Principal/ Chief Executive

Job Roles:
CEO/Managing Director, Principal, Chief Executive Officer - FE related roles
Organisation Type:
Further Education
FE College
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
North West
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
Highly Competitive Salary, plus benefits
11th May 2020
Start Date:
Trafford College Group
Job Ref:

Principal/Chief Executive
Highly Competitive Salary, plus benefits

This is your opportunity to lead the Trafford College Group, one of the UK’s leading education organisations at a time of political, academic and social change. The group has a bold reputation for curriculum innovation and learning, with the resources, operational capacity and partnerships to deliver truly exceptional outcomes for its learners. With a strong and effective leadership team in place, the group is well set to take on the challenges the sector faces and is seeking to appoint an ambitious and dynamic Principal/Chief Executive to deliver for students and employers across its regional community.

This is an exciting time for a new Principal/Chief Executive to work with the board to define the strategic direction for the group, whilst playing a pivotal role in delivering the ambitious educational and employment outcomes planned across the region. The group is set to invest heavily in its estate to create a sector leading proposition at Stockport, so prudent financial management, a total commitment to quality and effective teaching and learning will be central pillars that will drive student enrichment and deliver better outcomes for all.

We are seeking to appoint a proven leader who is strategic in approach, who knows how to deliver change within a fast-moving and complex operational environment. Your drive, passion and creativity will be inspiring, and you will deliver results that will ensure success. You must bring professional credibility, drawn from within a complex multi-stakeholder education environment, coupled with the communication flair to engage, inspire and influence both regionally and nationally.

This is a rare and unique role for an individual seeking an exciting challenge with the brief to innovate, grow and lead one of the UK’s leading college groups.

For more information regarding this role and details of how to apply, please visit and download the assignment brief. To apply, please forward your CV with covering letter to referencing assignment DP2020. Closing date for applications will be 9.00am, Monday 8th June 2020.

Should you wish to have a confidential discussion about the role, please call John Dodd on 07545 431848.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Trafford College Group
Tel: 07545 431848
Contact: John Dodd, Dodd Partners

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