Meet the Senior Leadership Team

Oaklands College is committed to creating and maintaining a safe environment for all our students.  Our Senior Leadership Team ensure that teaching and learning provision and standards in line with the current educational curriculum and national levels of expectation. The SLT are responsible for steering and supporting the strategic direction of the college. 

Zoe Hancock
Principal of Oaklands College

We are committed to ensuring that our students reach their full potential.

We will focus on not only what they need to be successful on their course but what they will need to be successful in their future work and personal lives. We will ensure that our students achieve the best that they can by looking at their individual needs and ambitions, by listening to what they tell us about their experiences, and by providing them with the best possible learning environments.

Zoe Head of Oaklands College



Harpreet Nagra
Deputy Principal Quality

Harpreet has worked in further education as an ESOL and English teacher with a number of colleges before moving into a quality role in Central Bedfordshire College. After that Harpreet joined Ofsted and became a Her Majesty’s Inspector for 3 years. She joined Oaklands College in October 2018 and still works as a part time Ofsted Inspector.

Harpreet - Deputy Principal Quality






Nicola Caiger
Director of Curriculum

I have worked at Oaklands College for 15 years in a variety of  different roles. My current role is Director of Curriculum and I look after the Business, Sports and Public Services, Hair and Beauty, Health and Social Care and Early Years, Land Based Industries, Equine, Learning for Independence and Future Employment (SEND) and ESOL curriculum areas.  Prior to starting at Oaklands College  I was a Regional Sales Manager within the  retail sector.   I enjoy working with the teams to ensure that all students achieve to their full potential and are ready for their next steps.  

Director of Curriculum



Sian Williams
Director Of Curriculum

I have worked at Oaklands College for 8 years and have been fortunate enough to work across a range of Curriculum and Quality and Resources teams. Before joining the college, I worked in secondary school education and then joined the college in 2010 as a Lecturer in Sports. During this time, I completed my MSc in Management and then progressed to Head of Department roles for 5 years across a variety of curriculum areas, before joining the SLT team as a Director of Curriculum. Throughout my time at the college, I have had the opportunity to work with some inspiring and passionate lecturers who strive to support and develop all students to achieve their potential

Director Of Curriculum