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Assistant Principal Higher Education (HE)- based at Preston Campus

Following the retirement of the present postholder, a unique opportunity has arisen to continue the organisations well developed Higher Education journey and join the Myerscough College & University Centre Senior Leadership Team as Assistant Principal for Higher Education

This is an exciting and opportunistic time to join the College   following the recent approval of our ambitious strategic plan 2020-2025. This role provides the opportunity to develop new curriculum, business and partnerships that will have a tangible, long lasting and purposeful impact. 

You will lead and further develop the College’s University Centre provision whilst directing the implementation of rigorous quality assurance processes and will be responsible for supporting the continuity and ongoing development of an outstanding student experience, collaborating internally and externally to ensure this. 

The role of Assistant Principal will drive further growth for our already strong and successful TEF Gold Higher Education provision. The post and its responsibilities require ambition, strategic vision, excellent leadership skills, a deep understanding, familiarity and command of the HE environment, strong business acumen and a passion for the invaluable role of Higher Education in Further Education. 

This exciting role offers wide scope for maximising the excellent work of the College locally, regionally and nationally, providing the successful applicant with the opportunity to use their wealth of experience to support the Myerscough College & University Centre mission of ‘Inspiring Excellence’. 

The successful candidate will have a Degree or a Level 6 Qualification, a Teaching qualification e.g. PGCE / Cert Ed, Management, leadership or coaching qualification or a willingness to achieve within a given timescale and a High level of digital literacy and competent in using a range of Microsoft products alongside GCSE (or equivalent) at Grade C/4 or above in English and Maths.

If you are interested in the role – please apply.

For more information please see the job description.

Here at Myerscough College, we offer a fantastic working environment, an attractive benefit package - including access to the Teachers’ or Local Government Pension Scheme and a wealth of professional development opportunities.

The role is 37 hours per week.

The salary range is £41,194 - £55,314 dependent upon experience, skills and qualifications.

The closing date is Monday 21 June 2021 at 9.00am 

 It is anticipated the interviews will be held on Thursday 01 July 2021

Please visit the College website at www.myerscough.ac.uk to download an application pack.  If you are unable to download an application pack, please contact the HR team on recruitment@myerscough.ac.uk

We are an equal opportunity employer; we want all our candidates to have a fair and equal opportunity to secure employment with us. We encourage applications from all underrepresented groups: BAME applicants, disabled applicants, and LGBTQIA applicants.

If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process, due to a disability, then please speak with a member of the HR team.

As a disability confident employer, we commit to guaranteeing an interview for any disabled applicant who meets all of the essential criteria.




37 hours per week
Higher Education
Myerscough College (Preston)
£41,194 - £55,314 dependent upon experience, skills and qualifications
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Closing Date
Monday 21 June 2021
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