Head of Communications and Engagement
Claremont Fan Court School is a vibrant, independent, gently selective, co-educational day school, located in Surrey for pupils aged 2 to 18. Claremont offers a kind, caring, compassionate, pupil-centered approach, developing individuals into outstanding citizens, aware of their responsibility to others. We know from staff and pupils, past and present, that Claremont is a special place. The school has a strong sense of community, a family feel and a welcoming, respectful atmosphere.
The school is transitioning towards a whole school approach for educational provision with strong pupil growth. The head of communications and engagement will have a leading role in developing and building relationships across the entire school community to share information and to promote engagement, participation and to listen to everyone’s views and ideas to help shape a one school pupil journey in pursuit of excellence.
To be successful in this role you will be a strategic thinker, have exceptional experience in a senior communications and engagement role and will have outstanding interpersonal skills. You will also have a track record of developing and running successful engagement campaigns for complex organisations with measurable and demonstrable impact.
This role can be throughout the year or worked on a term time plus basis with additional weeks to be worked during the holidays. We are also open to hybrid working and reduced hours during the school holidays. The successful applicant can expect a salary that fully reflects their expertise and contribution, plus an excellent package of benefits.
Further details of the role and how to apply can be found under the ‘working at Claremont’ link at www.claremontfancourt.co.uk
Closing date: Wednesday 17 January 2024
Interviews will be held w/c 22 January 2024
We are an equal opportunities employer and are seeking applications from suitable candidates from all backgrounds. We are fully committed to creating and sustaining a positive and supportive working environment free from discrimination where staff feel valued and respected. We value individuality and diversity and believe in equal opportunity for everyone, irrespective of age, disability, gender identity, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background.
Claremont Fan Court 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).
The 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