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Coronavirus - information for students, apprentices and employers

Due to the closure of college we are unable to accept paper applications for our courses. Applications can only be made online.

If you are unable to make an online application, please call 07989315794 or 07957543886 to make your application over the phone.


Due to a reduction in students accessing college, bus services will be restricted on the days that the college is open (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday). The following services will continue to run – bus 10 (morning and evening), bus 4 (morning and evening), bus 12 (morning only including a pick-up at Farm Foods on Oak Tree Lane) and bus 8 (evening only including a drop-off at Farm Foods on Oak Tree Lane).

Special transport will continue to operate. Any student who has been allowed to access college and needs to access a different bus service please contact us on 0800 100 3626 or

Assistant Principal: Construction and Engineering

Up to £58,232 per annum

Please note - applications close at 5pm on the stated closing date.

Start date:

The purpose of the role is to establish a culture of high expectations and innovation in the leadership of the directorate for construction and engineering that provides outstanding teaching, learning and assessment and secures outstanding outcomes for students and apprentices.

The post holder will be responsible for all provision within the directorate, with the aim of achieving an excellent learning experience for all students and apprentices underpinned by effective and responsible fiscal planning that secures a strong financial position.

Key to this will be establishing an innovative curriculum that fully meets the needs of employers, students and apprentices. That the curriculum intent is fully informed by the college’s ASPIRE curriculum and underpinned by high-quality teaching, learning and assessment that secures excellent outcomes for students and apprentices. 

The post holder will be part of the cross-college management team reporting to the Vice Principal for Curriculum and Quality. The post holder will hold accountability on all aspects of direction, performance and achievement within the directorate for construction and engineering. The post holder is expected to work collaboratively with all management roles across the college and will need to be involved with all day-to-day operations and delivery. The post holder will need to be adaptable and resilient to respond to changing priorities and demands.

The Assistant Principal role will carry a responsibility for a strategic aspect across the college that will be agreed dependent upon college priorities.

It is essential that the post holder possesses the ability to build positive relationships, exhibits strong leadership knowledge and skills, displays excellent organisational and administrative skills and demonstrates a flexible and professional ‘can do’ attitude.

The post holder must be able to demonstrate excellent communication, problem-solving and inter-personal skills, work flexibly and have a pro-active approach to meeting ever-changing requirements and demands. The post holder must have an eye for detail, be reliable, demonstrate the ability to work under pressure and have considerable proven experience of enabling students and apprentices to excel.

The role will require you to embed the college’s values; Respect, Integrity, Collaboration, High Expectations and Responsibility.


Why choose West Notts?

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98.8% A Level pass rate in 2019

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Best A Level provider in Mansfield and Ashfield for student progress*

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One of the top colleges in the UK for student satisfaction**

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An extensive bus service across Mansfield and the surrounding area

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£50m investment in our facilities since 2008

*Value added is a measure of a student’s progress against their starting point
**Learner Exit Survey 2017/18
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