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Director of Marketing and Admissions

Wycliffe College is a thriving independent co-educational Day and Boarding school for over 620 pupils aged 3-18 years. Set within the heart of the Gloucestershire Cotswolds on a beautiful 52-acre site the College enjoys excellent links to London both by road and rail and is within half an hour of the first-class amenities on offer in Cheltenham, Gloucester and Bristol.

Wycliffe is seeking to appoint an ambitious, creative and commercially-minded Director of Marketing and Admissions. Reporting to the Head, and a member of the Leadership Team, the post holder will provide inspiring and strategic leadership of Wycliffe’s Marketing and Admissions activities across the College’s Prep and Senior Schools. This role is crucial in supporting the delivery of Wycliffe’s strategic ambitions, to strengthen the College’s brand, increase its national and international reach, realise pupil recruitment targets and deliver a customer-focused application journey.

This is a high-profile and exciting leadership position suited to a senior commercial marketing professional who can demonstrate established and effective leadership skills, combined with an extensive marketing, communications or a marketing-led sales background 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 and the Wycliffe ethos in particular, combined with an instinctive feel for the College’s customers and their needs.

The successful candidate will be an articulate, persuasive and credible ambassador for the College and will possess excellent communication and relationship-building skills. A highly analytical marketing professional who is ready to hit the ground running and ensure that admissions targets are met and strategy is improved would thrive in this role. Knowledge of the most effective marketing and admissions techniques and tools to help Wycliffe achieve its strategic objectives will be essential.

For further information about the role and details of how to apply, please visit www.rsacademics.com 

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

The closing date for applications is 10.00am on Monday 8th August 2022

Wycliffe College is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

The safeguarding responsibilities of the role are indicated in the candidate information brochure.

RSAcademics is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and to promoting diversity and inclusion in schools.

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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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Senior Marketing and Events Officer

Salary: FTE £29,000 – £34,000 (Pro-rata £23,200–£27,200) according to qualifications and experience

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Part time – 28.8 hours per week, all year round

Required: July 2022/ASAP

Exciting opportunity for a creative marketing professional to use their relationship building and organisational skills to play a key role in the effective delivery of the marketing, events and alumnae relations strategy of Blackheath High School.

Experience of event management is essential as the successful candidate will be responsible for the quality and organisation of both admissions and alumnae events, ensuring that they fulfil the aims and objectives of the school’s marketing and PR plans.

The role involves supporting the Marketing Director to develop a plan to build meaningful relationships with alumnae through events and communications, cultivate the reputation of the school, raise funds and drive student numbers.

Proven organisational and inter-personal skills, together with excellent ICT and social/digital media skills, are equally important. Experience of fundraising would be advantageous.

The School

 Founded in 1880 by the Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST), the UK’s leading network of independent girls’ schools, Blackheath High School is a selective school for girls aged 3–18 and was rated “excellent” in our ISI Inspection. We are fortunate to be located on the edge of the stunning Heath and within easy reach of historic Greenwich and Canary Wharf. Following an £18 million investment over the last five years, our brand new Senior School opened this year, and has been provided with state-of-the-art facilities to ensure that our school environment matches the excellent standard of education we provide.

There are many good reasons to work with us. Blackheath High School has a real sense of community, and you’ll be part of it. You’ll be part, too, of the wider GDST family and you’ll be in the company of some of the best and brightest people in independent education. We also offer a variety of benefits, such as:

  •  Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment
  • Employee Assistance Programme

For further details and an application form please click the apply button.

The closing date for applications will be 29 June 2022, at 12 noon

 Interviews: week commencing 4 July 2022

The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included.

 Blackheath High School and the GDST are 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.

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Marketing & Development Assistant

£24,000 – £28,000 pa
Full time
Permanent

If you have proven development and fundraising experience and the ambition to develop your career, this is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in Finton House School’s marketing and development strategic plan.

As Marketing & Assistant, you will provide support working on the School’s marketing and development function. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Managing the School’s development database, adding data, updating records and logging donations
  • Researching and profiling potential donors
  • Networking with past Finton pupils and parents
  • Assisting with the planning and delivery of events for alumni and the current Finton House community E.g. reunions, parent drinks etc.
  • Providing marketing support, such as photographing events, newsletters, updating the school website and social media

To be considered for this role you will need proven development and fundraising experience, gained in any sector, along with experience of organising and managing events, the ability to analyse data and outstanding ICT and administrative skills.

Why work at Finton House School?

Finton House School is an outstanding preparatory school for boys and girls aged 4-11, located next to Wandsworth Common in South West London.

We offer a variety of benefits, including

  • A generous contribution pension scheme
  • Death in Service cover
  • Income Protection insurance (Critical Illness)
  • Optional medical insurance
  • Staff discount on fees for all children attending Finton of 65% (pro rata)
  • Lunch provided during term time, alongside access to refreshments throughout the day
  • Cycle & Technology Scheme allowing employees to benefit from favourable purchase terms and tax efficiencies
  • Access to an industry leading Employee Assistance Programme offering employees and their dependents access to wellbeing resources including counselling and legal advice
  • Staff Loans for training courses and travel support
  • A lively social life with regular staff events alongside traditional mentoring and support

For further details and an application form please click the apply button.

The closing date for applications is Friday 8th July 2022.

Interviews will take place during the week commencing 11th July 2022.

 Finton House 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 & Barring Service.

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Director of Marketing and Communications

Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools seek to appoint a full-time Director of Marketing and Communications from September 2022.

The Director of Marketing and Communications is a member of the Executive team at the schools. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with an affinity for the aims of independent education and a clear record of success in marketing and communications.

We offer a friendly and supportive working environment. The schools are members of the Boarding Schools’ Association and the Girls’ Schools Association and the Principal is a member of HMC.

Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools have a strong commitment to achieving diversity amongst our staff and encourage applications from all candidates.

View and download further details and an application form from the website www.habsmonmouth.org/jobs, telephone 01600 711229 or email [email protected]

Closing date for applications: 9am, Tuesday 5th July 2022 Interviews will be held: 12th and 14th July 2022

Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect 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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Marketing & Admissions Assistant

Marketing and Admissions Assistant

Salary: £19,500 Full Time (37.5 hrs per week)

(Part-time (equivalent) – will be considered)

Start date: September 2022 (or earlier if available)

Deadline for applications: Monday 27th June 2022

Interviews: w.c. 4th July 2022

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic individual to join our Development Team. We are looking for someone with a positive attitude who can manage task lists effectively, has good interpersonal skills and attention to detail. This post is an excellent opportunity for someone wishing to start their career in the independent school sector or an experienced administrative individual who is considering part time options.

https://www.thorntoncollege.com/staff-vacancies/

To apply, please complete the application form at the bottom of the page and return to Taryn-Lee Robinson (PA to the Headteacher) at the school address or by email – [email protected]

Thornton College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and this position will be subject to an Enhanced DBS and barred list check by the Disclosures and Barring Service. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020

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Head of Marketing and Communications

HMC 785 pupils aged 7-18

Head of Marketing and Communications

QEH is one of the leading academic schools in the country. The Marketing and Communications Team is central to the success of QEH. Working across both the Junior and Senior Schools, the team delivers operational marketing activities and events for the school, helping to develop creative marketing strategies that reflect and build awareness of QEH and its brand. We are looking for an experienced, creative and proactive individual to lead this team and put their skills into action across the full marketing, PR and communications mix.

For further details and an application form please visit www.qehbristol.co.uk/about/vacancies

e-mail: [email protected] or telephone 0117 9303044

Closing date: Thursday 30 June (mid-day)

QEH School 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

Registered Charity No. 1104871

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Admissions & Marketing Manager

The Admissions & Marketing Manager will provide a friendly, warm, highly professional and efficient admissions provision for Radnor House School, Twickenham. Radnor House is currently a senior school. However, in 2023 the senior school will be moving to a new site at Kneller Hall in Twickenham to form a new senior school. The current Year 5 and 6 will remain at Pope’s Villa, and Radnor House will extend provision down to Reception to form a new co-ed prep school for children aged 4-11. The role will involve designing and implementing the new admissions process for the prep school, providing an  excellent customer experience to all prospective parents, pupils and agents including managing initial enquiries, hosting private tours for prospective families, facilitating pupil assessments and admitting pupils to the School, and helping to promote the new school to families in the local area.

To apply please email a CV to [email protected]

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Marketing and Communications Officer

We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative, energetic and experienced Marketing and Communications Officer for our lovely school in Reading. This could be a full- or part-time role depending on the candidate, and we are looking to fill it as soon as possible.

St Edward’s Prep is a happy and high-achieving Nursery and Prep School in Reading, Berkshire. We have a high success rate for grammar school entry.

It is a very exciting time for St Edward’s Prep with its recent move to co-ed, and there are huge opportunities for imaginative and transformative marketing to drive the school’s continued growth. There’s lots to get stuck into; the role combines strategic planning with hands-on content creation, so we are looking for someone who enjoys thinking creatively, but also knows their way around a camera, and has strong writing skills. You will work closely with the Head and school Registrar to drive an increase in enquiries and support the Registrar in achieving a high conversion rate.

St Edward’s Prep is a member of the Wishford Schools group. You will be supported by Wishford’s central Marketing Department, and have access to Marketing staff from across our schools, to share ideas and best practice.

How to apply

You can find a candidate pack here: Marketing & Communications Officer

For an application form, please email [email protected]

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to a DBS check, right to work in the UK check, satisfactory references and medical checks.