Assistant Principal, Business and Support Services
Salary range £68,346 - £76,521
Westminster Adult Education Service is the largest local authority adult education service in London and one of the largest in the country. We provide life-changing learning opportunities for our learners through our further education qualification programmes, apprenticeship programmes and extensive community based provision. We have a learner-first ethos and our high learner satisfaction ratings are a testament to our work. If you want to join an organisation that makes a difference in people’s lives, we want to hear from you.
We have an exciting opportunity for an inspirational senior leader to take on the role of Assistant Principal for Business Support Services.
You will work closely with the Principal, Governing Body and the Service Management Team to deliver our aspirations and plans for a truly outstanding adult education service in central London, inspiring, challenging and empowering our learners and the surrounding communities.
You will strategically lead the Service’s business support teams for marketing, admissions, ICT, exams, funding and data management, delivering and supporting the strategic objectives of the Service, within a fast-changing environment.
You will play a pivotal role in the development of funding, planning and data management systems for the Service, ensuring full compliance with all regulatory and statutory requirements, and have an in-depth knowledge of relevant business intelligence tools that will support the delivery of outstanding operational performance.
You will have significant senior level experience of raising standards, the ability to motivate successful and effective multi-disciplinary teams and work collaboratively with a range of partners both internally and externally in a manner that supports the ambition and values of the Service.
You will have the commitment, drive and ambition to achieve high expectations and standards, making a real impact to the progress of our learners and our work with employers and key stakeholders.
In return, the Service offers a competitive salary, employment benefits including a public sector pension scheme and opportunities for Continuous Professional Development.
Job description and application forms are available from our website
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Please quote reference number: ED/WAES/961
Closing date for applications: 9am Monday 2 November 2020
Assessment and interviews: Friday 6 November 2020 – candidates must be available to attend all day on this day
A Basic DBS is required for this post
Westminster Adult Education Service 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.