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Vice Principal

Post: Vice Principal (Student Experience)

Salary Scale: Leadership (Inner London), L17 – L21 (£70,552 - £77,011)

Contract Type: Full Time

Contract Term: Permanent


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Shooters Hill Sixth Form College are seeking to appoint a Vice Principal - Student Experience to join our supportive, friendly and highly experienced senior leadership team for the start of the Summer term 2021/2022. This is an exciting new position to the organisation and an excellent opportunity for an experienced Vice Principal, or a talented Assistant Principal looking for a promotion.

Shooters Hill Sixth Form College is a 16 -19 institution located in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. We are constituted as an Academy but inspected under the Education Inspection Framework for Further Education and Skills. We provide an enriched and inclusive learning experience for the diverse community we serve. We are a proud provider of high-quality standards of education and training to improve the life chances of our young people in the local community in which we serve. Rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted in September 2019, inspectors found “Senior leaders have a coherent strategy for courses that are suited to the students who come to the college. They have put in place a curriculum that meets the diverse needs of their students.”

We are looking to appoint an inspirational strategic senior leader with a proven track record of success in raising standards and excellent management skills. You will demonstrate leading improvement strategies in an educational environment. The successful candidate will implement the key aspects of our student experience strategy and commitment to an enhanced and inclusive student experience, student wellbeing and welfare. You will address student feedback, build community and contribute to student success.

If you are looking to take the next step of your own journey and use your proven track record of success, excellent communication skills and leadership qualities to contribute to our secure, sustainable and deep-rooted improvements and if equality, diversity and inclusivity lies at the heart of all you do, then this college could be the place for you. The efficacious candidate will have good knowledge of the issues facing students in Further Education and a desire to improve the student experience. They will have excellent networking skills, events experience, experience of managing projects, and a commitment to continuous improvement.

It is essential that the candidate has a teaching qualification and is an outstanding leader. You will keep abreast of developments across the sector as a matter of course.

We need you to inspire others, work collaboratively with the highly experienced senior leadership team, dedicated staff and our enthusiastic and committed trustees and board of governors to ensure the continued success of the college, leading the college on its journey towards ‘Outstanding’.

If you possess these attributes and you are looking for a new opportunity, then we look forward to receiving your application. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the interest you have shown in the Shooters Hill Sixth Form College and wish you well in your application.


Closing Date
Thursday 27th January 2022 at 5 pm

College Visits
Monday 10th, Monday 17th and Friday 21st January 2022.
If you would like to book a visit please email Sue Young, PA to the Principal - sue.young@shc.acuk

Shortlisting Date
Monday 31st January 2022

Interview Dates
Wednesday 9th and Thursday 10th February 2022 – applicants should ensure they are available for both days. The successful candidates from day one will progress to day two of the selection process.

Start Date
April 2022


At Shooters Hill Sixth Form College, we celebrate the diversity of all our staff, students, and visitors. We provide a safe and supportive environment in which everyone is able to study and work to the best of their abilities and we are committed to promoting equality, diversity & inclusion for all.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

We want to reassure applicants that effective measures have been implemented to ensure their health and wellbeing whilst on college premises, and in some cases, we will use a virtual recruitment process. Thank you for your cooperation during this difficult time.

As part of our recruitment process, Shooters Hill Sixth Form College collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants.  We are committed to being transparent about how we collect and use that data and to meet its data protection obligations.