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Head of Marketing

Hoe Bridge is a thriving independent school for girls and boys aged 2 to 16. As we enter the most exciting phase in the school’s history with the onset of our new senior school, we are looking to appoint an energetic, dynamic and forward-thinking Head of Marketing to join our team. Recognising the pressing need for an independent senior school in Woking, we have established ‘Hoe Bridge Senior School’. This ensures that children benefit from our outstanding education in preparation for GCSE and their choice of further education or career within easy reach of home.

With the exciting launch of our senior school, this is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic and inspirational leader who is committed to growth, to drive the school’s brand as ‘Woking’s Leading Independent Through School’ within and beyond the local community. Working collaboratively alongside a dedicated and energetic team, the role encompasses the management and leadership of all aspects of the school’s marketing. The position will lead a collaborative effort to develop and implement both short and long-term marketing strategies to ensure pupil attraction and recruitment for the school. The ability to write outstanding content, manage and analyse successful marketing campaigns, manage and develop social media and the use of various design software are essential. Outstanding written and verbal communication is a must! Applicants would benefit from having previous leadership experience in a marketing role and experience of developing and implementing strategies across an educational establishment. The role requires the post holder to be strategic and to possess the ability to work in a very fast paced environment.

All Hoe Bridge staff receive the following benefits in line with their employment status:

  • Concession on school fees
  • Pension scheme
  • Free parking on site
  • Free lunches and refreshments during term time
  • Free wrap around care for staff children whilst their parents are on duty and working at school
  • Termly celebration events
  • Opportunity for paid work at our Holiday Camps with concession on camp fees

The closing date for applications is 9.00 am on Friday 5 January 2024. Following a meeting of the Selection Committee, successful candidates will then be invited for interview shortly afterwards.

All applications must be made online via the school website. All applications will receive a response confirming receipt and applicants selected for interview will be informed within a few days of the closing date.

For all applications, references will be sort before candidates are invited for interview and as part of our shortlisting process, all applicants, regardless of the role being applied for, will be subject to an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates. You are encouraged to read the following policies for further details before completing your application both of which are available on our website.

The School is committed to being an equal opportunities employer. To enable us to make any reasonable adjustments, please let us know at the application stage if you have any special requirements. The offer of appointment at Hoe Bridge School is conditional upon the provision of a self-declaration of physical and mental fitness to discharge the responsibilities of the post.

Applications will be considered as they are received and the School reserves the right to appoint at any time during the application process.

Hoe Bridge School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any person offered a position will be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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Digital Marketing and Communications Assistant


The Digital Marketing and Communications Assistant will support the delivery of the school’s marketing objectives and will provide a central focus for all communications activities across the school.

The successful candidate will have a passion and talent for marketing using digital channels and social media platforms. They will also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a good nose for a story and creative flair. They will also work alongside the Admissions Registrar with the aim of increasing pupil recruitment, developing the School’s reputation and ensuring the School’s brand identity is reflected consistently across all marketing material.

Start Date: Ideally, we would like the successful applicant to join us as soon as possible however, we can be flexible about the start date if needed.

Contract: Permanent, part – time (24hrs/wk, hours by arrangement during term time with occasional Saturdays or evenings, +10 days during school holiday.)

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Assistant Dean of Admissions

ACS International Schools are recruiting an Assistant Dean of Admissions to join the Admissions team at ACS Cobham.

The Assistant Dean of Admissions is an integral role, supporting the enrolment management and assisting prospective families when joining ACS Cobham. This role will help to facilitate the smooth entrance process of students and their families into the school, ensuring an excellent customer experience is provided throughout.

Principle Accountabilities:

  • Meet with prospective students and families both virtually and onsite including representation at virtual and onsite open days, ensuring positive relationships are established, cultivated, and maintained.
  • Ensure appropriate and regular communications with prospective families, which simultaneously inform, enquire, and track information, to ensure that families are professionally dealt with and remain active in the application process.
  • Ensure that sufficient information is provided about applicants, including appropriate and discreet enquiry with other educators, educational consultants, and boarding agents as necessary, to facilitate discussions with Principals, Head of School and other departments to determine eligibility for acceptance.
  • To support the Dean of Admissions in the supervision of the Admissions office on a day-to-day basis so that prospective parents and students receive welcoming, professional, and efficient customer service.
  • Re-enrolment – Support and assist with the re-enrolment process of existing students so that the re-enrolment process runs smoothly.
  • Perform a variety of administrative duties including managing the applications database.
  • Assist in the production of statistical reports and timely and accurate information for appropriate divisions throughout the process from initial application, matriculation, and transfer or graduation for management information purposes.
  • Work with the Marketing Department, to drive enrolment through marketing activity, including direct marketing and event marketing.
  • Represent ACS at off-site enrolment and networking events in and around the London area such as with other Schools, relocation and education consultants and influential decision-making bodies (including evening and some weekend commitments). This could also include occasional international travel.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required


  • Strong interpersonal skills, empathy, and global outlook.
  • Previous Admissions experience in an international school environment an advantage including ability to convert from visit to application.
  • Team focused with a flexible attitude.
  • Understanding/experience of the IB Program as well as American and other international curricula is an advantage.
  • Experience working in a dynamic, hands-on, customer service environment.
  • Proven experience in the use of databases, Word, Excel, and general IT applications.
  • Experience in the production of statistical information and reports an advantage.
  • Able to develop admissions and marketing information and correspondence with competence, in collaboration with the marketing and digital teams.
  • An additional language is an advantage but not essential.

Working hours: Full time 8.30 – 4.30 (to be agreed) Monday to Friday.

The nature of the role means that it is campus/office based within a team of 7. The role will require flexibility and occasional travel to ensure delivery, including to the other ACS UK campuses and school fairs. The role involves some weekend working/travel for which time off in lieu will be given.

Start date: February 2024

Safeguarding: ACS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as an employee of ACS you are expected to share this commitment. The protection of our students’ welfare is the responsibility of all staff within ACS International Schools and individuals are expected to conduct themselves in a way that reflects the principles of our organisation.

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International and Sixth Form Admissions Officer

We are seeking an enthusiastic and energetic International and Sixth Form Admissions Officer to administer the admissions procedure for overseas and sixth form applicants. You will have responsibility for ensuring compliance with Tier 4 visa requirements and overseeing the international admissions process. You will have a good working knowledge of MS Office (including databases) and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Building a rapport with prospective parents and agents by email is a key part of the role. Knowledge of Home Office procedures and immigration rules is also advantageous though training will be provided. The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines as well as attention to detail and a sense of humour are essential.

For further details of this post, and to download an application pack please visit the School’s website, .

Please send a completed application form and covering letter to the School by email to quoting reference 065/276.

Application deadline: 9am, Monday 13th November.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interviews that are scheduled to take place on 21st November 2023.

The School retains the right to interview and appoint at any time during the application process.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and as part of the selection process an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check will be required.

The City of London Corporation is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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Marketing Manager

Feltonfleet is looking forward to welcoming an experienced, motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our Marketing and Admissions team to develop innovative content and compelling marketing campaigns.

The position is suited to a person who thrives in an environment where no two days are the same. The successful candidate would be an experienced Marketing Manager, exceptional at multi-tasking, highly organised and interested in working in lively surroundings with children aged 3-13. You will play a pivotal role in promoting Feltonfleet’s brand, enhancing its reputation, and attracting new pupils.

Your primary responsibilities will revolve around delivering the school’s marketing strategy, with particular focus on digital marketing, public relations, content creation, photography, parent communication, and market analysis. This position offers an exciting opportunity to make a significant impact in the field of education and to contribute to our school’s growth.

Reporting to Director of Admissions, Marketing and Communications this role will be responsible for a full range of marketing activities including maintaining our school website, social media presence and all print materials for a variety of key audiences including current pupils and their families and prospective parents. You will play a pivotal role in promoting Feltonfleet’s brand, enhancing its reputation, and attracting new pupils. Your responsibilities will revolve around delivering the school’s marketing strategy, with particular focus on digital marketing, public relations, content creation, photography, parent communication, and market analysis. This position offers an exciting opportunity to make a significant impact in the field of education and to contribute to our school’s growth.

Please apply via our website

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Marketing Manager

Marketing Manager

Full-time or flexible Part-time would be considered

Competitive salary

Based across two sites in Woking, Surrey

It is a hugely exciting time to join the newly formed Halstead St Andrew’s School – a partnership between Halstead Preparatory School and St. Andrew’s School that started welcoming pupils in September 2023. Our two partner schools are already well-known and well-loved within the local community, and we want to build on these strong foundations. Our new school aims to educate around 500 pupils from 2 – 16 years, and to enable them to develop their skills, talents, interests and potential to the full.

We are looking for an experienced marketing professional to join our team and both lead and execute our marketing strategy. Based across two school sites in Woking, just a short distance apart, this role reports directly to the Head and is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious and creative marketing professional to help cement our brand, and position us as a school of the future for Woking and beyond.

We will look to you to lead our marketing and communications activities, and develop a robust marketing strategy that supports strong pupil growth as well as retention. Your strategy will be applied through the creation of strong digital campaigns, an exciting school website experience, social media accounts that tell our story and open days that bring our school to life for prospective parents.

You will have demonstrable experience in a similar role, and school or independent sector experience is desirable. With a ‘data-first’ approach to decision making, you are comfortable with building and executing a marketing plan. As our brand guardian, you will have strong accuracy, thorough attention to detail and will ensure that our brand is understood by all stakeholders. Encouraging wider school colleagues to get excited about telling our story through strong marketing is also important, so a collaborative approach and relationship building skills are musts for this role.

In return, you will enjoy an excellent working environment and competitive salary in this thriving and highly regarded school.
Further details of the post together with an application pack can be downloaded from the TES recruitment website. Please ensure your response includes a covering letter, CV and completed application form. If you have any queries, please contact Dawn (Tel: 01483 760943)

Closing date for applications: Monday 6th November 2023 at midday.

Early applications are welcomed. We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the stated closing date.

Registered Charity No: 297580 Established to promote and provide for the advancement of education of children

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check

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Junior School Admissions Manager

Junior School Admissions Manager

Hours: 40 hours per week, 8:00am – 5:00pm, Monday to Friday. Some flexibility in start and finish times will be considered, as well as applications from candidates looking to work reduced hours during school holiday periods.

Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum dependent on experience.

Contract: Permanent, 52 weeks per year.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to manage the busy Junior School Admissions Office at St George’s Weybridge; the first point of contact for prospective families wishing to join our Nursery and Junior School. St George’s Weybridge offers a perfectly balanced co-educational education, and is the largest independent Catholic school in England.

The successful candidate for this critical role will have experience of admissions management, ideally within the independent sector, proven interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with prospective parents throughout the admissions process. In addition, excellent IT skills including database management are essential, along with outstanding administration skills, including the ability to prioritise and organise workloads of one’s self and others to ensure the delivery of a first class level of customer service.

For Safer Recruitment purposes all applicants must complete an application form. Full details including a job description and application form can be found on our website, or requested by contacting our Human Resources department at or on 01932 839300. Completed application forms should be returned to Human Resources.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 5th October 2023

Preliminary Teams Interviews will be held during the week commencing Monday 9th October 2023.

Shortlist interviews will be held in the week commencing Monday 16th October 2023.

Please note applications may be reviewed upon receipt and candidates invited to interview before the closing date. St George’s Weybridge reserves the right to withdraw this advert if a suitable candidate is found before the closing date.

St George’s Weybridge 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.  St George’s Weybridge is an Equal Opportunities Employer and a registered Educational Charity no. 1017853 as well as a data controller and registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office as required under current data protection legislation. Further information about how we use personal data is available in our Privacy Notice.



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Digital Marketing and Content Officer


We are looking to recruit a digital marketing and content officer to play an important part of the school’s marketing strategy. The digital marketing and content officer creates, delivers and evaluates digital and printed communications which promote Claremont Fan Court as a provider of ‘an education of the highest order’ and celebrates pupil achievements to market the school effectively in accordance with our values and ethos. Working closely with heads of school and teaching staff, directed by the head of marketing, the post holder will be sourcing, writing and curating text and photography to deliver consistent, timely and relevant content for all our digital communications including the school website and official social media channels. To be successful in this role you will have excellent writing, editing and proof-reading skills, up to date knowledge of media channels and a keen eye for design and layout. In return you can expect all the benefits of working at a thriving independent school: a competitive and progressive salary, pension, professional development, laptop, cycle scheme, lunches in term time, hybrid working out of term time and free parking.

Further details of the role and how to apply can be found under the ‘working at Claremont’ link at

Closing date: 9.00am Wednesday 4 October 2023

Interview date: Tuesday 10 October 2023

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Director of External Relations


1 full time position for a January 2024 start (or sooner)

A competitive salary depending on experience

We are looking for an experienced, dynamic and passionate Director of External Relations to join the Senior Leadership team at Prior’s Field.

The Director of External Relations will line manage our External Relations team with oversight of Admissions, Marketing, Commercial Lettings and Events and Development and Alumnae. The successful candidate will have excellent people and customer service skills with a strong background in marketing, events and sales.

This role is full time, all year round with 6 weeks annual leave to be taken during the school holidays. ‘They mean what they say about nurturing talent’ Good Schools Guide Applications (by application form, CV and covering letter) are welcome as soon as possible and no later than midday on Wednesday 27 September 2023 with interviews scheduled to take place the following week. Early applications are strongly advised, as we may choose to interview prior to the deadline if a suitable field of candidates present and previous applicants need not re-apply.

Start date: January 2024 (or sooner)

For an application pack, please contact HR at or visit our website. Prior’s Field, Priorsfield Road, Godalming, Surrey GU7 2RH t: 01483 810551 w:

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Registered Charity No: 312038