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Assistant Principal Quality

Salary: Circa. £55,000

Organisation: The Henley College

Location: Henley-On-Thames

Closing Date: 28 Aug 2022

The Henley College is far more than a successful sixth-form college with a long-term distinguished record of achievement. We are an aspirational college of learning that enables staff and students to thrive and reach their highest potential. We are a truly inclusive college and welcome students from near and far and pride ourselves on our supportive and harmonious environment, where every student is given the best opportunity to succeed.

Our mission is to be an exceptional college that transforms lives by turning ambition into reality, within a culture of respect and inclusion. Supporting nearly 2000 students every year we strive to deliver an exceptional student experience and develop our partnerships with the community whilst supporting enterprise and delivering growth.

The college has outstanding financial health and is graded as Good by Ofsted. With a turnover of £10.5m, we operate from two main campuses and serve as the sixth form of choice for our partner schools. Our outcomes continue to rise, and we are in an excellent position to push ahead and realise our goal of becoming an Outstanding college.

Our ambitions are high and in order to deliver our aspirational plans, we are now seeking a new Assistant Principal Quality to join our Senior Leadership Team. In this newly created post, you will report directly to the Vice Principal and will play a significant part in driving academic improvement across the college through the maintenance of the curriculum self-assessment process, academic quality calendar, and through our student surveys.

With strategic responsibility for quality assurance and quality improvement, you will ensure consistency in our quality and outcomes. As Assistant Principal you will develop, engage and motivate staff to raise aspirations and achieve high-quality performance. The successful candidate will have a passion for excellence and a proven track record of delivering innovation, curriculum self-assessment, and quality improvement.

Our ideal candidate will have proven experience in leading and managing quality improvement within Further Education and an inclusive, values-based approach. You will also have an understanding, wherever possible through lived experience, of the challenges associated with working with a diverse student population and a diverse workforce and the opportunities that it brings. This is an exceptional opportunity for an aspiring leader, to work with a committed leadership team to drive forward plans for the next stages of our journey at The Henley College.

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Key dates to note:

Closing date is 23:59 Sunday 28 August 2022

First round interviews will take place (via Teams or similar): Thursday 1 and Friday 2 September 2022

Final selection to take place at the college: week commencing Monday 12 September 2022

Contact Us
Harpreet Jossan
Recruitment Manager
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For an informal discussion, please contact Harpreet Jossan at AoC Executive Recruitment on 07918 868 832 or email
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