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Foundation Officer

Queenswood is an outstanding girls’ boarding and day school for 11-18 years. Our stunning 120 acre campus is set in beautiful Hertfordshire countryside, just 20 minutes from Central London.

Full-time Foundation Officer

Potters Bar, Hertfordshire

Salary £25,000 – £27,000 per annum, depending on experience

We require an efficient, personable and highly motivated person to provide all round support for our alumnae organisation the Old Queenswoodians Association, and to support our Director of External Relations with researching, planning and managing fundraising projects and events. The successful candidate will have strong written and verbal communication skills and ideally will be experienced in fundraising and supporting an alumni organisation Experience in updating database content and generating reports is a prerequisite. This is a varied role that would suit a self-starter whose previous experience has shown them to be resourceful and well organised and who would relish the opportunity to work in a busy and diverse role.

For a full description of this role and to apply please go to www.queenswood.org/vacancies

Apply immediately.  Applications will be considered upon receipt.

Queenswood is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and all applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Charity number: 311060

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Admissions and Marketing Co-ordinator

We are looking for an outstanding individual to develop and deliver all aspects of our Admissions and Marketing activities. This is an important position, and the successful candidate will be joining Lyonsdown at an exciting time – as we become all-girls and launch our new strategic plan.

Reporting to the School Business Manager, where we are currently also recruiting to this post, your role will be to capture and share updates on what makes Lyonsdown special in our day-to-day school life as well as to communicate the exciting changes and developments we have planned – to both our current and prospective parent community.

The candidate will also be responsible for undertaking all aspects of our Admissions – to pro-actively sell the School to prospective parents and to support their journey to join Lyonsdown by delivering exceptional customer care which best reflects our family-focused community.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to grow, shape and develop all aspects of the School’s marketing and admissions. We are looking for a friendly and positive ‘can-do’ attitude, an organised approach and excellent customer-facing communication skills. Previous marketing and admissions experience are essential to ensure the candidate can ‘hit the ground running’ in our busy school environment, as is the ability to work collaboratively to deliver excellence in all aspects of the role. The candidate will be supported and guided by our external consultant to facilitate a good induction to independent school admissions and marketing.

This flexible position is for 30 hours per week during term time, plus seven weeks of flexible working during the school holidays. During term time the candidate would ideally be in school each day or, with agreement, four days per week. There will be some mutual flexibility on the working hours for the right candidate. There are, however, a small number of admissions events (e.g. open events) and Governor meetings which may take place in the evenings or at weekends where the candidate would be required to attend (and for which time off in lieu may be given).

For further details and to apply please visit: www.lyonsdownschool.co.uk/vacancies/admissionsandmarketing
or, for an informal chat about the role, please contact our external marketing consultant, Louise Hitchen via [email protected] or on 07736 176973

Salary: £24-28k FTE (To be agreed depending on qualifications and experience).

Closing date: 1st September 2021, at 11.59pm.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to enhanced DBS and other checks in line with safer recruitment best practice. 

Registered charity No. 312591

 

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Events Co-Ordinator

The Events Co-Ordinator will play a key role in the delivery of successful College events. This is a busy ‘hands on’ role which entails a range of responsibilities and requires a flexible and intelligent approach. The jobholder will be able to anticipate needs, discern work priorities, meet deadlines with little supervision and be willing to work some evenings and weekends.

The successful candidate will have previous experience in a customer facing role and at least one year’s experience of organising and running events.  In addition, they will have excellent planning, communication and administrative skills and be a proficient user of the MS Office suite.

St Columba’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and an enhanced DBS check forms part of the appointment process, including reference checks with past employers.

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 form to Jackie Metcalfe, HR Manager at [email protected]

Closing date for applications: Midday on Monday, 26th April 2021 with interviews shortly afterwards.

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