Vice Principal Curriculum & Performance

Reference number:
up to £74,000.00 per annum
Closing Date:
Friday, 7th October 2022 (9.00am)

We are seeking to recruit an inspirational manager to join our senior leadership at Southport College. As a college that secured a Good rating in our Ofsted inspection in February 2020, we are committed to taking the next steps in our continued journey to being Outstanding for all of our students, apprentices and staff.

The postholder will be responsible to the Corporation as a Senior Postholder and will be line managed by the Principal CEO.

They will be responsible for providing dynamic strategic leadership and management of the College’s curriculum offer including 16-19 Study Programmes, Adult FE, High Needs, Higher Education and the Apprenticeship provision. In addition, the post requires the continued inspirational strategic development of the College’s teaching, learning, assessment and support strategies, including learning support across the College. As a senior post holder and Vice Principal, the post holder will play a pivotal role in ensuring an outstanding learner experience and high-quality outcomes for every individual, with the aim of securing the recognition of an ‘Outstanding’ status for the quality of education at the College.

As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, the post holder will demonstrate the ability to proactively identify opportunities to continuously improve all aspects of College operations and will work in partnership with other College managers to achieve this aim.

We are a values driven organisation with the students at the heart of our college. We are proud to be an inclusive college, providing a wide range of vocational, technical and professional courses in addition to apprenticeships. With the inclusion of our dedicated sixth form college (King George Vth Sixth Form College) we also provide a wide range of academic courses for school leavers. Our inclusivity was recognised when we achieved the Rainbow Flag award in Jan 2020.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Michelle Brabner, Principal CEO, on 01704 392603.

An Application Form should be completed and supported by a letter of application, which succinctly but comprehensively identifies your reasons for applying and how your career to date may have equipped you for the post.

Completed applications should be returned by the closing date via email to

Your interest in the post is greatly appreciated.


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