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Head of Marketing and Communications

This is an exciting role to support the leadership work of the Headmaster in a prestigious School located off the London Road in Knighton. Leicester High School for Girls is a thriving and ambitious independent day school for girls aged 3 to 18 which prides itself on consistently high academic excellence within a supportive, enriching and creative environment.  

We are seeking a dynamic and creative strategic thinker, with an acute eye for detail, to manage and coordinate all marketing and communication activities throughout the School. This is a hands-on role and we are looking for a candidate who can balance the development of the School’s marketing strategy with its successful implementation.

We are a small but busy School and the successful candidate will be at the forefront of communicating our fantastic work to our various audiences. You will work closely with the Admissions Manager and the Leadership Team to ensure the School’s marketing activities met the aims of pupil recruitment and increasing the School’s profile locally and with wider stakeholders.

The ideal person will be ideas-focused, flexible, strategic and have excellent communication skills. Excellent at leading and encouraging others to support the marketing of the School. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong proven track record of success in marketing and will possess excellent IT skills.

This role is full time, year-round and evening and weekend work will be required during term-time.

Other benefits include:
An opportunity to be part of a warm and friendly community.
Courteous and hardworking pupils
Free car parking
Free lunches
Healthcare cash plan
Death in service cover
CPD programme
Staff discount on fees
Defined Contribution Pension Scheme
Cycle to work scheme

Application deadline: Monday 17 April (Midday) with interviews taking place week commencing 24 April
Please apply via TES and send a letter of application to the Headmaster by email to the Head’s PA, Mrs Isobel Evans: i.evans@leicesterhigh.co.uk

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Head of Admissions

Head of Admissions

Full Time, 52 weeks per year

Permanent Opportunity

Competitive Salary ranging from £45,000 to £55,000 dependent on experience

Denstone College wish to provide an opportunity for an inspirational Head of Admissions to join our team and be responsible for development and implementation of the admissions strategy for the College and Prep School, supporting in all aspects of admissions.

Denstone College and The Prep at Denstone College are a leading independent school in rural Staffordshire. Beginning life as a school in 1873, Denstone College is a thriving, co-educational boarding and day school, situated close to Uttoxeter. We have our own preparatory school, which has recently moved onto the main campus, providing continuous education on the same site for pupils aged from 4–18. The school is part of the Woodard Corporation, and the Head is in membership of HMC.

The successful candidate will:

– Represent the College at key events for prospective and existing pupils, including evenings and weekends, where necessary
– Ensure the department stays up to date with best practice and new innovative processes to provide the best admissions process possible
– Have leadership experience in an admissions role
– Have experience of developing and implementing strategies
– Have the ability to deliver an outstanding level of customer service
– Have experience of database management/processing

What we can offer you:

– To be part of our Denstone College team, combining its rich tradition and history with a forward thinking approach to educational excellence
– Working in beautiful surroundings
– Hybrid working will be considered dependent on the role, offering a good work life balance
– Friendly and supportive environment
–A commitment to professional development and career progression
– Free parking
– Free meal
– Enrolment into a pension scheme
– Access to on site facilities such as gym, swim and exercise classes
– Uniforms provided if required
– We are proud to be a Real Living Wage employer

Denstone College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all our staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS and pre-employment checks.

Please note, we reserve the right to end this advertisement prior to the closing date, so early applications are encouraged.

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Head of Admissions & Marketing

Head of Admissions & Marketing
•     Basic salary £45-50k dependent on experience
•     Performance related bonus with total OTE up to £60k
•     Pension
•     On-site residence may be available, if required
This is a newly created position offering the successful candidate an exciting opportunity to make a significant contribution to the future of this historic School.
The Elms is an independent, co-educational, day and boarding prep school set in 40 acres with its own farm and equestrian facilities, flanked by the beautiful Malvern Hills. Believed to be the oldest prep school in England still operating on its original site, The Elms has a history stretching back over 400 years. With its small class sizes, extensive facilities and the highest ISI finding of “Excellent”, the School is known for its nurturing care and for sending its well-rounded, curious and proactive children to a broad range of outstanding senior schools that best suit them, the majority with scholarships.
This is a year-round position that would suit a candidate with experience gained in a busy and successful admissions office at a leading independent school.
The Head of Admissions & Marketing will be a key member of the Senior Management Team of the School, reporting directly to the Head.
The Head of Admissions and Marketing will be responsible for pupil recruitment, marketing and the entire admissions process to deliver on objectives to ensure that the School operates at full capacity with children who are suited to The Elms. He or she will excel in customer service and pupil recruitment while representing The Elms with a friendly, confident and professional approach.
Closing date for applications: Noon on Friday 10th February 2023. The School reserves the right to appoint prior to the closing date.

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Head of International Admissions

Head of International Admissions

We are a leading independent boarding and day school for girls aged 11-18. Situated in 120 acres amid the beautiful Hertfordshire countryside. We’re only 20 minutes from the centre of London. Our recruitment numbers are strong and rising and we have ambitions to grow even further over the next three years. That’s us in a nutshell – now how about you?

Are you an experienced admissions professional with particular skills within the international market, looking for your next challenge? Do you want to join a dynamic girls’ school where you can add to our growing success? If premium customer service is second nature to you then we’d love to hear from you.

We have a fabulous opportunity for a committed individual to lead our exciting work to recruit international students for our nurturing school. You’ll also be a data expert that enjoys analysing the numbers, and a process management prodigy with great people skills.

In return for your commitment, we offer an attractive employment package and a genuinely special community in which we care passionately for our girls and provide a hugely supportive environment for staff. If you would like any more information on why Queenswood is such a wonderful school, please contact our Director of External Relations, Donna Cresswell, for an informal discussion. You can reach Donna on 01707 602508.
This is a permanent full time post and offers a salary up to £40,000 depending on experience.
A job description and application form may be found at www.queenswood.org/vacancies
The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday Tuesday 7th November. Interviews will be held on Monday 14th November.

Queenswood 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 offer of employment will be subject to a number of pre-employment checks including ID and Right to Work in the UK, satisfactory references and a successful enhanced DBS check.
(GSA, BSA and HMC member)
Charity number 311060

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Head of Marketing and Communications

Head of Marketing & Communications
St Swithun’s School
Competitive Package

St Swithun’s is a flourishing independent girls’ school set in 45 acres of rural Hampshire within easy walking distance of Winchester city centre, yet only 50 minutes by train from London. It has a co-ed preschool, educates girls aged from 4-11 in its prep school, and offers day, weekly and full boarding options for girls aged 11-18 in the senior school. With kindness and compassion at the heart of its community, and a long-standing reputation for academic rigour and success, St Swithun’s provides a caring environment which prepares girls for the real world. By the time they leave they are courageous, compassionate, committed and self-confident with a love of learning, a moral compass and a sense of humour.

St Swithun’s seeks to appoint an ambitious, creative and strategic Head of Marketing & Communications. Reporting to the Headmistress of the Senior School, and a member of the Senior Management Team (SMT), the postholder will provide inspiring leadership of the marketing activities across both the Prep and Senior schools. This role is crucial in supporting the delivery of the St Swithun’s overarching strategic goals, strengthening the School’s brand, increasing its local and overseas reach, and realising student recruitment and retention targets. Working closely with the other SMT members and leading a team of three, the Head of Marketing & Communications will seek to deliver a highly effective customer experience, which exceeds parent expectations.

This varied and fast paced role will be suited to a dynamic and experienced marketing professional who can demonstrate effective leadership skills, together with an extensive marketing, communications or a marketing-led sales background ideally featuring an international aspect. Prior experience of working in a school is not essential but the successful candidate will have empathy for independent education in general as well as with the St Swithun’s all-girls ethos, combined with an instinctive feel for the School’s customers and their needs.

The successful candidate will be an articulate, persuasive and credible ambassador for the School and will possess excellent communication and relationship-building skills. A highly analytical marketing professional who is ready to hit the ground running and able to drive student recruitment at all levels, including nursery, prep, senior and sixth form, would thrive in this role. Knowledge of the most effective marketing techniques and tools to help St Swithun’s achieve its objectives will be essential.

This has the potential to be a challenging, rewarding and truly ‘mission critical’ role for the School and its future. If you feel you have the experience and energy to take up this exceptional opportunity, we would love to hear from you.

The School offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including generous pension, 30 days’ annual leave and fee remission for eligible children.

For full details on this outstanding opportunity, please visit www.minervasearch.com/stswithuns. To apply, please send a CV and Cover Letter to recruitment@stswithuns.com by no later than 9:00am on Friday 14th October 2022. Please note, any candidates selected for interview will be required to complete an application form.
Safeguarding Statement
St Swithun’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.
All staff are expected to share and support this commitment and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

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Head of Communications and Marketing

Full Time, permanent, required for September. 37.5 hours per week, salary £40,490 to £43,810 per annum inclusive.

City of London Freemen’s School has been a thriving independent co-educational day and boarding school for the last 150 years, but not everyone has heard of this unique school in the heart of Surrey. Do you want to help us change that?

We are looking for a Head of Communications and Marketing to lead the School’s Communication and Marketing strategy, for internal and external stakeholders. Supported by a marketing team, and reporting to the Director of External Relations, you will lead on all marketing activities at Freemen’s, including the exciting new Freemen’s Global programme. From managing the events programme, ensuring brand consistency and managing advertising campaigns, through to managing publications and commissioning bespoke work with designers and web agencies…no two days will be the same in this fast-paced and exciting role.

You will have a passion for ensuring professional, creative and appropriate communications reach their target audience. You will be the main point of contact for all Marcomms inquiries from a range of audiences, including current and prospective parents, internal staff, and external stakeholders, so you will act as a highly professional brand ambassador for the School. This is a senior level role, and we are looking for an experienced candidate to bring a wealth of knowledge, skills, experience, and enthusiasm to the team.

We will give you the opportunity to grow and develop your marketing and communication skills in a fast-paced environment, where every day brings new marketing challenges and opportunities, and all within 57 acres of stunning Surrey countryside.

Normal working hours are 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday, based in the School in Ashtead Park, however the successful incumbent will be expected to be flexible and work additional hours depending on the School’s requirements. Salary is on the City of London Corporation Grade E from £40,490 to £43,810 per annum inclusive, with the potential to increase to £46,275 per annum subject to performance.

To apply online, please visit City of London Corporation Jobs: https://jobs.cityoflondon.gov.uk

Alternatively, please contact 020 7332 3978 (24hr answerphone) quoting reference number CLFS0202. A minicom service for the hearing impaired available on 020 7332 3732.

Closing date: 11 July 2022 at 9am.

Interviews will take place at the School on Monday 18 July 2022.

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 a Disclosure and Barring check will be required.

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Head of Community and Alumni Relations

The Royal Hospital School is a leading independent co-educational boarding and day school for 11 – 18-year-olds, set in 200 acres of Suffolk countryside overlooking the River Stour.

The Royal Hospital School has the following vacancy:


This is an exciting opportunity to build on an excellent foundation and to work within a strong community organisation and with an engaged alumni.

This extremely varied role heading up the Community & Alumni Relations Office also includes an exciting opportunity to run the Royal Hospital School’s first bursary campaign ‘Launching 100 Lives before 2033’. With plans to deliver an innovative campaign and an engaged community, ready to support; the ability to hit the ground running is essential. The role would suit an individual who has experience in helping to deliver a fundraising campaign and would now like to take the lead.

 Applications should be made online following the link on our website www.royalhospitalschool.org/vacancies .  Please also upload a covering letter to support the online application.

Closing date for applications:  12noon on Monday 6 June 2022

Interviews will be held on Monday 13 June 2022

If you have any queries, please contact the HR Manager on recruitment@royalhospitalschool.org or 01473 326200. For more information about the Royal Hospital School, please visit www.royalhospitalschool.org

The Royal Hospital School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees and volunteers to share our commitment. Employment is subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.


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Head of Admissions

Malvern College is looking to appoint an exceptional Head of Admissions, who is responsible for the oversight and management of a busy Admissions function within the Malvern Family of Schools. This is an ideal position for an ambitious and motivated Admissions professional who thrives on delivering an exceptional and engaging experience to prospective parents, pupils and their families as well as focusing accurate and efficient processes. This is a chance to be part of a high calibre team in a culture that emphasises the development of people.

Main Deliverables:
1. Prospective parent and pupil journey: provide an engaging and professional experience, building exemplary relationships with families, education agents and prep schools.
2. Pipeline administration and reporting: support the delivery of the complete Admissions cycle, maintaining the integrity of the admissions database and reporting on pertinent external and internal factors.
3. Feeder School strategy: design, implement and deliver a successful strategy in the UK and overseas to meet pupil number targets.

Application Process:
Full details of working at Malvern College and our Application form can be found on our website: www.malverncollege.org.uk/Job-Vacancies

Applications should be submitted by no later than Wednesday 20th April 2022. Interviews will take place at the School w/c 25th April 2022.

If you have a query regarding the application process, please contact the Human Resources team either via email humanresources@malverncollege.org.uk or by phone 01684 581647.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the School is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are ‘spent’ unless they are ‘protected’ under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.
Malvern College exists to provide a quality all round education for pupils aged 13 – 18 and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Candidates must be prepared to undergo child protection screening and an Enhanced DBS check.
You will be required to provide proof of your identity, right to work in the UK and qualifications during the selection process. We may seek references on short-listed candidates that will include questions about past disciplinary actions or allegations in relation to behaviour with children and may approach previous employers for information to verify particular experience or qualifications before interview.

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Head of Admissions

Edgeborough is an outstanding co-educational Prep School with approximately 370 pupils aged between 2 and 13. Edgeborough is well-known for the successful preparation of boys and girls for entry to some of the country’s finest Senior Schools. These include: Bradfield College, Canford, Charterhouse, Churcher’s College, Cranleigh, Eton College, RGS Guildford, Guildford High School, Harrow, Lord Wandsworth College, Marlborough College, Monkton Combe, Priors Field, Radley, St Catherine’s Bramley, St Swithun’s, Wellington College and Winchester College. Overall entrance results are high and a large number of pupils have been successful in gaining scholarships throughout the disciplines.

Edgeborough is a fantastic environment in which to work. The staff room is a warm, friendly and vibrant place with everyone pulling together in their quest to keep Edgeborough right at the forefront of Prep School education in the UK. Following our exciting merger with Charterhouse and with Daniel Cox joining us as Head from April 2022, the successful candidate will strategically partner with Daniel Cox and his leadership team.

The Head of Admissions is a key member of the School’s Marketing and Admissions team and provides a vital function in being the principal point of contact for all prospective parents from initial enquiry to entry into the School. The Head of Admissions will oversee the admissions process, ensuring that all correspondence, communications and meetings with prospective parents and pupils reflect the high quality of the School’s educational provision.

The Head of Admissions is directly accountable to the Head.

The School’s application form should be downloaded from www.edgeborough.co.uk/work-for-us/ and will need to be completed, along with a current curriculum vitae and a letter of application explaining how you fit the requirements of the role. All documentation should be sent to recruitment@edgeborough.co.uk. References will not be taken without prior approval but will be required before the post is confirmed and almost certainly before the final round of interviews.

All interviews will be held at Edgeborough.

The closing date for applications is noon on Wednesday 20th April, 2022. Interviews will take place week beginning 25th April 2022.

Early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of the advertisement.

Edgeborough 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. Edgeborough is similarly committed to being an equal opportunities employer – we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.