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Admissions Officer

The Admissions Officer is responsible for the administration, organisation and smooth running of Admissions department of Rugby School.

The major focus of this job will be the management of Front of House, manging the Admissions calendars, general admissions enquiries, the arrangement of visit itineraries and Open Days for families interested in entry to the School. The ideal candidate will have excellent organisational and IT skills, a keen eye for detail, an ability to manage their time effectively, excellent interpersonal skills and be able to promote an outstanding customer experience. Previous experience of customer or student facing environments would be an advantage. This is a full-time role for 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday (including some evening and weekend work).

Please refer to the job description, which is subject to change, for further information. For more information and to apply: Please register and complete an application via our recruitment portal which can be found at www.rugbyschool.co.uk/about/employment-opportunities

Closing date: 17 March 2024

Applications will be considered upon receipt and we reserve the right to make an appointment before the closing date. Therefore, an early application is strongly advised. Please Note 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. 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). It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are key facets of our core ethos that ‘the Whole Person is the Whole point’. Find out more here: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion – Rugby School

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or age. Recruitment Agencies We have a team of internal recruiters and advertise our vacancies to attract candidates and not agency suppliers. If we need agency assistance, we will reach out to our trusted partners. Any speculative CVs we receive will not be accepted as an introduction.

Charity Registration Number 528752

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Assistant to the Director of Admissions

Rugby School is a diverse and inclusive community, committed to using collaboration, curiosity and expertise to uncover the best in every student and member of staff. Equity and service are fundamental to our practice.

We are seeking to appoint a Assistant to the Director of Admissions. This role requires a commitment to working full-time (37.5 Hours) over 52 weeks of the year.

The successful candidate will need a high level organisational and communication skills. The role is varied and involves playing an important part in supporting the School’s Admissions process. The Admissions Office is a dynamic and fast-moving place, suitable to a candidate who is adaptable and enjoys challenge. Please read the Job Description for further information, which is subject to change.

For more information and to apply: Please register and complete an application via our recruitment portal which can be found at www.rugbyschool.co.uk/about/employment-opportunities

Closing date: 17 March 2024

Applications will be considered upon receipt and we reserve the right to make an appointment before the closing date. Therefore, an early application is strongly advised.

Please Note 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. 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). It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are key facets of our core ethos that ‘the Whole Person is the Whole point’. Find out more here: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion – Rugby School

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or age. Recruitment Agencies We have a team of internal recruiters and advertise our vacancies to attract candidates and not agency suppliers. If we need agency assistance, we will reach out to our trusted partners. Any speculative CVs we receive will not be accepted as an introduction.

Charity Registration Number 528752

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Admissions Manager

The UK Education Guide is the fastest growing international student comparison portal! UK Education Guide (UEG) works with over 120 independently selected UK Boarding Schools, Foundation providers and Universities, helping international families realise their educational dreams in British Schools and Universities. 

We are looking for a keen, enthusiastic individual to oversee operations across the company to ensure all UK Education Guide’s customers (B2B and B2C) receive excellent customer service at all times. Your primary role will be to support interested families in understanding the nature of the UK education market, identify the best potential schools for their children and support them on that journey to their dream school. 

The Manager must put first the best interests of each pupil/family with whom we are dealing, recognising the mission statement and values of UK Education Guide-https://ukeducationguide.com/about-us/ As such, we are looking for the following core skills and expertise:

 – Supporting the identification of key markets 

– Managing marketing strategies and recording key data 

– Knowledge of University and school administration processes 

– A high level of social and interpersonal skills 

– Excellent administrative and organisational skills 

– Flexible communication skills 

– Awareness of a range of cultures 

– Fantastic telephone manner 

 

Working Schedule: Your working week is 8.30am – 5.00pm, Monday – Friday, but with flexibility as required through the needs of the role. Standard 28 days annual leave. The expected salary is £40,000 pro rata + an excellent commission package. You may be expected to travel internationally and occasional anti-social hours as per the needs of the role. We are willing to consider flexible working patterns. To apply, please send a covering letter and CV to james@mtmconsulting.co.uk, or call 07876 711695 to discuss further. For more information please contact James@UKeducationguide.com or call 07876 711695

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Alumni Relations and Development Officer

The Princethorpe Foundation is seeking an enthusiastic Alumni Relations and Development Officer to join our team. In this role, you will be a vital part of our efforts to engage alumni, strengthen relationships with donors, and support the development of The Princethorpe Foundation.

You will work closely with the Development Director, the Assistant Head (Marketing, Admissions and Communications), the Marketing and Communications Team and the OPs Committee. Together, you will enhance, develop, and oversee a comprehensive alumni engagement programme, building upon our existing activities and developing strong connections with our alumni community. This full-time role may require occasional evening and weekend work to ensure the success of alumni-related activities and events.

Additionally, the role will provide essential administrative support within the Development Office, ensuring the smooth operation of fundraising and alumni engagement activities.

This is a permanent, all year-round role working 37.5 hours per week. Because of the nature of the job there will be some work outside normal working hours.

The salary range is £28,256-£33,209 per annum. Salary is negotiable, depending on qualifications and relevant experience.

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

Application: To apply for this vacancy applicants must submit a Princethorpe College application form, together with a CV and covering letter detailing 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: The closing date is Monday 6 November 2023 at 9.00am, with long list interviews likely to be later in the week via Teams with shortlisted interviews to be held in person the following week, at Princethorpe College.

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

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Director of Marketing and Admissions

Independent schools for girls and boys aged 3-18

FOUNDATION DIRECTOR OF MARKETING AND ADMISSIONS

 Salary: highly competitive, depending upon skills and experience

The Warwick Schools Foundation (The Foundation) proudly educates girls and boys from 3-18 years of age and is one of the largest independent school charities in the country, with some 2,900 pupils and 1,200 staff. The Foundation is looking to appoint a high calibre Director of Marketing and Admissions to take the lead across its five schools, in further developing, implementing and managing the Foundation’s marketing and admissions strategies, and the wider activities of the charity.

The Foundation’s historic schools are Warwick Preparatory School and the King’s High School, which operate as a through-school for girls with a co-educational Pre-Prep, and Warwick Junior School and Warwick School, which operate as a through-school for boys. These exceptional schools are located on the Foundation’s beautiful 55-acre site in Warwick. In 2021, The Kingsley School joined the family of schools and continues to operate from its site in Leamington Spa. Kingsley is an established and highly regarded school for around 300 girls (3-18) and boys (3-11).

Reporting to the Foundation Principal, this is a senior and highly valued role which works in close partnership with the five heads and the Foundation Bursar. The new post holder will provide outstanding strategic direction and inspiring leadership to a team of sixteen members of staff across the two campuses.

We are looking for a senior marketer who has significant leadership experience with a demonstrable track record in building relationships with and influencing internal and external stakeholders, gained inside or outside the education sector. Enthusiasm, creativity, and a proactive but calm approach are also fundamental to this role.

For further information about the role and details of how to apply please visit: www.rsacademics.com

Interested candidates are invited to contact RSAcademics to arrange an informal and confidential discussion about the role via:

Nina Lambert, Search Consultant: ninalambert@rsacademics.com

The closing date for applications is 10.00am on Tuesday 3rd October 2023.

Start date to be mutually agreed, but the school is seeking to appoint as soon as possible. Early application is, therefore, encouraged.

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Registrar

Princethorpe College is a thriving Catholic, co-educational, HMC independent 11-18 day school for around 920 pupils, with a rich history and a renowned ‘spirit of family’. Are you the right person to lead our admissions on an innovative, creative, and exciting journey?

The Opportunity
We are looking for an outstanding individual to become our new Registrar. You will be responsible for delivering a smooth, professional and enjoyable admissions journey for our prospective pupils and parents. You will be enthusiastic, full of new and creative ideas with a desire to deliver a first-class customer experience. You may have a proven track record in admissions or recruitment within a school or similar environment or a background in customer relations, combined with a flair for developing and delivering strategy along with a keen eye for the detail.
We will give you the opportunity to grow in a fast-paced, supportive and friendly environment, where every day brings new challenges and opportunities, and all within a beautiful campus set in the Warwickshire countryside.

About Us
Founded by the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart in 1966, Princethorpe College is a thriving Catholic, co-educational, HMC independent day school for around 920 pupils aged 11-18 with over 200 students in the Sixth Form. Part of the Princethorpe Foundation, comprising the senior school and two preparatory schools and a nursery, the College is renowned for its ‘spirit of family’ and the way in which it looks after its pupils and its staff.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a Foundation that values its staff and offers a rewarding benefits package including discounted places for staff, a pension scheme and a cycle to work scheme.

Hours: Full Time, 52 weeks per annum

Salary: Competitive based on experience and commensurate with a key role in a thriving independent school

Start Date: June 2023 or soon thereafter

Interested In Finding Out More
Further details and an application form are available from the College website www.princethorpe.co.uk/join-us. Download our Candidate Information Pack and/or for an informal conversation with the Headmaster or the Foundation Assistant Head (Marketing, Admissions and Communications contact recruitment@princethorpe.co.uk.
If you would like to join our warm and friendly team complete the application form and send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@princethorpe.co.uk.

Closing Date: Monday 15 May at 9.00am

Shortlisting: wc Monday 15 2023

Interviews: wc Monday 22 May 2023 at Princethorpe College.

Potential candidates are strongly encouraged to visit the Foundation’s website www.theprincethorpefoundation.co.uk for more information about our thriving Foundation, which offers a rich curriculum and strong sense of community.

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

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Digital Marketing Manager

We are seeking to appoint a Digital Marketing Manager to join our Marketing & Admissions team at Warwick Independent Schools Foundation.

The key purpose of this role is to develop strong and innovative digital marketing strategies, using SEO, PPC and other techniques, to drive traffic to the Foundation school websites, and generate interest and application for entry.  The post holder will create engaging written, graphic, and video content whilst staying up-to-date on latest marketing technologies and social media.

The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level (ideally in Marketing or similar) and have relevant work experience in digital marketing; they will have experience of a range of digital content and social media and be able to liaise effectively with designers and creative agencies (external).

The role is full time (37 hours per week) for 39.4 weeks per year (term time plus INSET plus 4 weeks’ working during school holidays).  The actual salary for this role is between £26,234 – £28,618 per annum.

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 22nd November 2022 at 12 noon.  For further information, please refer to the attached Applicant Information Pack.

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Foundation Director of Marketing and Admissions

Warwick Schools Foundation

Independent schools for girls and boys aged 3-18

FOUNDATION DIRECTOR OF MARKETING AND ADMISSIONS

 Salary: in excess of £70k per annum, depending upon skills and experience

The Warwick Schools Foundation (The Foundation) proudly educates girls and boys from 3-18 years of age and is one of the largest independent school charities in the country, with some 2,800 pupils and 800 staff. The Foundation is looking to appoint a Director of Marketing and Admissions who will take the lead in creating, developing, implementing and managing its marketing and admissions strategies. This will include pupil recruitment and retention and communications and content management, as well as broader PR.

The Foundation’s historic schools are Warwick Preparatory School and the King’s High School, which operate as a through-school for girls with a co-educational Pre-Prep, and Warwick Junior School and Warwick School, which operate as a through-school for boys. These exceptional schools are located on the Foundation’s beautiful 55-acre site in Warwick. In 2021, The Kingsley School joined the family of schools. Kingsley is an established and highly regarded school for around 300 girls (3-18) and boys (3-11). Kingsley will continue to operate from its site in Leamington.

Reporting to the Foundation Principal, this is a senior and valued role, and the new post holder will provide outstanding strategic direction and inspiring leadership to a team of sixteen members of staff across the two campuses.

We are looking for a senior marketer who has significant experience in building relationships with and influencing internal and external stakeholders, gained inside or outside the education sector. Enthusiasm, creativity, and a proactive approach are also fundamental to this role.

For further information about the role and details of how to apply please visit: www.rsacademics.com

Interested candidates are invited to contact RSAcademics to arrange an informal and confidential discussion about the role:

Fiona Hallworth, Search Consultant: fionahallworth@rsacademics.com

The post is available from January 2023. However, the actual start date can be mutually agreed.

The closing date for applications is 10.00am on Tuesday 4th October 2022.

  • Warwick Schools Foundation is an equal opportunities employer and 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.
  • This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.
  • The safeguarding responsibilities of the role are indicated in the candidate information.
  • RSAcademics is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and to promoting diversity and inclusion in schools
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Registrar

We are seeking to appoint a registrar to provide an outstanding customer service for pupils 11+, 16+ entry and other year groups, to ensure all aspects of the customer journey are managed to the highest standard possible.

The successful applicant will have significant relevant experience; previous admissions experience within education would be particularly advantageous. Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to quickly build a good rapport with customers are a must, in addition to good organisational skills and previous experience in data management and analysis.

The hours are term-time only (37 hours per week), plus 3 weeks in the holidays. The salary is between Point 24-27 on the Support Staff pay scale, the actual salary for the hours worked being between £22,136 and £24,350.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 9th March 2022 at 12pm.

Please note, we reserve the right to close the vacancy earlier than this date if we receive a high volume of applications.

The Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to a satisfactory DBS check.