Vice Principal

Vice Principal Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Vice Principal to join our team.


  • Leading strategic and decadal planning for learning, teaching, students, research, innovation and engagement;
  • Overseeing the University’s pedagogy, assessment, learning spaces, online provision and learner journey;
  • Supporting the University’s widening access and employability plans and outreach;
  • Effective management of academic structures;
  • Providing strategic support to the Vice-Chancellor, executive colleagues and the University;
  • Industry and business partnership development;
  • Representing the University and Vice-Chancellor in advocacy;
  • Overseeing continuous improvement in the quality of education provided to all students;
  • Overseeing standards in key stages 3 and 5 by managing the relevant assistant principals;
  • Developing key stage 4 procedures, processes and protocols in line with the culture of the academy;
  • Overseeing the growth of the academy to a full academy by September 2021 without compromising its values, vision and culture.


  • Significant experience of senior and strategic leadership within a comparably sized educational establishment (circa 1000 students);
  • Proven experience of delivering academic excellence whilst meeting financial and commercial targets;
  • Evidence of effecting cultural change and implementing new operating systems and procedures;
  • Demonstrable understanding of academic management and knowledge of educating international students;
  • Experience of managing, developing, inspiring and motivating staff and building high-performing teams.

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