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Associate Principal – Planning , Performance and Curriculum

WQE and Regent College GroupLeicester

Thank you for your interest in this post at WQE. 

We believe that this is a particularly exciting time to be joining us, offering a real opportunity to make a difference in this thriving and vibrant Sixth Form College.  We strive for excellence in all aspects of our work with students; their academic and wider achievements, their learning experiences, the support they receive in their academic progress, their learning environment and their wider experience of College life.  The College operates across two closely located campuses, next to the University of Leicester on University Road and a smaller campus at Regent Road. 

WQE and Regent College Group is looking to appoint a new colleague to join the Executive Leadership Team.  The Executive Leadership Team of the College comprises of the Principal, and five Associate Principals. The Executive Leadership Team structure has been in place since the start of 2018/19 following a leadership review. This is a settled, hard-working team, with positive and mutually supportive colleagues who recognise the importance of teamwork and understand the many interdependencies that exist across their ELT portfolios.  The Associate Principal (Planning, Performance and Curriculum) will play a key role in the leadership of the Curriculum and Student facing functions of the College and will shape teams to support our students and staff to be ambitious, perform well and plan.

Further information about the vacancy, including the job description, person specification, structure of the Executive Leadership Team and key specific portfolios of the five Associate Principal posts are included within this advert. 

What we can offer - 

• A permanent, full time role commencing August 21.  

• A competitive salary which ranges from £73,412 to £82,208 per annum.  The starting salary will be £73,412

• Annual incremental pay increases, linked to performance, within the pay scale range

• A defined benefit pension scheme 

• Staff well-being programme

• Cycle to Work Scheme

• Annual flu vaccination

• Continual Professional Development

• Free on-site parking

• Eyecare voucher scheme

• A generous holiday entitlement 


If you wish to apply for this post, please return the completed application form including the personal details and equality and diversity monitoring forms.

Please do not submit a separate CV. Only information on the application form will be used in the selection process.

Completed applications must be returned by 8.00am on Monday 12th April 2021. Short- listed applicants may be contacted via telephone and email, and therefore it is essential that appropriate contact numbers and email addresses are included within the application. Interviews will be held in the week commencing 19th April 2021 and due to the current Covid-19 restrictions, these interviews may be virtual.  Full details will be emailed out to the candidate.  

If you have not received further communication from the College within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Please return all completed applications to: HR Department, WQE and Regent College Group, University Road, Leicester LE1 7RJ or via e-mail.

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