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Admissions and Marketing Manager

This is an exciting opportunity to join Abercorn School as Admissions and Marketing Manager in a critical cross functional role at the school working with internal teams and external agencies (PR / Digital).
The post-holder will take the lead in developing and delivering outstanding pupil recruitment strategies and create and implement a solid marketing plan to attract high calibre families including communications both internal and external, touring and events.
The post holder will be an articulate, persuasive, and credible ambassador for the School by providing inspiring and motivational leadership, able to think creatively and take pleasure in working in a bustling school environment.

Established in 1987, Abercorn School is an independent, co-educational day school for pupils aged 2-13 set across three prestigious Central London locations. Our Lower School site is in St John’s Wood, with Middle School pupils based in Marylebone. The Upper School site, for pupils in Years 5-8 is based on Portland Place. A new Senior site has recently been procured, which the School will expand into. The School aims to offer its pupils the best start in education by providing a friendly, caring and inspiring academic atmosphere where a true love of learning is nurtured and from which pupils can go on to successfully gain places at a range of selective senior schools.

Abercorn School strongly believes in empowering children to teach them the skills to become independent lifelong learners. Our practice focuses highly on child initiated learning, listening to and interacting with children to find out their interests and develop a passion for learning. We encourage a culture of collaboration to communicate and develop ideas and to think critically and creatively.

Further information about the School can be found on our website.

Applications should be made on the official application form and emailed to Maryse Keeling at All candidates should be suitable qualified in line with the Job Description and Person Specification.

The deadline for applications will be 11th April, however we strongly encourage early applications. Interviews will be held on a rolling basis.

Further information will be made available to short listed candidates.

We actively support equality and opportunity. Abercorn School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff, board members and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. All appointments are also subject to the receipt of references which the School considers satisfactory. All applicants must provide evidence of eligibility to work in the UK.

For further information, please contact Maryse Keeling at or on 020 7286 0923.

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Communications & Media Manager

Permanent, Full-time

Ref: CLSG204

 About us

City of London School for Girls (CLSG) is an independent day school for pupils aged 7-18 situated in the heart of the Barbican. Opened in 1894, the school provides an outstanding education for able students from all backgrounds, cultures and faiths. We capitalise on our location to attract students from all over Greater London and beyond, and give them access to every learning opportunity our capital has to offer.

The role

We are looking for a communications and media manager to join us to oversee all aspects of communications within the school.  This exciting role includes website management, the production of newsletters and publications, promotional material, and advertising.  He or she will have strong interpersonal, organisational, communication, marketing and IT skills and a creative flair.  Experience of InDesign is an advantage.

About our benefits

At CLSG, we believe that staff learning is as important as pupil learning. So we’re thoroughly committed to supporting the professional development of all our staff. You can also benefit from annual season ticket loans, cycle loans, shopping discounts and reductions on ticket prices at the Barbican. The school also offers a free and confidential employee assistance helpline for anyone who needs support.

Additional information

This is a 37 hour a week, all year round employee.

Closing date: 12 noon on 25 February 2022.

 To apply please click on the Apply Button

Alternatively, please contact 020 7332 3978 (24hr answerphone) quoting reference CLSG204. A minicom service for the hearing impaired available on 020 7332 3732.

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

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




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Admissions Director (Maternity Cover)

Halcyon London International School is seeking an highly motivated and experienced Admissions Director with excellent digital skills.

First interviews to commence as soon as possible and the advert will remain open until the position is filled.

Halcyon London International School is the only not-for-profit, co-educational, exclusively International Baccalaureate (IB) School in London. We provide an exceptional education, where every child is recognised, valued and included. Our community is guided by the values of the IB and our mission is to draw out the unique potential of each student. Halcyon’s creative, inspiring educators enjoy a highly collaborative, student-centred learning environment and are excited to pioneer innovative, digitally-integrated, learning. We are a welcoming, reflective community and will provide the right applicant with a unique and rewarding professional challenge, supported by generous professional development.

Halcyon London International School is centrally located at Marble Arch, and has 161 students and 52 staff representing over 46 different nationalities.

The successful candidate will have oversight and responsibility for the management of all student admissions at Halcyon and the Community Engagement Team. They will be a member of the School Leadership Team, and will be responsible to the Director for the smooth-functioning of Halcyon’s Admissions and Community Engagement. They will have knowledge and experience of international school systems, and will enjoy leading and working in a collaborative, digitally -focused environment. They should hold a Bachelor’s degree or a relevant professional qualification and/or experience within admissions within the educational sector or similar. They must demonstrate compatibility with the Halcyon philosophy and a commitment to meet the demands of an innovative and expanding school.

Job Description and Person Specification

Salary Range: £47,000 to £50,000
Start Date: March 2021
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Halcyon London International School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and will check the suitability of staff to work with children. Applicants must be willing to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and overseas police checks (where necessary). Please see our Safeguarding & Promoting the Welfare of Children Policy for full details of our safer recruitment procedures. Our Policy on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders is available upon request. Halcyon London International School is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to an inclusive and diverse school community as part of our commitment to a life-readying education. All eligible applicants are welcome to apply.

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Marketing Officer

We are looking for a hard-working and enthusiastic graduate, with at least three years of marketing experience, ideally in an educational setting, to join our External Relations Department as Marketing Officer with effect 1st January 2021, or as soon as possible thereafter.

The successful candidate will be an effective communicator, have passion for their work, an appreciation of the independent sector, experience of managing websites and social media channels and be able to craft engaging digital and hard copy content, through the use of video, imagery and text. The ability to analyse activity is also essential.

An application form and booklet containing the job description and person specification may be downloaded from our website When completed the application form should be sent by email together with a covering letter to the Principal by to to arrive no later than Friday 11th December 2020.

Queen’s Gate is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo enhanced DBS checks and have references taken up with previous employers.

Queen’s Gate is a leading independent girls’ school situated in South Kensington, ideally placed to take advantage of all the opportunities which the area offers. With just over 500 pupils from 4-18, the School is a vibrant and forward-looking community; our girls enjoy excellent academic education whilst getting involved in an extensive range of extra-curricular opportunities.

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Development and Alumnae Manager

City of London School for Girls (CLSG) is a pioneering, academic, research-led school in the heart of the City of London. We achieve consistent academic excellence blended with a wealth of co-curricular experiences, a highly supportive pastoral care system and an international outlook, all of which educates our pupils to be leaders of tomorrow. Working with us means working within a unique tradition, location and atmosphere that encourages the very best in everyone, staff and pupils alike.

We are looking for a dynamic, energetic, well qualified and highly committed Development and Alumnae Manager to bring in significant new income in support of the school’s strategy and specially its bursary programme, which provides means-tested support to students who would otherwise be unable to afford to come to CLSG.

The successful candidate will be raising substantial new resources in support of the school’s goals in particular for the bursary and scholarship fund and the school’s partnership strategy by building strong relationships with the school’s passionate community of pupils, alumnae, parents, staff, governors and other friends. Raising funds for other capital projects will also be required as part of this exciting role.

The City of London School for Girls is an independent, non-denominational school, which is administered by the Corporation of the City of London. It is a member of the Headmasters’ & Headmistresses’ Conference (HMC) and Girls’ School Association (GSA) and caters for pupils aged 7 to 18 years.

To apply for the post please complete the application form and equal opportunities form, together with a brief covering letter which explains why you feel particularly suited to the role and how it may fit in with your future aspirations. Please send your completed application to

For further information and to apply please click on the apply link on our website.

Closing date: 28th October

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Senior Admissions Secretary

Required: As soon as possible
36 Hours per week, all year round

Salary: £27,342 – £32,814 (depending on experience)

This is an opportunity for a highly organised and effective administrator to play a key role in one of the UK’s leading schools.

Committed to delivering first class customer service, the successful candidate will be able to build positive relationships with stakeholders and prospective parents as well as demonstrating outstanding IT skills.

Working with the Registrar and as part of the Communications and Development team, they will be integral to all aspects of the admissions process from open days to assessments to the transition of new students.

This is a rare opportunity for an exceptional candidate to join a dynamic and forward-thinking school where there is ample scope to develop personally and professionally.

About the School

Established in 1893 Putney High School is set in leafy, tranquil grounds close to the heart of Putney and to the River Thames. With already enviable facilities, the school is now embarking on the next exciting phase of its development.

The school is 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
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employments

Full details of this post and how to apply may be obtained from the school website:

A letter addressed to the Headmistress should be included with your application, which must be received by midday on Monday 12th October 2020.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.

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Marketing & New Business Director

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Gabbitas is one of the oldest and most well-known educational consultancies in the world supporting families and schools worldwide with impartial, expert advice. From early years to higher education we offer a range of services including school searches, university placements, tuition, guardianship and academic assessment.

The Role

Gabbitas is looking for a candidate to fill an exciting new role as the Marketing and New Business director based in our offices in London. This role will be responsible for supporting the growth of Gabbitas across all departments as well as internationally. We are looking for an individual who is experienced in identifying and developing new areas of growth as well as making sure the current areas are working as efficiently as possible.

Key Responsibilities

  • Developing new channels and platforms yielding in new client referrals
  • Identifying and leading the expansion into new international markets
  • Communicating with UK and overseas independent schools about hosting seminars and events internationally
  • Strengthening the Gabbitas brand even further
  • Promoting and implementing all existing Gabbitas services as well as UKiset testing to independent school in the UK and overseas schools
  • Developing and hosting online/offline seminars/events in the UK on a quarterly basis
  • Developing a strategic marketing plan for the full range of Gabbitas services
  • Keeping up with developments within the industry and adjusting the strategic marketing plan accordingly if necessary
  • Communicating and working together with key internal and external stakeholders
  • Increasing sales by leveraging data
  • Reporting and delivering on KPIs and meeting growth targets


  • Strong marketing and business development experience of 8 – 10 years.
  • In-depth knowledge of the independent school market is a must. Ideally you will have previously worked in one or will have strong ties with individuals working in independent schools. Having links with international schools is also an added benefit.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills with experience in managing teams
  • Proven track record of growing a business and delivering on KPIs
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to think strategically
  • Ability to make data driven decisions and a general understanding of CRM systems
  • Fluency in Microsoft 365

To apply please send your CV to Dilara Cabuk at

Closing Date: 2nd of September 2020