Need an exceptional leader for your college?

Our sector knowledge and unrivalled service mean our college clients come back to us with their senior executive vacancies time and time again. We recruit for a range of different senior executive jobs in colleges from principals and deputies, to chief executives and directors.

Expert advice and support

Finding your next Chief Executive, Principal or Clerk is more complex than just posting a job advert; it requires a specialised, targeted campaign, which is why we’ve built key relationships with leaders in and out of the sector. We know who’s ready to make a move, and who might be perfect for a role – and our consultants are experts at tracking them down.

We’re experts at recruiting college senior executives, and we know how to support you through the process. Not only will we create you a fantastic shortlist of candidates, we will support you at interview stage, help put candidates through their paces, and even undertake psychometric analysis to ensure your new hire is a great fit for your team – included as standard with all of our senior executive recruitment packages.

Helping you through the process

Placing the right candidate in a senior executive role can be complicated, but our seamless, enjoyable process means you’ll feel supported at every step. From seeking out the right candidates, through shortlisting, interview and assessment, our team are here for advice from start to finish.

Find out about other roles we can help you recruit for

Because we’re a full-service agency, we can help you recruit at all levels – find out which other roles we can help you recruit for below.


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