Tameside College

Assistant Principal


Salary: £50,000 - £57,000

Expiry date: 27/01/2020


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Based in Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, Tameside College is a further education college that offers a wide range of courses including Full-Time, Part-Time, Apprenticeships and University Level. We aim to give all our students an exceptional experience.

We believe in excellence and back that up with high standards, real working environments and great teaching. We also believe that attending college is about more than achieving a qualification, important though that is. That is why we aim to give every person the opportunity to develop their full potential in a supportive and friendly environment.

Joining us as Assistant Principal, you will lead and manage the delivery and future development of the College’s curriculum provision in accordance with the College’s vision, mission and strategic objectives.

Providing effective leadership for learning, teaching and assessment and learner engagement, you will lead the curriculum with inspiration and enthusiasm, promote and embed innovation and lead effective change management to secure sustainable quality improvement; managing underperformance to promote excellence.

Driving and supporting the continuous professional development of curriculum team members to maximise their potential and the subsequent impact on learners, you will lead on the production of the College’s Curriculum and Operational Planning and ensure that the provision addresses the learning needs of diverse client groups/individuals.

To be successful in this role, candidates must have experience of delivery in further education or schools to a high standard together with management / supervision experience in a high performing organisation (secondary or further education).

A teaching qualification and knowledge of the FE sector is essential and you must be capable of working under pressure to meet tight deadlines and demonstrate diplomacy, impartiality and professionalism at all times.

Closing date: 27th January, noon

Interviews: 7th February, noon