Assistant Principal - Health, Early Years and Education

Posted 23 May by City of Portsmouth College
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Job Title: Assistant Principal Health, Early Years, Education & Social Science

Location: Multi Campus, Portsmouth

Salary: £55,793 - £59,183

Job Type: 37 Hours per week, 52 Weeks per year, Full Time, Permanent

About the College:

As a newly merged College, we aspire to be the employer of choice in the Portsmouth area, with a progressive, supportive, and rewarding workplace culture and one that offers competitive benefits for its staff. By joining us, you will personally be part of the change we are driving and will play a pivotal role in supporting the growth and development of our brilliant students, turning them into future leaders and innovators. Everyone at the College is part of the bigger picture and together, each role makes an impact and in turn a difference to our students learning journey.

We have an unrivalled curriculum of courses on offer for students of all ages and stages covering A-levels, Apprenticeships, Vocational & Technical courses. We also offer Higher Education, Online learning and Community courses that appeal to the needs of the local community.

What We Offer:

  • Annual Leave: 37 days plus 8 days bank holidays and plus a 2 week winter shutdown
  • Full training provided alongside ongoing development and the ability to obtain qualifications
  • Teachers Pension Scheme
  • Learning & Development programmes by The Community Adult Education Department
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Sample list of benefits:
    • Onsite discounts: college Hair Salon & 50% off at the college Sports Centre
    • Online discounts: Unidays, Student Beans and Totum with a COPC email address
  • Free car parking across all campus sites (apart from Arundel)

About the Role:

Within this post, you will lead the Health, Early Years, Education & Social Science teams and be responsible for the day-to-day operational management of these functions throughout COPC. The post holder will be expected to lead and manage teams in each of these areas, ensuring all duties are effectively undertaken, providing a comprehensive service to promote an exceptional student experience in relation to key elements of the student journey.

To provide cross campus strategic and operational leadership in Health, Early Years, Education & Social Science ensuring that curricular targets are met as well as ensuring a strong student progression and learning experience is upheld.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To ensure the highest quality services are provided to the City of Portsmouth College customers and students
  • Support and secure commitment of staff to the vision, ethos, and direction of the college to be inspirational, aspirational, and inclusive, setting and leading a culture of high expectations and continuous improvement
  • Support teams to translate strategy into effective operational objectives which are continuously reviewed and delivered to ensure an outstanding level of student experience
  • Oversee the day-to-day operational management of all post related functions
  • To line manage the Health, Early Years, Education & Social Science teams across campus
  • To lead on and be responsible for Health, Early Years, Education & Social Science, developing the provision to ensure that targets are met
  • Represent COPC with the upmost professionalism with every interaction
  • Handling of sensitive information with confidentiality and adherence to data protection regulations
  • Foster a positive and inclusive environment that promotes diversity, equality and respect among all members of the college community

To be successful in this role, below is what we would need from you:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with stakeholders
  • Proficiency in using educational technology and assistive tools to support and improve learning environments
  • Strong interpersonal skills, maintaining an approachable demeanour to aid a positive first impression and rapport building
  • Significant background in staff management / supervision within a student focused service
  • A background within a further education setting
  • Qualifications relating to the post in question (Health, Early Years, Education & Social Science)
  • Level 5 Certificate in Education or equivalent

Diversity and Inclusion:

Equality, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion are central to the work of the College. This underpins the vision of the College to transform lives through providing exceptional education and training.

The College's commitment to Equality, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion is reflected in the continued successful promotion of these strands through the curriculum, enrichment activities and the range of direct and indirect student support services.

Pre Employment Checks:

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and two references.

We reserve the right the close the job advert when we have had successful applications, and it may not run for the full duration of the advert.

We do not accept CV's from agencies for these roles.

Required skills

  • Child
  • Childcare
  • Nurse
  • Nursery
  • Early Years
  • C
  • Nursery Nurse
  • Nursery Assistant
  • Nursery Manager
  • Educator
  • Nursery Officer
  • Senior Nursery Nurse
  • Childcare Assistant
  • Child Carer
  • Nursery Worker
  • Pre-School Childcare

Reference: 52721266

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