The Role

South Lanarkshire College delivers outcomes that exceed all sector norms across a range of student, staff and financial performance indicators.

Associate Principal –
Construction and the Built Environment
East Kilbride

South Lanarkshire College is the best performing college in Scotland for overall student achievement; is one of the top performing colleges in the UK; and is a high-performing provider of further and higher education. Our Construction Faculty is one of the largest training providers in Scotland and is considered as a flagship centre of excellence,  including in sustainable construction. We are seeking an outstanding individual to lead the Faculty to expand and build upon our achievements.

We are proud of our College; it has a diverse and inclusive culture, attracting students from a huge variety of backgrounds and abilities, enabling them to achieve their very best.  We are a college with a great track-record for ensuring our students grow and develop, and we have ambitious plans for the future.

We are interested in speaking to candidates with an equally ambitious outlook, who bring relevant professional/industrial Construction experience, educational leadership, and a strong understanding of qualification design and quality assurance.

In this role you will lead and inspire a high performing and highly qualified team, bringing an innovative and creative approach, whilst proactively looking for partnership, collaboration and funding opportunities. You will have an interest in new technologies and be inspired and driven by sustainable approaches and innovation in renewables.

The College is very much an integral part of the community, and in this role, you will be able to make your mark on our success and the economic success and development of the area. If working with others to take this very successful College to the next level excites you, then we’d like to hear from you.

To apply for the post, please send a tailored CV and covering letter to

Closing date for application is midnight Sunday 28 March. For a confidential, informal discussion about the role, please contact Badenoch + Clark Executive directly on +44 (0)141 220 6460 or e-mail the aforementioned e-mail address.