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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

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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Foundation Marketing Officer

We are looking for a Foundation Marketing Officer to assist in the execution of operational marketing and events activities, as well as campaign analysis and reporting.

The successful candidate will be educated to at least A Level or equivalent, with experience in marketing, communications and/or PR. We are also looking for experience of effectively using a wide range of social media to develop our brand and experience in marketing analytics.

For more information, please visit

Completed application forms should be sent to [email protected].

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Foundation Director

Foundation Director – Fundraising

9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday

Woldingham School, Woldingham, Caterham CR3 7YA

Woldingham School is looking for an experienced fundraiser with proven experience of raising money on behalf of a complex organisation, to join our Senior Leadership Team and lead our development and alumni programme.

Reporting directly to the Head, this new and exciting strategic role will see you build upon the achievements of the existing Development Office. Indeed, we’ll look to you to define and implement an ambitious strategy that will take our philanthropic endeavours to the next level – and beyond. One of our key priorities is to raise funds for transformational bursaries. However, we also have exciting plans for a number of discrete building projects in the next few years. Accordingly, there will be plenty of opportunity to execute some creative campaigns in the future. All the while, you’ll be leading and growing a team in all aspects of fundraising and alumnae relations.

Someone who understands how activities can be tailored to the girls’ school market, you’ve successfully secured gifts of six figures and above in the past. What’s more, you’re adept at building effective relationships with stakeholders that range from parents and alumnae to academic and support staff at all levels. You may well be an accomplished leader in a comparable organisation, either in education or a transferable field too. What’s for sure is that you’re a creative thinker who’s used to developing inspiring campaign messaging and has the drive and vision it takes to grow an ambitious and innovative Development programme. You also have a passion and empathy for the Sacred Heart values that underpin Woldingham School.

Close to London, yet in an outstandingly beautiful rural setting, Woldingham is a happy and successful Catholic boarding and day school for girls aged 11 to 18. With a strong community and caring culture we are building on a proud heritage that stretches back 175 years. As one of the country’s leading girls’ school, we are now driving an exciting future that is underpinned by fresh ideas, an innovative spirit and state-of-the-art facilities.

If Candidates wish to have a conversation with the Head prior to interview please email [email protected]

Please visit our website to download an application form. Once completed, return it to [email protected]

Closing date: Sunday 28 February 2021.

Interviews: w/c 8 March 2021.

 Woldingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS report will be required for the successful candidate.

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Head of Brand & Foundation Development

We are seeking an inspirational and experienced Head of Brand and Foundation Development to define, design, develop and deliver strategies and plans in relation to the Aysgarth brand and the Aysgarth Foundation.

Key to success will be the development and improvement of the School’s brand on a local, regional, national and international basis in parallel with the development and growth of the Foundation and outreach programme.

Reporting directly to the Headmaster, this is a brand new role and attracts a generous salary and staff discount on Aysgarth school fees.

Aysgarth is one of the leading prep schools in the country and has been documented as such by a number of external agencies. It was recognised as Prep School of the year by Tatler in 2019/20 and its most recent Independent Schools Inspectorate report identified it as excellent in every category.

For full details on the application process, please visit

Closing date:  Friday 8th January 2021

Interviews to be held:  January 2021

Aysgarth is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and an enhanced DBS check.