Are you a qualified accountant with a strong commercial skills set and board level experience? Are you interested in joining a dynamic and progressive organisation, with a clear vision to become the best College in the North East region? If the answer is yes, then Derwentside College would like to hear from you.
The Board is seeking to appoint an Executive Director of Finance and Resources to join our highly experienced and talented Executive Leadership Team. The successful candidate will possess a demonstrable track record of achievement, alongside the leadership gravitas and vision to drive and inspire staff on our journey towards outstanding.
We are looking for an exceptional candidate to meet the expectations of this significant finance and resources role; a person with an unrelenting enthusiasm to improve the learner experience and, the knowledge, skills and experience to make a real impact from day one.
Why Derwentside College?
With a turnover of £13m, we are already one of the largest and most successful providers of apprenticeships in the country. Our track record of success and growth is impressive, and with a strong emphasis on success and achievement, we are well on our way to becoming an outstanding College.
The College’s financial performance is strong and despite the challenges that lie ahead, we are well placed to continue to grow and expand the business over the coming years.
Our strategy is clear. We want to be an outstanding College. If you would like to join us on this journey, then please get in touch.
As an equal opportunities employer, the College welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. Application packs can be obtained by visiting our website www.derwentside.ac.uk. Alternatively, you can email HR@derwentside.ac.uk or telephone (01207) 585963 to request a pack.
For an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact the Principal and Chief Executive (Chris Todd) on (01207) 585940.
Closing date for applications: Sunday the 30th September 2018
Shortlisting meeting: Monday the 8th October 2018
Shortlisting notification: Tuesday the 9th October 2018
Interview & Assessment: Thursday the 1st November 2018 (all day)