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Assistant Principal, Business and Support Services

Reference IDED/WAES/781

TypeFull Time


Salary£63,930 - £71,580

Job description

Westminster Adult Education Service (WAES) recently judged by Ofsted Inspection as “officially good and on our way to outstanding” is the largest local authority adult education service in London and one of the largest in the country. We offer a large and diverse programme of further education qualification courses, apprenticeships, as well as extensive community based provision. We have a diverse, enthusiastic student community, taught and supported by well qualified, passionate and dedicated staff. Our three main centres in Westminster are all modern, easily accessible and purpose built, offering high quality teaching and learning facilities.  

We have an exciting opportunity for an inspirational senior leader to take on the role of Assistant Principal for Business Support Services. 

You will work closely with the Principal, Governing Body and the Service Management Team to deliver our aspirations and plans for a truly outstanding adult education service in central London, inspiring, challenging and empowering our learners and the surrounding communities. 

You will strategically lead the Service’s business support teams for admissions, funding and data management, ICT and marketing, delivering and supporting the strategic objectives of the Service, within a fast changing environment.

You will have significant senior level experience of raising standards, the ability to motivate successful and effective multi-disciplinary teams and work collaboratively with a range of partners both internally and externally in a manner that supports the ambition and values of the Service.

You will have the commitment, drive and ambition to achieve high expectations and standards, making a real impact to the progress of our learners and our work with employers and key stakeholders.

In return, the Service offers a competitive salary, employment benefits including a public sector pension scheme and opportunities for Continuous Professional Development.

Job description and application forms are available from  If you are experiencing problems downloading or have an enquiry regarding a particular vacancy please contact HR by emailing  quoting the relevant reference number.

Please quote reference number: ED/WAES/781 in all correspondence

Closing date for applications: 22 January 2018

Assessment and interviews: Thursday 1 February 2018

Employer details

Company NameWAES

Person for contactHuman Resources


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