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Senior Leadership Team

Hereward College
Paul Cook MBE - Principal and Chief Executive
Paul Cook has worked in further education for over 25 years with ten of those years as a college principal. Over his many years of service he has worked in some of the country’s highest performing colleges as a teacher, advanced teaching practitioner, head of facility and in a variety of senior management roles. Paul has research interests in the effective methods of securing sustainable employment for learners with disabilities and holds a master’s degree in education. Paul also represents the interests and aspirations of thousands of learners with SEND as the director for employment for Natspec, an organisation that represents over 100 education and training providers for learners with special and additional needs and disabilities. He was appointed to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire as a Member (MBE) in the Queen's birthday honours in 2022 for services to young people with special education needs and disabilities
Rosie Herbert
Rosie Herbert - Vice Principal
Rosie Herbert is Vice Principal Quality and Curriculum at Hereward College with responsibilities including learning and teaching, quality improvement and curriculum management. Rosie has been involved in the further education sector for over 20 years with a broad range of experience, having had responsibilities for both academic and business support functions. Rosie started her career as Education Officer at the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester, and has a keen interest for all aspects of the arts.
Paula Powditch – Vice Principal
Paula Powditch is Vice Principal Finance and Resources at Hereward College. She is responsible for finance, human resources, marketing, employer training, management information systems and the Access department.
Jane Ferguson
Jane Ferguson - Vice Principal
Jane Ferguson is Vice Principal for Safeguarding & Pastoral Care with responsibility for safeguarding, mentors, therapies, support services, learner leadership and the residential provision. Jane has a worked in education for over 20 years in the areas of teaching and learning, training, therapeutic and pastoral care and business support functions. Jane is also the lead governor for safeguarding at a school in Warwickshire.
Simon Shackleton – Director
Simon Shackleton is Director for Technical Resources, Estates and Facilities at Hereward College. He is responsible for managing and maintain the buildings and land owned by the College; centralised learning resources; information communications technology (ICT); telecommunications and infrastructure and as the co-ordination of health and safety.

We have extensive partnerships with employers and an expanding supported internship study programme.
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Tile Hill, Coventry CV4 9SW
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