Assistant Principal - Quality and Performance
York-based, with travel to other sites
Salary c. £61K
Askham Bryan College is a large, and growing, specialist land-based College, with centres throughout Yorkshire and the North of England.
The Assistant Principal will provide strategic leadership for all aspects of Quality and Performance in the College. The appointee will act as strategic lead on Ofsted preparation and as a deputy Ofsted nominee. S/he will drive the Implementation of a strategy for of Teaching, Training and Assessment including digital/online delivery and accelerating improvements in TLA through a teacher development programme. The Assistant Principal will assist the Vice Principal in the preparation of the college’s Self-Assessment Report and Quality Improvement Plan and provide a lead for Quality Improvement.
The successful candidate will lead on the college quality and performance improvement strategy and produce regular reports for SLT and Corporation.
With experience of a successful inspection within an FE college, applicants should have a proven record of excellent teaching and learning and experience of leading TLA staff development programmes. An up to date knowledge of further or higher education, including modern teaching methodologies and of the funding reforms for FE and apprenticeships, is essential and the appointee will be able to demonstrate the ability to direct and improve the quality of education in both apprenticeship and FE provision.
With a background of setting up and managing quality improvement and performance management systems, the appointee will be an experienced people manager with the drive and ability to improve quality and maintain high-quality provision in Achievement and Standards.
Closing date for applications: 9.00am on Friday 6th November 2020
Interviews to take place on Thursday 19th and Friday 20th November 2020
The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, volunteers and partners to share this commitment.
The Governors and Staff at Askham Bryan College regard each learner as a unique individual and therefore seek to support learner development in ways, which will foster security, confidence and independence. We recognise that high self-esteem, peer support, a secure College environment and clear lines of communication with trusted adults helps all young people and adults particularly those at risk or suffering abuse. These are regarded as central to the wellbeing of the individual and are therefore seen to be an intrinsic part of all aspects of the curriculum and ethos.