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Career opportunity: Principal at Northumberland College

09 October 2020

Serving a large and diverse region in North East England, Northumberland College has an income of £14m, a cohort of 5,000 students and an incredibly varied offer. The college has achieved considerable recent success. In March 2013 it received its best ever Ofsted inspection result, which rated the college as Good, and its high student success rates are in the top 10% of colleges in England. The college is committed to its mission of shaping the futures of its students for the better and to contributing to the economic growth of the region through the development of skills. Operating from four campuses, their aim is to ensure that all students are taught in the highest quality learning environment, and they are currently undertaking exciting capital developments at their Ashington and Kirkley Hall sites to offer the highest levels of innovation and resources. This is an exciting and progressive time to join as Principal. They are seeking a visible and inspirational leader who will be effective in motivating and developing the workforce and engaging with external stakeholders. They are innovative in considering future opportunities for the college, therefore their new leader should bring an entrepreneurial and creative flair, along with a passion for educational excellence. For information please view the microsite: For an informal discussion about the post, or to arrange a conversation with the college Chair, please contact Bernie Cullen or Harpreet Jossan on 020 7034 2631 or email / Closing date for applications is Sunday 28 September 2014.Final selection will take place in the college in w/c 20 October 2014 (dates tbc).