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Senior Tutor, Churchill College, University of Cambridge

Churchill College seeks to appoint an exceptional individual as their next Senior Tutor. This is an exciting opportunity to make a lasting contribution to Churchill College and to ensure that it remains an inclusive, accessible, and creative environment in which students and Fellows alike can thrive.


The Senior Tutor has overall strategic responsibility for the College’s academic, educational and student welfare provision and policy. They report directly into the College Council and are the key point of contact in the College for the University and external bodies on student related matters. The Senior Tutor helps to shape wider College strategy as part of the senior leadership team of the College Officers, alongside the Master, Vice-Master, Postgraduate Senior Tutor and Bursar. They are directly responsible for the admission, education, academic progress and welfare of undergraduate students. They partner closely with the Postgraduate Senior Tutor to coordinate this work for Churchill’s postgraduate community.


The key challenges ahead for the incoming Senior Tutor include maintaining and continuing to improve Churchill’s track record of academic success. The Senior Tutor must coordinate a data-led and innovative approach to admissions, ensuring that the College upholds its commitment to widening participation and inclusion, extending its reach. They will partner closely with the student body to ensure that student voices are heard. They must empower and work through a broad tutorial team to support students throughout their studies. The Senior Tutor must also remain active across the collegiate University and keep the College engaged in future policy innovations and discussions.


Candidate Pack




To apply, please send a CV and a covering letter outlining how you meet the job description and person specification to  by 12:00 noon on Friday 30 July 2021.


Churchill College celebrates and promotes equality, diversity, and inclusion. The College is committed to ensuring equality of opportunity, and to fair representation. As such, the College particularly welcomes expressions of interest and applications from women and individuals of black and ethnic minority backgrounds.