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Associate Director of Development

Kingswood School in Bath is looking to appoint a proactive and passionate fundraising professional to lead Kingswood Foundation’s Development.

Reporting to the Director of External Relations, the Associate Director of Development role will play a critical role in building on our 275th Anniversary campaign as we move into the next exciting phase of development. The postholder will engage with key stakeholders, both internally and externally, to secure, enhance and develop the Foundation’s philanthropic networks and reputation, and to act as an ambassador and spokesperson for the Foundation. This is a senior fundraising position, and the role will include strategic planning, the execution of our new programmes, building and enhancing relationships with our community, and communicating our vision and plans as we meet our ambitious future targets.

This is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced development professional committed to the transformative power of philanthropy within an educational setting. Previous experience of working in major gift fundraising is essential as is knowledge and expertise in effective stakeholder engagement.

It is anticipated that this will be a full-time role, throughout the year, although other work patterns will be considered. It is expected that some weekend and evening work will be required as an integral part of the role and there may be future opportunities for international travel.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, and a supportive and exciting educational environment in which colleagues can develop and thrive.

For further details, please visit the Employment Opportunities section of our website: www.kingswood.bath.sch.uk

To request an application pack, please email the Recruitment Co-ordinator: recruitment@kingswood.bath.sch.uk or telephone 01225 734350

To apply, please send a covering letter and the fully completed application form to
recruitment@kingswood.bath.sch.uk no later than: Monday, 10 June 2024, midday

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

Successful candidates will be required to complete relevant safeguarding and enhanced DBS checks, including a check of the children’s barred list.

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Head of Alumni and Community Engagement

Kingswood School in Bath is looking to appoint a proactive and passionate professional to lead the Kingswood Foundation’s Alumni & Community Engagement Team, in this new and important role.

Reporting into the Director of External Relations, the role holder will further strengthen and cultivate connections between the School and our Alumni, and parent and pupil community. The role will provide the opportunity for long term strategic planning of alumni and community engagement, and it is vital that the postholder is embedded in the Kingswood community and creates strong connections with current parents, alumni, former staff and other supporters.

Whilst candidates would ideally have previous experience in a similar role for an educational organisation or charity, full training on current best practice can be provided to the successful candidate. Experience in relationship management, networking and developing mutually beneficial partnerships will also provide an excellent foundation for the role.

It is anticipated that this will be a part-time role across the full year, in the region of 0.6 FTE, (3-days a week), although other work patterns will be considered.

Flexibility with hours will be key, as it is expected that some weekend and evening work will be required as an integral part of the role.

If you have the skills, qualifications and experience to be successful in this role and be part of a dedicated and hard-working team, we would love to hear from you.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, and a supportive and exciting educational environment in which colleagues can develop and thrive.

For further details, please visit the Employment Opportunities section of our website: www.kingswood.bath.sch.uk

To request an application pack, please email the Recruitment Co-ordinator: recruitment@kingswood.bath.sch.uk or telephone 01225 734350

To apply, please send a covering letter and the fully completed application form to
recruitment@kingswood.bath.sch.uk no later than: Monday, 10 June 2024, midday

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

Successful candidates will be required to complete relevant safeguarding and enhanced DBS checks, including a check of the children’s barred list.

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Marketing and Communications Manager

Collegiate School is seeking a dynamic marketing professional to tell its unique school story to an audience of past, present and future families. The successful candidate will manage and direct the school’s external communications, and have a key role in student and staff recruitment.

Our school aim is to have happy children who work hard and achieve amazing things. These successes need to be celebrated, recorded and shared in order to encourage the next generation of students and their families to join our school community.

In November 2019 we were judged ‘Excellent in all areas’ by the Independent Schools Inspectorate, and we have waiting lists at many entry points. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a forward-thinking school with an established reputation for innovation and excellence.

The Marketing and Communications Manager will build on the school’s strong brand and digital presence, and be front and centre in promoting Collegiate as the school of choice for Bristol and South Gloucestershire families. This role will lead the school in all aspects of marketing, PR and communications, and be responsible for ongoing strategic review and development.

You will ensure that the brand personality is consistent with the wider objectives of the school. You will have oversight of major school events, ensuring that the school is presented well to all key stakeholders. This role will further develop the school’s communication links with its alumni, as well as fostering excellent relationships with members of the OC Society.

You will monitor the effectiveness and results of marketing campaigns, and ensure maximum visibility to prospective families. As an ambassador for the school, you will be involved in creating a first- class visitor experience and will build strong rapport with a broad range of stakeholders. This is an ideal position for an ambitious and motivated communications professional who can generate ideas and deliver results.

We are looking for a degree-educated individual, in possession of a professional qualification from a relevant Chartered Institute (PR, Internal Communications or Marketing). The successful candidate will be confident and articulate, possessing excellent communication skills. Experience within an Independent School is not essential, but an understanding of our school’s ethos and co-curricular offering is necessary.

This is a permanent full-time role, with a salary of £40,000 to £45,000 per annum, dependent on experience, reporting to the Head and working closely with the Admissions team. Benefits include 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays per year, lunch during term-time, free parking on site, a defined contribution pension scheme and discount on school fees in accordance with the staff remission policy.

To discuss this role, please contact: recruitment@collegiate.org.uk or visit https://www.tes.com/jobs/vacancy/marketing-and-communications-manager-bristol-city-of-1893688 to submit your CV.

Closing date for applications: Friday 21st July 2023.

Interviews are anticipated to take place soon afterwards.

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Marketing Officer

Location: Royal High School, Bath
Job Title: Marketing Officer
Required from: December 2022
Contract term: Permanent
Hours: 36 Hours Per Week- Full Time
Salary: Regional Grade 4- £26,877-£36,012

The role

Royal High School Bath is a leading independent girls’ day and boarding school, and part of the GDST network of schools. We are looking for a unique individual with creativity in spades, with a nose for digital content – your drive and energy will see you play a key role in the implementation of our School’s marketing strategy.

This is a key role, and crucial to the successful recruitment of students at Royal High School Bath. The postholder should be a motivated self-starter able to initiate projects and ideas and will report to the Director of Marketing and Admissions.

With proven experience in marketing, you will be adept at creating and managing campaigns both offline and online across our digital and social media channels, planning and executing paid online marketing campaigns and supporting events to support the development of the School’s profile and to increase recruitment. You will be a confident writer and communicator, able to quickly turnaround stories and ideas to communicate the School’s vision. You will be responsible for ensuring the consistent presentation of the Royal High School brand across all our communication channels including email, website and social media platforms. You will manage updates and developments of the website.

This is a full time, permanent position, starting as soon as possible. The core hours of work are 8.30am-4.30pm, although there will be a requirement to attend key School events and Open Days which will require some evening and weekend working hours.

To apply complete application form via our website and a cover letter, or video of no more than 2 minutes duration, telling your story and why you would be a great fit at Royal High School Bath. Please send your videos to hr@rhsb.gdst.net

Closing deadline for applications: 30 October 2022
Benefits:
As part of the GDST, the UK’s leading network of independent girls’ schools, we can 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
• Free lunches during term time
• Access to our free BUPA Employee Assistance programme
• Competitive terms and conditions of employment
Any questions please email hr@rhsb.gdst.net
The Royal High School Bath 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.
Registered Charity No. 306983

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Head of Admissions

Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced admissions professional to join our growing External Relations team. Leading the admissions team, this role works across both our Prep and Senior Schools and plays a key role in developing our strategy and managing relationships with potential and existing families. We are looking for someone who enjoys leading teams, has a strategic mindset and can develop our admissions processes. Reporting to the Director of External Relations, this role works closely with Marketing, Communications and Partnerships.

We would consider applications looking for a part time role for the right candidate.

Please see the candidate information pack for more information.

Safeguarding

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 Disclosure and Barring Service.

How to apply

You should submit your application form and letter of application through Monkton Combe School’s ‘work with us’ page on our website. Alternatively you should write to us, including a completed application form, to the HR department (recruitment@monkton.org.uk) with details of your qualifications and experience.     For more information please contact the HR department at recruitment@monkton.org.uk

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Admissions Officer (Part Time)

Required from January 2022

Clifton High School is an academically selective, co-educational, independent day school for approximately 630 pupils aged 3-18 years. Situated on a beautiful Bristol site, our educational offering is underpinned by a strong pastoral and family ethos. We value individuality and positively celebrate diversity and inclusion in every area of the school.

We are looking to expand our Admission team and we are seeking a highly personable and dynamic Admissions Officer with outstanding communication, organisation, administration and IT skills to join our School. The successful applicant will be responsible for coordinating pupil recruitment and the admission process from initial contact through to enrolment. Duties will also include the maintenance of databases and hosting tours of the School.

We would like to hear from highly professional, charismatic and well-motivated applicants who can use their initiative to prioritise competing deadlines. Tact, discretion and confidentiality are essential qualities, as is the ability to multi task but at the same time assuring that attention to detail is not compromised. Character and skills are more important than experience, although previous experience is desirable.

This is a part time role, 24 hours per week over four days during term time with an additional 12 days to be worked during the holidays.

A commitment to the wider education of pupils through extra-curricular activities is an expectation. The successful candidate will enjoy contributing to an excellent working environment for pupils, staff, parents and the wider school community.

Further details can be found at www.cliftonhigh.co.uk. Completed application forms should be accompanied by a covering letter of application, to illustrate how the requirements of the post will be met, and emailed to the Head of School, Mr Matthew Bennett, at recruitment@cliftonhigh.co.uk

Closing date for applications: 9.00am Monday 1st November 2021

Interviews to be held week commencing 8th November 2021

Clifton High School is committed to safeguarding children and young people and expects all staff, visitors and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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Digital Marketing Officer

We are looking to appoint a Digital Marketing Officer to play an exciting role in implementing Kingswood School’s digital strategy. This is a pivotal role within the School’s energetic marketing team and has a focus on engaging parents, pupils and prospects through digital storytelling.

The successful candidate will have a degree or equivalent level qualification, experience of digital marketing processes, and the willingness and ability to learn new skills as a hands-on digital marketer.

In return, Kingswood can offer a competitive salary, a supportive team, and excellent benefits, including discounted nursery and school fees, a delicious free lunch every day, use of the School’s sports facilities, and matched pension contributions to 5%.

Kingswood School is an inclusive employer and actively welcomes applications from diverse backgrounds and circumstances.

For further details and to register, please visit the Employment Opportunities section of our website: www.kingswood.bath.sch.uk or contact the HR Department: recruitment@kingswood.bath.sch.uk or telephone 01225 734350, or direct to https://kingswood.ciphr-irecruit.com

Closing date for applications is Friday 1st October 2021, midday.

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