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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 [email protected] 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 [email protected] 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 [email protected]. 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.

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Head of Admissions

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and proactive Head of Admissions to join our friendly and professional Communications and Marketing team.

Marymount International School is a values-driven school and we welcome applications from individuals who share our vision to nurture confident, compassionate young women who influence the future as well as committing to the IB philosophy of educating for a better, more peaceful world.

In return we can offer:
• A supportive and innovative leadership team
• Professional development opportunities
• An environment that nurtures personal growth and values individual contributions
• The opportunity to make a difference to the lives of children

The Head of Admissions is responsible for the smooth running of the entire admissions process, from initial enquiries, through to registration and eventual enrolment. As the main point of contact for prospective parents, the Head of Admissions is required to be knowledgeable about the school and be able to respond to queries quickly and efficiently.

Accountable to: The Director of Communications and Marketing
Accountable for: The Admissions Officer

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in an admissions role and be proficient at managing complex databases and online registration processes. This is a customer-focussed role and requires a friendly, driven, and warm individual who has a positive attitude and growth mindset.

Experience of the International Baccalaureate and international school systems would be an advantage.

To apply, candidates should complete the School application form and e-mail it, together with a covering letter (both as PDF files please), to Mrs Rebecca Macefield at [email protected]. Mrs Macefield can also be reached by calling the Business Office on 020 8949 0571.

Marymount International School, London is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

Marymount International School, London is proud to be an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Our Marymount family is richly diverse with many different backgrounds and cultures represented. This diversity is valued and respected. All job applicants will be considered solely on their ability to do the job.

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Head of Marketing and Admissions

Lockers Park is a purposefully small school for boys aged 4 to 13 years, in Boxmoor, Hertfordshire. Our pupils achieve excellent results and enjoy real enthusiasm for life.

We are looking for a Head of Marketing & Admissions to start in spring or early summer 2022. You will manage all aspects of the marketing, with the aim to build brand awareness and uphold the school’s excellent reputation. You will lead the admissions program to ensure the school meets its target pupil role each academic year.

You will have strong interpersonal skills, a sense of community, and a drive to own a successful marketing and admissions programme. We welcome applicants with experience in a school marketing role, as well as applicants from other sectors.

The role is 35 hours per week for 40 weeks per annum.

The application pack can be downloaded from our website https://www.lockerspark.co.uk/vacancies/ Please return the completed application form with a covering letter to [email protected]park.co.uk by the closing date of Friday 1 April 2022. Interviews will be held the following week.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment and work in accordance with our child protection policies and procedures.  All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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Head of Marketing

A Leading HMC Selective Co-Educational Day School.   870 pupils  (11 – 18)

Conveniently located in the heart of Kingston upon Thames with a superb Sports Ground by the Thames opposite Hampton Court Palace.  Easy access to central London by rail and road.


We are seeking a Head of Marketing to provide inspiring leadership of the School’s marketing activities.  The successful applicant will be a key public face of the School.  This is an outstanding opportunity for a commercially minded, strategic marketing professional who combines demonstrable leadership skills with an extensive marketing and/or communications background.

The post will most likely attract an experienced professional from the independent education sector.  Alternatively, the role might suit an exceptional individual with wider educational or commercial experience gained outside the sector but who has an instinctive feel for the School’s customers and their needs, bringing with them the relevant skills to undertake this complex and exciting job.

This is a role that has both strategic and ‘hands-on’ elements; it is a pivotal role within a busy and dynamic team. The postholder will effectively and efficiently manage and lead on all aspects of the School’s day-to-day marketing and be responsible for the implementation of the School’s strategic marketing plan. The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills, be able to maintain a high level of efficiency and be calm, confident and professional. A sound understanding of Independent education would be a distinct advantage. The postholder will oversee marketing across the whole School to strengthen the School’s overall standing and reputation.

A job description, full person specification and application form can be downloaded via the Vacancies section on the School’s website at www.eteach.com/careers/kgs-org/

Any queries please email [email protected].

Salary c.£50-£60,000 plus benefits

The closing date for applications is 21st February 2022

Kingston Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Registered Charity No. 1078461

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Head of Admissions

DLD College London is seeking a Head of Admissions to lead, develop and deliver outstanding student recruitment and retention strategies for the school. This is an exciting role as we look to capitalise on our recent successes and expand and increase our student roll and further diversify our curriculum. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team you will contribute to the strategic direction of the whole School working with senior colleagues on the promotion of key aspects of the School’s outstanding educational provision. This position will be suited to an experienced admissions professional able to deliver a full range of activities relating to recruitment, retention, enrolment, PR, CRM and social media. This is a fulltime position with attractive benefits available for an immediate start. DLD College London is a multi-award winning independent, co-educational boarding and day school and is part of the prestigious Alpha Plus Group of Schools and Colleges. DLD is situated in the heart of London overlooking the Palace of Westminster and the River Thames and is one of the leading boarding schools in the city.

Job Purpose
The Head of Admissions (HoA) takes responsibility for the recruitment of students. The postholder is responsible for ensuring that the total number of students on roll meets or exceeds the annual target. The HoA manages enquiries with the highest level of professionalism, accuracy and customer care and is the main contact for the International Admissions Centre (IAC) at the Alpha Plus Group. The HoA will ensure that SIMS (or relevant MIS, CRM) data is accurate. The HoA leads tours, coordinates recruitment events, manages bursaries and scholarships and promotes the College on a face-to-face basis as well as digitally. The HoA efficiently manage the non-financial administration of student files, with due regard to legal requirement and compliance.
Line management and supervision of the Compliance Manager, Admissions Officer and temporary staff used during the enrolment period in August and September.

DLD College London is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The protection of our students’ welfare is the responsibility of all DLD College London staff and individuals are expected to conduct themselves in a way that reflects the principles of our organisation.

The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure via the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) and will have DBS clearance. This check will be carried out alongside other relevant pre-employment checks. References will be taken up and carefully checked.

Please click the link below for further information on employing Ex-Offenders: Policy on employment of ex-offenders.pdf (alphaplusgroup.co.uk)

Equal Opportunities
DLD College London wholeheartedly supports the principle of equal opportunities in employment; and actively opposes all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination on the grounds of sex, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, race (which includes colour, nationality and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief, age or disability.

Start date: As soon as possible

Hours of work: 8:30am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday

Application Deadline: 21st January 2022

Please note that interviews may be held at any stage after applications are received, so candidates are advised to apply as soon as possible. The vacancy may be closed earlier than the specified deadline if the right candidate is found.

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Head of Admissions and Marketing

Cobham Hall is an independent boarding and day school for girls aged 11 to 18. Housed in a beautiful Grade 1 listed Tudor mansion and set in 150 acres of tranquil 18th Century parkland in Kent, the School enjoys an idyllic rural setting and excellent transport links into and around London.

This is an exciting opportunity to join Cobham Hall School as it embarks on a new phase of development, investment and growth, having become part of The Mill Hill School Foundation in March 2021. The School is seeking an outstanding Head of Admissions and Marketing to join the Senior Leadership Team and take a lead role in shaping the future of this highly respected school.

Reporting to the Headmistress and working in collaboration with the Foundation’s central admissions and marketing teams, the Head of Marketing and Admissions will have responsibility for the end-to-end management of student recruitment for the School, from local marketing and enquiry generation through to pupil admissions, enrolment and induction.

The ideal candidate will be a dynamic and ambitious self-starter with the drive, passion and insight to make a big difference in a small school. The role requires a strategic thinker who also loves to be customer-facing and hands-on with prospective pupils, parents and the school community. Applicants should have a demonstrable track record in admissions management and/or marketing within the independent schools’ or education sector, or in a front-line customer services role in a relevant commercial organisation.

 Further information about the role and details of how to apply can be found at www.rsacademics.com

 Interested candidates are invited to contact RSAcademics to arrange an informal and confidential discussion about the role:

Nina Lambert: [email protected]

The closing date for applications is 10.00am on Monday 14 February 2022

 RSAcademics is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in schools.