Assistant Principal - Students and Improvement

Fareham, Hampshire
£55,000 - £60,000 (dependent on qualifications and experience)
08 Jun 2018
25 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Due to recent development opportunities the College is pleased to offer the following Senior Management positions to join our award winning team.

Fareham College offers state of the art facilities comprising workshops, teaching classrooms, learning resource centres, restaurants, a theatre, a hair & beauty salon and associated facilities. We operate over a number of sites which are either purpose built or significantly updated and refurbished following an investment of £34m. In November 2017, the College received an ‘Outstanding’ judgement in its latest Ofsted inspection, making it one of only three colleges in the country to have converted to the highest grade in more than two years. Our success is supported by a team of over 300 academic and business support staff. We work closely with employers to provide the very best technical and professional training to set our students on the path to exciting and rewarding careers.

Our successes:

“TES FE Awards for FE College of the Year” February 2018

“Outstanding” Ofsted November 2017

“Britain’s Healthiest Work Place - Award for Most Improved Workplace” October 2017

“Finalist in the AA Hospitality Awards’ College Restaurant of the Year” October 2017

“CETC – Civil Engineering Groundworks Apprenticeship” Opened in September 2017

“Students achieved excellent results across their Level 3 studies, with one in five achieving a triple distinction” August 2017

“Awarded T-Level Pilot” – May 2018. Fareham College is one of only 9 colleges in the south-east to be offered the opportunity to deliver the first 3 T-level subjects in 2020.

The role:

Fareham College is looking for a strategic and inspirational leader to manage all aspects of student support, recruitment and quality improvement.

This post is critical to the business of Fareham College to ensure we attract, recruit and support all our students during their education and training with the College. The post holder will be the college’s Designated Safeguarding Lead and must be passionate about ensuring the safeguarding and well-being of all our students.

Your proven success and experience in post-16 education will enable you to lead on the College’s teaching and quality strategies to ensure Fareham College remains an outstanding provider of Further Education.

You will have proven experience of successfully managing student services in an FE environment.

You will be knowledgeable in safeguarding, a confident presenter, entrepreneurial and an outstanding ambassador for Fareham College.

Benefits package

35 Days Annual Leave, Option for Local Government/Teachers Pension scheme, Free on-site gym, Staff lounge, Staff development opportunities, Staff recognition scheme, Employee Recommendation Incentive and access to many more benefits.

Interview Dates: Wednesday 11th July 2018 and Friday 13th July 2018


The College is committed to safeguarding and promotes the welfare of all learners.  It expects all staff to share this commitment.  All successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring (DBS) check and to provide proof of their eligibility to work in the UK.

We are not using recruitment agencies to recruit to this position.