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Stormont School

Potters Bar, Hertfordshire

Marketing, Admissions & School Administrator

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Marketing, Admissions and School Administrator
Required ASAP


Stormont School is a successful independent prep school for girls aged 4-11 situated in Potters Bar, Hertfordshire. We are currently looking to recruit a Marketing, Admissions and School Administrator

  • To be responsible for promoting the school in all marketing initiatives, including publications, digital platforms and social media and in communications with prospective parents and feeder settings.
  • To be responsible for recording and handling all aspects of enquiries and applications for prospective pupils.
  • To be responsible for providing administration services for the school including but not limited to: correspondence; communicating with members of the school community, outside agencies and individuals in person, by phone and by email.

Further details of this post are available on the school website www.stormontschool.org and an Application Form is available from Jo Reeve, HR Administrator by calling 01707 654037 or emailing hr@stormontschool.org

Due to the nature of the position, the highest levels of confidentiality must be maintained at all times.
The successful applicant will be enthusiastic, with some relevant experience, and willing to enter fully into the life of this busy and friendly IAPS day school.

Stormont 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. 311079

Additional Information
Date Posted Thursday, 12 October 2017
Closing Date Thursday, 26 October 2017

Required Start Date ASAP

Contact Name Jo Reeve
Contact Phone 01707 654037
Contact Email hr@stormontschool.org

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Meoncross School

Fareham, Hampshire

Marketing & Communications Manager

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Position vacant: Marketing Manager
Full-time (52 weeks a year)
Salary: Competitive depending on experience
www.meoncross.co.uk 

Meoncross School is a co-educational independent school, offering an outstanding
academic journey from Nursery to Sixth Form, located on the south coast of Hampshire.
Our aim is for every pupil to realise their full potential and where every child is an
individual.

The Marketing Manager is responsible for leading the development and implementation of the
Meoncross School marketing strategy which is crucial to supporting the school’s image and
reputation within the local market. Central to the role is the ability to understand the local market,
needs of current and prospective parents, and to identify strategies and initiatives which enable
Meoncross to meet these needs in the short and long term. Through the implementation of
creative and customer focused multi-channel marketing campaigns, the Marketing Manager
supports both parent recruitment and retention and works closely with the Schools Senior
Leadership Team and Admissions Manager to deliver a highly effective customer experience which
meets or exceeds parent expectations.

Closing Date: 12 noon, Friday 27th October 2017
Interviews: Provisionally, Wednesday 1 November 2017

A letter of application together with a completed application form should be sent for the attention of Miss Sue Watson, recruitment@meoncross.co.uk 

Applicants selected for interview will be informed within a week of the closing date for application.
Applicants who have not heard from the School by this time must assume that, on this occasion,
their application has been unsuccessful. Candidates short-listed for interview will be required to
bring proof of qualifications and their right to work in the UK to interview.

 

Additional Information
Date Posted Tuesday, 17 October 2017
Closing Date 12 noon, Friday 27 October 2017

Interview Date Wednesday 1 November 2017

St Albans High School for Girls

St Albans, Hertfordshire

Assistant Registrar

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ASSISTANT REGISTRAR

Full time (52 weeks per year)

Salary circa £28,000

We have an exciting opportunity for a dedicated full time Assistant Registrar to work closely with the Registrar in assisting with the entire school admissions process, from initial enquiry to induction.

The Assistant Registrar will support with a wide range of administrative duties relating to all aspects of work in the Admissions Office. The successful candidate will be degree level educated and ideally have a background in marketing and/or Admissions with excellent communication skills and be able to build relationships with prospective families throughout the admissions process.

The successful candidate will have previous experience in a customer facing role, together with excellent administrative and communication skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office, and experience of/willingness to learn database use.

Details of the role and application process are available on the school’s website www.stahs.org.uk/Vacancies.

Please note previous applicants need not apply.

The High 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.

Additional Information
Date Posted Wednesday, 4 October 2017
Closing Date 12pm Friday 27 October 2017

Salary Circa £28,000
Interview Date 9 November 2017

Contact Name Tracy Williams
Contact Email recruitment@stahs.org.uk

Magdalen College School

Oxford

Marketing & Communications Manager

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Magdalen College School, founded in 1480, is one of the country’s leading independent day schools.

We are seeking to appoint a Marketing & Communications Manager to help promote Magdalen College School to current and prospective parents and students, prospective staff, feeder schools, the local community and the wider public. This is an exciting opportunity for a Marketing professional to join a busy and thriving department at the heart of the school community.

Further details of the position and a Support Staff application form can be found on the Job Vacancy link of the website: www.mcsoxford.org

The school’s  Support Staff  application  form,  full cv, and a covering letter of application, should be e-mailed to:

Mrs Sarah Hunter, Recruitment Officer

applications@mcsoxford.org by Monday 30th October 2017

Interviews will be on Friday 3rd November

Magdalen College School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and the successful candidate will be required to undergo statutory checks before the commencement of his/her employment.

Additional Information
Date Posted Tuesday, 3 October 2017
Closing Date Monday 30 October 2017

Interview Date Friday 3 November 2017

Contact Name Mrs Sarah Hunter
Contact Phone 01865 242191
Contact Email applications@mcsoxford.org

Crackley Hall School

Kenilworth, Warwickshire

Admissions & Marketing Secretary

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Admissions and Marketing Secretary - Crackley Hall School 

We seek to appoint an Admissions and Marketing Secretary, ideally starting by December 2017, to work as part of the team in our busy school office, providing the first and main point of contact for all prospective parents, working closely with the Headmaster in administering the admissions process of the Crackley Hall School and Little Crackers Nursery. The post holder will provide the Headmaster with regular and frequent reports for analysis purposes. In addition, the role will require some marketing and alumni relations activity working closely with the Foundation’s Marketing Team and a degree of general office support at busy times.

The successful candidate will have excellent inter-personal and communication skills, be capable of maintaining confidentiality and exercising tact; and have an understanding and sympathy with the ethos of the school. A high degree of fluency in both spoken and written English is essential.

Interested candidates must evidence a ‘can do’ attitude, good time management skills, and be able to work in an organised and methodical manner, to produce accurate and up-to-date records and reports as required. He or she needs to be self-motivated and able to identify work priorities and manage his or her own workload to meet deadlines.

This is a part time post, of 25 hours per week, Monday to Friday, typically 9.00am – 2.00pm, all year round and attracts 25 days’ holiday per annum plus bank holidays, to be mainly taken during school holidays, by agreement.

This is an excellent opportunity to join the fast growing Foundation that values its staff and offers a rewarding benefits package including discounted places for staff, a pension scheme, child care vouchers and a cycle to work scheme.

Salary:Starting salary £18,000 - £22,000 (full time equivalent) depending on relevant experience.

Application: To apply for this vacancy applicants must submit a Crackley Hall application form, together with a CV and covering letter detailing your personal qualities, experience and how you meet the person specification for the role. Applicants must ensure the application form is fully completed, including a detailed career history with specific dates.

Closing date: Tuesday 31 October, at 9.00am. Interviews are likely to be held shortly afterwards at Crackley Hall.

Further details and an application form are available from the school website www.crackleyhall.co.uk/employment-opportunities

The Foundation is committed to equal opportunities and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The Princethorpe Foundation. Registered office Princethorpe College, Rugby. CV23 9PX. Company registered in England & Wales and Limited by Guarantee Number 4177718. Registered Charity Number 1087124

Additional Information
Date Posted Thursday, 12 October 2017
Closing Date 9am Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Contact Name Keren Andrews
Contact Phone 01926 634269
Contact Email kerenandrews@princethorpe.co.uk

St Mary’s Calne & St Margaret’s Preparatory School

Calne, Wiltshire

Data Manager (Database, Website, Research)

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Full time, term-time only (36 weeks per year)

We are seeking to recruit an experienced IT administrator, starting November 2017, to provide support to both St Mary’s Calne (senior independent) and St Margaret’s (independent preparatory) schools. The role is split equally between the two school sites and focuses on website management, fundraising and development data management at St Mary’s, and website and data management at St Margaret’s. The ideal candidate would offer excellent organisational and IT skills; experience of Raiser’s Edge and iSAMS would be desirable.

Further details and a full job description can be found at www.stmaryscalne.org

St Mary’s & St Margaret’s are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check.

Additional Information
Date Posted Monday, 9 October 2017
Closing Date 9am, Wednesday, 1 November 2017

Box Hill School

Dorking, Surrey

Marketing Manager

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Full time position from December 2017

Box Hill School is a non- selective, co-educational day and boarding school set in 40 acres of the rolling Surrey countryside. A challenging and rewarding opportunity exists for an enthusiastic and experienced marketer to join the Marketing and Development team and play an important role in driving the continued success of the school.

The successful candidate will work across the full marketing mix and bring excellent organisational, interpersonal and tactical marketing skills. The ability to manage multiple projects and activities and deliver within a fast-paced and varied environment is essential, along with a ‘can do’ attitude and a desire to fully contribute to school life.

Essential experience includes copywriting, online content management, social media planning, PR and event management. The post holder must be able to fully understand and articulate the values of Box Hill School and be excited about working in the independent education sector.

Some evening and weekend working required. 

The job description and application pack are available at www.boxhillschool.com/current-vacancies  or from the HR Manager; hr@boxhillschool.com, the required application procedure is included in the pack.

Box Hill School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff, volunteers and visitors to share our commitment. We are an equal opportunities employer and the successful candidate will be expected to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Additional Information
Date Posted Friday, 13 October 2017
Closing Date 1pm, Wednesday, 1 November 2017

Salary Salary is dependent on experience.
Interview Date Wednesday, 8 November 2017

Contact Name HR Manager
Contact Email hr@boxhillschool.com

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The John Lyon School

Harrow-on-the-Hill, Middlesex

Director of Marketing & Communications

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John Lyon is seeking to appoint an experienced and accomplished leader to head up the School’s innovative and resourceful Marketing and Communication function. The purpose of the role is to develop and deliver the School’s marketing strategy, promote the wide range of educational and extra-curricular opportunities on offer and manage all marketing, advertising and communication channels.

Candidates must demonstrate a proven ability in developing, implementing and delivering highly successful marketing strategies and media campaigns.

Full or Part time applications considered

Highly competitive salary offered

For further information or to apply for the role please refer to the School website where a job description, person specification and application form can be found. http://www.johnlyon.org/information.aspx?SubCatID=53&PageID=83       

Completed applications should be returned to recruitment.support@johnlyon.org    

Please be aware that CV’s alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications: 9am on Thursday 2nd November 2017

The 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.

Additional Information
Date Posted Friday, 20 October 2017
Closing Date 9am, Thursday 2 November 2017

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The John Lyon School

Harrow-on-the-Hill, Middlesex

Design & Business Administrator

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This is an exciting time in the evolution of this new team at a time when we are developing a new website and rolling out a new brand identity. The post is a ‘front-line’, administrative role with additional responsibility for Design and Events. The successful candidate will have excellent organisational and administrative skills with a thorough working knowledge of MS Office, InDesign and Publisher.

A professional, calm approach, attention to detail, confidentiality and the ability to work in a team to tight deadlines under pressure are essential, as is the ability to communicate and deal confidently with a wide range of people and situations

You will be a self-starter who is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with high standards of service. You will be accustomed to finding innovative ways to drive efficiency and you will enjoy actively shaping your environment, reviewing working practices and delivering excellence in all that you do.

Working as part of the Central Administration Team the post holder will balance supporting the Business Administration Manager with the design and event management element of the role for all members of the School Community.  

In return the School offers a highly competitive salary, generous staff benefits and a commitment to professional development.

Hours: 40 hours per week x 40 weeks per annum (term time + 6 weeks)

Actual Salary: c. £26,000 pa inc.

For further information or to apply for the role please refer to the School website where a job description, person specification and application form can be found. http://www.johnlyon.org/information.aspx?SubCatID=53&PageID=83   

Completed applications should be returned to recruitment.support@johnlyon.org

Please be aware that CV’s alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications: 9am on Thursday 2nd November 2017

Additional Information
Date Posted Thursday, 19 October 2017
Closing Date Thursday 2 November 2017

Salary £26000

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Shrewsbury School

Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Marketing Manager

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Competitive salary, terms & conditions

An exciting and rewarding opportunity exists for an experienced Marketing Manager to join our Admissions & Marketing Department.

The successful candidate will provide support to the Director of Admissions in his role of promoting and marketing the school to a wide range of constituents.  You will be responsible for the School’s marketing on an operational basis and will act as a key contact for all marketing enquiries from parents, staff, friends of Shrewsbury School and external companies and individuals. 

You will be educated to degree level, possibly with a marketing degree.  You will have at least 3 years’ experience of working in a marketing role and possess excellent people management skills with the ability to influence and persuade across a varied stakeholder group.  You must be able to offer flexibility to working hours as there will be a requirement to work some evenings and/or weekends. 

Essentially you will have experience of:

  • Developing and delivering marketing plans and campaigns.
  • Managing and organising corporate events, conferences, etc.
  • Managing and developing relationships with the media.
  • Working with advertisers.
  • Using a variety of marketing tools, digital platforms and social media.
  • Brand development and management.
  • Project management to meet strict deadlines.

It would be a distinct advantage if you are able to demonstrate an understanding of the principles of marketing and public relations within the independent education sector. 

We can offer a competitive salary package to include childcare vouchers, pension and Life Insurance.  This is a full-time position working all year round.   Full details can be found in the job description. 

Full application packs and job descriptions can be obtained from our website:

http://www.shrewsbury.org.uk/page/marketing-manager                                                            

or email: humanresources@shrewsbury.org.uk                                                                

or alternatively telephone: 01743 280834

Closing Date: 12 noon, Friday 3 November 2017

Applicants will undergo thorough child protection screening including checks with the Disclosure & Barring Service

Additional Information
Date Posted Tuesday, 17 October 2017
Closing Date 12 noon, Friday 3 November 2017

Contact Phone 01743 280834
Contact Email humanresources@shrewsbury.org.uk

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Hazlegrove Preparatory School

Sparkford, Somerset

Head of Admissions & Marketing

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Hazlegrove is a co-educational prep school, based around an early 18th Century country house and set in 200 acres of parkland in the Somerset countryside.   There are 360 pupils on roll, with 100 full boarders.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and experienced Head of Admissions and Marketing to further develop the recruitment and marketing strategy of this highly successful school.  The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal skills as well as creative energy to communicate to a wide audience.

Further details about this post and an application form are available from the HR Assistant, Hazlegrove Preparatory School, Sparkford, Somerset BA22 7JA

T:  01749 814316   

E:  recruitment@hazlegrove.co.uk

Closing date: 5.00pm Friday 3rd November 2017

Interviews: week commencing 13th November 2017

Further information can be obtained from the Hazlegrove website: http://www.hazlegrove.co.uk/about/staff-and-community/staff-vacancies

Hazlegrove 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 & Barring Service.

Hazlegrove is a registered Charity No. 1071997

Additional Information
Date Posted Thursday, 19 October 2017
Closing Date 5pm, Friday 3 November 2017

Interview Date Week commencing 13 November 2017

Contact Name Elly Milln
Contact Phone 01749 814 316
Contact Email eem@kingsbruton.com

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Colston's

Bristol

Head of Admissions

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Colston’s is a thriving co-educational day school on the outskirts of Bristol. The Upper School occupies a glorious thirty acre campus and has all of its facilities on-site. We are easily accessible from the motorway network and with approximately 730 students aged from 3 to 18.

The Headmaster of Colston’s wishes to appoint an experienced professional to deliver the school’s Admissions function within an agreed strategy.

The successful candidate will report to the Director of External Communications and will be responsible for overseeing the successful organisation and performance of the school’s admissions processes.

The successful candidate will understand and be able to deliver the concept of “Celebrity Service”, will have experience in marketing, public relations or event management, will be educated to degree level (or have equivalent professional experience) and will have first class administrative abilities. A good sense of humour will also be advantageous. You will receive a competitive salary based on experience.

To download an application form and apply for this position follow this link https://www.tes.com/jobs/employer/-1058445

Closing date for applications:  3rd November 2017

Interviews will be held:  9th November 2017

Colston’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Additional Information
Date Posted Wednesday, 18 October 2017
Closing Date Friday, 3 November 2017

Interview Date Thursday, 9 November 2017

Contact Name Claire Butler
Contact Phone 0117 965 5207
Contact Email cbutler@colstons.bristol.sch.uk

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Monkton Combe School

Bath

Registrar

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Monkton Combe School is pleased to invite applications for the pivotal position of Registrar at Monkton.

Monkton Combe School is seeking a highly-skilled, tenacious and experienced Registrar to deliver the school’s ambitious growth plans and shape the work of its Admissions department.

This is an incredible opportunity to join Monkton at an exciting time in its development. Heading up our Admissions team and overseeing the whole school’s recruitment programme for Pre-Prep, Prep and Senior school you will be responsible for creating and delivering an effective recruitment programme in support of Monkton’s five year strategy to deliver significant increases in boarding and day school pupil numbers.

A first-class manager with excellent interpersonal skills, you will have a strong track record in admissions or have a strong understanding of the dynamics of independent schools. You will be adept at working effectively in a fast-moving office where you will be required to work at a consistently high level of professionalism and people management.

Monkton is a leading HMC boarding and day school for boys and girls aged 2-18 with a growing national and international reputation, strong academic results and innovative and proactive pastoral care. Based on two sites of nearly a hundred acres just a mile from the World Heritage city of Bath, we pride ourselves on our lively Christian ethos, excellent exam results and our strong pastoral care. At Monkton, we are setting standards for life.

The closing date for applications is 12pm on Monday 6th November 2017. 

Interviews will be held at the end of week commencing 13th November 2017.

It is hoped that the successful candidate will be able to take up the position in January 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter, however we are keen to hear from all suitable candidates.

To apply candidates should send their letter of application and CV, along with a completed school application form to the Principal’s PA, Monkton Combe School, Monkton Combe, Bath, BA2 7HG via email at pa2principal@monkton.org.uk

For further information about the School and to download an application form, please visit www.monktoncombeschool.org.uk.

Monkton Combe 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.

Additional Information
Date Posted Thursday, 19 October 2017
Closing Date 12pm Monday, 6 November 2017

Interview Date Week commencing 13 November 2017

Contact Name Principal's PA
Contact Phone 01225 721149
Contact Email pa2principal@monkton.org.uk

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Oundle School

Oundle, Peterborough

Director of Communications

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Circa £45,000 per annum

To start early January 2018, we are seeking a Director of Communications to provide maternity leave cover for a fixed term period until 31 January 2019.  This is a full time role (40 hours per week), working 41.4 weeks per annum.   

Oundle School is one of the country’s leading co-educational boarding and day schools, with 860 boarding and 250 day pupils. A further 250 day pupils attend Laxton Junior School.  The School’s Marketing Department is led by the Director of Communications who is closely supported by the Head of Marketing.

The team covers all aspects of marketing and press for both Oundle School and Laxton Junior School, as well as overseeing the brand and image of Oundle Society and Oundle School Enterprises. The Communications and Marketing team is comprised of dedicated staff as well as others in the School who assist with marketing activities in addition to their main role.

The Director of Communications will lead the communications strategy in conjunction with the Head, ensuring that initiatives are managed in line with the School’s strategic objectives. He or she will manage the Communications and Marketing department, including oversight of both Schools’ marketing strategies. The role will also include full management and implementation of the press office function.

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level with experience in a similar role, including running a budget, leading and managing a team, strategic planning and implementation and using social media.  Artistic flair is essential, as are well-honed communication skills, an ability to plan and organise events.  An understanding of schools / independent education would be an advantage, as would experience of Adobe Creative Suite package and a working knowledge of graphic design.

Full details including a job description and application form can be found on our website at http://www.oundleschool.org.uk/Employment-Opportunities

Application closing date: Monday 6th November 2017

Interview date: Friday 10th November

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

Additional Information
Date Posted Friday, 20 October 2017
Closing Date Monday, 6 November 2017

Interview Date Friday, 10 November 2017

Contact Name Vania Murphy
Contact Phone 01832 277193
Contact Email vmurphy@oundleschool.org.uk

Pippa's Guardians

Cheltenham

Area Manager

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Guardianship Area Manager wanted in Cheltenham, and surrounding areas, to join the team at Pippa’s Guardians.


We are a family run company caring for International Students aged between 7 and 18 years of age at some of Britain’s best Boarding Schools.

We are looking for a compassionate, organised and responsive Area Manager who will be responsible for the wellbeing of international students studying in Cheltenham, and surrounding areas.

Experience in the Independent School sector is preferred. This role is mostly full time in term time and part time in the holidays and is hugely flexible, rewarding and varied.

Key Tasks Areas and Responsibilities
• Student Visits and Pastoral Care
• Parent/Teacher Meetings
• Management of Host Families
• Emergency Support
• Transport
• Finances

For further information and a Job Description, please contact:

Ben Hughes
E: ben@pippasguardians.co.uk
T: 01684 252757

 

Additional Information
Date Posted Tuesday, 26 September 2017
Closing Date Tuesday, 7 November 2017

Contact Name Ben Hughes
Contact Phone 01684 252757
Contact Email ben@pippasguardians.co.uk

Pippa's Guardians

Warwickshire

Area Manager

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Guardianship Area Manager wanted in Warwickshire, and surrounding areas, to join the team at Pippa’s Guardians.


We are a family run company caring for International Students aged between 7 and 18 years of age at some of Britain’s best Boarding Schools.

We are looking for a compassionate, organised and responsive Area Manager who will be responsible for the wellbeing of international students studying in Warwickshire, and surrounding areas.

Experience in the Independent School sector is preferred. This role is mostly full time in term time and part time in the holidays and is hugely flexible, rewarding and varied.

Key Tasks Areas and Responsibilities
• Student Visits and Pastoral Care
• Parent/Teacher Meetings
• Management of Host Families
• Emergency Support
• Transport
• Finances

For further information and a Job Description, please contact:

Ben Hughes
E: ben@pippasguardians.co.uk
T: 01684 252757

 

Additional Information
Date Posted Wednesday, 27 September 2017
Closing Date Wednesday, 8 November 2017

Contact Name Ben Hughes
Contact Phone 01684 252757
Contact Email ben@pippasguardians.co.uk

Solihull School

Solihull, West Midlands

Director of Development and Alumni Relations

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A selective co-educational HMC day school with over 1000 pupils with a large and engaged former pupil association

Director of Development and Alumni Relations

Full-Time, Permanent

An opportunity exists for an outstanding individual to lead the Development and Alumni Relations team within the school. The ideal candidate will have previous relevant experience and a good knowledge of major gifts, regular giving and alumni relations.  They will be able to develop excellent relationships, both internally within the school community and wider and will be able to develop and implement the school’s strategic vision for Development and Alumni Relations.

We offer excellent working conditions together with an attractive salary and benefits package reflecting the qualifications and experience of the individual. 

Further details and information on how to apply are available from the vacancies page of our website www.solsch.org.uk. The closing date for the return of completed applications is Wednesday 8 November 2017. If you have any queries, please contact Hayley Miles, HR Manager on 0121 703 2947 or milesh@solsch.org.uk  

Solihull is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people 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.

Solihull School is a limited company registered in England and Wales No. 6337650.  Registered Charity No. 1120597

Additional Information
Date Posted Friday, 6 October 2017
Closing Date Wednesday, 8 November 2017

Contact Name Hayley Miles
Contact Phone 0121 703 2947
Contact Email milesh@solsch.org.uk

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St John's School

Leatherhead, Surrey

Director of Marketing, Development and Admissions

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St John’s is seeking a dynamic and motivated individual to deliver and bring the Marketing, Development and Admissions departments together with an ambitious strategy to develop the continued success of St John’s School.

The role offers a broad remit with a strong focus on the development and delivery of effective, proactive and forward thinking PR, communications and social media activity. This is also an exciting opportunity to play a pivotal role in the further development of fundraising, events and admissions at the School.

Candidates must be educated to a good degree level or equivalent professional experience, have a relevant marketing qualification (e.g. AMDIS) and will need to demonstrate a track record of significant achievement and successful project delivery. Applicants must have exceptional communication and managerial skills, a passion for excellence and ongoing development. Experience of working in the education sector is desirable. 

Further details and an application form are available from our website: www.stjohnsleatherhead.co.uk  or by contacting our HR department on 01372 384410, email: recruitment@stjohns.surrey.sch.uk

Reg Charity No: 312064
St John’s 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.

Additional Information
Date Posted Monday, 23 October 2017
Closing Date 9am, Friday 10 November 2017

Interview Date w/c 13 November 2017

Contact Phone 01372 384410
Contact Email recruitment@stjohns.surrey.sch.uk

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Epsom College

Epsom, Surrey

Administrator for Admissions & Commercial Events

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Reporting to:             Director of Admissions and the Commercial and Events Manager

Type of position:       Full time, permanent contract          

Introduction

Epsom College is a co-educational day and boarding school with approximately 880 pupils aged 11-18. The College is located approximately one mile from Epsom town, below Epsom Downs, in fine buildings set in a beautiful tree-filled campus of some 85 acres.

Originally founded by The Royal Medical Benevolent Foundation, today the College strives to develop the individual talents of every girl and boy. Pupils are prepared for life beyond the College with an assured set of values and with the belief that they can make a difference in society.

Role Summary

A highly organised Administrative Assistant is required to support two key departments within the College; The Admissions Department and the Commercial Events Department. The workload in each department varies throughout the year, and the post holder will, therefore, be expected to provide administrative support in these departments as and when directed by the relevant line manager.

The post

This is a varied and challenging post for a candidate who wishes to be involved in a professional and busy school community.  Previous proven experience as an administrator is essential.  A professional telephone manner and the highest standards of verbal and written communication are a requisite of the post.  Strong and competent computer skills will be required as well as a thorough all round knowledge of Microsoft packages.

The role requires excellent organisational and time management skills, working within a team environment with the ability to work under pressure and multi task across all aspects of administration.  A proactive, positive and flexible approach is essential.  Previous experience within a school office background or in a customer focussed role would be desirable but not essential.

The work will encompass all the usual array of administrative duties expected within a busy School office and will also require a high degree of professionalism and discretion given the nature of the information that is dealt with within the two departments.

Key responsibilities:

In Admissions Department

  • To respond to telephone and e-mail enquiries from prospective parents and forward appropriate information to the Director of Admission
  • To book parental tours and assist with the administration of tours and prep school visits;
  • To assist with the planning and preparation of Admissions events;
  • Providing general administrative and secretarial support within the Admissions Department;
  • Typing of general correspondence and distribution of mail shots and other admissions based literature.

In the Commercial Events Department

  • To be the main contact person for all telephone, email, and postal enquiries from parents and guardians;
  • To process student short course enrolments, keeping up to date records of all bookings and student files;
  • Inputting data on the Course Database and producing reports;
  • Providing pre and post course customer care and operational support during the courses;
  • Updating course information and sending out promotional material;
  • Organisation and/or assisting with the administration of events and commercial hires;

General

  • Undertake any other reasonable tasks required by the Headmaster and/or Bursar in association with the above role.

Epsom College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. 

Skills, Experience and Qualifications

This is a varied role requiring previous experience working as an Administrator.

Essential

  • Proven experience of working in a professional administrative role;
  • Demonstrate a good standard of numeracy and excellent literacy skills at least to GCSE standard are required;
  • Demonstrate outstanding administrative and organisational skills with a high degree of attention to detail;
  • Display excellent written and spoken communication skills, including an excellent telephone manner;
  • Show excellent ICT skills (including the ability to use a range of relevant software packages such as Word, Excel and Outlook, and databases);
  • Provide evidence of proven experience of working to deadlines and delivering results;
  • Display energy, commitment and enthusiasm necessary for the smooth running of the College’s administration;
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, customer focus, a willingness to go the extra mile and a ‘can do’ approach; 
  • Evidence of being a good team player, capable of working positively under pressure with a flexible outlook that supports the rest of the team; 
  • Present a professional appearance and a friendly approach and a recognition of the need to be an ambassador for the College;
  • A proven ability to identify and complete work independently, demonstrating flexibility and adaptability in meeting changing needs and priorities;
  • Demonstrate evidence of diplomacy, discretion, professionalism and an ability to keep one’s counsel as required.

Desirable

  • A higher education relevant qualification;
  • Experience of working within a school office;
  • Experience of working in a customer focussed role;
  • Experience of desk top publishing, web and social media and other IT packages for presentations and marketing purposes would be desirable

The selection panel reserves the right to enhance any or all of the desirable criteria to attain a manageable field

Terms and Conditions

Hours:            

9.00am - 5.00pm per week throughout the year Monday – Friday.   

Salary:            

Salary for the full-time post will be circa £23,000 to £25,000pa depending on experience, reviewed annually, and paid monthly in arrears on 25th of the month. 

Holidays:       

The holiday entitlement is 20 days paid holiday per annum increasing by 1 day per annum to a maximum of 25 days per annum following 5 years continuous service plus bank holidays. Half of the holidays are to be taken during Epsom College school holidays whilst the remaining half should be taken during term time in agreement with the Director of Admissions and Commercial and Events Manager.

Pension:        

There is an automatic enrolment into the Epsom College Automatic Enrolment Scheme. The Scheme is administered by the Pensions Trust.  The Employee will be required to contribute a minimum of 1% of Basic Salary and the College will contribute 2% in compliance with current legislation based upon which it is anticipated that these contributions levels will rise to 3% for both the Employee and the College from 1 April 2018.

Misc.              

Free lunch and refreshments are provided when the Dining Room is open. Free membership to Fitness Suite and pool during staff opening times. The College is a non-smoking environment

Offer of Post:

The post will be offered subject to receipt of satisfactory written references, pre-placement medical assessment, proof of appropriate qualifications, and satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and overseas police check if appropriate, as well as confirmation that the successful candidate is able to work in the UK.  Please note whilst the Enhanced DBS check will be paid by the College if an overseas police check is required it will be at the cost of the successful applicant.

Method of Application

Application

Applicants are required to complete the Application for Employment Form available from our website www.epsomcollege.org.uk. To comply with safeguarding procedures when working in a school, CVs will not be accepted. Applicants should refer to the Recruitment, Selection and Disclosure policy on the College website. 

Applications will be assessed in order of receipt and interviews may occur at any stage after applications are received.  Please apply as soon as possible.

Closing date: 12 Noon 10th November 2017

Interviews are expected to take place on 20th/21st November 2017

Additional Information
Date Posted Thursday, 19 October 2017
Closing Date 12 noon, Friday 10 November 2017

Contact Name Vikki Stroud
Contact Phone 01372 821312
Contact Email Vikki.Stroud@epsomcollege.org.uk

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Dame Allan's School

Fenham, Tyne & Wear

Communications Officer - Maternity Cover

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Full time fixed term contract (up to 12 months) – 37 hours per week – from January 2018

Competitive salary dependant on experience

The Schools are seeking to appoint a Communications Officer to work for the Head of Admissions and Communications for a fixed term (up to 12 months) from 8 January 2018, to cover a period of staff maternity leave.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and reliable person with a minimum of one year’s experience in a communications, marketing or PR role, including experience of social media account management.

The Schools are committed to the safeguarding of children and enhanced child protection screening will apply to this role.

Reporting to the Head of Admissions and Communications and based primarily in the Senior Schools’ site at Fenham, the main duties of the Communications Officer are: -

Principal Accountabilities:

  1. To liaise with staff across the school, to ensure the content of the website is up to date.
  2. Implement the Social Media strategy (using Facebook, Twitter etc), and support staff within the Schools who are required to use social media as part of their role
  3. Research, write, design and produce at least two newsletters per term in electronic and hard copy
  4. Research and write press releases, news articles and editorials for external publication, and develop positive relationships with journalists / publications.
  5. Liaise with the Principal and all staff across Dame Allan’s Schools to gather good news stories and communicate as appropriate, both internally and externally.
  6. Ensure the School’s style guidelines are followed, and provide support where necessary
  7. Design, produce and update marketing materials, including booklets, leaflets and folders, ensuring they are in line with the Schools’ style guidelines.
  8. Assist in the organisation of, and attend events such as Open Days, new parents evenings
  9. Communicating with prospective and new parents for example following up visits to school with newsletters etc.
  10. Information sharing – monitoring the activities of competitors / issues in education, and share in a timely manner with the Schools’ Senior Management Team and Governors.
  11. Work with the Head of Admissions and Communications and appropriate agencies on the Schools’ annual advertising and marketing strategy, and contribute towards the Schools’ communications strategy.
  12. When appropriate, book and liaise with a photographer for key events and activities.
  13. Attend regular PR and marketing committee meeting.
  14.  Work with the wider Dame Allan’s family including the Allanian Society.
  15. Develop and maintain a photo library, for use in promotional literature, website etc.
  16. Production of the Allanian Magazine
  17. Maintain strict confidentiality of all information belonging to the Schools.

Health and Safety:

  1. To keep up to date with Health and Safety requirements.
  2. Adhere to and promote compliance with Health and Safety Policies
  3. Report any identified defects or other potential hazards to the Bursar’s Office.

General:

  1. To carry out any other duties that may be requested by the Head of Admissions and Communications or Bursar
  2. Attend any mandatory training and identify any training opportunities or needs during appraisal. Attend development training as identified by the Schools.
  3. Work in a professional way to promote the ethos and vision of the Schools.
  4. The statements in this job description are intended to reflect, in general, the duties and responsibilities of the position, but are not to be interpreted as totally inclusive.
  5. Dame Allan’s Schools reserve the right to amend this job description from time to time, according to business needs. Any changes will be confirmed in writing.

Please contact Maureen Henderson, HR Manager, at the Bursar’s Office for further information / an application pack.

Tel: 0191 274 5910                           

E-mail: M.Henderson@dameallans.co.uk

Additional Information
Date Posted Thursday, 19 October 2017
Closing Date Friday 10 November 2017

Required Start Date January 2018

Contact Name Maureen Henderson
Contact Phone 0191 274 5910
Contact Email m.henderson@dameallans.co.uk

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