Myerscough College seeks a Deputy Principal to lead the College’s finances, financial planning, be a custodian of data and be responsible for all central administration and commercial services.
You will be an ambitious CCAB-qualified accountant, looking for an opportunity to shape this role. As Deputy Principal you will strategically lead capable finance, data and corporate and commercial teams that provide unique and realistic business opportunities for students. You will be a senior post-holder and a member of the Senior Management Team.
You may already be an established Finance Director or VP (Finance) looking to move to a more senior role, or an aspirational Financial Controller/Manager looking for the next step. Either way experience of working in an education environment and a wider corporate services background is desirable.
Myerscough College is a thriving, specialist land based and sports college providing further and higher education courses with significant apprenticeship, employer engagement and commercial activity. It delivers courses from entry level to postgraduate within these specialist areas, supporting not only the local but also the regional, national and increasing international skills need. The main College campus is located near Preston in a beautiful part of rural Lancashire, with significant other land based centres in the North West and specialist cricket provision in Manchester. Candidates will not fail to be impressed by the region, which has so much to offer.
In return, the College offer a progressive market rate salary package, a supportive Principal and Board of Governors, underpinned by superb staff and students who they are justifiably proud of.
Myerscough College is a specialist land based and sports college based near Preston in Lancashire with centres in Liverpool, Blackburn, Manchester and Warrington. It delivers courses from entry level to postgraduate within these specialist areas, supporting not only the local but also the regional, national and increasing international skills need. It was originally established as Lancashire County agricultural training centre in 1894, making it not only one of the largest but also one of the oldest specialist colleges in the country.
Myerscough was recognised by the National Centre for Diversity as a Leader in Diversity in 2017 and has a culture that celebrates diversity, respects and values every individual. A recent Ofsted inspection (March 2017) re-confirmed the position of the College as Good and recognised many significant strengths of the organisation where the student came first and teaching, learning and assessment was central to all decision making within a truly inclusive culture.
The College is an Associate School of the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), whilst remaining independent. Myerscough works closely with UCLan on strategic developments to enhance the opportunities for students and meet the strategic priorities for the Lancashire Local Enterprise Partnership. Myerscough is a member of Land Based Colleges Aspiring to Excellence (Landex) and fully engaged in the peer review process and national activities.
Myerscough works closely with industry to ensure that the curriculum is fit for purpose, meets the needs for today, mindful of the demands of tomorrow and ensures students have not only the academic knowledge but also the practical skills to prepare them for employment or academic progression.
Myerscough College has appointed Protocol to support the recruitment of this position and for an informal and confidential discussion about this role contact Protocol’s David Beynon (07970 042334) or Ian Sackree (07795 271559) or email email@example.com
To find out how to apply for this role and to download an application pack complete your details below.
Closing date: Monday 12th August at 12pm
Assessment Centre: Tuesday 24th and Wednesday 25th September 2019
Organisation: Myerscough College
Salary: £70,000-£85,000 per annum (dependent on experience and qualifications)
Posted date: 05/07/2019
Closing date: 12/08/2019