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Current Opportunity: Principal and Chief Executive - Blackburn College

09 October 2020

AoC Create is currently recruiting to the post of Principal and Chief Executive at Blackburn College. The new Principal and Chief Executive will have overall responsibility for the College and its strategic direction with both an internal and external facing role. The post holder will be required to manage at scale in such a way as to sustain financial performance amid increased competition whilst overseeing the delivery, of excellent performance across the whole portfolio of the College’s activities. Promoting excellence in teaching, learning and assessment and maintaining and creating key strategic partnerships which bring new opportunities for learners and our stakeholders will be an essential part of the role. Applications are invited from experienced professionals from across the full spectrum of FE and HE institutions and agencies and must have relevant experience and perspective. The ideal person will need to be a strong inspirational leader, an advocate of high-quality teaching and learning and have high credibility within the College and amongst the College’s validating partners. Above all, they must have a successful track record gained as a leader of a large Further Education College, Higher Education Institution, a training provider or any other commercial organisation which shares similar values to Blackburn College. For more information about this great opportunity, please visit the dedicated microsite. The closing date for applications is 9 am on Friday 11 May 2018 Scheduled Dates for Assessment Centre: Tuesday 19 and Wednesday 20 June 2018 and applicants must be available for both days.