Principal and Chief Executive, Luton

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Luton Sixth Form CollegeLuton

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Start date: August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Expected salary range from £105,000 to £114,999
Contract term: Permanent

Principal and Chief Executive

Luton Sixth Form College was the first sixth form college in the country when it was opened in 1966. As a specialist provider of 16-19 education, Luton Sixth Form College has a long standing reputation for quality and educational excellence. There is growing demand for places and the College is seen as the first choice within this exciting and diverse town. Our aim is to be outstanding in everything we do and we need individuals with the passion and commitment to share our motivation and help drive us forward.

Expected salary range from £105,000 to £114,999 – Commensurate with experience plus a generous relocation package and an attractive benefits package including 38 days annual leave + bank holidays. 

We are a successful and financially secure sixth form college with an annual budget in the region of £13 million with over 300 employees. We are committed to the diverse community which we serve and take pride in providing educational opportunities to the young people of Luton. This is a significant opportunity for an individual, who shares our sense of purpose and our strong commitment to providing an excellent learning environment, to lead our College into the future.

We are looking for an outstanding leader who has a proven track record of success, is committed to a culture of high expectations, leading by example and who is able to motivate both staff and students. In addition the successful candidate will:

· Provide strategic leadership within an increasingly competitive, thriving and ever changing educational environment.

· Continue to deliver excellent achievement and standards. 

· Demonstrate the ability to be a creative, rigorous and resourceful strategic thinker; have the confidence to innovate and possess the skills to build productive partnerships and champion the College within the community. 

For further details and an application pack, please visit

Start Date: August 2018 

Closing date for all completed application forms: Wednesday 3rd January 2018 

Interviews planned for: Thursday 25th January & Friday 26th January 2018 

Luton Sixth Form College is an equal opportunity employer. It is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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More about Luton Sixth Form College
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Bradgers Hill Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU2 7EW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1582 877500
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Luton Sixth Form College is a specialist Sixth Form College, providing academic and general vocational education for 16 to 18 year olds in Luton.

Established in September 1966, we are the oldest Sixth Form College in the country and have an enviable ...