Vice Principal & Deputy Chief Executive, Preston

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Myerscough CollegePreston

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Vice Principal & Deputy Chief Executive 

Curriculum and Quality


Salary c£70k-£85k plus negotiable benefits

Are you an innovative, inspiring leader with high expectations?

Myerscough is a thriving specialist further and higher education college, situated near Preston in Lancashire with centres across the North West of England.  Specialising in land based and sports provision, with nationwide recruitment, Myerscough is ambitious for its learners with an overarching mission of ‘Providing Opportunities for All to Succeed’.  Further Education & Apprenticeships are both strong (Ofsted grade 2). The College is an Associate School of the University of Central Lancashire with extensive research activity underpinning provision for 1100 HE students.  Myerscough has recently been recognised as a Leader in Diversity, received the High Sheriffs award for community involvement, been assessed as a good College by Ofsted (March 2017) and received a Silver award under the HE Teaching Excellence Framework.   The College is financially strong with a turnover of c£30m, meets all KPIs stated within the area review process, both historically and in financial forecasts, with outstanding financial management. 

With the pending promotion of the current post holder to Chief Executive and Principal, the Governors are seeking to appoint a dynamic, inspirational, people focussed Vice Principal & Deputy Chief Executive to shape the future direction of the curriculum for Further Education, Higher Education and Apprenticeships. 

The successful candidate will be passionate about teaching, learning, assessment and the student experience with the necessary skills and creativity to lead the innovative development of the curriculum to deliver outstanding student outcomes. The post holder will be results driven with the leadership and management experience to influence internal and external stakeholders and to motivate and inspire staff.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced and inspirational leader with a strong educational background to join a forward looking, dynamic senior leadership team to help drive the ambitious strategic plan. 

For an information pack, details of how to apply and further information about the College please visit  For a confidential discussion please contact Alison Robinson, Chief Executive and Principal Designate on 01995 642290 week commencing Monday 6 November 2017. 

Closing date for applications: Thursday 23rd November at midnight

Interviews: 11th and 12th December 2017

The College is committed to safeguarding and promotes the welfare of all learners and expects all staff to share this commitment.


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More about Myerscough College
Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Bilsborrow, Preston, Lancashire, PR3 0RY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1995 642222