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Admissions Associate

ACS International Schools Cobham is seeking an Admissions Associate to support in the Admissions department assisting with the enrolment management and assist families in joining the school.

The purpose of the role is to ensure the accuracy of enrolment and the smooth entrance process of students and their families into the school, including processing of student records and files.

Duties include:

  • Taking and responding to day and boarding queries from parents, students, education consultants, boarding agents, relocation agents and other associated stakeholders throughout the Admissions enquiry and application process in order to ensure the team provides a high standard of customer service
  • Inputting data into systems, ensuring the information is accurate and complete, generating correspondence as needed and assist in the re-enrolment and withdrawal process of existing students
  • Keep stock of school promotional materials, office supplies and maintenance requests
  • Liaise with other ACS departments to ensure good working relationships and accurate exchange of information
  • Assist the Registrar with student visas
  • Arrange and take orientation tours for prospective and new families, take part in open days and marketing events, participate in the life of the school to ensure up to date knowledge of the school.

Knowledge, skills and experience required:

  • Strong interpersonal skills – good communication and customer service skills on the telephone, face to face and on paper/email are vital
  • Proficient and accurate in school systems/databases such as OpenApply, Microsoft Word and Excel and be willing to learn to use other software
  • Good attention to detail, written accuracy and be highly organised
  • Flexible approach to performing a variety of tasks and a strong team worker
  • Able to work with minimum supervision and to remain calm within a dynamic and busy environment
  • Experience of working in a school, especially an admissions environment is an advantage
  • Knowledge of the IB (International Baccalaureate) and other curricula is an advantage
  • Be based in the UK as sponsorship cannot be obtained for this role.

Safeguarding: ACS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as an employee of ACS you are expected to share this commitment. The protection of our students’ welfare is the responsibility of all staff within ACS International Schools and individuals are expected to conduct themselves in a way that reflects the principles of our organisation.

To apply, please click on the link HERE.

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Head of Marketing, Communications and Engagement

Claremont Fan Court School offers a kind, caring, compassionate, pupil-centred, truly co-educational setting where each pupil can be themselves. The school has experienced strong pupil growth in recent years and is transitioning towards a whole school approach for educational provision for pupils aged 2-18 years.

The head of marketing, communications and engagement will have a leading role in planning and implementing the school’s marketing, communications and engagement strategies.

This is an exciting and key role which is both strategic and hands on and will be instrumental in shaping the school’s future. The role demands a strategic thinker with senior-level experience in marketing and brand management, strategic communication and engagement, with exceptional interpersonal skills, and a proven track record in impactful campaigns.

The role would suit an enthusiastic, energetic, creative and driven professional who can work as a team player to nurture strong links and build excellent relationships within the Claremont Fan Court School community and beyond.

In return you can expect all the benefits of a thriving independent school: a competitive salary, pension, professional development, cycle scheme, lunches in term time and free parking.

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: 9.00am Monday 22 April 2024

First round interviews will be held w/c 22 April 2024

Second round interviews will be held w/c 29 April 2024

Please note that we may conduct interviews prior to the closing date. Early applications are encouraged

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

Closing Date: 2024-04-22

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Digital Content Officer

A hugely exciting opportunity to join our thriving school and to help shape and drive forward our web-based content and digital presence across Prior’s Field’s key channels.

The Digital Content Officer is a new post in a growing External Relations department, leading on the creation of inspiring content across all digital channels, as we continue to develop and evolve our brand.

The successful candidate will be a creative individual with the ability to develop original ideas to help build Prior’s Field digital marketing channels, with an overall goal of an impactful customer journey for prospective and current families.
The role will suit an individual who is proactive, creative and who can work independently whilst meeting deadlines by prioritising workload.

Prior’s Field is an outstanding independent day and boarding school for girls aged 11-19. The school was founded in 1902 by Julia Huxley, a pioneer in the field of women’s education, who believed in freedom of thought and the importance of educating pupils beyond the classroom. Her spirit of adventure and outward-looking approach to life continue for the girls at Prior’s Field today. She strove to ensure that academic excellence went hand in hand with a sense of responsibility, and to instil in the girls a sense of citizenship. The school’s motto, “We live by Admiration, Hope and Love”, encapsulates this ideal.

The aim of the school is to bring out the best in each girl, according to her strengths and talents and we celebrate achievement in all its forms. Girls work hard and are ambitious, but high achievement comes without unnecessary stress and unhealthy intensity. Here, they want to do their best and are motivated to succeed.

Applications (by application form, CV and covering letter) are welcome as soon as possible and no later than midday on Friday 19 April 2024. Interviews will be held the following week. Early applications are strongly advised, as we may choose to interview prior to the deadline if a suitable field of candidates present.

Start date: June 2024 or as soon as possible

For an application pack, please contact HR at hr@priorsfieldschool.com or visit our website.

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Admissions Manager

Are you looking for a School with a refreshing difference?

Frensham Heights is looking for a dedicated Admissions Manager to champion our school and lead student recruitment for day and boarding students (Nursery – Sixth Form). You’ll play a vital role in ensuring a smooth and positive admissions journey that reflects our unique ethos. This dynamic role demands exceptional organisation, data analysis, and clear communication. You’ll expertly manage our admissions process while building strong relationships with prospective families and students.

This is a full-time position offering a competitive benefits package, including

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience, and pension contribution

  • Generous 30 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays

  • Free lunch during term time

  • Free parking

Ready to join our team and make a difference?

If you are interested in this position, please submit your application to susiebirdsall@frensham.org. We may close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role.

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Head of Marketing

We are seeking a Head of Marketing to provide inspiring leadership of the School’s marketing activities.  The successful applicant will be a key public face of the School.  This is an outstanding opportunity for a commercially minded, strategic marketing professional who combines demonstrable leadership skills with an extensive marketing and/or communications background.

The post will most likely attract an experienced professional from the independent education sector.  Alternatively, the role might suit an exceptional individual with wider educational or commercial experience gained outside the sector but who has an instinctive feel for the School’s customers and their needs, bringing with them the relevant skills to undertake this complex and exciting job.

This is a role that has both strategic and ‘hands-on’ elements; it is a pivotal role within a busy and dynamic team. The postholder will effectively and efficiently manage and lead on all aspects of the School’s day-to-day marketing and be responsible for the implementation of the School’s strategic marketing plan. The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills, be able to maintain a high level of efficiency and be calm, confident, and professional. A sound understanding of independent education would be a distinct advantage. The postholder will oversee marketing across the whole School to strengthen the School’s overall standing and reputation.

The closing date for the position is 9 am on Monday 8th April 2024. We reserve the right to close this vacancy and interview at any time, therefore early applications are welcomed.

Prior to interview, an online search will be conducted to identify any past or current incidents or issues that might affect your suitability to work with children and undertake this role. This is in line with guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education. Please note this online search will be carried out only on publicly available information and be limited to issues relating to your suitability to work with children and/or in a school environment. Issues that arise will not automatically be a bar to your employment at this school.

Kingston Grammar 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).

Registered Charity No. 1078461

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Admissions Data Administrator

We are looking for an excellent Admissions Data Administrator to join the Admissions Office to provide data analysis and management for all the admissions data plus the scheduling of entrance exams, scholarships assessments and interviews.

The Admissions Data Administrator will work closely with the Admissions Team to provide a seamless process to parents and candidates. Collaborating with the Senior Registrar, the successful candidate will actively contribute to the creation, management and maintenance of systems dedicated to handling all aspects of admissions data and analysis. Proficiency in Excel at an advanced level is a fundamental requirement for excelling in this role.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a considerable aptitude for digital communication and data manipulation plus excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.  Previous customer service experience will also be an advantage in this role as it involves liaising with prospective parents throughout the whole admissions process.

The role is offered on a full-time basis, working 40 hours per week plus some agreed evenings and weekends for key admissions events. Term time only or term time plus will be considered so please indicate if this is a preference in your covering letter.

The closing date for the position is  9 am on Friday, 5th April 2024. We reserve the right to close this vacancy and hold interviews at any time. Early applications are therefore welcomed.

Prior to interview, an online search will be conducted to identify any past or current incidents or issues that might affect your suitability to work with children and undertake this role. This is in line with guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education. Please note this online search will be carried out only on publicly available information and be limited to issues relating to your suitability to work with children and/or in a school environment. Issues that arise will not automatically be a bar to your employment at this school.

Kingston Grammar 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).

Registered Charity No. 1078461

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Development Officer

ACS International Schools is currently seeking a Development Officer, to join the Development and Alumni Relations team. This is a key fundraising role, responsible for facilitating the cultivation and stewardship of relationships with prospects and donors across all three ACS campuses for various fundraising campaigns.

This role will involve spearheading the development of a new stewardship programme and supporting the implementation of a new mid-value fundraising programme. At ACS International Schools, our purpose is to inspire the world’s next thinkers and doers. We achieve this by helping to develop students who are ready to change the world as confident individuals, caring contributors, and effective learners. We are committed to living sustainably and championing diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Key responsibilities:

Donor engagement and Stewardship (70%)

• Cultivating and stewarding relationships with prospective and existing and donors (under £10,000 capacity) across the three ACS campuses.

• Assisting in the development of a comprehensive stewardship programme aimed at enhancing donor engagement and retention.

• Supporting implementation of a mid-value fundraising programme to effectively solicit donations from targeted donors (under £10,000).

• Developing and delivering donor cultivation and fundraising events for parents and alumni.

• Collaborating with the development team and contributing to the overall strategy and execution of fundraising campaigns to reach annual income targets.

• Supporting identification and conversion of prospective donors to donations.

• Working with the Senior Development Manager and the Marketing department team to develop fundraising communications and appeals.

• Maintaining accurate donor and gift records on Raisers Edge (database) and ensuring timely communication and follow up.

• Supporting the development of a new Grade 12 parent fundraising communication and event programme.

• Preparing materials and presentations for donor meetings and events.

• Providing support to other development initiatives and projects as needed.

Alumni Relations

• Responding promptly to alumni enquiries and providing assistance or information as needed.

• Utilising Raisers Edge to log and track alumni communications and change of personal details ensuring accurate and up to date records.

• Co-ordinating and scheduling tours for visiting alumni and their families across all three campuses.

• Preparing materials and resources for alumni tours.

• Assisting the Marketing team in the development of alumni communication material, such as newsletters, invitations, and social media posts.

• Staying informed about alumni achievements, milestones, and news to share within the ACS community.

• Implementing the annual enrolment for Grade 12 students into the alumni programme.

• Planning and executing annual UK alumni reunions.

Essential requirements:

• Strong organisational and project management skills, with the ability to multi-task and prioritise effectively.

• Be self-disciplined and motivated.

• The ability to act as a suitable role model with a positive and forward-thinking attitude to the organisaiton and its strategic aims.

• Awareness of, and commitment to the Mission and Values of ACS International Schools.

Desirable requirements:

• A strong desire to learn fundraising techniques and strategies with a commitment to professional development in this area.

• A passion for fostering connections and building a sense of community among donors, alumni and supporters.

• Travelling is essential, owning a car with a valid UK driving licence is desirable.

Working Pattern: 9am – 5pm, Monday – Friday. Travel between all three UK campuses is essential: this role will be based between Cobham, Egham and Hillingdon with hybrid working available.

Safeguarding: ACS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as an employee of ACS you are expected to share this commitment. The protection of our students’ welfare is the responsibility of all staff within ACS International Schools and individuals are expected to conduct themselves in a way that reflects the principles of our organisation.

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Marketing and Admissions Data Officer

Hours: 40 hours per week, 8:00am – 5:00pm, Monday to Friday, including attendance at INSET and Open Mornings.

Salary: £24,440 per annum pro-rata inclusive of holiday pay (£31,500 FTE).

Contract: Permanent, Term Time Only (36 weeks per year).

Please note this role is based on-site.

We are seeking an experienced data analyst to support the Marketing and Admissions Teams across St George’s Weybridge. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is detail-oriented and proficient with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, to analyse data relating to various aspects of both the marketing and admissions processes. St George’s Weybridge offers a perfectly balanced co-educational education, and is the largest independent Catholic school in England.

The successful candidate will have proven data analysis experience, with the ability to interpret and present data effectively to a range of stakeholders. Knowledge of marketing principles and student recruitment and enrolment would be beneficial for this role.

For Safer Recruitment purposes all applicants must complete an application form. Full details including a job description and application form can be found on our website via the link below, or requested by contacting our Human Resources department at humanresources@stgeorgesweybridge.com or on 01932 839300. Completed application forms should be returned to Human Resources.

St George’s Weybridge – Careers (stgeorgesweybridge.com)

Closing date for applications: Thursday 22nd February 2024.

Preliminary Teams Interviews will be held during the week commencing Monday 26th February 2024.

Shortlist interviews will be held in the week commencing Monday 4th March 2024.

Please note applications may be reviewed upon receipt and candidates invited to interview before the closing date.

St George’s Weybridge reserves the right to withdraw this advert if a suitable candidate is found before the closing date.

St George’s Weybridge 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.

St George’s Weybridge is an Equal Opportunities Employer and a registered Educational Charity no. 1017853 as well as a data controller and registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office as required under current data protection legislation. Further information about how we use personal data is available in our Privacy Notice.

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Junior School Admissions Officer

Hours: 40 hours per week, 8:00am – 5:00pm, Monday to Friday, including attendance at INSET and Open Mornings.

Salary: £22,838 per annum pro-rata inclusive of holiday pay (£29,435 FTE).

Contract: Permanent, Term Time Only (36 weeks per year).

Please note this role is based on-site.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Admissions Officer to support the running of the busy Junior School Admissions Office at St George’s Weybridge; the first point of contact for prospective families wishing to join our Nursery and Junior School. St George’s Weybridge offers a perfectly balanced co-educational education, and is the largest independent Catholic school in England.

The Junior School Admissions Officer is a pivotal role in the enrolment process, acting as the first point of contact for families wishing to join the Junior School and Nursery, and ensuring a smooth admissions process. The successful candidate for this critical role will have proven administration experience and excellent IT and database skills.

For Safer Recruitment purposes all applicants must complete an application form. Full details including a job description and application form can be found on our website via the link below, or requested by contacting our Human Resources department at humanresources@stgeorgesweybridge.com or on 01932 839300.

Completed application forms should be returned to Human Resources.

St George’s Weybridge – Careers (stgeorgesweybridge.com)

Closing date for applications: Thursday 22nd February 2024.

Preliminary Teams Interviews will be held during the week commencing Monday 26th February 2024.

Shortlist interviews will be held in the week commencing Monday 4th March 2024.

Please note applications may be reviewed upon receipt and candidates invited to interview before the closing date.

St George’s Weybridge reserves the right to withdraw this advert if a suitable candidate is found before the closing date.

St George’s Weybridge 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.

St George’s Weybridge is an Equal Opportunities Employer and a registered Educational Charity no. 1017853 as well as a data controller and registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office as required under current data protection legislation. Further information about how we use personal data is available in our Privacy Notice.