Bath College is delighted to announce that after a robust and comprehensive recruitment process, the current Deputy Principal, Jayne Davis has been appointed as Principal and CEO of Bath College and will take up her role in late summer. Jayne has been at the College for 5 years and has been instrumental in key developments during this time, securing a number of capital bids, overseeing the College’s successful Higher Education TEF silver award, leading on the college’s overall Covid response as well as being the Quality Nominee in our successful Ofsted inspection in 2018. These incredible achievements build on 21 years of experience in management and 11 years in education senior management.
The Chair of Governors, Andy Salmon said that, “Succeeding in a rigorous interview process as an internal candidate is not easy. As well as external vision, Jayne demonstrated really strong internal support, the essential combination to keep us on the progression Laurel’s leadership has so well established.”
On her appointment, Jayne Davis said, “I am thrilled and honoured to be taking over the Principal and CEO role in the summer. It is such a great College and to get to lead it into our next phase is very exciting. I am looking forward to working with staff and students in this new position and seeing us achieve great things.”
The outgoing Principal and CEO, Laurel Penrose stated that, “ I could not be more delighted in this appointment. Jayne’s passion for teaching and learning, the FE sector, Bath College and its staff and students is plain for anyone to see. I am confident that Jayne will lead the College into a bright future.”
I am sure that you will join us in congratulating Jayne on her successful appointment.