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.

Senior leadership team

Our key staff

Dr Lindsey Whiterod, CBE

Chief Executive
Photograph :: Senior Leadership Team :: Dr Lindsey Whiterod CBE

Alison Maynard

Principal, South Tyneside College & Deputy Chief Executive
Photograph :: Senior Leadership Team :: Alison Maynard

Catherine Donnelly

Executive Director of Human Resources
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Jane Cuthbertson

Chief Finance Officer
Photograph :: Senior Leadership Team :: Jane Cuthbertson

Mo Dixon

Principal, Tyne Metropolitan College
Photograph :: Senior Leadership Team :: Mo Dixon

John Roach

Principal, South Shields Marine School
Photograph :: Senior Leadership Team :: John Roach