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Admissions Officer

Windermere School is seeking to appoint a full-time Admissions Officer to job the busy team.

The Admissions Officer reports to the Head of Admissions and Recruitment and is responsible for the smooth running of the admission process, from the initial enquiry through to registration and then conversion to enrolment. The Admissions Department is the first point of contact for new parents and agents, therefore attention to detail and a professional, warm and friendly approach are essential.

View and download the job description and an application form from

Completed application forms should be returned as pdf documents with a covering letter to by Friday 30 June 2023.

We encourage interested candidates to submit their applications as soon as possible, as we reserve the right to interview and to make an appointment prior to the closing date.

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Digital Marketing Executive

Job Title: Digital Marketing Executive

Location: Sedbergh School & Casterton, Sedbergh Prep School

Responsible to: Director of Marketing

Contract Type: Full time, Permanent

Closing Date: 10th October. 

Sedbergh School and Casterton, Sedbergh Prep School are seeking a highly professional, motivated and positive person to join their busy Marketing team.

The post provides a great opportunity to join an award-winning marketing team at an exciting time as we approach our 500th year in 2025, planning to launch the Sedbergh School App in September and begin working on a new website.

Both the Senior and Prep School have grown considerably over the last five years and the Senior School is widely regarded as the pre-eminent boarding school in the North of England, it is placed in the top 10% of Schools for academic value-added and has featured in most major national sports finals in the last few years. Music, drama and the arts are all strong.

The Digital Marketing Executive will be responsible for developing all aspects of the School’s online presence and optimising the existing digital channels.

There is also a requirement for producing digital media (video, GIF and digital display ads) and traditional print media for both internal and external use. The successful candidate will work closely with key stakeholders to produce high quality assets in a range of formats and media types.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

Managing all of the School’s websites
Managing the new Sedbergh School app
Creating a content strategy and proofreading online content, ensuring pages are up-to-date
Optimising content considering SEO and Google Analytics
Managing all social media advertising
With support from an external agency – manage Google Adwords (PPC & Remarketing)
Develop and roll out digital marketing campaigns in support of School marketing activity and events.
Populate the content management system and monitor & analyse ‘traffic’ to site and other related mediums.
Coordinating web projects across departments.
Maintaining a consistent look and feel throughout all websites in conjunction with the Marketing Director.
Working with a cross-departmental team, maintaining and developing the master content calendar for all web properties.
Remain current with emerging web technologies, media trends and developments, advise the team and wider school community as necessary
Assure web-based information is archived for future needs and reference.
Track and report monthly on all site metrics
Person Specification


Degree in marketing or relevant experience.
Knowledge and Experience:

Good knowledge of SEO best practices and implementation
PPC and Remarketing (Google Adwords) campaign experience
Social media channel management (Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, YouTube, Flickr and Instagram)
Facebook Ads and Business Manager experience
Strong Google Analytics skills
Experience of CMS systems (WordPress)
Strong skillset with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
Knowledge of existing and emerging social media platforms
Outstanding IT skills.
Skills and Personal Attributes

Ability to work to tight deadlines and plan and prioritise own work
Attention to detail and ability to proofread to an outstanding level
Ability to build consensus and work effectively within a cross-departmental team
Excellent written communication skills for producing high quality content
Attention to detail and accuracy;
The ability to work independently and flexibly;
The capacity to prioritise and work across multiple projects;
Creative skills for contributing new and innovative ideas;
The ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines;
Networking and analytical skills;
It would also be desirable to have:

HTML/CSS skills
Video editing and production skills
What we offer:

In exchange for your enthusiasm, expertise and commitment, Sedbergh School offers an extensive and generous reward package including:

Salary dependent on skills and experience
Generous employer contribution Pension scheme
Employee assistance programme and support
Free access to on-site facilities, including gym, sports course and swimming pool
Being part of a supportive and friendly community
Sedbergh school is committed to the development of its people and there are always opportunities for the right people to develop their careers further if they so wish.

How to Apply:

To find out more about this vacancy please contact the HR Department on:

An application form may be obtained as a download directly from AMCIS, from the bottom of our Vacancies page or via and completed applications should also be returned to this address.

Due to the needs of the school and the department, we may interview suitable candidates before the closing date. 

This job may also close early if a large number of applications are received. You are advised to submit your application as early as possible to avoid missing your chance to apply.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Sedbergh School is committed to safeguarding & protecting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Head of Marketing and Admissions

Windermere School has a challenging, rewarding new opportunity for an enthusiastic, personable Head of Marketing and Admissions who will lead a successful, professional team.
The post holder will play an important role in driving the continued success of the school. They will bring excellent organisational, interpersonal and tactical marketing skills, manage multiple projects and help to steer the recruitment mission. Some evening and weekend working may be required.
The Head of Marketing and Admissions reports directly to the Head of Windermere School and is a member of the Senior Leadership Team.
Windermere School currently educates 350 day and boarding pupils from ages 3 to 18 on two stunning sites close to Lake Windermere. The beauty of our location, expertise of our staff, and wealth of facilities are enhanced by our size. Windermere is a deliberately small school. Pupils are known and cherished for who they are, every family is a vital part of our community and the voices of everyone are heard. Full details about the school can be found here
To apply, please submit your application form to
Please address postal applications to:
Mr Peter Hogan
Executive Headteacher
Windermere School
Patterdale Road
LA23 1NW
Closing date for applications is Monday 8 November 2021 at 9.00am
Details of this post are on our website
Windermere School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to DBS checks and other relevant employment checks.