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Admissions, Marketing & Communications in Independent Schools

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Head of Marketing and Communications

HMC 785 pupils aged 7-18

Head of Marketing and Communications

QEH is one of the leading academic schools in the country. The Marketing and Communications Team is central to the success of QEH. Working across both the Junior and Senior Schools, the team delivers operational marketing activities and events for the school, helping to develop creative marketing strategies that reflect and build awareness of QEH and its brand. We are looking for an experienced, creative and proactive individual to lead this team and put their skills into action across the full marketing, PR and communications mix.

For further details and an application form please visit

e-mail: [email protected] or telephone 0117 9303044

Closing date: Thursday 30 June (mid-day)

QEH School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants
must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including
checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service

Registered Charity No. 1104871

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Development Officer

Year round, 37.5 hours per week
£24,877-27,986 per annum actual salary

Clifton High School is an academically selective, co-educational, independent day school for approximately 650 pupils aged 3-18 years. Situated on a beautiful Bristol site, our educational offering is underpinned by a strong pastoral and family ethos. We value individuality and positively celebrate diversity and inclusion in every area of the School.

We are looking to appoint a Development Officer to help embed a culture of philanthropy and support both within the School and our networks. The successful applicant will be responsible for engaging with a wide range of stakeholders, particularly with our parent body, and deliver a first-class service through excellent data management and communications.

The Development Officer will require a good knowledge of fundraising and will be successful in using data management as well as a range of engaging communication principles to increase support for a charity or similar organisation. The ideal candidate will have an outgoing personality, confidence in communicating to a wide range of donors and stakeholders, and a proactive, creative approach to fundraising. Excellent attention to detail will be essential.

Completed application forms should include a suitability statement to illustrate how the requirements of the post will be met, and be emailed to the Head of School, Mr Matthew Bennett, at [email protected]

Closing date for applications: 9am Friday 11th March 2022

Clifton High School is committed to safeguarding children and young people and expects all staff, visitors and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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Admissions Coordinator

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a forward-thinking school with an established reputation for innovation and excellence. We are looking for a motivated and highly capable Admissions Coordinator to join our team. This post is offered as a permanent contract from February 2022.

The successful candidate will have excellent time management and organisation skills, and will be able to communicate effectively and professionally with pupils, staff and parents. The Admissions Coordinator will assist the Admissions Manager in responding to parental enquires both by phone and in writing, planning visits and taster days for prospective families, as well as Open Mornings, entrance assessments and scholarship events. Experience of data input and the drafting of correspondence are essential.

Colston’s is a thriving co-educational day school on the outskirts of Bristol, easily accessible from the motorway network and with approximately 800 students aged from 3 to 18. The Upper School occupies a glorious thirty acre campus and has all of its facilities on-site.

It was announced in December 2021 that the school will change its name. The process of choosing a new name has begun and will involve students, former pupils, parents and staff. The new name will be announced in the summer of 2022.

We are proud of our high academic standards and our innovative approach to the development of teaching and learning across the school and we value the range of opportunities we provide for our pupils outside the classroom. In our recent ISI report the school was judged excellent in all areas; raw examination results are consistently good, value-add scores are high and we have waiting lists in most year groups.

The hours for this role are part time, working a minimum of 22 hours per week, across a minimum of 3 days. The post is term time (including INSET days) plus 3 weeks during the school holidays. Included within this, and in order to support entrance exams and Open Days, is a requirement to work an average of 2 Saturdays and 2 evenings per academic year. Exact hours and working pattern will be discussed at interview.

You will receive a salary of £20,493 to £22,183 FTE per annum pro rata (NJC pay scale point 8 to 12) dependant on skills and experience. Other benefits include 25 days holiday per year, plus 8 bank holidays, a lunch during term time, free parking on site, a defined contribution pension scheme and staff discount on school fees in accordance with the staff remission policy.

To discuss the role, please direct your enquiries to Emma Jennings, Finance Director, at [email protected]

For further details and to download an application form, please visit our TES page:

Closing date for applications: midday, Monday 10th January 2022.

Interviews will take place during the week beginning 17th January 2022.

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Director of Marketing, Admissions and Communications

Bristol Grammar School is a large and thriving school with approximately 1,350 pupils aged between 4 to 18. We value our warm, vibrant and positive learning community, a place where pupils become accountable for themselves, responsible for others and empowered to have a voice and a role in the many activities and endeavours that make our School such a unique and exciting place.

This is a new and exciting, senior role for an exceptional individual. The Director of Marketing, Admissions and Communications (DoMAC) will play a vital part in the school fulfilling its Mission.

That Mission, our present-day take on our founding Mission of 1532, is:

To provide an exceptional and rounded education to those who might benefit from it, regardless of their background and financial means.

Reporting directly to the Headmaster, the DoMAC will be highly influential in shaping and delivering the strategic direction of the school. They will be an inspiring and motivational leader, with a track record in strategic marketing, communications and brand management.

The new DoMAC will have a strong personal resonance with the school’s Mission, Aims and Values, and with independent education more broadly. A natural communicator, they will be articulate, persuasive and an authentic ambassador, with the desire to tell the story of the most inclusive, exciting and progressive independent school in the region.

Please visit our website for full details of this leadership post, BGS employment opportunities

The closing date for applications is 09 May

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Guardianship Area Manager – south Bristol and surrounding areas

Guardianship Area Manager wanted in the south Bristol and surrounding areas, to join the team at Pippa’s Guardians.

We are a family run company caring for International Students aged between 7 and 18 years of age at some of Britain’s best Boarding Schools.

We are looking for a compassionate, organised and responsive Area Manager who will be responsible for the well-being of international students studying in this region.

Experience in the Independent School sector is preferred. This role is mostly full time in term time and part time in the holidays and is hugely flexible, rewarding and varied.


•           Boarding School: 2 years (Preferred)

•           Education: 2 years (Preferred)


•           Driving Licence (Essential)

Key Tasks Areas and Responsibilities

– Student Visits and Pastoral Care
– Parent/Teacher Meetings
– Management of Host Families
– Emergency Support
– Transport
– Finances

For further details and a job description please contact us on [email protected]

To support application please send CV, Covering Letter and Passport sized photo