Assistant Principal - Business and Partnerships

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 position 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 drive transformational growth in apprenticeship, higher education and adult education income streams.

You will have a proven track record in the post-16 education sector with particular experience working with apprenticeships, traineeships, higher education, adults, Advanced Learner Loans, commercial and contracting activity, sub-contracting and work experience.

Fareham College works with a number of high profile employer partners and is continuously seeking new partnership opportunities. You will have substantial experience of successfully developing strategies for continuous development of effective business partnerships.

This post is critical to the strategic development of the business of Fareham College; to be successful you will bring experience of identifying business opportunities and bringing them to market.

You will need to work closely with other senior managers to ensure successful delivery of your business development initiatives. Being a good team player is essential.

You will be a good negotiator, articulate presenter, entrepreneurial and an outstanding ambassador for the college in all external forums.

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.