Vice Principal Curriculum and Quality

Job Roles:
Deputy/Vice/Assistant Principal, Head of Curriculum, Head of Quality, Manager, Quality Improvement
Organisation Type:
Further Education
FE College
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
North West
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
£75,000 - £80,000 per annum
20th Mar 2017
Start Date:
Macclesfield College
Job Ref:

Macclesfield College is a highly ambitious College and a leading provider in the heart of Cheshire. With over 2000 students studying further and higher education programmes and a large apprenticeship programme, specialising in STEM and more specifically aerospace, the College is strongly placed in the region to deliver the Cheshire and Warrington strategic economic plan.

We are now seeking an inspirational, dynamic and committed Vice Principal Curriculum and Quality with the drive, determination and passion to deliver exceptional educational leadership in the management and development of all curriculum and research activity, as well as quality assurance and improvement strategies.

Our ideal candidate will have an outstanding record of performance as a leader with outstanding communication and organisational skills and be strongly committed to working as a lead ambassador for the College’s values and mission. They must also demonstrate a passion for education, and relentless drive to create an outstanding experience for our students.

A member of the Executive Leadership Team they will report to the Chief Executive and Principal and be involved in shaping and influencing strategic decision making to ensure that an outstanding level of innovative learning is delivered across the curriculum and an outstanding learner experience is achieved.

A college with excellence at the heart of its mission statement of Empowerment through learning, the ambitious team seeks to continually drive for excellence and in 2015 won the ‘Best company to work for’ Silver Award at the North East 2015 Cheshire Business Awards. In 2016, the college was a finalist in the Educators Investment Awards and was placed number one in Cheshire for student and employer satisfaction.

The post-holder will be educated to degree level and will ideally possess a higher management/professional qualification and have a demonstrable record of continuous professional development. Experience as an Ofsted Inspector is desirable.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All appointments will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and satisfactory references.

The College is committed to equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, particularly from members of ethnic minority groups

The position will close at midnight on the closing date. Interviews will be held on 15 & 16 May 2017 at the College.

To apply for this post, please download the application forms by clicking on "Apply Now". Please email the completed forms to

Closing date for applications: 1 May 2017 (midnight)

Contact Details: For further details contact Human Resources: Tel: 01625 410007 Email:

Please note that CVs cannot be received.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Macclesfield College
Tel: 01625 410000
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