Bishop Burton College is seeking an Assistant Principal to lead the Riseholme Campus as a member of the senior leadership group. This is an exceptional opportunity to join our college at an exciting time and help us continue with our mission ‘To provide students with first-class specialist education and employability skills.’
Bishop Burton College and University Centre is one of the UK’s leading land-based educational institutions. Based in the Lincolnshire countryside, just outside of Lincoln, Riseholme College encompasses the Riseholme Park campus and Showground campus. We specialise in Agriculture, Animal Management, Equine and Sport, but we also offer a wide range of other subjects, all of which are of the highest standards. We expect that our new Assistant Principal (Riseholme) will live within 30 miles of the campus and to support this we will pay relocation.
The successful postholder will be joining a successful college that prides itself on holding the Investors in People Gold standard. We encourage open communication within a performance culture to ensure that all our staff understand and are totally motivated to do the best for our students every day. You will report to the Deputy Chief Executive & Deputy Principal and work alongside an established and experienced team, line managing the management and operational staff associated with FE curriculum delivery at Riseholme. To this end, you should possess substantial knowledge of post-16 education and training, educational funding and financial management in the public sector, quality standards and requirements and used to working in a complex organisation.
Further Education is continually developing, and the rate of change is unlikely to slow down. You must therefore be flexible to manage and adapt to changes and look ahead to new developments and opportunities.
The closing date for applications is noon on 11th May 2022, and the interview and assessment process will take place on 25th May 2022.
Riseholme Campus offers a phenomenal learning experience, with a Sport & Health Science Centre, an Agri-Tech, Health & Nutrition Centre and a recently expanded Animal Management Unit. With the aim of homing more exotic species to enhance student experience, the Riseholme Park Campus is undergoing an extensive refurbishment.
We work with an expanding range of key industry partners with an ambition to further grow its reputation, both regionally and nationally, as a centre of technical excellence and innovation with class-leading facilities. The college endeavours to reinforce its position as a national centre of innovation for sustainable agriculture and the food chain, working with partners to provide high-level skills training and technology transfer opportunities to industry.
We are proud to see our college position itself within the vanguard of new curriculum developments and innovative teaching delivery mechanisms. We play a leading role within the further and higher education sectors, engaging in collaborative projects with other providers and industries to share best practice.
For an informal discussion about this role please contact Dan Bacon (07934 062726) or Vicky Wilson (0115 911 1249)
If you wish to apply for this position, then please complete the application form and email to email@example.com with the subject heading of “Assistant Principal Riseholme Campus”. You should also complete the equal opportunities form and attach a CV. In your application, please explain your motivation for applying and the knowledge and experience you can bring to the role and, in particular, your ability to meet the criteria laid out in the person specification (NB – no more than 3 sides of A4, font 11, Arial).
Protocol will send an acknowledgement of receipt via email to all applicants within 24 hours. If you do not receive an acknowledgement, then please call Dan Bacon on 07934 062726.
It is important that you give evidence of your experience and knowledge, showing how this matches the criteria set out in the person specification.
Protocol is committed to eliminating inequality and promoting diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and ensure equality of opportunity.
Please provide the names, addresses and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. We expect to take up references for candidates who have been shortlisted unless you tell us otherwise.
|Closing Date for Applications||11th May 2022|
|Assessment Centre||25th May 2022|
Organisation: Bishop Burton College
Posted date: 11/04/2022
Closing Date: 11/05/2022