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Marketing & Alumni Manager

Are you a highly self-motivated and creative Marketing Manager?

Do you feel passionate about children’s education and understand how to share this passion?

Would you thrive leading marketing and alumni relations for a highly successful Prep School?

If so we want to hear from you! We have an exciting opportunity for a driven and Marketing Manager to join our busy and successful Prep School. You will be responsible for proactively leading the digital communications, marketing, alumni and development strategy and for managing the corporate image and public perception of the School. The role will work very closely with the Admissions Team to attract and retain pupils and to drive celebrations for the School’s 150th Anniversary in 2025.

Pinewood School is set in 84 acres of rolling countryside on the border between Wiltshire and Oxfordshire and offers a quality, family-based, co-educational day and boarding environment for over 400 children aged 3-13.

This is a full-time position during term-time with some additional working weeks during the school holidays. Hours during term-time are required to be worked on site at the School and hours during the holidays may be worked flexibly and remotely if preferred. Full details regarding the hours and salary for this role can be found on the attached job description.

For a detailed job description and application form please visit our website www.pinewoodschool.co.uk

Completed application forms, along with a brief covering letter outlining what you believe you can offer to the School in this role, should be sent by email or by post to Jo Ranstead, Director of HR at Pinewood School.

Candidates wishing to have a confidential discussion on the role prior to submitting an application are welcome to speak to Jo Ranstead, Director of HR, by telephone on 01793 782205.

Contact details are available on the attached application information or from the school website.

Applications without a completed School Application Form will not be considered and will not receive a response.
• Deadline for applications: Monday 6th May 2024
• Interview date: weeks commencing 13th May 2024
• Start date: September 2024

Pinewood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020) 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.

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Admissions Manager

Admissions Manager
Full time position – office based
Salary range is £28,000 – £32,000 per annum
Dependent on Experience
25 days’ holidays (plus Bank Holidays)

Stonar School is seeking a dedicated Admissions Manager to join the Admissions & Marketing team, who are collectively responsible for increasing pupil enrolment, from both the UK and overseas, for all entry points.

We are searching for a dynamic individual who excels in providing personalised, authentic experiences for prospective families, whilst ensuring that processes are followed accurately and efficiently. The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator and highly organised.

Only applications using the School’s application form will be considered.

Completed application forms together with a covering letter should be sent to:-
Mrs Rebecca Mehsen, HR Manager
Tel: 01225 701793
E-mail: hr@stonarschool.com

Closing Date for this post is 9am on Monday 15 April 2024
We reserve the right to invite candidates for interview and to make an appointment prior to the closing date.

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Admissions Manager

Malvern College are looking to appoint to the role of Admissions Manager (UK) who will be responsible for managing the successful recruitment of new pupils for Malvern College of all families originating from within the UK.  This is an ideal position for a motivated Admissions professional who thrives on delivering an exceptional and engaging experience to prospective parents, pupils and their families as well as focusing accurate and efficient processes.

Malvern College is a leading independent co-educational day and boarding school for 650 pupils aged 13-18 years. If this role is an opportunity that excites you, and you believe that you have the necessary skills, experience and attributes, then we would be delighted to receive your application.

Applications should be submitted no later than Midday on 28 March 2024. Malvern College reserves the right to close this vacancy early and therefore applicants are encouraged to apply sooner. Please note, if you wish to apply for this vacancy you must submit an application form, CV’s on their own will not be accepted.

 This post involves minimal contact with children and the post holder will not be responsible for children. The post holder will be considered to be in regulated activity.

Malvern College exists to provide a quality all round education for pupils aged 13 – 18 and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Candidates must be prepared to undergo child protection screening and an Enhanced DBS check. 

 You will be required to provide proof of your identity, right to work in the UK and qualifications during the selection process. We will seek references on short-listed candidates that will include questions about past disciplinary actions or allegations in relation to behaviour with children and may approach previous employers for information to verify particular experience or qualifications before interview. An online search will also be carried out as part of due diligence on all short-listed candidates.

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Marketing & Admissions Manager

Term time – 35 hours per week, Monday-Friday, 5 hours per day, plus 5 weeks of flexible working throughout the school holidays 

September 2024 start with one week handover in late June / July

The Marketing and Admissions Manager will oversee all aspects of St Margaret’s Prep marketing and admissions activities. The post holder will be responsible for developing and delivering outstanding marketing and pupil recruitment and retention strategies at St Margaret’s and ensuring that they are aligned with the school’s vision, values and strategic priorities.
The Marketing and Admissions Manager will work closely with the Admissions and Marketing Teams at St Mary’s Calne, under the direction of the Director of External Relations, to strengthen both schools’ overall standing and reputation with all key stakeholders.

Staff at St Mary’s Calne and St Margaret’s Prep enjoy complimentary meals during term time, a generous pension scheme, friendly and supportive colleagues and fee remission on school fees at St Mary’s Calne and St Margaret’s Prep where applicable.  Full benefits and more information are detailed in the Applicant Pack.

The salary for this position is in the region of £33,300 – £35,500 FTE (approx £26,100 – £27,850 pro rated, for 36 term time weeks per year plus 5 holiday weeks, inclusive of statutory holiday pay).

If you would like to apply, please complete and return the school application form. If you require an application form to be emailed, or sent in the post, please request one from recruitment@stmargaretsprep.org.uk or call 01249 857300.

Closing date for applications: 0900, Monday 18th March 2024

Interviews will take place w/c 25th March 2024 (exact date to be confirmed)

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Marketing Officer

Marketing Officer

£25,000 – £27,000

Full-time (52 weeks a year)

We are looking for an organised, creative and enthusiastic Marketing Officer to join our busy Marketing & Admissions team.

Working closely with the Director of Admissions & Marketing and Marketing Manager, the Marketing Officer will be influential in raising awareness of Stonar and ensuring all events and marketing materials effectively communicate the Stonar difference to prospective and current parents and pupils. The School recruits domestically and internationally, welcoming day pupils from ages 2 to 18 and boarders from 9 years old. There is a busy annual schedule of pupil recruitment events to oversee, as well as management of the weekly newsletter and the production of a range of online and offline marketing materials.

The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator and confident team player, have a creative eye and a meticulous attention to detail. A willingness to immerse yourself proactively in the school community is essential, seeking and collecting photographs and video content for our social media channels and working with staff and students across the school to deliver successful events.

Stonar is an independent, co-educational day and boarding school for pupils aged 2 to 18, which was rated excellent by ISI in October 2018 for both pupil achievement and personal development. Our pupils regularly achieve outstanding results, which are beyond expectations both academically and personally. We pride ourselves on our ability to nurture the learning needs of every individual in a respectful, supportive and globally-minded community. All staff are expected to proactively support the aims of the School. Stonar is situated in over 80 acres of beautiful Wiltshire countryside, yet only a 20 minute drive from the World Heritage City of Bath and within easy reach of the M4 corridor.

The School benefits from being part of Globeducate, a forward-thinking international group of over 60 schools worldwide, giving pupils and staff the opportunity to be an active part of a globally-minded community.

Job Description

Application Form

Only applications using the School’s application form will be considered.

Completed application forms together with a covering letter should be sent to:- Mrs Rebecca Mehsen, HR Manager Tel: 01225 701793 E-mail: hr@stonarschool.com

Closing Date: 9:00am 5 February 2024

Interviews may take place for early applications and may result in the role being offered before the closing date

For all of our recruitment policies, including our Safer Recruitment Policy please click here.

Stonar 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.

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Head of International Marketing

With a British education highly prized around the world, we’re looking for a Head of International Marketing to help our schools and camps to stand out from the crowd. Wishford Education is a leading provider of independent education, operating boarding and day schools, nurseries, holiday clubs, summer schools and residential camps in stunning settings across the south of England.

Our boarding schools, summer schools and residential camps appeal to families around the world and are well known for providing an outstanding education in a happy, lively environment. Each of our schools was awarded the highest status of “Excellent” in the most recent round of independent inspections. Significant investments have been made in our provision and facilities, including the recent launch of a highly innovative boarding house for our oldest pupils to help build their confidence and independence in advance of the step up to university.

Westonbirt School has recently been recognised as the Co-educational Independent School of the Year at the 2023 Independent School Parent awards and was also named in Fortune’s World’s Leading Boarding Schools list for 2023. With our portfolio of offerings for the international market expanding, we’re looking to grow our team with the appointment of a Head of International Marketing.

The successful candidate will work collaboratively with our existing marketing and admissions teams to build awareness and drive enquiries. International travel and representing the group at marketing events are integral to the role. We’re looking for a confident, creative marketeer with deep knowledge of the education sector. If you’ve got the skills and experience we’re looking for, let’s chat!

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Registrar & Head’s PA

The Registrar and PA to the Head is a demanding and busy role requiring the ideal candidate to have strong experience of secretarial and organisational skills, computer literacy, especially in MS Office, and a professional, conscientious and flexible working attitude. Attention to detail is imperative for this role which is a vital part of the smooth-running of the school supporting the continuing growth and development of Heywood Prep.

The Registrar and PA to the Head is a key member of the School and is primarily responsible for the efficient organisation and administration of all admissions, from initial enquiry through to the pupil joining the School. In addition, the Registrar is responsible for promoting the School through building strong relationships with prospective parents and students, and running open days and other marketing events with the Marketing Co-ordinator. The postholder is also responsible for providing high-quality, confidential PA support to the Head. The role includes managing the Head’s diary, arranging meetings, minute-taking, and providing a full range of accurate and professional secretarial and administrative duties to ensure the efficient and effective running of the Head’s daily business.

To apply for this position please complete an application form and return it to the Head’s PA, Lauren Harmon, by email (jobs@heywoodprep.com), along with a covering letter of no more than one page addressed to the Head.

Applications should arrive no later than 9am on Wednesday 22nd November 2023.

Interviews are planned for Monday 27th November.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the application deadline/closing date, should a suitable candidate be found. Prompt application is encouraged. Visits to the school are not possible prior to application, but shortlisted candidates will be offered a tour of the school as part of the selection process.

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Development & Alumnae Relations Manager

Full time (40 hours per week), all year round position, £36,307 (basic) per annum

The Development and Alumnae Relations Manager plays a pivotal role in nurturing and strengthening relationships with our school’s alumnae, parents, and donors while leading efforts to secure financial support for and maximise engagement in the school. This position requires a strategic thinker with excellent communication skills, a passion for education, and the ability to build and maintain relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders. Candidates will be required to work flexibly which will include some weekend and evening working. The ideal candidate will have a background in alumni or external relations and experience of general fundraising practices and marketing communications. They will be able to work confidently on their own initiative in devising and delivering innovative and effective alumnae relations engagement which supports fundraising strategies and non-financial giving.

Working as part of a busy Development Department, running fundraising events will inevitably include some evening and weekend commitments. Working hours outside normal contracted times can be taken back as lieu time. Full time staff benefit from 36 days holiday per year (inclusive of statutory bank holidays), meals during term time and 50% reduction in school fees if applicable.

See full Applicant Pack on the school’s website here. If you would like to apply, please complete and return the school application form. If you require an application form to be emailed, or sent in the post, please request one from recruitment@stmaryscalne.org or call 01249 857300.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 8th January 2024

 

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Marketing Officer

Marketing Officer £25,000 – £27,000

Full-time (52 weeks a year)

We are looking for an organised, creative and enthusiastic Marketing Officer to join our busy Marketing & Admissions team.

Working closely with the Director of Admissions & Marketing and Marketing Manager, the Marketing Officer will be influential in raising awareness of Stonar and ensuring all events and marketing materials effectively communicate the Stonar difference to prospective and current parents and pupils.

The School recruits domestically and internationally, welcoming day pupils from ages 2 to 18 and boarders from 9 years old. There is a busy annual schedule of pupil recruitment events to oversee, as well as management of the weekly newsletter and the production of a range of online and offline marketing materials.

The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator and confident team player, have a creative eye and a meticulous attention to detail. A willingness to immerse yourself proactively in the school community is essential, seeking and collecting photographs and video content for our social media channels and working with staff and students across the school to deliver successful events.