Assistant Principal Corporate Resources

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Head / Deputy Head Teacher, Further Education
North West England
£56,314 to £61,533 per annum
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£56,314 - 61,533 per year
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Assistant Principal - Corporate Resources

Full-time (37 hours per week) permanent

Salary £56,314 - £61,533

Are you an experienced Corporate Services Manager looking for a new challenge?

Have you always wanted to live and work within an area of natural beauty with a vibrant culture?

Do you want to work in a College rated good by OFSTED, and with outstanding financial health?

Currently ranked 1st in a national league table of FE colleges and consistently ranked in the top five percent of UK Colleges for learner success rates (for 16-18 year olds); Kendal College is seeking a knowledgeable and experienced person for our Assistant Principal role to lead our Finance, Estates and HR Teams.

Why Choose Us

Set within the breath-taking UNESCO World Heritage site of the Lake District, Kendal College is an FE College that consistently punches above its weight on the national stage. Kendal College has been rated good by OFSTED, and is classified as having outstanding financial health. Under the leadership of our Principal, Kelvin Nash, Kendal College is embarking on a series of bold steps to grow the College and remain a top-notch education provider for Cumbria and the North West region.

As a member of the College's Senior Leadership Team, you will have the opportunity to work in a friendly and supportive environment, alongside outstanding staff and contribute towards the College's strategic objectives.

What We Offer

* Salary of £56,314 - £61,533 full time equivalent depending upon qualifications and experience.
* A generous holiday entitlement of 35 days
* 7 efficiency days per year in addition to your hard-earned holiday allocation.
* A College that is committed to developing its staff and providing opportunities for advancement.
* Collaborative working within our departments and campuses to support our endeavours to work smarter and achieve an effective balance between home and work.
* A dedicated and friendly team of professionals who are keen to develop and learn.
* Excellent CPD opportunities to grow and develop.
* A College that promotes and supports flexible working
* On-site canteens with locally sourced ingredients.
* A Cycle to Work scheme and discounted gym membership.
* A comprehensive Staff awards, rewards and Wellbeing scheme

Job Purpose:

As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, to support the strategic management of the College and to be the lead for finance, estates and human resources, therefore enabling and facilitating the delivery of high quality education and training and the long term sustainability of the College.

To work effectively with the Governing Body, Principal/CEO and the Senior Management Team to ensure the strategic aims and objectives of the College are achieved and provide expert advice, where appropriate.


* To be responsible for establishing, maintaining and implementing effective accounting and financial control, management information and reporting arrangements within the College as required by the College's Board, financial regulations, funding bodies and statutory requirements.
* To establish, maintain and implement effective financial and resource planning arrangements which support the College's objectives and strategic aims.
* Ensure ongoing financial viability and work to achieve improvements in efficiency, economy and effectiveness through the allocation and development of resources.
* To maintain and provide timely and

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Tel: 08455 643 080
Contact: Sharron Probert

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