In advance of the retirement of our current Principal next year, we are seeking to recruit a high calibre and inspiring individual to commence no later than July 2020 to lead the college, University Centre and our subsidiary companies into our next phase. Reporting to the Board of Governors, this role will appeal to an ambitious Principal seeking large-scale challenge, or an exceptional Deputy/Vice Principal who has the proven track record and skills necessary to succeed in this role.
You should have strong commercial acumen, experience of curriculum development and delivery and outstanding communication skills. A background in land-based education is desirable but not essential. The job description and role specification are included in the applicant information pack, together with details of the benefits package and the provision of on-site family accommodation.
Sparsholt College Hampshire delivers a broad education offer across two locations and University Centre Sparsholt. While maintaining the reputation of Sparsholt College as one of the leading land-based FE and HE colleges in the country, the college has doubled student enrolments with the turnaround of GFE and sixth form provision at Andover College, building a diverse, innovative and successful college community with more than 6,500 students and a c£29 million annual turnover.
The applicant information pack provides a summary of the structure of the College, our culture and values, and our leadership and governance.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to tour both campuses and the Principal’s accommodation ahead of the assessment days.
Full details about the role and how to apply for this outstanding opportunity to lead a dynamic team in a large, vibrant and welcoming college, are set out in the applicant information pack downloadable below.
To apply: please download, complete and return the application form and equal opportunities monitoring form, following the instructions in the applicant information pack.
Closing date for applications:
10 June 2019
Assessment and Interview dates:
8 & 9 July 2019
For queries or printed copies, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 01962 797309.
College Strategic Plan 2018-2021
College Group Management Structure
Ofsted Short Inspection Report February 2018
Ofsted Residential Provision Report May 2018
Financial Statements 2017-18
Financial Statements 2016-17
Farm & Estate Guide
Sparsholt College video
Andover College video