To provide outstanding educational opportunities, we will benefit learners and the communities we serve.

Bigger, Better, Stronger

Seeking Governors For Tyne Coast College

With a vision and determination to deliver excellence in education and training, award-winning Tyne Coast College is on a long-term path of progress following a highly successful merger.

To maintain momentum, while improving the opportunities we provide to thousands of learners under our brands South Tyneside College, Tyne Metropolitan College, South Shields Marine School and Queen Alexandra Sixth Form, we are seeking people with dedication, commitment and experience to drive our future by serving as governors.

You will play a vital role in setting the College’s strategic direction, delivering financial sustainability (financial health), evaluating performance and ensuring public accountability.

This is a voluntary role. We are looking for applicants with senior management or board level experience. In particular, skills or experience within one or more of the following areas:

  • Education / Quality
  • Marine / Shipping
  • Human Resources
  • Financial Management / Audit

You may like to speak to us informally to find out more about the role and responsibilities of being a governor, or you may simply require further information about our Board. In either instance, please contact Neil Longstaff, Director of Governance, on 0191 4273903.

To apply to be a governor, send your CV to the Director of Governance at Tyne Coast College, Westoe Campus, St George’s Avenue, South Shields, NE34 6ET, or email neil.longstaff@stc.ac.uk by Friday, 6 September, 2019. Your CV must outline your skills and reasons for wanting to be considered as a prospective governor at Tyne Coast College.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Our mission, vision and values

Our mission, vision and values drive our delivery of first-class provision and show a clear commitment of support to all students equally.

With a mission to provide outstanding educational opportunities, we will benefit learners and the communities we serve. Doing so will satisfy our vision to grow further as a world-class educational facility, operating with a focus that develops the potential of all.

Following these paths will allow us to play a key role in ensuring the long-term prosperity of our region, through the creation of skills that drive economic growth.

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