Situations Vacant

Deputy Principal

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a key role in shaping the future of Queen Alexandra College. The College is an independent specialist college for the young people 16+ with learning difficulties and disabilities; we specialise in Visual Impairment and Autism providing both residential and daytime educational programmes.

We are looking for an inspirational and experienced leader to join our team, taking responsibility for full student experience and ‘journey’ from marketing, admissions, quality, education and curriculum, including the multidisciplinary student services, through to transitions out and employment pathways.

You will play a major contribution in enabling the college to fulfil its mission in its drive towards excellence and being a provider of choice.

Applicants should be educated to degree level, along with a PGCE or equivalent teaching qualification. You will have successfully led curriculum and education improvements within a college, and have extensive knowledge of EHC plans and SEND code of practice.

You will need to be able to provide management to complex multi-functional teams and work collaboratively with external partnerships, to engage positively, ensuring a robust system of quality assurance.

An ability to manage a high volume workload, and to be able to work collaboratively with emotional intelligence and resilience, positively influencing managers and staff is essential.

QAC is committed to safeguarding; therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Application.

Salary: Circa £62,000 per annum

Closing Date: 19th October 2018 at 12:00 noon

For further information on the position, please email governance@qac.ac.uk or visit the college website