Principal, Birmingham

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Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form CollegeBirmingham

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: c.£115,000
Contract term: Permanent



After a very successful ten years our current Principal is stepping down in December. Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College is now seeking new Principal.

Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College offers a wide range of A level and vocational courses to approximately 2100 full-time 16-19 year old students. In addition, our Adult Learning Directorate offers a range of classes to the local community. We place high value on continually raising our standards of teaching and learning, broadening the experiences of our students and the ongoing professional development of our staff.

The College was graded as ‘outstanding’ in all categories by Ofsted in 2017. We excel in providing a broad, inclusive and high quality education to all of our learners, which has resulted in some of the highest levels of progression to Higher Education in the sector. In 2017, Joseph Chamberlain College achieved A level pass rates of 99% for the fourth year running and is now positioned as one of the highest performing colleges in the country.  

We are seeking to appoint a Principal who has the experience to build on the current success of the college, lead us through of its development, as agreed by the governors, and enhance its impact on learners and the wider community. 

The ideal candidate will have had significant impact as a senior leader. She/he will share our values and will support and strengthen a culture of high standards and continuous improvement. She/he will be able to demonstrate a track record in continually raising standards of student achievement and successful leadership of staff and resources, ideally in a sixth form provision. 

This is a great opportunity to lead a successful organisation in its ambition to be even better.

For further details and an application pack please visit  e-mail Alternatively, please call 0121 446 2255 for an application pack or if you require the information in a different format. 

Informal enquiries are welcome to Elly Tobin, Principal on the above number. 

Closing date for applications is Friday 22nd June 2018.

Interviews will be held in the college on Monday 2nd July 2018.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to respect this commitment. All posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College is an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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More about Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: 1 Belgrave Road, Highgate, Birmingham, West Midlands, B12 9FF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 446 2200
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As the only sixth form college to have been awarded the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Further/Higher Education, we are a popular and oversubscribed college with a national reputation for excellence. Our 40 million pound state-of-the-art buil...