Vice Principal: Academic Services

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Vice Principal: Academic Services




An exciting opportunity has arisen for an exceptional and experienced leader to join our successful Group of Colleges. Working as a member of the Executive and Senior Management Team, as Vice Principal with responsibility for Academic Services you will take strategic responsibility for all aspects of the College’s academic performance, including Funding and Performance, Quality, Curriculum, Higher Education, Management Information and Examinations. The successful candidate will also be heavily involved in setting and maintaining the strategic direction of the Group, along with the Executive Team and the Governors. NPTC Group of Colleges is a thriving tertiary and general FE college covering a third of the land mass of Wales, and is one of the largest in terms of student numbers. We provide almost every conceivable vocational area of education and training, including an outstanding Sixth Form Academy based at Neath College. We have an outstanding university education programme, delivered in partnership with a number of local universities. We are also the lead provider and contract holder in Skills Academy Wales, a partnership of eight very experienced training providers who deliver a substantial work-based learning contract. Our wide-ranging curriculum is delivered over 9 centres throughout Neath Port Talbot and Powys, with the highest concentration of students based at Neath College. We also own and operate a private further education college in Portsmouth, operating as an international language school. In addition, we own and operate a further 7 wholly owned subsidiary companies and you would become a Director of these companies. NPTC Group of Colleges has ambitious expansion plans for the Colleges it runs, including a major new build. We also have ambitious plans to expand our work internationally.


Senior Post Holder, Point 1, circa £88,000 per annum (currently subject to a cost of living review).


NPTC Group of Colleges, based at Neath College.


Full time, permanent.

Closing Date

24/02/2020 12:00pm

Other Info

For further details or to apply online please access Alternatively, telephone 01639 648031 quoting ref: 240220VP/AC/CWD. The successful applicant will need to obtain a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure Check. We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. We welcome applications in Welsh and an application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

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