Vice Principal, Quality, Curriculum and Learners


Barnstaple & Tiverton, Devon

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    Barnstaple & Tiverton, Devon

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  • Expiry date

    06 May 2021

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Do you want to play a leading role in a team taking a college to Ofsted outstanding and TEF gold? Do you have a track record of educational improvement, leading innovative, effective digital pedagogy, and next- generation learner engagement services? Do you share a passion for tackling the climate emergency through curriculum and pedagogy in one of the most beautiful parts of the country?

Then we want to hear from you.

Petroc is going places. Nominated for three Beacon Colleges Awards  in 2020 and topping the NICDEX index of FE Colleges in 2018, we are a successful tertiary college, with provision from entry to HE levels, offering A-levels, T-levels, adult   learning and apprenticeships, across three campuses.

This is an opportunity to be in at the start of a new era, just after our Good Ofsted in 2019. We have a new strategy, ‘Petroc 2025’, and five years to achieve our mission of ‘Excellence through Learning’

You will lead the transformation of our pedagogy and curriculum and drive performance improvement across the board, establishing the College as a top performing college of the future, bringing outstanding results and outcomes for learners and partners.

For a confidential conversation please contact our advising consultants: Ross Highfield or Paul Aristides 07891 138 886 (

Closing date:22 April 2021

Recruitment Timetable

Closing Date
Thursday 22 April 2021

Final Panel Interview
w/c 3 May 2021

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for this role please ensure you provide the following:

  • A completed application form
  • Details of two referees.  Please let us know whether you would be happy for us to contact them as part of the process. Referees will not, of course, be contacted without your prior consent.