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Head of International Admissions

To start: September 2022 or earlier
We have an exciting opportunity for a Head of International Admissions to manage all matters relating to overseas recruitment of boarding pupils. The candidate will work closely with the Head, Head of Marketing and Admissions and the Registrar on developing international boarding at Shebbear College.
This is a full-time role and flexibility will be required to fulfil the demands of the overseas time zones. International travel will be essential.
Shebbear College is a small independent day and boarding school of around 300 pupils, for boys and girls aged from 4 – 18. Set in 85-acres of countryside between Dartmoor and Exmoor, it is an idyllic location in which to work. Class sizes are smaller than average throughout the school and we pride ourselves on knowing every pupil as an individual, recognising their potential and helping them to achieve their best, whatever that may be. This is what makes us special and stands us apart from other schools.

BENEFITS OF SERVICE

  • Working in a small friendly school in a stunning rural location
  • A competitive salary and will be dependent on qualifications, skills and experience
  • Free lunch and refreshments during term-time
  • Free use of the School facilities such as gymnasium

APPLICATION PROCESS
All applicants must complete the Shebbear College application form which is available on the School website (please ensure that your referees include your current or most recent employer). The completed application form, covering letter (one side of A4) and equal opportunities form should be sent via email (preferably) to the HR Department [email protected] or by post to:
HR Department
Shebbear College
Shebbear
Devon
EX21 5HJ

Further details about the School and an Application Form, Equal Opportunities Form, Job Description
and Person Specification are available at www.shebbearcollege.co.uk/jobs
We do not accept CVs. No agencies please.
Deadline for applications: Thursday 9th June at 9am.
Interviews: week commencing 13th June
Early applications are warmly encouraged and the School reserves the right to commence or complete the recruitment process at any time prior to the closing date.

PLEASE NOTE: Shebbear College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young adults and expects all staff to share his commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service

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Earth Centre Manager

Earth Centre Manager – Kingsley School, Devon £32,000 – 35,000 pa

If you are looking for an exciting new role where you can truly feel you are making a difference, inspiring a generation of pupils, and be part of an engaging team, then this is an opportunity not to be missed.

Kingsley School is recruiting for a newly created role, Earth Centre Manager.

The Earth Centre is a highly original project – a world first – that couples the teaching of science and environmentally related subjects in a unique environment rich in scientific and environmental stimuli. Based in the heart of Devon’s UNESCO biosphere, Kingsley aims to become the destination for excellence in educating and developing our students to be future leaders and experts in environmental protection and sustainability.

Collaboration is integral to the Kingsley philosophy. We are looking for individuals with passion, sound professional ecological and environmental experience, and a team player attitude.

For more information, please visit Kingsley’s website https://www.kingsleyschoolbideford.co.uk/about-kingsley/current-vacancies/  for the application pack (https://www.kingsleyschoolbideford.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/1-Application-pack-Earth-Centre-role.pdf) and the application form.

To apply, for this position please complete the application form and email to Emily Hatcher (HR) at [email protected] with ref: Earth Centre Manager.

The closing date for applications is the 11th February 2022

Interview date: 28th February

Start date: as soon as possible

 

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Admissions and Marketing Officer (Maternity Cover)

St Peter’s Preparatory School is one of the most successful and forward-looking independent preparatory schools in the South West, awarded Excellent in all categories in the most recent ISI Inspection (March 2020). The School sits on a beautiful rural site in East Devon surrounded by fields, benefitting from its proximity to the beach and open countryside.

We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Admissions and Marketing Officer to cover a period of maternity leave for up to one year. The successful candidate will be positive and proactive with excellent communication and interpersonal skills to deal with parents, pupils and staff in a positive, polite and professional manner.

This role is part of a small and busy team providing support across the areas of admissions, marketing and HR to the School and affiliated nurseries. As such, we are seeking someone who works effectively within a team but who is also confident working independently.
The diverse demands of the job require someone who is resilient and flexible

The annual salary is £24,224 including six weeks’ paid holiday entitlement. Candidates should be prepared to work Monday to Friday 08:00 to 17:00 including school holidays.

The successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check.

Further information about the school, a job description and an application form are on our website http://www.stpetersprep.co.uk/contact-us/vacancies/

** Please note that applications will only be accepted on the School’s own application form. We are unable to consider CVs **

Closing Date: Monday 27 September 2021

Provisional Interview Date: Wednesday 06 October 2021

Start Date: Wednesday 1 December 2021

St Peter’s Preparatory School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff to share this commitment.

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Digital Communications Manager

Plymouth College is a leading co-educational school, which has operated at the forefront of independent education since its inception in 1877. With its excellent programmes for the academic and personal development of pupils, fantastic wellbeing and pastoral care and world-leading performance sports and co-curricular activities, the College produces well-rounded, confident and resilient young people who stand out from the crowd.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established marketing and admissions office pivotal to our School in ensuring that annual pupil recruitment targets are met. Working closely with the Director of Admissions, Marketing and Development, the Digital Communications Manager is required to proactively lead the digital communications and marketing strategy through multi-channel avenues and to manage the corporate image and public perception of Plymouth College.
It is essential that you are able to prioritise workload, can work well under pressure and have experience in using social media and digital communications and with a positive can-do attitude . To be considered you must have exceptional IT skills, relationship management skills, be confident in communication both orally and in writing and have a willingness to learn and build on skills. It is also highly desirable if you have experience of life in a similar independent School.
Prospective candidates should be willing to be involved with the wider life of a busy boarding and day school.

Further details and an application form can be obtained from the School’s website: https://www.plymouthcollege.com/information/vacancies

A competitive salary and generous benefits package which includes a stakeholder pension; annual holiday entitlement; employee assistance programme and use of school facilities such as the gym, sports centre, canteen for lunch; parking and a staff fee remission for pupils attending the College.

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Admissions Manager

Plymouth College is a leading co-educational school, which has operated at the forefront of independent education since its inception in 1877. With its excellent programmes for the academic and personal development of pupils, fantastic wellbeing and pastoral care, and world-leading performance sports and co-curricular activities, the College produces well-rounded, confident and resilient young people who stand out from the crowd.This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established admissions office pivotal to our School in ensuring that annual pupil recruitment targets are met. Working closely with the Director of Admissions, Marketing and Development, the Admissions Manager is required to liaise with parents and work collaboratively to meet the demands of the department.More specifically, the Admissions Manager is responsible for undertaking all administrative tasks, juggling multiple enquiries, organising open days, prospective parents’ events and visits to the School, co-ordinating scholarships and assessments, managing the admissions database and liaising with our external visa advisors.It is essential that you are able to prioritise workload, can work well under pressure and have previous experience in a complex customer facing, administration role. To be considered you must have exceptional IT skills, relationship management skills and be confident in communication both orally and in writing. It is also highly desirable if you have experience of life in a similar independent School. Prospective candidates should be willing to be involved with the wider life of a busy boarding and day school.

Closing date for applications is 20th March 2021 at 12.00 midday (UK Time). Please visit the website, www.plymouthcollege.com for further information and details about how to apply.

Plymouth College is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including DBS checks.

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Director of Admissions, Marketing and Development

Plymouth College is currently seeking a Director of Admissions, Marketing and Development to join our community.
Plymouth College is a leading co-educational school, which has operated at the forefront of independent education since its inception in 1877. With its excellent programmes for the academic and personal development of pupils, fantastic wellbeing and pastoral care and world-leading performance sports and co-curricular activities, the College produces well-rounded, confident and resilient young people who stand out from the crowd.
An fantastic opportunity has arisen to lead our Admissions, Marketing and Development department across the school at an exciting time for Plymouth College. The successful candidate will lead on innovative, efficient and effective marketing, communications and pupil recruitment strategies, ensuring that they serve to differentiate Plymouth College from its competitors whilst overseeing marketing and communications across the Plymouth College community with a view to strengthening the school’s reputation, both internally and externally, with all key stakeholders. They will develop and deliver a strategic marketing, admissions and alumni plan whilst managing a team across the disciplines of marketing, admissions, communications and development.
Plymouth College is centrally located in the historic city of Plymouth. Known as Britain’s Ocean City, with a population of over 250,000 people, it is a vibrant and exciting place to live. With both the sea and the moors on its doorstep, this part of Devon assures an enviable quality of life. A role at Plymouth College provides both an excellent employment opportunity alongside the chance to live in the beautiful South West of England.
Prospective candidates should be willing to be involved with the wider life of a busy boarding and day school.
Closing date for applications is 8th February 2021 at 12.00 midday (UK Time).
Plymouth College is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including DBS checks.