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Events Officer


Permanent; Full Time
40 hours per week; Term Time Only (circa 37 weeks)
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Benefits: 5% Employer/5% Employee Contribution Pension; Free Lunch; On-site gym/pool

Haileybury are looking for an Events Officer to support the Head of Events in delivering high-end, refined events (mostly in-person though, some virtual events). The Events Officer will play a key role in all of Haileybury’s events with a focus on internal events, however they will be responsible for assisting with the delivery and coordination of all events at Haileybury.

The post-holder will be a progressive and creative thinker, with excellent communication being a core requirement. They will be joining an exciting and dynamic department, which works at a fast pace and therefore must be able to work well under pressure and juggle multiple projects simultaneously. In addition to working closely with the Marketing, Co-curricular and Masters’ team, they will work with a variety of up to 150 key stakeholders and develop excellent relationships across the school as well as with external suppliers. The Events Officer will be able to anticipate project needs, discern work priorities, and meet deadlines with little supervision except when necessary.

The nature of a 24 hour, seven day week boarding school means flexibility is vital. In addition to the core working hours, the job holder will be required to work reasonable additional hours as are necessary for the proper performance of the role and as the demands of the job require. This will include working early mornings, evenings and at weekends, especially on special event days.

Vacancy documents
For more information, an application pack and to apply for the role, please visit:
https://www.haileybury.com/working-at-haileybury/support-staff-vacancies/events-officer/
Applicants should be aware that we cannot consider an application unless the specified application form has been filled in completely. Please be aware that your application form should include your full employment history and any previous employer may be approached by the School. Incomplete application forms may be returned. The School reserves the right to make an appointment before the closing date. Candidates are therefore encouraged to apply as soon as possible. We aim to ensure that our staff body reflects the diversity of our pupil body and therefore encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Please see full details of our Recruitment, Selection and Disclosure Policy and Procedure.
Haileybury is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants for the above post must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers, prohibition checks and a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service. Any employment offer will be subject to the successful completion of these background screening checks.

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Graphic Designer

Role: Graphic Designer

Position: 37.5 hours per week over five days. 8.30am to 5pm.

Salary: up to £24,000 depending on skills and experience

We are looking for a Graphic Designer to join the Marketing team. This is an exciting newly created role, where you will be working across both Haberdashers’ Boys’ and Girls’ schools (known as Haberdashers’ Elstree Schools).

You will support the Marketing team across all stages of a project from concept creation through to completion/production. You will be responsible for creating and developing all aspects of graphic design and video assets to support the schools.

We are looking for someone who love new ideas and takes initiative. A brilliant multi-tasker, with incredible organisational skills and the ability to meet deadlines for multiple projects. You will also have flexibility to work outside of your working hours, when required, to support the smooth running of the School.

How to apply: Applications should be submitted with a CV with an accompanying letter detailing current salary (if applicable) and reasons for application and portfolio of work to the Human Resources department: [email protected]. All shortlisted applicants will be required to complete a short school application form prior to interview.

Should you wish to discuss the role further, please do email Ms Avril Tooley, Director of Marketing, Communications and Culture on [email protected]

Closing date: 8am on Friday 17 June 2022. Please note, applications will be reviewed as they arrive, and we reserve the right to close this vacancy sooner, please apply as soon as possible.

Interviews to take place shortly thereafter.

Start date: ASAP

 

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Communications Officer

Permanent / Full-time/ Term time plus 4 weeks

 Actual salary £24,761.54 p.a. (£29,000 FTE)

 Start date August 2022

STAHS is a vibrant school supported by a diverse and enthusiastic community of staff, pupils, parents and alumni. It is important that our staff reflect the diversity of our community, and we therefore welcome and encourage applications from people of all genders and sexual orientation, those from Black, Asian and other minority ethnic backgrounds, and those with disabilities.

Our vibrant, welcoming school is seeking a confident, self-motivated individual to join our busy Marketing Team. The Communications Officer supports the Head of Marketing to develop and enhance the profile and brand vision of STAHS internally and externally through an extensive range of print and digital publications and communications.

This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and resourceful individual, who has a positive approach to their work and enjoys being part of a team. The ideal candidate should possess excellent oral and written skills and highly accurate proofreading skills with strong attention to detail.

This is a permanent position, offered on a full-time basis, 37 hours per week, 35 term time weeks plus 4 weeks per year. The working hours will be 8.30am – 4.30pm Monday – Thursday and 8.30am – 4.00pm on Friday with a 30 minute unpaid lunch break. There may be occasional evening and weekend working to support school events, for which time off in lieu will be granted.

In return we offer:

  • Continued Professional Development (CPD) opportunities
  • An opportunity to join our warm, vibrant and ambitious independent day school set in the heart of St Albans, easily accessible to central and outer London
  • Use of sports facilities, including gym*
  • An extensive benefits package; free lunches, generous pension scheme, free life assurance
  • Competitive salary

* Conditions apply

Details of the role and application process are available on the school’s website https://www.tes.com/jobs/vacancy/communication-officer-hertfordshire-1643596

Closing date for applications is 9am Tuesday 13 June 2022

Interviews to be held the following week.

The High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Registered Charity No: 311065

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Digital Marketing Manager

St Columba’s College

HMC, Catholic Independent Day School for students aged 4-18 (760 on roll, 123 in Sixth Form)

Immediate Start

We are seeking to appoint a Digital Marketing Manager who will play a key role in enhancing and extending our digital presence across a range of platforms and activities.

The successful candidate will bring bags of creativity, enthusiasm and digital marking expertise. Working as part of a small, friendly team, the role is busy, varied and interesting. Reporting to the Director of Communications, Admissions and Development, the ideal candidate will be a well-organised self-starter. Able to juggle multiple priorities, they will hit the ground running.

The role also requires excellent communications skills and a commitment to delivering great customer service. An ability to work flexibly is also required for some out of hours and weekend events.

In return we offer a competitive salary and a range of benefits including:

  • Full-time position, 52-week contract.
  • 25 days’ annual holiday entitlement plus 8 bank holidays and 3 discretionary, non-contractual days between Christmas and New Year.
  • Office based during term time and hybrid working during the College holiday periods.
  • Salary will be dependent upon experience and qualifications.
  • Complimentary lunches, tea/coffee/biscuits/fruit.
  • Fee discount scheme for children of staff educated at the College.
  • Contributory Pension Scheme to which the College contributes 6%.
  • Use of the College gym facilities outside of School hours.
  • Eye care vouchers.
  • Free annual flu vaccination.
  • Cycle to Work and Tech Schemes.
  • Access to use of a confidential 24-hour counselling help line.
  • Free car parking on site.

St Columba’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the role, including reference checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

To apply for this position, visit https://www.stcolumbascollege.org/about-us/work-with-us to view the job description and to download an application form. Please email your covering letter and completed application from to Jackie Metcalfe, HR Manager at [email protected] or call to discuss further on 01727 892095. Previous applicants need not re-apply.

Closing date:  10 am on Monday, 6th June 2022 with interviews shortly afterwards.

St Columba’s College is a Catholic Foundation of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart (US Province)

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Admissions Officer

ADMISSIONS OFFICER

37.5 hours per week, 52 weeks per annum

Salary: £28,275 per annum

Required July 2022

Are you goal-oriented, do you take meticulous steps to achieve success and are you passionate about customer service? Do you believe in independent education? If you want to help shape a learning community that is at once diverse, driven, accepting, and ambitious, then look no further —this Admissions Officer role at RMS for Girls could be the perfect fit for you.

Applications are invited for the post of Admissions Officer at The Royal Masonic School for Girls (RMS).  Reporting to the Head of Admissions (HoA), the post holder will be responsible for supporting the Admissions department and will be expected to take the lead on the recruitment of pupils into the school, but also be part of a wider team that has a commitment to providing exceptional customer service.

The role will require excellent attention to detail, customer-focussed communication skills as well as the ability to manage, analyse and present data to support the Admissions and Marketing function, ensuring the department meets the required recruitment targets.

With a tenacious desire for results the Admissions Officer will be articulate and persuasive and develop excellent relationships with prospective families, feeder schools, educational agents and consultants through the delivery of a first-class admissions process.

Further information about the role can be found in the job description which is available to download from our website www.rmsforgirls.com/402/about-us/current-vacancies.

RMS is one of the top performing schools nationally for Value Added at GCSE and A level and we are proud to be an inclusive school where all girls are encouraged to fulfil their potential. Potential candidates are strongly encouraged to visit the school website and social media accounts for more information about our thriving school, with its inclusive community spirit that encourages both girls and staff to share a commitment to continued personal, professional and academic development.

We welcome a completed application form which can be downloaded from our website. Completed applications only and any enquiries should be addressed to Miss Tyler Lawton on 01923 725762 or [email protected]

Please note CVs are not accepted.

 Closing date for applications: Wednesday 18th May 2022 by 9.00am

Interviews are likely to take place week commencing 23rd May 2022

The Royal Masonic School for Girls is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Applicants must undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The Royal Masonic School for Girls is an equal opportunities employer.

The Royal Masonic School for Girls is a Private Limited Company, Registered No 1339867 England, Registered Charity No 276784

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International Admissions Coordinator

An opportunity has arisen for a dedicated, full time International Admissions Coordinator to work within our busy Admissions Department.
The Admissions department is responsible for all aspects of the admission of pupils to the School. The first point of call for prospective families is Admissions and the department has a wealth of knowledge to assist parents from their initial enquiry through to when their child joins the school.
The role of the International Admissions Coordinator is a demanding one, and it is integral to the continued success and prosperity of the School. The post holder will be involved in all aspects of the administration and organisation of overseas admissions, together with essential cover across the wider department.
The successful candidate will have previous experience in a customer-facing role, together with excellent administrative and communication skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office. Experience of working with a CRM database is essential and a working knowledge of Google Suite would be an advantage.

For more information, an application pack and to apply for the role, please visit:
https://www.haileybury.com/working-at-haileybury/support-staff-vacancies/international-admissions-coordinator/

Applicants should be aware that we cannot consider an application unless the specified application form has been filled in completely. Please be aware that your application form should include your full employment history and any previous employer may be approached by the School. Incomplete application forms may be returned. The School reserves the right to make an appointment before the closing date. Candidates are therefore encouraged to apply as soon as possible. We aim to ensure that our staff body reflects the diversity of our pupil body and therefore encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Haileybury is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants for the above post must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers, prohibition checks and a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service. Any employment offer will be subject to the successful completion of these background screening checks.

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Marketing and Communications Executive

Are you looking for a role combining creativity, communications and technical skill? Are you experienced in planning and creating digital and traditional communications campaigns?

Founded in 1915, St Christopher School is an independent day and boarding school for girls and boys aged 3-18. We have 535 pupils and 199 teaching and support staff.

We treat our young people as individuals and aim for them to develop competence and resourcefulness, social conscience and moral courage, the capacity for friendship and a true zest for life

The Role

St Chris is looking for an enthusiastic communications professional to make an impact by telling our story and to support the recruitment of students to our progressive forward thinking school.

We are looking for someone who can combine creativity, communication and technical skills. You will be experienced in planning and creating digital and traditional communications campaigns. By telling our story you will be supporting the recruitment of students locally, nationally and internationally.

The post holder will report to the Director of Marketing & Admissions, and should be a motivated self-starter who is able to initiate projects and ideas.

Job Purpose

This is a key role, and crucial to the successful development of the School’s communications strategy. Based in a small but dynamic department the post will suit a talented, highly creative individual with excellent communication and technical skills seeking to develop their career in a busy and inspiring role.

The role will cover all areas of the School from Nursery to Sixth Form and alumni. Responsibilities will include planning, creating and managing all content for distribution across our digital and social media channels, planning and executing paid online marketing campaigns and supporting the delivery of events to develop the School’s profile and increase recruitment.

With proven experience in digital and traditional marketing, you will be adept at creating engaging content and campaigns. You will also use your excellent communications skills to manage content on the School’s website, in its newsletters and publications, supporting the Director of Marketing & Admissions in ensuring the consistent presentation of St Chris and its brand across the School’s communication channels and on third party websites.

The ideal candidate will take the role of ‘investigative journalist’ when it comes to uncovering the many good news stories across the School. You will be a confident writer, photographer and video editor, able to quickly turnaround stories and ideas, while managing multiple deadlines.

Key Accountabilities

  • Work with the Director of Marketing and Admissions to support the development of a digital marketing strategy and schedule campaigns.
  • Identify, gather and tell stories from across the organisation, from Nursery to Sixth Form and alumni, across digital and traditional platforms in support of the School’s strategy using words, images and video.
  • Work closely with teaching staff to develop student and alumni profiles and success stories.
  • Embrace all aspects of social media to create and maintain an engaging and active presence across various platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube, Vimeo, monitoring and reporting on effectiveness.
  • Input into decisions and manage digital advertising across all key platforms (including Google, Facebook/Instagram.) Work in-house or with digital agencies to ensure the effective placement of ads to improve engagement with potential families. Monitor and report on performance of digital advertising.
  • Maintain and develop dynamic, engaging website content, and support the development of the website.
  • Manage the School’s SEO campaigns with creative agencies
  • Assist with the planning and delivery of marketing and admissions recruitment events (virtual and in person)
  • Attend key events (which may possibly be during evenings and occasional weekends), take and edit photographs, video footage and share on social and digital platforms.
  • Monitor data and analytics for website, social media and digital campaigns.
  • Monitor mentions of the School across digital sites and forum, updating directories and listings.
  • Research, write and design a range of content, including parental e-newsletters, supporting with email marketing campaigns and admissions communications via MailChimp and our Admissions software (OpenApply).
  • With the Director of Marketing and Admissions, write, supply and follow up press stories and editorials and continue to develop the School’s media database
  • Support with the delivery of publications such as school brochures and magazines through collating material and articles.
  • With the Director of Marketing & Admissions, identify, plan and commission relevant content (photography, video, audio, graphic, 360 virtual tours, virtual events) to improve the reach and impact of our message; support the management of third party suppliers
  • Work alongside external marketing consultants and agencies, implementing ideas when requested etc.
  • Ensure all communications are in line with the School’s agreed guidelines. Ensure that the School’s communications content meets accessibility, security and legal requirements, data protection and copyright, as well as standards of quality and agreed schedules.
  • Collate Parent Photographic Data Protection preferences and manage the School’s image library.

Person Specification

  • A degree or recognised marketing qualification is desirable, but not essential;
  • 1-2 years’ experience working in a content/marketing executive role or similar;
  • Excellent storytelling and writing skills and a keen eye for accuracy and detail;
  • A passion for social and digital media;
  • Excellent design, photography and video editing skills and an understanding of effective visual communication;
  • Excellent ICT skills and an ability to use WordPress, Mailchimp and Canva/Adobe CC Photoshop and InDesign with knowledge of video editing software an advantage;
  • Cheerful, flexible and positive approach with an enthusiastic, ‘can do’ attitude;
  • Ability to build positive working relationships with staff, parents and students in a friendly, professional and courteous manner – a team player;
  • Willingness to maintain and continuously develop technical proficiency, and evaluate and advise on emerging online trends, technology and tools;
  • Self-motivated – ability to work autonomously; to multi-task and prioritise on a daily basis in a busy and dynamic environment

Terms & Conditions

Hours of work: This is a full time, permanent, on-site position, starting as soon as possible. The core hours of work are 8.00am – 5.00pm, although there will be a requirement to attend key School events and Open Days which will require some evening and weekend work hours, for which time off in lieu will be given.

Job share or term time only contract + 2 weeks could be discussed for right candidate.

Salary: Pay review pending September 2022. (Salary Scale 24–28) £26,181–£29,757 dependent on experience. Based on 40 hours per week, 52 weeks per annum.

Holiday: Five weeks plus all Bank Holidays a pro rata entitlement will be given if the role is offered on term-time + 2 or job share.

Benefits: Free parking on site. The successful candidate will be entitled to join the St Christopher contributory Pension Scheme. Currently the School contributes 8% towards the scheme and matches individual’s contributions to a maximum contribution by the School of 12%.

Application Process:

In order to apply for this post candidates are required to complete the St Christopher School Application Form, which can be found on the School’s website (www.stchris.co.uk/about-us/job-vacancies/).

Completed applications should be sent, along with a letter of application to:

Gwyneth Reeder

Head of Human Resources

St Christopher School

Barrington Road

Letchworth Garden City

Hertfordshire

SG6 3JZ.

Application Deadline: 1200 noon on Wednesday 20 April 2022.

Early application is advised we reserve the right to close the role ahead of the deadline date. We are happy to accept applications by email or post Interviews: Interviews will be held during the last week of April and the first week of May.

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Head of Marketing and Admissions

Lockers Park is a purposefully small school for boys aged 4 to 13 years, in Boxmoor, Hertfordshire. Our pupils achieve excellent results and enjoy real enthusiasm for life.

We are looking for a Head of Marketing & Admissions to start in spring or early summer 2022. You will manage all aspects of the marketing, with the aim to build brand awareness and uphold the school’s excellent reputation. You will lead the admissions program to ensure the school meets its target pupil role each academic year.

You will have strong interpersonal skills, a sense of community, and a drive to own a successful marketing and admissions programme. We welcome applicants with experience in a school marketing role, as well as applicants from other sectors.

The role is 35 hours per week for 40 weeks per annum.

The application pack can be downloaded from our website https://www.lockerspark.co.uk/vacancies/ Please return the completed application form with a covering letter to [email protected] by the closing date of Friday 1 April 2022. Interviews will be held the following week.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment and work in accordance with our child protection policies and procedures.  All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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Admissions Assistant (International)

Fixed Term Contract; 12 months
37.5 hours per week
Benefits: 25 days holiday per annum (pro-rota) 5% Employer/5% Employee Contribution Pension; on-site gym/pool
Start Date: ASAP
An opportunity has arisen for a dedicated, full time Admissions Assistant to work within our busy Admissions Department.
The Admissions department is responsible for all aspects of the admission of pupils to the School. The first point of call for prospective families is Admissions and the department has a wealth of knowledge to assist parents from their initial enquiry through to when their child joins the school.
The Admissions Assistant will support the department with a wide range of administrative duties relating to all aspects of work in the admissions office in addition to ensuring that the School’s student visa processes are diligently adhered to when recruiting pupils from overseas countries. The successful candidate will have a strong eye for detail and precision.
The successful candidate will have previous experience in a customer-facing role, together with excellent administrative and communication skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office. Experience of working with a CRM database is essential and a working knowledge of Google Suite would be an advantage.
The nature of a 24hr a day, 7 days per week boarding school require staff to work flexibly and as we are open for prospective family visits and public events; this means that there may be a requirement for the job holder to work occasional early mornings, evenings and weekends. It is expected that all duties will be completed effectively, efficiently, accurately and within allocated deadlines.

For more information, an application pack and to apply for the role, please visit:
https://www.haileybury.com/admissions-assistant-international/

Applicants should be aware that we cannot consider an application unless the specified application form has been filled in completely. Please be aware that your application form should include your full employment history and any previous employer may be approached by the School. Incomplete application forms may be returned. The School reserves the right to make an appointment before the closing date. Candidates are therefore encouraged to apply as soon as possible. We aim to ensure that our staff body reflects the diversity of our pupil body and therefore encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Haileybury is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants for the post must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers, prohibition checks and a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service. Any employment offer will be subject to the successful completion of these background screening checks.