Assistant Principal – Student Support, Somerset

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Richard Huish CollegeSomerset

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £45,500 - £50,000
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking for an exceptional senior leader to take overall responsibility for the diverse range of strategic and operational activities of the student support function. This is an extremely exciting time for Huish as we prepare for the next stage in our growth and development. The demographic trends of the surrounding area indicate an increase in 16-19 student numbers well ahead of the national picture. Along with ‘garden town’ status and an ambitious strategy for building development, the population and infrastructure of Taunton will drive Huish on a journey towards its place as one of the biggest and most diverse Sixth Form Colleges in the country.

At Huish we have a well-established set of values focused on working to ensure that all students achieve beyond their expectations through our provision of a broad holistic educational experience. With a diverse curriculum - including A Levels, vocational courses, apprenticeships and Higher Education - supporting all our students to achieve this ambition provides significant challenge. The successful candidate for this position will be joining a very experienced and able senior leadership team who share and place high value on the collective benefits of working collaboratively to meet this challenge.

Closing Date: Noon on 16th October 2017
Interview dates: 30th and 31st October 2017

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More about Richard Huish College
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: South Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 3DZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1823 320 800
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Richard Huish College is a Sixth Form College situated in Taunton, the County town of Somerset, an important centre for leisure and tourism. Huish prides itself on its academic excellence and strong reputation across Somerset and the South West, it i...