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Deputy Director of International Development

The school is seeking to appoint a Deputy Director of International Development to provide outstanding support to the Director of International Development. The role would suit a candidate with a professional services background, who is used to working with Senior Management, Directors, and CEOs.
The role encompasses key responsibilities such as supporting the establishment and operation of international schools, international strategy and identifying development opportunities for KGS. A flexible approach to work and the ability to prioritize and focus according to the present circumstance is essential to the success of this role.
This post is offered on a 40 hours per week basis but with flexibility as this will be required to cover some ‘out of hours’ meetings or calls.
Most of the time, the role will be based at Kingston Grammar School, Kingston upon Thames. Due to the international element of this role, you will need a willingness to travel and may be required to work such hours as are necessary to complete the work.
The role offers a competitive salary, c. £45,000 – £55,000 dependent on experience plus generous benefits.
The closing date for the position is 9am on Friday, 2nd June May 2023. We reserve the right to close this vacancy and interview at any time, therefore early applications are welcomed.
Prior to interview, an online search will be conducted to identify any past or current incidents or issues that might affect your suitability to work with children and undertake this role. This is in line with guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education. Please note this online search will be carried out only on publicly available information and be limited to issues relating to your suitability to work with children and/or in a school environment. Issues that arise will not automatically be a bar to your employment at this school.

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). 

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International Admissions Officer (Maternity Cover)

The College is seeking to appoint an International Admissions Officer on a maternity cover basis from April 2023. Reporting directly to the Head of Admissions, this is a key post in a newly structured busy marketing and admissions department.
Following the appointment of the new Head, Kathy Crewe-Read in 2020, this is an exciting time to join the College and work across the whole College community to implement an exciting new vision for the future of the College
This role will be responsible for building prosperous relationships with prospective international parents, applicants, and agents, and engage with all aspects of the international admissions process from initial enquiry through to enrolment, ensuring our communications with prospective families and our agents are timely, transparent, and engaging. Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and attention to detail are essential, as well as excellent administration skills, including database management.
You should have a desire and enthusiasm to engage with international markets and to deliver on the College’s international student numbers target. Experience in a customer focused role is essential, and experience of working in a school, college or international role would be beneficial.
The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A copy of the College’s Child Protection Policy is available on the website.
Bishop’s Stortford College is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; all employees are subject to a number of pre-employment and safeguarding checks, including an enhanced DBS check. References and an online search will be undertaken prior to interview. To this end, robust Safeguarding processes and procedures are in place to support families, pupils, staff, and volunteers. In compliance with the sharing of information guidance/best practice, any concerns are passed to designated teachers, trained in Safeguarding.
To apply, please visit: https://www.bishopsstortfordcollege.org/172/employment-opportunities-join-our-community

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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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International Admissions and Foundation Officer

Required as soon as possible
Salary: £25 – £27K per annum depending on experience
This is a full-time permanent position working 37.5 hours per week.

Queenswood is a leading Day and Boarding School for girls aged 11-18. Located within a wonderful 120 acre site in leafy Hertfordshire, we offer an exceptional working environment and a nurturing environment for staff and pupils alike. We now seek an exceptional individual to help further our international admissions, alumnae and fundraising work.
Queenswood’s alumnae, donors, and prospective international pupils are a vital part of the Queenswood story – past, present and future. The International Admissions and Foundation Officer plays an important role in providing great customer service as the initial point of contact for each of these stakeholders. This is a varied role for someone who relishes a frontline position and can provide red-hot administrative support for the Alumnae and Fundraising Manager, and the Head of International Admissions.
The Queenswood Foundation exists to provide support to our alumnae organisation and to generate funds to further the School’s aims. International recruitment is part of the overall admissions effort and exists to encourage applications from prospective international pupils and to guide them on their application journey. Both areas sit within the External Relations Department.
Our benefits include free lunch and refreshments, ample parking, use of school grounds and facilities.
This role carries a high level of safeguarding responsibilities. Full safeguarding checks will be carried out on the successful applicant. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.
If you would like to work in a friendly, dynamic team and you believe you can offer the skills we are looking for, please apply at www.queenswood.org/vacancies

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.

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Head of International Relations

Sidcot School is currently seeking a Head of International Relations to join our community.

Set in rolling Somerset hills, Sidcot School is an independent, co-educational Quaker international boarding school for students aged 3 – 18. Founded in 1699, Sidcot is administered on the Quaker principles of truth, integrity, respect, simplicity, equality, and sustainability. These Quaker practices are an essential part of Sidcot School life, incorporated in the whole of the teaching in the School. Its legacy of enlightened education (Sidcot was one of first co-educational boarding schools in the UK) continues to produce motivated, curious and purposeful young people today.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Head of International Relations to further Sidcot’s global profile, strategically growing the School’s roll in its boarding markets. The successful candidate will be responsible for fostering and developing first-rate relationships with prospective and current parents, students, agents, feeder schools, alumni and staff through the delivery and articulation of Sidcot’s vision, values and ethos.

This role will most likely suit an experienced professional with a proven track record within a customer-services, sales and marketing related context. The successful candidate will have a keen appetite for international travel, coupling entrepreneurial and commercial instincts with the ability to work well as part of a team. Experience of working within an educational environment is not vital for the role, though it will best suit someone with an instinctive feel for the independent boarding market. The successful candidate will relish undertaking and interpreting market analysis to inform strategy. They will be financially literate and target-driven. They will also be dynamic, focused and a sound ambassador for the School in-market.

The closing date for applications is Monday 16th January 2023 at 9.00am UK time. First round of interviews will be held online on Wednesday 25th January 2023; second round will be in person in School on 1st February 2023.

Please apply via the School website.

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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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International Admissions Co-ordinator

We seek an enthusiastic and engaging individual to join our Admissions Team. With attention to detail and excellent organisational skills, this role will undertake all the administration associated with International Admissions into the School. Strong interpersonal skills will also be essential, as you will regularly liaise with overseas agents, parents and pupils, promoting and marketing the School.

Applicants will ideally have experience of working in International Markets and/or Independent Schools, however, a flexible and professional manner is most important, as suitable training will be provided. This is a full time, all year round position.

Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS and Child protection screening including checks with past employers. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Further details from: www.wellington-school.org.uk
Tel: 01823 668836
Email: hr@wellington-school.org.uk

Closing date: Friday 2nd September 2022

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International Marketing and Admissions Officer

St Mary’s is seeking an International Marketing and Admissions Officer to start in July 2022. The successful candidate will offer excellent customer service by managing the admissions relationship with prospective international or overseas parents, agents, and students, organise entrance testing and interviews for all prospective students and maintain accurate and up-to-date records.

Opportunity to work from home can be discussed after the successful completion of the probation period.

Candidates should complete the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form which can be found on the Vacancies page of our website. Parts 5 and 6 of the Application Form must show a complete history of employment and should continue on a separate sheet if necessary. These should be emailed together to the HR department hr@stmaryscambridge.co.uk .

Further information can be found on our website https://www.stmaryscambridge.co.uk/about/job-vacancies.htm

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Head of International Admissions

To start: September 2022 or earlier
We have an exciting opportunity for a Head of International Admissions to manage all matters relating to overseas recruitment of boarding pupils. The candidate will work closely with the Head, Head of Marketing and Admissions and the Registrar on developing international boarding at Shebbear College.
This is a full-time role and flexibility will be required to fulfil the demands of the overseas time zones. International travel will be essential.
Shebbear College is a small independent day and boarding school of around 300 pupils, for boys and girls aged from 4 – 18. Set in 85-acres of countryside between Dartmoor and Exmoor, it is an idyllic location in which to work. Class sizes are smaller than average throughout the school and we pride ourselves on knowing every pupil as an individual, recognising their potential and helping them to achieve their best, whatever that may be. This is what makes us special and stands us apart from other schools.

BENEFITS OF SERVICE

  • Working in a small friendly school in a stunning rural location
  • A competitive salary and will be dependent on qualifications, skills and experience
  • Free lunch and refreshments during term-time
  • Free use of the School facilities such as gymnasium

APPLICATION PROCESS
All applicants must complete the Shebbear College application form which is available on the School website (please ensure that your referees include your current or most recent employer). The completed application form, covering letter (one side of A4) and equal opportunities form should be sent via email (preferably) to the HR Department hr@shebbearcollege.co.uk or by post to:
HR Department
Shebbear College
Shebbear
Devon
EX21 5HJ

Further details about the School and an Application Form, Equal Opportunities Form, Job Description
and Person Specification are available at www.shebbearcollege.co.uk/jobs
We do not accept CVs. No agencies please.
Deadline for applications: Thursday 9th June at 9am.
Interviews: week commencing 13th June
Early applications are warmly encouraged and the School reserves the right to commence or complete the recruitment process at any time prior to the closing date.

PLEASE NOTE: Shebbear College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young adults and expects all staff to share his commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service