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Assistant Principal (Student and Customer Experience)


£60,000 per annum





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Assistant Principal

Responsible To

Deputy Principal


Bede Campus, St Peter's Campus, Washington Campus, Hylton Campus, City Campus


Sunderland College is a world class provider of education, with four campuses located across the city. We offer one of the region’s largest range of school leaver, adult and higher education courses as well as courses for international students.
The quality of our education and the support we provide to our students is paramount to us. We pride ourselves on this and our success speaks for its self:

• We have held a 99% pass rate for the past seven years and have an impressive number of students securing places at top universities including Oxford, Cambridge and Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts and Laine Theatre Arts
• Many of our vocational programmes have a 100% pass rate
• We are one of the largest trainers and suppliers of apprentices in the region
• We have been awarded the Matrix, National Quality Mark for Advice and Guidance four times in a row.

A hugely exciting opportunity has arisen for a senior or middle manager, with significant experience of working with students (College or work based) in a post 16 environment.
The successful applicant will hold a Management and / or Leadership qualification in an appropriate subject or relevant qualification at a minimum Level 4. You will also hold a safeguarding/child protection to Level 3 and commitment to further develop skills in this area.

You will have the ability to motivate, inspire and lead a diverse team and identify key areas for improvement. You will have a proven track record of presenting key information to higher management to assist strategic decision making and experience of leading on tasks/projects and obtaining successful results. You will also have experience of dealing with student disciplinaries and student support services along with knowledge of high needs funding and experience of being the strategic lead working with a range of local authorities. You will also be able to work with external partners working to deliver on shared agendas and practices to support key areas of IAG.

If you would like to discuss this exciting opportunity further then please contact Sara White (PA to the Principal) on (0191) 5116001
To find out more about this great opportunity visit www.sunderlandcollege.ac.uk/vacancies alternatively email vacancies@sunderlandcollege.ac.uk or call 0191 511 6046 to request an application pack.

All applications must be received by: 12 noon, Tuesday 23 February 2016.

We are working towards equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to PREVENT and safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.


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