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Assistant Principal Curriculum

Salary: £45,311 - £54,081

Organisation: Cheshire College South and West

Location: Crewe

Closing Date: 25 Feb 2024

Cheshire College South and West is the largest college in Cheshire, with three modern, vibrant campuses across the county. The college has a broad Further and Higher Education offer and a significant impact on the communities, local economy and individual learners.

The quality of education is strong, as evidenced in the most recent Good Ofsted grade and the College is financially sound and delivering a surplus. The campuses have world-class inspirational facilities which are the result of a £140m investment in the latest technology, with significant opportunities for further development, ensuring the College is at the leading edge of education and skills provision.

We now have an exciting opportunity for two new Assistant Directors to lead and further develop the A Level provision. A Levels are a significant and successful part of the local offer and recent growth has resulted in over 750 learners enrolling to the provision. There is a diverse range of courses and fantastic innovations such as the Futures Programme, which includes seminars and support delivered through partnership with the University of Oxford. Learners achieve consistently well and A level learners have progressed to some of the country’s top universities and to great career appointments.

The new Assistant Directors will work together, with each being responsible for one year group of learners. The Assistant Directors will work together to provide strong, positive and inspirational leadership across the A Level offer. They will drive and develop outstanding provision through innovative and high-quality delivery, ensuring consistently excellent teaching and learning, embedding a high level of aspiration and playing a key role in the college’s journey towards an overall Outstanding Ofsted grade.

The successful candidates will have substantial experience of leading curriculum, with a demonstrable record of strong outcomes and high levels of achievement. The College is flexible and encourages candidates stepping up into the role, as long as relevant knowledge, passion and the ability to have a positive impact can be evidenced.

If you share our vision to excel in all that we do and you have the drive and enthusiasm to create something special then Cheshire College South and West is the place for you to progress your career.

Key Dates To Note:

Closing date for applications is: Sunday 25 February 2024

Final selection day to take place at the college: Monday 4 March 2024

Contact Us
Bernie Cullen
Recruitment Manager
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For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Bernie on 07867 178735 or email

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