College Principal and Chief Executive, Merthyr Tydfil

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The College Merthyr TydfilMerthyr Tydfil

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive (plus excellent benefits)
Contract term: Permanent

The College Merthyr Tydfil is seeking to appoint a new Principal to continue its journey of excellence following a number of years of unprecedented growth and success. Shortlisted for UK College of the Year in 2017, and with improving results in its tertiary and FE provision, The College Merthyr Tydfil is punching well above its weight.

The new Principal will be a strategic forward-thinker, demonstrating outstanding leadership skills that will galvanise the people who make CMT what it is. Whilst knowledge of the FE and education sectors is expected, preferably including that of the arrangements in Wales, we are more interested in a highly credible leader who possesses the ability to exert influence at the highest levels with a range of partners and stakeholders, champion the College’s contribution to the economic and social well-being of its region, and drive innovation and development with passion and pace.

The post will be appointed by a Search Committee, consisting of members from the College’s Board of Directors.

Applications are via CV and detailed covering letter. These should be emailed to:, to be received no later than 11.59pm on 1 February 2018.

Initial interviews (via Skype) will take place between 12 – 23 February.
Face-to-face interviews and activities will be held on 13 and 14 March.

An offer will be made on, or shortly after 19 March.

Closing date: Thursday 1 st February 2018

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More about The College Merthyr Tydfil
Phase: Further Education
Address: Ynysfach, Merthyr Tydfil, CF48 1AR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1685 726000