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Director of External Relations

Established in 1863, Windermere School is an independent boarding and day school for boys and girls aged between 3 and 18 years of age. An IB World and Round Square School stunningly situated in the heart of England’s Lake District and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the School has three campuses: Elleray for children aged 3 to 11, Browhead for those aged 11 to 18, and Hodge Howe, an RYA (Royal Yachting Association) accredited Water Sports Centre on the shores of Lake Windermere.

Windermere School is looking for a full time Director of External Relations to lead on the School’s Admissions, Marketing, ‘4th Term’ and Development initiatives.
This role will most likely suit an experienced and innovative professional with a proven track record within a sales and marketing related context – an individual who will possess excellent relationship-building skills, in-depth knowledge of the Independent Schools’ sector, a strong sense of collegiate teamwork as well as entrepreneurial and commercial instincts. The successful candidate will have an instinctive feel for the independent boarding and day market, combined with the relevant transferable skills to undertake this complex and fulfilling role.

He or she will have a proven track record in terms of creating and writing strategies and policies. He or she will be adept at managing teams within a multi-disciplinary environment and will be achievement and target driven.

The successful candidate will be dynamic, focussed and lead by example. He or she will be calm under pressure, resilient and tenacious.

This is a wonderful opportunity to relocate to an exceptionally beautiful part of the world.

We are offering a competitive salary plus a relocation package. We are also able to offer a two-bedroom house on School premises for the first six months of the appointment.

To apply, please visit https://www.windermereschool.co.uk/vacancies/ and download and return the correctly completed application form to Mr Tom Hill, Headmaster, Windermere School, Patterdale Road, Windermere, The Lake District LA23 1NW, or email [email protected].

Closing Date: 12 noon on Monday 21 March 2022
We reserve the right to make an appointment before the closing date so early applications are encouraged. Applications will only be considered when submitted on a fully completed school application form.

Windermere 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.

Windermere School
Patterdale Road
Windermere
The Lake District LA23 1NW
T +44 (0)15394 46164
E [email protected]
W www.windermereschool.co.uk

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Director of External Relations – Adoption Cover

Freemen’s is recruiting a Director of External Relations for up to 12 months to cover adoption leave. We are looking for someone with a strong track record for delivering results. The role involves delivering a new Development strategy to increase our capacity to offer bursaries whilst also developing our Community and Partnerships presence and delivering on ambitious pupil recruitment targets. The post holder will also engage with the launch of Freemen’s Global, our innovative virtual learning platform connecting international students with Freemen’s education from across the globe.

Reporting to the Head but working closely with the Senior Leadership Team, applicants will be educated to degree level with proven experience in fund raising with the ability to demonstrate initiative and creativity. They will have expertise in utilising digital social media platforms, excellent leadership skills and highly effective interpersonal and communication skills at all levels.

Closing date for the receipt of completed application forms is 9am on Friday 4th March 2022. Early applications are encouraged. Interviews will take place at the school on Thursday 17th March.

To apply online, please visit City of London Corporation Jobs Alternatively, please contact 020 7332 3978 (24hr answerphone) quoting reference number CLFS188. A minicom service for the hearing impaired available on 020 7332 3732.

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.

The City of London Corporation is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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Alumni Relations Officer

Reporting to: Development Manager/Director of A,C&D
Contract: 3 days per week, term time only plus 15 days in school holidays
Occasional work will be needed during evenings and weekends.
Start Date: Asap

The Alumni Relations Officer role requires experience of customer relationship management and marketing, to implement the annual communications plan to the school alumni network.

The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator – both written and verbal – with the appropriate level of digital literacy to manage online networks as well as more traditional mailing channels. Ability to ‘think on feet’ and manage day-to-day administration of busy alumni office under the direction of the Development Manager, the successful applicant will be able to quickly immerse themselves in the culture of the school and become an advocate for the alumni community.

Reporting to the Development Manager, the role will also include ad-hoc communications support for the wider Admissions, Communications and Development team.

Skills and attributes:
• experience within a communications and customer relationship management function
• digitally savvy with the ability to manage multiple communications channels and identify new opportunities to reach our diverse alumni community
• expertise in relationship management, ability to relate well to the whole school community – prospective current and former parents, alumni, pupils, staff, governors and friends of the school
• event management experience within a comparable field
• outstanding interpersonal and communication skills

Alumni Relations:
• administrative support to the Development Manager and wider Admissions, Communications & Development team when required
• dealing with all incoming Old Colfeian correspondence and managing alumni database
• managing induction for new Old Colfeians upon leaving school
• proactively working to strengthen links between existing alumni and wider school community
• conducting tours for visiting Old Colfeians and their families
• managing alumni network events – digital and in-person
• implement alumni communications plan including creation and management of newsletters, social media channels and maintenance of relevant pages on school website
• working closely with Development Manager and Communications Manager on the production of development campaign documents and communications to alumni, newsletter, social media and school website etc.

Communication:
• identify opportunities to promote events and achievements of the school to alumni community and vice-versa
• work with Development Manager to promote the work of the Development Office within school community
• to be a visible and approachable figure for current pupils and staff, and to listen to their perspective on school life.
Application Procedure

All applicants must submit
• an application form, accompanied by a letter of application, current CV
• details of two referees, who will be contacted prior to interview, in accordance with the School’s Safer Recruitment procedures

The application should be marked private and confidential and submitted by email to [email protected] or by post to:

Mrs Anna Ross
Colfe’s School
Horn Park Lane
London SE12 8AW

The deadline for applications is Friday 12 November. Colfe’s reserves the right to appoint to this post before the closing date if necessary.

Colfe’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

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Director of External Relations

This is an exciting opportunity to build a new approach to Marketing and Admissions within our expanding school. This is a new role and we are looking for an experienced marketing professional to lead our successful team.

Reporting to the Bursar, the Director of External Relations will be responsible for pupil admissions into both the Senior School and Junior School, marketing and communications as well as establishing a new Development Office in the future. We are looking for an individual who has experience of operating at a strategic level in an independent school, in further education or a not for profit organisation.

Our ideal candidate will bring strategic insight to our future plans alongside creative flair, innovation and a passion for education. They will have excellent organisational and interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with members of the Senior Leadership Teams.

The key responsibilities are:

  • Lead the Marketing & Admissions Team to ensure the effective alignment of admissions, marketing and communications in the delivery of a new integrated marketing strategy.
  • Develop the Crosfields’ brand encompassing internal and external communications across different channels with a clear emphasis towards exploiting social media opportunities.
  • Co-ordinate and promote engagement with alumni, ambassadors, potential donors and the wider community in support of the development of the school and the bursary programme.

A full job description is included in the Candidate Information Pack.

About the school:

Situated in over forty acres, Crosfields is a co-educational school with pupils between the ages of 3 and 16. This Autumn, we have welcomed our first pupils into Year 9 and our new Senior School building will be opened. The Junior School continues to go from strength to strength and overall pupil numbers are 635.

An exceptionally friendly school, Crosfields emphasises manners, kindness and good behaviour. Run broadly on Christian principles the school welcomes children of all faiths and none. The girls and boys benefit from a vast range of opportunities provided by a committed and talented staff enhanced by facilities which are second to none. Though they are taught broadly the children are also taught thoroughly, preparing them for life beyond Crosfields and the adults they will become.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this role, please visit our website at https://crosfields.com/explore/community/working-at-crosfields for an Application Form.

Applications and a covering letter addressed to the Headmaster should be sent to our HR Manager, Julie Stoner, at:
[email protected] by 9am on Friday 5 November 2021.

Initial interviews and tours of the school are planned for Week Commencing 15th November 2021.

Crosfields School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Director of External Relations

This is an exciting opportunity to build a new approach to Marketing and Admissions within our expanding school. This is a new role and we are looking for an experienced marketing professional to lead our successful team.

Reporting to the Bursar, the Director of External Relations will be responsible for pupil admissions into both the Senior School and Junior School, marketing and communications as well as establishing a new Development Office in the future. We are looking for an individual who has experience of operating at a strategic level in an independent school, in further education or a not for profit organisation.

Our ideal candidate will bring strategic insight to our future plans alongside creative flair, innovation and a passion for education. They will have excellent organisational and interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with members of the Senior Leadership Teams.

The key responsibilities are:

  • Lead the Marketing & Admissions Team to ensure the effective alignment of admissions, marketing and communications in the delivery of a new integrated marketing strategy.
  • Develop the Crosfields’ brand encompassing internal and external communications across different channels with a clear emphasis towards exploiting social media opportunities.
  • Co-ordinate and promote engagement with alumni, ambassadors, potential donors and the wider community in support of the development of the school and the bursary programme.

A full job description is included in the Candidate Information Pack.

About the school:

Situated in over forty acres, Crosfields is a co-educational school with pupils between the ages of 3 and 16. This Autumn, we have welcomed our first pupils into Year 9 and our new Senior School building will be opened. The Junior School continues to go from strength to strength and overall pupil numbers are 635.

An exceptionally friendly school, Crosfields emphasises manners, kindness and good behaviour. Run broadly on Christian principles the school welcomes children of all faiths and none. The girls and boys benefit from a vast range of opportunities provided by a committed and talented staff enhanced by facilities which are second to none. Though they are taught broadly the children are also taught thoroughly, preparing them for life beyond Crosfields and the adults they will become.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this role, please visit our website at https://crosfields.com/explore/community/working-at-crosfields for an Application Form.

Applications and a covering letter addressed to the Headmaster should be sent to our HR Manager, Julie Stoner, at:
[email protected] by 9am on Monday 11 October 2021.

Initial interviews and tours of the school are planned for Friday 15th October 2021.

Crosfields School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Director of Admissions and External Relations

Required for September 2021 

Following the recently announced merger with The Mill Hill School Foundation, we have created this exciting new role to support the Headmistress in delivering her vision for the incremental future growth of the School.

This is a pivotal ambassadorial role combining both strategic, marketing and operational aspects.

Reporting directly to the Headmistress, the successful applicant will be a key member of the School’s senior management with responsibility for developing and managing the delivery of a strategy for growth in the UK and overseas.

The successful applicant will be a highly talented and experienced marketing professional who is commercially aware and results driven with good financial acumen. A highly competitive remuneration package is available for the right candidate and dependent on experience.

A recruitment pack can be found on our website. For further information, please contact Mrs Linda Odendaal, PA to the Head on 01474 823371. The closing date for applications is Friday 29th July 2021. We reserve the right to appoint at any time during the recruitment process.

Cobham Hall is an independent Round Square boarding and day school for girls based in Kent. As a Round Square School, we believe in an educational philosophy that is exemplified by our motto: “There is more in you than you think”. All staff will be expected to embrace the School’s Core Values: Respect, Kindness, Honesty, Tolerance and Trust.

The School is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants are subject to a DBS check.

Registered Charity No. 1064758

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Director of External Relations & Partnerships

(Full Time)

Situated in the heart of rural Cheshire but easily accessible from the vibrancy of Manchester City Centre, Alderley Edge School for Girls is a high-achieving, academic and dynamic school with a committed staff body and hardworking, motivated pupils.

We are seeking to employ a full time Director of External Relations and Partnerships who will lead on key areas of the School’s development including strategic leadership of Marketing and Admissions, developing relationships with the alumnae network and implementing a comprehensive communications plan to support fundraising.

Alderley Edge School for Girls is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and barring Service.

Candidate information is available to download from the School website: www.aesg.co.uk. A completed application form and accompanying letter of application, including the name, address, telephone number and email address of two referees should be sent to:

Mrs N Smillie, Headmistress E: [email protected]
Alderley Edge School for Girls Tel: 01625 583028
Wilmslow Road
Alderley Edge
Cheshire SK9 7QE

Closing date for applications: 12 noon, Friday 9 April 2021
Interviews will be held week beginning 26 April 2021
If you have not been contacted by the interview date your application will have been unsuccessful.

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Alumni Relations Officer

Part time (2 days) / Year Round

Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Admissions, the Alumni Relations Officer will be responsible for expanding and developing the School’s alumni relations programme in order to strengthen relationships between the School and its alumni, including former pupils from Harrogate Ladies’ College and Highfield Prep School. 

The ideal candidate will be an outstanding communicator who is organised, reliable, creative and driven.  This end-to-end role requires both strategic thinking to develop the Alumni Relations plan and the practical skills to implement it.  Previous experience in a similar role within the education sector would be beneficial.

The role is 2 days a week (8am-5pm or 8.30am-5.30pm to suit).  Working days to suit the successful candidate.  There is also flexibility for the successful candidate to spread the hours (16 hours per week in total), over more than 2 days if required (eg. 4 half days).

Closing date: 12.00noon, Monday 2nd November 2020

Interviews: Week commencing 9th November 2020

To apply:  By the School’s application form, available on the Vacancies page of our website at: www.hlc.org.uk

Before completing the School’s application form, applicants should read the School’s Staff Privacy notice which details how the School will process their personal data for recruitment purposes, and beyond, if they are recruited.

Contact information:  Mrs Lucy Condon, HR Manager, Harrogate Ladies’ College, Clarence Drive, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1 2QG, Tel: (01423) 504543, Email: [email protected]

Harrogate Ladies’ College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will not be allowed to start in school until all pre-employment checks have been completed satisfactorily.  The successful applicant must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post. The School is an educational charity and equal opportunities employer.