Assistant Principal Students and Improvement

Fareham College is pleased to offer the following Senior Leadership position to join our outstanding college. This role is a critical within the Senior Leadership Team. Now, more than ever, our students need authentic and compassionate leadership to support them with the challenges they may face in their welfare, personal development and career progression. With oversight of all aspects of quality assurance and improvement, a focus on student personal development and behaviour and welfare and an extensive involvement in curriculum development, you will have the opportunity to make a significant contribution to Fareham College and its stakeholders. This role is a full time position, 37 hours a week.

Fareham College offers state of the art facilities comprising workshops, teaching classrooms, learning resource centres, restaurants, a theatre, a hair & beauty salon and associated facilities. We operate over a number of sites which are either purpose built or significantly updated and refurbished following an investment of £40m over the last 5 years. We are continue to invest in our outstanding facilities as we develop new learning environment for T Levels in Digital, Early Years and Health and Social Care.

In November 2017, the College received an ‘Outstanding’ judgement in its latest Ofsted inspection, making it one of only a small number of colleges in the country to have achieved the highest grade in recent years. Our success is supported by a team of over 300 academic and business support staff. We work closely with employers to provide the very best professional and technical training to set our students on the path to exciting and rewarding careers.

Our successes:

“T Level Phase 1 Provider” and “Maths Centre for Excellence”

“TES FE Awards for FE College of the Year” February 2018

“Outstanding” Ofsted November 2017

“Britain’s Healthiest Work Place - Award for Most Improved Workplace” October 2017

“Finalist in the AA Hospitality Awards’ College Restaurant of the Year” October 2017

“CETC – Civil Engineering Groundworks Apprenticeship” Opened in September 2017

Fareham College is looking for a strategic and inspirational leader to manage all aspects of student support, recruitment and quality improvement.

This post is critical to the business of Fareham College to ensure we attract, recruit and support all our students during their education and training with the College. The post holder will be the college’s Designated Safeguarding Lead and must be passionate about ensuring the safeguarding and wellbeing of all our students.

Your proven success and experience in post-16 education will enable you to lead on the College’s teaching and quality strategies to ensure Fareham College remains an outstanding provider of Further Education.

You will be knowledgeable in safeguarding, a confident presenter, innovative, entrepreneurial and an outstanding ambassador for Fareham College.


35 Days Annual Leave, Option for Local Government/Teachers Pension scheme, Free on-site gym, staff development opportunities, staff recognition scheme, Employee Recommendation Incentive and access to many more benefits.

Interview Dates: TBC

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The College is committed to safeguarding and promotes the welfare of all learners. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring (DBS) check and to provide proof of their eligibility to work in the UK.

We are not using recruitment agencies to recruit to this position.