Vice Principal Finance & Resources

New College Swindon


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  • Job type


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  • Salary/Remuneration

    Attractive remuneration package

  • Job ref


  • Expiry date

    06 November 2018

  • Client

    New College Swindon

Ref: GSe47609

New College Swindon is a highly successful College based in the heart of Swindon, one of the fastest growing towns in the UK.  With over 10,000 learners, a ‘Good’ Ofsted outcome and strong finances, we are well placed to develop our offer beyond our highly successful 16-18 year-old A-level and vocational market and grow our provision to the communities of Swindon and beyond.  With a new Principal and newly formed executive leadership team, this is an ideal opportunity to join the College and help us accelerate our journey to excellence

New College is now seeking to appoint a Vice Principal who will be responsible for leading corporate services as well as having responsibility for the finances of the College.  An experienced senior leader, you will have a proven track record in financial strategy and leading teams through periods of development and change.  You do not have to have a background in further education but will need highly developed communication skills, an understanding of complex funding structures, a commercial outlook and be committed to the values of the College.  As part of the Executive Leadership team you will play a crucial role in formulating the strategic direction of the College.

For an informal and confidential discussion, please contact our advising consultants at GatenbySanderson: Paul Aristides on 020 7426 3987 or Victoria Wakerley on 020 7426 3977.

Closing DateMonday 5 November 2018
Longlist MeetingWednesday 7 November 2018
Preliminary interviews with GSw/c 12 November 2018
Shortlist MeetingThursday 22 November 2018
Informal meets, Assessments & References w/c 26 November 2018
Final Panel InterviewsWednesday 12 & Thursday 13 December 2018
How to Apply

To apply for this role, please submit an up to date copy of your CV, along with a Supporting Statement that addresses the criteria set out in the person specification, using examples to demonstrate how you meet the essential requirements. Please provide your home, work, mobile and email contact details and let us know of any dates when you are not available or where you may have difficulty with the indicative timetable. You should also provide the names, positions, organisations and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. If you do not wish us to approach your referees without your prior permission, please state this clearly.

Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated email to confirm that you have applied. If you do not receive this email, please make contact with GatenbySanderson.