Executive Director of Curriculum & Salisbury Campus

Executive Director of Curriculum & Salisbury Campus

Executive Director of Curriculum & Salisbury Campus 

Permanent, Full Time 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year 

Salary: From £57,767 (Salary Grade dependant on skills, qualifications & experience) 

Campus: Salisbury, Wiltshire with travel to other campuses 


Are you an inspirational, creative, and talented educational leader? Do you have experience of leading curriculum and student support functions to deliver an excellent student experience?

We are looking for a dynamic professional with a proven track record of success and a genuine desire to play a pivotal role in the strategic development of the College’s curriculum and Salisbury Campus. We have a clear vision to be recognised as providing outstanding education, delivering the skills needed locally and for the wider region.

With extensive experience of curriculum leadership and a strong understanding of Further and Higher Education, the Executive Director will be required to support and deliver on the strategy for the development of the campus.

As a member of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT), the post holder will have a key role in building on the excellent partnerships and professional relationships with local stakeholders.  

The post holder will lead and manage four cross-college Heads of Faculty with provision for 16-18 year olds, adults, apprentices and higher education.

This is an exciting time to join Wiltshire College & University Centre and this role provides an excellent opportunity to make a significant impact on the continued success of the campus and the wider college.


Job Purpose:

  1. The primary purpose of this role is to provide outstanding strategic and operational leadership for curriculum and a campus. The post holder will be a member of the senior leadership team (SLT).  
  2. To ensure that the work of the faculties and campus is managed, developed and reviewed in accordance with College policies and procedures to attain the highest standards of quality performance. 
  3. Take a leading role in the day to day running of the campus, to include, but not limited to, supporting a range of curriculum staff and students, supporting staff and student pastoral care activities and taking ownership of the physical and social environment of the campus. 
  4. To ensure that the campus is managed, developed and reviewed in accordance with College policies and procedures to attain the highest standards. 
  5. To support the development and delivery of focused and ambitious strategic and operation plans for the campus and take a leading role in the promotion of the campus and its curriculum both internally and externally. 
  6. Provide and analyse relevant management information relating to the local campus context.  

You will share a focus for collaborating so that together we can improve the lives of students. It is important that you have a reflective approach to leadership where curiosity, collaboration and respect lead to a strong learning culture.


About Us

Wiltshire College & University Centre plays a vital role in Wiltshire’s economy, inspiring people to develop the skills they need to achieve.  Our four campuses are learning hubs in their communities, and we aspire to be an outstanding, financially robust and commercially agile provider, achieving our clear social mission on behalf of learners and employers across Wiltshire and beyond.  Our turnover is around £38 million per annum, we employ some 650 staff, and support around 11,500 students.

Our benefits include a competitive salary 35 days annual leave for management staff (plus bank holidays and additional closure days over the Christmas period).  You will also be automatically enrolled into either the Teachers' Pension Scheme or Local Government Pension Scheme, have access to our employee assistance programme (EAP) and enjoy other benefits such as discounts with a wide variety of retailers and free car parking onsite.

The role will be on a full-time, permanent basis located in Salisbury although there will be the requirement to travel to other campuses at times.


Closing date: 25 May 2023

Interview date: 08 June 2023