New deputy principal welcomed at HOW College - The Worcester Observer

New deputy principal welcomed at HOW College

Worcester Editorial 10th Feb, 2024   0

HEART OF Worcestershire College has a new deputy principal with more than 25 years of experience in education.

Simon Kibble has held a number of positions, including managing enterprise education across East and West Midlands, along with several vice principle roles.

Mr Kibble said:

“I am delighted to have joined Heart of Worcestershire College as the new deputy principal.

“Our students and colleagues are inspiring and the opportunity to become part of the college’s journey is one I am thrilled to have been offered.

“I am looking forward to working across the entire college community to ensure our college continues to be one that everyone is proud to learn at and work for.”

HoW College has a rough turnover of £40million, with approximately 20,000 learners.

It is one of the largest employers in Worcestershire, employing approximately 1,000 staff.

Michelle Dowse, Principal and CEO at HoW College, added:

“We are thrilled to welcome Simon to the College.

“His proven track record in curriculum development and delivery, alongside his commitment to nurturing the brilliance of every student, will enable him to play a pivotal role in the future development of the college.

“The addition of Simon to the senior team, reinforces our dedication to improving the lives of our learners and meeting local skills needs.”

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