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1 Jun 2022

Full-Time Vice Principal Commercial and Adult Provision

Abingdon and Witney College – Posted by Abingdon and Witney College Abingdon, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Vice Principal Commercial and Adult Provision 

£74,719 per annum  

37 hours per week 

The working pattern is 7.5 hours Mon-Thursday & 7 hours on Friday  

52 weeks per annum 

Abingdon Campus 


Start date – 1st August 2022  



This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced FE professional to join an ambitious college as Vice Principal Commercial and Adult Provision, a senior team role reporting directly to the Principal. The post holder will:  


  • Lead on all aspects of Commercial and Adult Provision, with particular focus on leading Apprenticeships, Higher Education and Community Learning 


  • Lead on the development of a college culture that embraces employer engagement, and provides first class opportunities for all students across the college to gain commercial experiences 


  • Lead the college-wide income generation strategy, including identifying opportunities for grants and bids and taking the lead on bid writing · With the VP Curriculum and Quality, lead curriculum development across the college 


In common with other members of the senior team, the postholder will share corporate responsibility for decisions affecting the College and will play an important part in the wider leadership of a complex organisation.  


This is an ideal role for an experienced senior manager who is passionate about students, teaching, learning and assessment, and the difference that FE makes to the lives of students, communities and the economy. You will have a background in work-based learning, higher education or community/ adult learning and passion for supporting students to gain commercial experiences. You will have the capability and never-ending enthusiasm necessary to lead the College-wide approach to employer engagement and income generation. You will be able to develop efficient but highly effective and inspiring curriculum delivery models and will be able to contribute effectively to creating a vibrant college culture that embraces change as a positive tool for improvement.  


This is a very exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about making a difference to the College and its community. If you are student-focussed, passionate about making a difference through education, commercially astute and excited about being part of an ambitious team, then this is the opportunity for you!  


If you are interested in applying for this opportunity, then please email for an information pack which will provide further details in order for you to apply. 


 If you wish to have an informal conversation about the role, please contact the Principal, Jacqui Canton, by email: 


In return, Abingdon & Witney College offer excellent benefits to our employees including generous pension and holiday schemes (with potential Christmas closure days), continued professional development, flexible working options, corporate gym membership, cycle/tech scheme and much more. 


Closing date: 27th June 2022 (09.00am) 

Interview date: 6th July 2022  


AWC values diversity and encourages applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding and expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment. We are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all appointments are subject to satisfactory clearances including enhanced DBS checks 

How to Apply

Apply online using College website.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

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