Principal, Winchester

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Peter Symonds CollegeWinchester

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Start date: August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Highly Competitive Remuneration Package
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Peter Symonds College is a large sixth form college with a reputation for providing an exceptional learning environment. The College serves over 4,000 students aged 16-19 whose results speak for themselves, with high value added scores year on year. In addition, the College provides adult and higher education courses for 3,000 adult learners and boarding provision for over 70 students.

The College’s success has not happened by accident. It is a combination of the dedication of staff and students and a philosophy of academic focus backed by attention to the individual, living our motto ‘Counting in Ones’. This, with high quality facilities, makes the College a vibrant place to work and study.

With the retirement of our Principal in August 2018, we seek a new Principal to lead us through the next phase of our development. We are not complacent and we recognise that we need to evolve and develop in order to continue providing excellence in education and care.

With an in-depth understanding of 16–19 education, you will have an exceptional track record of leadership. You will understand the challenges facing the College and the complexities of having to deliver more with less. You will be equally comfortable leading the strategic direction of high quality provision alongside operational activities. Your exceptional influencing and people skills will set you apart; both are vital in such a high profile role. Your belief in the power and moral purpose of education will have shaped your career and you will share our ambition for students and the College.

Closing Date: Monday 15 January 2018

For further information, download full details at For a confidential discussion please call our advising consultants Tom Atkins on 07879 435232, or Mike Phillips on 07830 313915 at Pentir.

We are dedicated to safeguarding the students in our care. A Disclosure and Barring Service enhanced disclosure will be required in the event of an individual being offered the position. Our staff undertake regular safeguarding training and are subject to ongoing safeguarding scrutiny.

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More about Peter Symonds College
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Owens Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 6RX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1962 857500
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Peter Symonds College is a sixth form provider in Winchester, Hampshire with approximately 4,000 students aged 16-19, the majority of whom are studying A level. There is also a thriving adult provision with around 3,000 enrolments each year, ranging ...