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Head of International Admissions

Head of International Admissions

Full time (flexible, hybrid working considered)

Wrekin College is a flourishing co-educational day and boarding school in a beautiful part of Shropshire. Well served by road and rail links, it combines the benefits of rural and urban living, and is an unusually happy place to work. The school community is very strong, with excellent relationships between pupils and staff. Wrekin is moving forwards with enthusiasm and energy, building on its many strengths. This is an exciting time to join the staff, and to contribute to the further development of the school.

The school has around 550 pupils with over 100 boarders, housed in three boarding houses. The pupils come from over 20 different countries across all age ranges at the school.

Our attractive and spacious grounds span 100 acres and facilities include a dedicated Art School, Design School, purpose-built 200-seat theatre, fitness suite, squash courts, two floodlit all-weather (astroturf) sports pitches, cricket fields, rugby pitches, tennis and netball courts, Dance Studio, sports halls, gymnasium, six-lane 25m indoor swimming pool, Fives courts, indoor rowing facilities, computer suites, library, Chapel and Sixth Form Centre. Our Business School opened in 2017, our new Music School in January 2020 and 2023 will see building start on our new centre for Design and Technology.

Wrekin College is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, energetic and confident communicator with the ability to forge strong working relationships with agents, parents and pupils. You will need to tap into existing and new markets for international boarding students and promote the Wrekin brand on global platform.
You will have a proven track record in sales and enjoy foreign travel, be highly organised and have strong administration skills. A knowledge and understanding of the independent school sector is essential.

Due to the nature of this role, there will be some requirement to travel and to work at evenings and weekends. In return we offer excellent benefits including additional holidays and the opportunity to work partly in the office and partly from home. If you believe you have the right attributes to be an ambassador for our school we would love to hear from you.

Application forms and full job description are available to download from www.wrekincollege.com, or by contacting the Bursary on 01952 265600. Completed applications should be returned to hr@wrekincollege.com by Friday 10th February 2023.

The Wrekin Old Hall Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced disclosure and barring list check.

Registered Charity No. 528417

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Digital Marketing Officer

Concord College is England’s premier co-educational boarding school set in the heart of the Shropshire countryside, with 605 students aged 13-19. With over 40 nationalities represented amongst our students, we enjoy a wonderfully diverse environment with a strong community feel and decency, trust and respect at our core. All employees play an important part in providing all that is required for the students in our care. If you are looking for an opportunity to work as part of a great team in a beautiful setting with first class facilities, excellent working conditions and rates of pay plus many additional benefits, we currently have the following vacancy:

DIGITAL MARKETING OFFICER

We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Digital Marketing Officer to join our Admissions & Marketing department. The Digital Marketing Officer will be responsible for creating and publishing digital marketing content through the College and Summer School’s website and social media channels, including photography, videos and electronic document design and production.

The successful candidate will be computer literate with excellent IT skills in Microsoft Office and will also possess demonstrated experience with photo and video editing and document publishing software, as well as experience creating and/or managing web content. The post holder will be proactive, with a willingness to show initiative and possess the ability to work well under pressure and prioritise workloads. The successful candidate will be professional, tactful and diplomatic, with the ability to forge and maintain effective and collaborative working relationships.

During the main school term, working hours are 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday with an unpaid daily one hour lunch break (35 hours per week) and during summer school, working hours will be 35 per week, five days out of seven on a rota to be agreed with the Summer School Director. Some flexibility is required as workload and responsibilities can vary throughout the year and attendance at occasional events at evenings or weekends is required.

In addition to a competitive salary, other benefits will include a defined contribution pension scheme, income protection and life assurance schemes.

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Monday 29 August 2022.

For further information and an application form please visit our website: www.concordcollegeuk.com, or contact our HR Department: recruitment@concordcollege.org.uk tel: 01694 731631. Please note CVs will only be accepted if submitted with a fully completed and detailed application form.

Concord College, Acton Burnell, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY5 7PF

Concord College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Child protection screening is undertaken which includes checks with previous employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Our policy in relation to the recruitment of ex-offenders can be found on our website.

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Registrar and Marketing Manager

London Road, Shrewsbury, SY2 6NZ

IAPS, Independent,

Day & Weekly Boarding School

with 350 Pupils aged 3-13 years

REGISTRAR & MARKETING MANAGER

Required for January 22 or as soon as possible
We are seeking an experienced sales and marketing executive to join our friendly team at Prestfelde School. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the success of a leading independent co-educational preparatory school, which is known for achieving outstanding results within a family-orientated and supportive community.
The position will involve working directly with the Head and having full ownership of the admissions and marketing process. The Registrar is the initial point of contact for all enquiries regarding admissions to the School. The post holder will be expected to build relationships with prospective families throughout the admissions’ process, from initial enquiry through to the first day at the School and beyond. The post holder will be responsible for marketing the School and building up other income streams. The Registrar will be expected to increase the use of school facilities by external organisations as well as working on fundraising projects to improve and develop the School’s facilities.
Application forms and further details may be obtained from the School’s website: https://www.prestfelde.co.uk/staff-vacancies
The deadline for applications is 23rd November 2021. Interviews will be held 1st/ 2nd December 2021.

Ms Claire Balmond, HR Assistant, Prestfelde School, London Road, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2 6NZ

 Email: cbalmond@prestfelde.co.uk

Website: www.prestfelde.co.uk

Tel: 01743 245 400

Prestfelde School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Offer of appointment is subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS disclosure.

Prestfelde School is a registered charity and a member of the Woodard Corporation.  Registered Charity No. 1102931

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Head of Marketing and Admissions

Oswestry School seeks a Head of Marketing and Admissions to play a pivotal role in leading on all marketing and admissions activities and delivering the key departmental objectives: maximising recruitment of pupils to the School, whilst also enhancing the School’s relationship with current parents and the wider school community. The role combines both strategic thinking with day to day marketing activity.

Responsibilities would include keeping the Marketing & Admissions Strategy under review and update on an annual basis; to plan and implement national and international marketing initiatives; to ensure that the School communicates in a consistent, accurate, professional and prompt manner with all key audiences; management of the school’s website; creating high-quality content for marketing and admissions collateral, working with external designers and agencies as required; to manage and lead the School’s presence on social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn, ensuring accuracy and relevance across the board; keeping up-to-date with advances in social media technology.
monitor the media, online and offline, maximising opportunities for positive PR; to act as ‘brand guardian’ and maintain brand assets; ensuring the internal communications messaging and branding is consistent across all platforms and in line with external communication messaging; to carry out other such duties as may be reasonably required relating to the job as asked by the Line Manager

The Head of Marketing and Admissions is a senior leadership role reporting directly to the Headmaster and the postholder will be expected to attend senior leadership team meetings. There are currently three members of the Marketing and Admissions team: Director of (overseas) Admissions, (domestic) Registrar, and Alumni Relations Manager. Each works less than full time and will be line managed by the Head of Marketing and Admissions. It is expected that a marketing and admissions assistant (or similar) will be appointed by the postholder.

Details available upon request. To arrange an informal discussion regarding the post, please contact Kerry Bennett (HR Officer) on 01691 655711 or email at kerry.bennett@oswestryschool.com

Generous fee discounts for staff children, as well as a medical support package and use of facilities, help emphasise that Oswestry School is a community which cares for its employees.

Oswestry School is an independent, co-educational day & boarding school, with a 11-18 senior school of c.350 pupils and a 4-11 junior school (Bellan House) of c.120 pupils. The strong ethos of the school is reflected in its fabulous pastoral care and sense of community. The School recently underwent inspection, with an excellent report. As well as providing a fantastic learning and living environment for young people, Oswestry School offers an enjoyable, challenging and rewarding working environment.

The school reserves the right to offer the post at any stage in the appointment process or not to offer the post.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

A company limited by Guarantee No 3931222.
Charity Registration No. 1079822.
www.oswestryschool.org.uk

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Admissions Administrator

Required for January 2021

We are seeking to recruit a first class experienced administrator to join our Admissions Team. This is a key ‘front of house’ administrative position in an outward-facing department, and the postholder will be expected to play a significant part of delivering positive, friendly and professional customer service to prospective parents, feeder schools and agents. You must be able to demonstrate previous experience of working in a busy office environment.

Essentially you must have:

  • An excellent standard of education with ICT qualifications.
  • Proven track record of delivering first class ‘front of house’ customer service.
  • Able to work quickly and accurately, with good attention to detail, in order to meet conflicting deadlines.
  • An ability to follow a detailed procedure with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Have a pro-active and assertive approach balanced with the ability to make prospective parents and children feel welcome when they visit the school.
  • Some knowledge/experience of the Immigration & Visa Regulations relating to recruitment of international pupils would be an advantage but not essential.

This is a full-time all year-round position and the successful person will be required to work flexibly within the Admissions team. There will be occasions when you will be expected to work during the weekends to assist with open days and occasional office cover.

For a full Recruitment Pack please apply by visiting our website: http://www.shrewsbury.org.uk/page/admissions-administrator
alternatively, please telephone Human Resources, 01743 280 834
or email humanresources@shrewsbury.org.uk
Closing date for applications: 12pm, Friday 13 November 2020
Interviews to be held on: Friday 20 November 2020

Shrewsbury 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 & Barring Service.