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Director of Foundation

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding professional with a proven track record of fundraising success to join us in the newly created role of Director of Foundation.

This is an exciting time to join us in our 175th anniversary year. As director of Foundation, you will be at the helm of alumni relations and engagement, alumni events, communications, merchandise and services.

Your strategic acumen will be crucial in raising funds for our bursarial endowment and capital projects, ensuring the sustained growth of the Hurst Foundation and the continued future success of Hurst College. Additionally, you will provide oversight and leadership to our archives, preserving the rich history and legacy of the College.

For more information download the Candidate Information Pack or contact sue.steele@hppc.co.uk for a chat about the role.

If you are ready to make a lasting impact and contribute to the future success of the Hurst Foundation, please contact recruitment@hppc.co.uk for an application form to be completed and returned together with your CV and covering letter.

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Director of Marketing and Admissions

This position represents an excellent opportunity for a suitably well-qualified individual to lead our Marketing and Admissions team.

The position is full time and permanent subject to a satisfactory probationary review.

This position represents an excellent opportunity for a suitably experienced and qualified individual to lead the marketing of Durham Cathedral Schools Foundation and its recruitment of pupils.

Durham Cathedral Schools Foundation seeks to appoint a suitable candidate to start as soon as available. This position is full-time and will ideally suit a candidate with experience of working in a public or private sector organisation at senior level and who is prepared to lead, inspire and challenge.

The Director of Admissions and Marketing will have a track record of success in the delivery of services and managing change, ideally within an education environment. The successful candidate will be a key member of the Senior Management Team with direct responsibility for the Admissions and Marketing team. Durham Cathedral Schools Foundation is committed to promoting the safeguarding of children and expects all employees to share this commitment. Any position will be made subject to satisfactory checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Durham Cathedral Schools Foundation is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of age, gender, race, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.

All staff at Durham Cathedral Schools Foundation are expected to contribute fully to the life of this busy and successful School

The position’s recruitment pack, including the job description can be found here.

The Application

All applications are to be sent to the Foundations HR department at hr@dcsf.org.uk

The Deadline

The deadline for all applications is noon on Thursday 28 March 2024 but please feel free to submit your application as soon as possible.

The Interview

First Round Interviews will commence on 17th April 2024. The Second Round Interviews will take on 25th April 2024. Further details and a schedule will be provided in advance of the interview.

Durham Cathedral Schools Foundation is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of age, gender, race, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.

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Director of Admissions & Marketing (DAM)

Director of Admissions & Marketing (DAM)

Nord Anglia International School Al Khor (NAISAK), Qatar

To be exceptional, we have to find the best people. Join our team as the Director of Admissions & Marketing at our school in Al Khor, Qatar where you’ll have opportunities to challenge yourself, progress your career and collaborate locally and internationally with some of the brightest minds in the education sector.

About us

We’re Nord Anglia Education, the world’s largest premium international schools organisation. Every day, our teachers help more than 75,000 students at 87 schools across Asia, the Middle East, the Americas and Europe achieve more than they ever imagined possible. Our family of more than 15,000 passionate staff are experts in their academic and commercial fields and play a vital role in the world-class experience our schools provide. When you join Nord Anglia’s Marketing, Admissions and Communications team, you’ll become part of a global family of talented and creative experts working for a fast-growing premium international brand.

About our school

Nestled just 30 minutes north of the bustling capital of Qatar, Doha, Nord Anglia International School Al Khor (NAISAK) is not just a place of learning—it’s a thriving hub within the local community. At the heart of NAISAK’s success is a vibrant, dedicated team of professionals who are committed to nurturing over 1100 young minds, ranging from 3 to 18 years old.

Al Khor itself is one of Qatar’s oldest towns, offering a serene, welcoming environment away from the hustle and bustle of city life, yet close enough to Doha to enjoy all the capital has to offer. This quaint town provides a peaceful backdrop for our school, making it an ideal setting for both learning and personal growth.

At NAISAK, we offer a broad, bespoke curriculum that caters to a wide range of interests and needs. Our Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) classrooms have recently undergone a beautiful refurbishment, creating an enchanting and stimulating learning environment tailored specifically for our youngest learners. This transformation ensures that every child is welcomed into a space designed to inspire curiosity, creativity, and a love for learning from the very start of their educational journey.

Building on the foundation laid in our EYFS, our Key Stage 1 and 2 programs are experiencing exciting growth. In these stages, students are immersed in a dynamic learning environment that encourages exploration, critical thinking, and a deeper understanding of the world around them.

As our students progress into Key Stages 3, 4, and 5, they embark on an academically rigorous journey, culminating in the pursuit of GCSEs and A-Levels. This critical phase prepares them not only for academic excellence but also for the challenges and opportunities of the wider world, laying a solid foundation for university and beyond.

At NAISAK, we understand the importance of a supportive learning environment. We prioritise student and staff wellbeing, personalised learning journeys, and a strong sense of multiculturalism and global citizenship.

Joining the team at NAISAK offers the unique opportunity to work in a wonderful school environment, while enjoying the vibrant lifestyle of Doha. This blend offers an unparalleled lifestyle and professional experience, complete with the benefits of working in a globally recognised school. Here, you’ll find a supportive community, professional growth opportunities, and the chance to make a significant impact on the lives of young learners in a stunning setting.

To learn more about NAISAK, please visit

https://www.nordangliaeducation.com/nais-al-khor

About you

We would love to welcome the right person to NAISAK, to lead our marketing, admissions and communications function and meet challenging commercial targets. To be successful in this role you will have:

  • The enthusiasm to be at the heart of the project right from the start, and boundless energy to see it through to success
  • Working with senior colleagues, the ability to plan and execute the strategic marketing, admissions and communications direction for the school and achieve challenging KPIs.
  • Outstanding sales skills, including a natural story-teller’s ability to bring the school to life for parents and other stakeholders before the buildings have even been completed
  • A creative eye and untamed imagination to build the school’s reputation and attract families with memorable messaging, media and events
  • A talent for collaborating with both teachers and non-teaching staff alike, to align their goals with your own and drive performance
  • A leadership style that embraces inclusion, imparts confidence and inspires success

To find the best people, we have to be exceptional. As part of Nord Anglia Education, you’ll be working for a world-class brand, alongside dedicated and passionate industry experts. You’ll have opportunities to progress further, learn more and collaborate locally and internationally, with some of the brightest minds in the education sector, who can take credit for some of the finest academic results in the world. You’ll also have uninhibited access to Nord Anglia University, our award-winning professional development platform.

Our staff love working for Nord Anglia Education. But don’t just take it from us – hear more from them.

Want to learn more about the role? Read the full job description here.

Selection Process

Applicants should submit a CV, letter of application, and the details of two professional referees, one of which should be your current Line Manager. Interviews will be conducted at the school or via Microsoft Teams.

Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The closing date for applications: 18th April 2024. 

The start date for this role: 1st May 2024/ 1st August 2024. 

Safeguarding

Nord Anglia Education is committed to the safeguarding of children and young people. Any offer of appointment will be subject to a successful medical as well as clearance from safeguarding authorities.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.

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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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Director of Admissions and Marketing

Oakham is looking to appoint an energetic, forward-thinking and ambitious Director of Admissions and Marketing.

Salary: Up to £85,000 depending on skills and experience

Oakham School is a co-educational independent day and boarding school of around 1000 pupils, aged 10-18. A uniquely balanced pupil community of 50:50 boarding and day pupils and 50:50 girls and boys live and work together in a beautiful 70-acre school campus, which is situated in the thriving market town of Oakham in the heart of rural England. Pupils who live in the local area enjoy the company of students from international backgrounds and this social harmony forms the basis of Oakham School’s friendly, down-to-earth atmosphere.

Reporting directly to the Headmaster, and a member of the Senior Leadership Team, the Director of Admissions and Marketing will provide inspiring and strategic leadership of the School’s pupil recruitment, marketing and communications activities, developing and implementing strategies to build on Oakham’s already well-established brand locally, nationally and internationally.

This is a high-profile and exciting leadership position and will most likely attract an experienced professional from the education sector with a track record of success in strategic marketing, communications and/or prior exposure to an admissions or pupil recruitment context. They will possess the ability to apply admissions experience and sound marketing principles to drive the School’s pupil recruitment strategy by thoroughly understanding both target audiences and the marketplace.

The successful candidate will bring significant leadership experience and will be an articulate, persuasive and credible ambassador for the School. Excellent communication, stakeholder management and relationship building skills will be essential, as will the agility and strategic skills to respond to future challenges and opportunities across the independent school sector.

Interested candidates are invited to contact RSAcademics in the first instance to arrange an informal and confidential discussion with:

The deadline for receipt of applications is 10.00am on Monday 18 March 2024.

Applications should be made electronically to RSAcademics. To submit your application, please click on “Apply Now” on the right side of this webpage and upload your documents according to the instructions provided.

You should submit:

  • A completed application form
  • A covering letter addressed to the Headmaster, Mr Henry Price. The letter should be a maximum of two pages and should explain your reasons for applying and outline your suitability for the role.

If you have any questions about uploading your documents please contact Khiloni Aplin, Project Coordinator (Appointments), at applications@rsacademics.com. Khiloni can also be reached by calling our Head Office on +44 (0)1858 383163.

  • Oakham School 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 & 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 this post are detailed in the candidate information brochure.
  • RSAcademics is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and to promoting diversity and inclusion in schools.

Resources

Candidate Information brochure

Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy

Apply now

Key Dates

Closing date for applications 18/03/2024 10.00am

Preliminary interviews will take place with RSAcademics via Microsoft Teams on Friday 22nd and Monday 25th March.

Long list interviews will take place at the School during the week commencing 8th April.

Short list interviews will take place at the School during the week commencing 15th April.

 

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Director of External Relations

Director of External Relations

A selective co-educational HMC day school with over 1500 pupils

Permanent, full-time, full-year role

Salary c£80K+

We are seeking to appoint a creative and inspiring Director of External Relations to lead the school during an exciting period in its history. This role arises due to the retirement of the current Director of Development and Alumni Relations after seven very successful years of service to the school.

This restructured job carries increased responsibility and would suit a candidate with experience in marketing and development, ideally in the world of education, although we welcome applicants with diverse backgrounds.

Further details and information on how to apply are available from the vacancies page of our website www.solsch.org.uk. The closing date for the return of completed applications is 5th March 2024

If you have any queries, please contact Hayley Miles, HR Manager on 0121 705 0958 or milesh@solsch.org.uk.

Solihull 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. Solihull is committed to maintaining a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion in all areas of school life, including the recruitment and selection of prospective colleagues.

Solihull School is a limited company registered in England and Wales No. 6337650. Registered Charity No. 1120597

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Director of Admissions and Marketing

For April 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter

Wells Cathedral School is seeking an outstanding candidate to develop and manage this key department within the School. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate creativity and skill to develop and deliver all aspects of our admissions, marketing and communication.

The Director of Admissions and Marketing has responsibility for the successful recruitment of pupils throughout the School (2-18) and for the implementation of a strategic marketing plan. The post-holder will work across both the Senior and Prep Schools and focus on the recruitment of pupils who will flourish in, and contribute positively to, the academic, pastoral, musical and co-curricular life of the School.

Given the role’s primary focus, this role will ideally suit an experienced admissions and pupil recruitment professional; any marketing or communications experience they can additionally offer will be valuable, as will any experience of an educational, and ideally an independent education sector, background.

Closing date: Friday 16 February 2024, 12 noon

Interviews are scheduled to take place on Thursday 22 February 2024

Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and Wells Cathedral School reserves the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made. Applicants are therefore encouraged to apply early.

For further details, please download an application pack
Support Staff Application Form
Letter from the Head Master

Wells Cathedral School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, and obtaining an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services certificate. In addition, as part of the shortlisting process we will carry out an online search as part of the School’s due diligence.

All positions within the School are exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. All applicants must therefore declare all previous convictions and cautions, including those which would normally be considered “spent” except those received for an offence committed in the United Kingdom if it has been filtered in accordance with the DBS filtering rules.

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Director of External Relations

DIRECTOR OF EXTERNAL RELATIONS        

for September 2024

The Abingdon Foundation is seeking an innovative and dynamic person to join the School’s Senior Leadership Team as Director of External Relations.

This is an exciting opportunity to shape a new role with important strategic and operational responsibilities, leading key objectives within the Foundation’s strategic plan at a time of significant change for the sector, as well as having oversight of all day to day admissions, marketing and development operations. The postholder will work closely with both the Head of Foundation, to whom this role reports, as well as the Director of Finance and Operations (DFO). The Director of External Relations will play a key part in the Senior Leadership Team (SLT), working with colleagues to shape and lead a vision for the two schools within the Abingdon Foundation; Abingdon School and Abingdon Prep School.

This is a wide-ranging and hands-on role requiring an innovative and dynamic individual who combines highly effective people skills with strong business and market insight, as well as a commitment to the particular ethos, values and history of Abingdon School and Abingdon Preparatory School. The successful candidate will strive to deliver consistently outstanding results, building with innovation and vision upon a strong platform.

We are keen to hear from candidates with a variety of different experiences and backgrounds, providing they have the drive and the attributes to take forward Abingdon’s external relations activities.

The position is a permanent, full-time, year-round role with a competitive salary and generous benefits including up to 14.1% employer pension contribution, private healthcare insurance and discounted school fees. Due to the seniority and nature of this role, flexibility around working hours is essential, with evening and weekend work required to support key events. Periods of overseas travel will also be required.

We recognise the value of a diverse and inclusive workplace and are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and job applicants.  We aim to ensure that our staffing at all levels and in all roles is diverse and we welcome applications from all backgrounds and all sections of the community

Closing Date: Monday 5 February 2024 (Midday)

Longlist Interviews (video): Tuesday 20 and Wednesday 21 February 2024

Final Selection Days: Thursday 7 and Friday 8 March 2024

For further details and to apply please visit our recruitment portal:

https://vacanciesatabingdonschool.ciphr-irecruit.com/Applicants/

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

 

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Director of External Relations

(Required as soon as possible)

St Edmund’s College offers modern facilities in a magnificent country setting in rural Hertfordshire, providing a safe and stimulating environment for young minds.

We require a Director of External Relations to work in close collaboration with the Headmaster to manage develop, manage and oversee the College’s strategic external relations plan in line with the overall school strategy and develop and implement an effective UK and international pupil recruitment strategy including the identification of potential new markets and relationships.

Responsible for the development and delivery of the marketing strategy and for directing and leading the marketing, admissions and alumni operations.

The successful candidate will welcome the many opportunities to contribute to the lively extra-curricular life of the College, which is situated in rural East Hertfordshire. St Edmund’s is England’s oldest Catholic school offering an all-round co-education for students from 3 to 18 and for families from all faiths.

Whilst not in a teaching role, as Director of External Relations you will be working on a regular basis in a school in a role which gives opportunity for contact with children. As such, you will be in regulated activity and an enhanced DBS check (which includes children’s barred list information) will be required in advance of appointment.
Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is everyone’s responsibility. As with all College staff members, you will therefore be responsible for providing a safe environment in which children can learn.
The post will involve close contact with, and a high degree of responsibility for, children and young adults. The majority of this will be regulated activity.

If you would like to apply please visit our website in order to download an application pack http://www.stedmundscollege.org/information/job-opportunities/

Closing date for applications when all forms must be received by HR is:
Monday 8th January 2024
Interviews to take place: Shortly after the closing date

Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and we reserve the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.

Telephone: 01920 824335
Email: hr@stedmundscollege.org

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Candidates will be required to undergo relevant Safeguarding Checks.

We may 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.

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