal planning that secures a strong financial position.

Key to this will be establishing an innovative curriculum that fully meets the needs of employers, students and apprentices. That the curriculum intent is fully informed by the college’s ASPIRE curriculum and underpinned by high-quality teaching, learning and assessment that secures excellent outcomes for students and apprentices. 

The post holder will be part of the cross-college management team reporting to the Vice Principal for Curriculum and Quality. The post holder will hold accountability on all aspects of direction, performance and achievement within the directorate for construction and engineering. The post holder is expected to work collaboratively with all management roles across the college and will need to be involved with all day-to-day operations and delivery. The post holder will need to be adaptable and resilient to respond to changing priorities and demands.

The Assistant Principal role will carry a responsibility for a strategic aspect across the college that will be agreed dependent upon college priorities.

It is essential that the post holder possesses the ability to build positive relationships, exhibits strong leadership knowledge and skills, displays excellent organisational and administrative skills and demonstrates a flexible and professional ‘can do’ attitude.

The post holder must be able to demonstrate excellent communication, problem-solving and inter-personal skills, work flexibly and have a pro-active approach to meeting ever-changing requirements and demands. The post holder must have an eye for detail, be reliable, demonstrate the ability to work under pressure and have considerable proven experience of enabling students and apprentices to excel.

The role will require you to embed the college’s values; Respect, Integrity, Collaboration, High Expectations and Responsibility.