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SCC Group Principal

Dronfield Road, Salford, Greater Manchester, M6 7FR
Salford City College
Full Time
15th January 2021
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As soon as possible
1st February 2021 12:00 AM
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  • Contract type: Permanent
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  • Job ID: 1125156

SCC Group Principal

Reference Number: SCCG2171

Salary: Competitive

Advert Closing Date: Midnight Sunday 31st January 2021

Interview Date: Feb 2021

Location: Salford

Contract Type: Permanent

SCC Group is one of the most successful educational institutions in the Greater Manchester region. With over 8,000 students located at 5 campuses following traditional further education and higher education programmes or apprenticeships, the College Group is strongly placed to remain at the forefront of educational excellence. We are immensely proud of the achievements of our students, our dedicated staff team, and our partners.

We are now seeking to appoint a new Group Principal to take the College Group forward, and to ensure that we remain positioned to meet the challenges of a dynamic sector. As Further Education adapts to a new way of working, business focus has never been more important. Therefore, a credible candidate will not only have experience of leading a high achieving institution but also of working with business; building partnerships, and making strategic goals an economic and financial reality. Our ideal candidate will have significant experience and expertise in all the relevant areas to ensure that the full potential of SCC Group is achieved. An effective communicator and leader, the successful candidate will be required to build on our strong and diverse range of external stakeholders, and position the College Group as a key business partner across Greater Manchester.

You should have a strong track record of leadership and management in a complex organisation, preferably in Further Education, and be strongly committed to working within the College’s social values and ethos. You must have integrity, experience, expertise, and demonstrate a passion for education, and for working with learners to help them achieve their maximum potential. You will also need to have the ability to inspire trust and confidence in our staff, learners and partners.

This role presents a key opportunity for an individual with vision, drive, determination, resilience and enthusiasm to lead one of Greater Manchester’s most successful colleges in a way which incorporates high quality education and training provision and the facility to support or encourage social mobility. An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate.

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 Reasons to Join Us:  

• A range of developmental & career opportunities

• Staff Benefits Package with the best discounts and savings from high-street retailers, holidays and cinemas

• Various health & wellbeing benefits including discounted gym memberships, confidential staff counselling and health cash plans

• Family Friendly & Flexible Working Policies

Commitment to Safeguarding

As part of our safeguarding commitment we undertake DBS checks as part of our pre-employment procedures on all potential new employees. Appointees will be required to pay for their own DBS checks where applicable to the post.


Safeguarding Statement:

Salford City College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
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