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Itchen Sixth Form College

Assistant Principal – Transition and Engagement

Closing date: 26/04/2021 at 12:00

Interview dates: 05/05/2021

Job Start Date: September 2021

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Full-time

Salary Type: Other

Salary Details: Circa £55K (a relocation allowance may be negotiable in certain circumstances)

Hours of Work: 37hrs Mon-Fri

Location of Role: Itchen Sixth Form College

Contact e-mail address: applications@itchen.ac.uk

Job/Person Summary

Itchen Sixth Form College is looking to appoint a new Assistant Principal from September 2021. This is an exciting leadership opportunity to work with our Principal and newly formed Senior Team to move the College forward through achievement of our strategic aims, and specifically to work with school partners to enhance the reputation of the College and further develop liaison activity. 

The College is seeking to appoint an Assistant Principal that is committed to the highest of standards, raising aspirations and the inclusive mission of Itchen with the energy, motivation and enthusiasm to support the College on its journey to ‘Outstanding’. The post holder will have oversight of a range of activities that relate to transition and recruitment of students.

With its long history as a sixth form college, the special character of Itchen is based on an enduring set of values centred on inclusion and high aspirations. As a community, the College encourages lifelong friendships, creativity and sporting excellence. Change and progress has made the College what it is today. Our mission is to be an inclusive and supportive college offering excellence in learning in which all students flourish. 

This post will be of interest to senior and middle leaders from the secondary and post 16 sector who are committed to ensuring all students achieve to the best of their abilities, widening participation and assisting social mobility.

Application Procedure

Please visit our vacancies page at www.itchen.ac.uk for a full job description and application form (please note CVs are not accepted as an alternative form of application and will not be placed into shortlisting). 

Potential candidates may wish to have an informal discussion with the Principal, Mr Alex Scott and/or arrange a visit to the College (subject to Covid restrictions). Please contact the PA to the Principal, Angela Merrin amerrin@itchen.ac.uk to arrange.

Safer Recruitment

Itchen Sixth Form College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant pre-employment checks.

About us

Address: Middle Road, Bitterne, Southampton, Hampshire, SO19 7TB

Telephone: 023 8043 5636

Website: www.itchen.ac.uk

Application form