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Head of International Student Recruitment

Head of International Student Recruitment

Canterbury CT1 2ES

£45,000 to £55,000 + excellent benefits

Ref: VAC00359

Based in the stunning setting of the Precincts of Canterbury Cathedral and St Augustine’s Abbey, a World Heritage Site, The King’s School is one of the oldest and most prestigious Schools in the country with an enviable record of academic excellence and achievement.

We are looking for a Head of International Student Recruitment who will lead on the recruitment of students from around the world, working with agents and families.

You will play a pivotal role at a whole-school level, by working closely with agents, families and students, helping them find out about and make the decision to pursue their education at our schools. You will be a skilled and independent professional who is able to form strong relationships.

You will have a university degree or equivalent and a track record of successful international student recruitment in schools or universities and of managing relationships with international educational agents.

With excellent communication skills, you will have a high level of initiative and the ability to network and build strong relationships.

The King’s School is a supportive and welcoming community working across five sites in and around the historic city of Canterbury. From senior academic leaders to members of the extensive support services, all of our colleagues play a key role in supporting our pupils, both local and international, to experience an exceptional King’s education.

The King’s School offers an extensive rewards package, including:

  • Gold membership at The King’s School Recreation Centre
  • Enhanced employer pension contributions up to 10%
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life Assurance
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Free meals during term time
  • In house training and CPD opportunities

If you have questions about the post or would like an informal discussion to learn more, please contact Edward Gibson, Director of Admissions, by email:

For further information and to apply online, please visit the job opportunities page of our website.

 Closing date: 21 June 2024.

First interviews: w/c 24 June 2024.

Second interviews: w/c 1 July 2024.

The King’s School is committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process which is in line with the statutory Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check

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Marketing, Recruitment and Events Manager

Ackworth School is seeking to appoint a hardworking, driven and flexible individual to the post of Marketing, Recruitment and Events Manager. Reporting to the Director of Marketing, Admissions and Communications (DMAC), this post is a new role in the Marketing and Admissions team and is being introduced during an exciting period of growth for the School.

The Marketing, Recruitment and Events Manager will support the DMAC to ensure the school achieves its strategic aims in terms of pupil recruitment, brand positioning and alumni engagement. Working closely with the DMAC, the successful candidate will support the attraction, conversion, and retention of pupils at Ackworth School, the development of marketing campaigns and collateral, and the expansion of our alumni network and activity.

At Ackworth School, we foster an inclusive and supportive work environment that values diversity, collaboration, and professional growth. As the Marketing, Recruitment and Events Manager, you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on the school’s growth trajectory and contribute to shaping the future of marketing and recruitment at Ackworth School.

If you are a results-oriented, strategic thinker with a passion for marketing, recruitment, and event management within the education sector, and would like to be part of our inclusive school and a fantastic team then visit our website for a detailed job description and person specification.

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International Recruitment Manager

Brentwood Senior School is an academically selective HMC co-educational  independent school with small class sizes and a happy, ambitious and supportive staff team. It is part of Brentwood School, a 3-18 HMC school of 1850 day and boarding pupils, just 20 minutes from London Liverpool Street.

We are seeking to appoint an International Recruitment Manager who will play a key role in the School’s boarding recruitment strategy with the objective being to build the reputation of the School around the world, and to set and meet recruitment targets, in relation to numbers as well as quality of applicants. The successful candidate will lead on international pupil recruitment.

The International Recruitment Manager will also have responsibility for devising and implementing a comprehensive international recruitment strategy, and will monitor and report on global trends in education.

They will work sixty days a year, and should expect to spend at least half of this time in the field visiting recruitment fairs/meeting potential pupils and their families, as well as developing relationships with existing and potential agents.

Applications can be submitted through the TES website, alternatively applicants who do not have a TES account should use the relevant Interactive Recruitment Form on this page. The School reserves the right to change these dates, and to close the vacancy at any time.

Brentwood 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 and Barring Service.


Required:            ASAP
Closing Date:   9am, Monday 22nd February 2021
Interviews:       Monday 1st March 2021


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International Marketing & Recruitment Manager

Job Reference No: 20-21039
Responsible to: Principal TSI
Hours per week: Full time. Core contractual hours are 37 per week however longer hours are
part of the role along with international travel
Salary: Competitive – dependent on qualifications, skills and experience
Contract: Permanent, All Year Round
Closing date: Sunday 31st January 2021, Midnight

About us

Taunton School was founded in 1847. It is an independent day and boarding school with approximately 1,150 pupils, aged from 0 – 18 years, with circa 400 boarders. There are five Schools on site; a Nursery and Pre Prep, Preparatory, Senior and two International Schools. The School also has a commercial arm to the business and runs educational courses during the holiday periods as well as events and other activities. We aim to challenge, nurture and inspire young people to succeed in a global community.

Our School ethos is one of a shared responsibility and positive contribution from all to the life and work of this busy community. This is what makes Taunton School such a thriving, energetic and well-rounded Independent School. We offer a competitive package and an outstanding environment in which to work.

This is an excellent opportunity to join Taunton School where we pride ourselves on the high calibre of staff who make up our warm, friendly and diverse community.

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Marketing and Recruitment Manager to join Taunton School International (TSI). TSI was set up in 1996 to provide a first step for International students wishing to complete their education in a British School or University. International students make up approximately 30% of the School numbers and we attract students from over 40 countries.

The role will support the delivery of the School’s strategy through the development of messages and communication channels, both internally and externally and through face-to-face contact with students, parents and agents. It will implement creative and customer focused multi-channel campaigns, supporting recruitment and retention of International students across all parts of the School. The post holder will work in close co-operation with the Principal TSI along with the whole Head of Marketing and Communications.

International travel and attendance at exhibitions, marketing events and Fairs both in the UK and overseas, is an integral part of the role.
A full list of responsibilities can be found in the Job Description, along with the key person specification.

About you
You will be an experienced Marketing and Recruitment Manager with a real passion for delivering on strategy. You will be qualified to degree level and hold a relevant PR or Marketing qualification.

You will be professional, insightful, visionary, flexible, resilient and a true team player.

The successful applicant will embrace the School’s ethos and motivation to join the school will be based on wanting to contribute to its success.

Sector experience is not a necessity although experience within education would be advantageous.
This role comes with the following benefits:
• 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
• Automatic enrolment in the School Pension Scheme (subject to eligibility criteria)
• Discounted membership of the School Sports Club
• Subsidised Health Cash Back Plan (upon completion of probation period)
• Staff discounts with various local businesses
• Learning & Development opportunities
• Wellbeing resources, including Coronavirus support and resources
• Free on-site parking
How to apply
For more information, please visit Please complete and submit a Taunton School application form and equal opportunities monitoring form accompanied with a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to Please note CVs alone will not be accepted.
For salary related enquiries please email

Closing date for receipt of applications is midnight on Sunday 31st January 2021.

Taunton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The offer of employment will be subject to a number of pre-employment checks including ID and Right to Work in the UK, satisfactory references and a successful enhanced DBS check.

Taunton School is an equal opportunities employer and sets out to be caring and reasonable in its approach to all staff; it values its staff and has been accredited with the Investors in People gold standard.

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Director of International Recruitment

Inspiring Futures Education (‘IFE’) is seeking to appoint an experienced and highly capable Director of International Recruitment.

Inspiring Futures Education

Established in March 2014, as a platform in the international education market, IFE acquired Bishopstrow College in August 2014 and Padworth College in October 2018.  Established in Warminster, Wiltshire in 2006, Bishopstrow College is a leading independent international boarding school, offering English language and academic pathway programmes to international students, aged 7 to 17 years.  Established in 1963, Padworth College is a leading independent boarding and day school, offering academic programmes (I/GCSE, A Level and NCUK International Foundation Year) to prepare international and British students, aged 13-18 years, for entry to top universities.

Overview of Role

The successful candidate will have overall responsibility for international and domestic recruitment across IFE and will have a pivotal role to play in ensuring we achieve our growth expectations at both Bishopstrow College and Padworth College, and beyond.  The role will suit an individual who is keen to make their mark on IFE over the next few years, with strong commercial and strategic thinking to drive the achievement of ambitious growth targets in line with Bishopstrow’s and Padworth’s Strategic Plans.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Managing the development and implementation of the international student recruitment strategy for IFE, which seeks to increase the number and quality of international students enrolled across its schools, currently Bishopstrow College and Padworth College.
  • Ensuring that the international student recruitment targets across IFE’s schools are met.
  • Managing resources (staff and financial) in support of the international student recruitment strategy.  This will involve providing activities and information to prospective students and their supporters (e.g., agents, families) in order to demonstrate the value of studying at IFE’s schools and to support them in making an application.
  • Recruiting, developing and line managing a team of International Recruitment Officers (or equivalent) across IFE’s key international source markets, agreeing a programme of activity, taking account of differences between each country/region.
  • Driving all sales activities across IFE’s schools, both strategic and tactical, promoting the Bishopstrow and Padworth brands, services and ethos, effectively differentiating both colleges from their competitors.
  • Strategically positioning IFE’s schools to best advantage by implementing a cohesive multi-channel marketing strategy, aligned with the key aims, vision and values of Bishopstrow College and Padworth College.
  • Developing, cultivating and extending excellent relationships with all members of the wider IFE community – agents, feeder schools, former, current and prospective parents, alumni etc. – in order to secure a robust body of support at every level.
  • Working closely with senior colleagues from across IFE’s schools, in order to ensure that international student recruitment is delivered collaboratively.

Terms and Conditions

A formal contract detailing terms and conditions will be drawn-up on appointment.  The following notes provide guidance, without prejudice, on the likely main provisions:


A competitive remuneration package is available, with a salary commensurate with the seniority and responsibilities of the post.  An annual bonus will form part of the compensation package.


The College participates in a contributory Pension Scheme, which the postholder will be invited to join, once they have completed the 3-month probationary period.  The current rates for eligible staff are that the College contributes 5% and the individual 5%. 


Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.00pm (with half an hour for lunch). Some flexibility is required with regard to College events, open days and visits for example.

The nature of the role requires essential attendance at some weekend functions and significant overseas travel.


Holiday entitlement is 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays.  Holidays must be taken in consultation with the Directors and it is expected that the majority of leave will be taken outside of term-time. 

Probationary Period

Performance will be subject to a 3-month probationary period and regular review.


The appointment is subject to one term’s notice.

The Application Process

To find out more about the post, IFE or Bishosptrow and Padworth Colleges, please contact Mark Jeynes, Director:


Tel:         07769 651028

Applications are encouraged as early as possible.  For an application pack, please email: 

Further information is also available from the Colleges’ websites, and

Closing Date for Applications:    Friday 14 August, 2020

First Round Interviews:                Week commencing Monday 17 August, 2020

Second Round Interviews:           Week commencing Monday 24 August, 2020

Offers Made:                                     Week commencing Monday 31 August 2020

Applications received before the Closing Date for Applications may be progressed before the week commencing Monday 17 August and the College reserves the right to offer the post at any stage, so early applications are recommended.

All placements are subject to Enhanced DBS clearance.  IFE and Bishopstrow College and Padworth college are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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Head of International Recruitment

Immediate start

Claremont School in East Sussex is looking to employ an experienced Head of International Student Recruitment. The successful candidate will be responsible for the recruitment of international students, ensuring targets are met in relation to boarding numbers at the School, and will already have outstanding contacts in the sector.

This is a key ambassadorial role with the scope to further enhance the School’s already excellent reputation locally and internationally. The successful candidate will work closely with the Principal, Director of Boarding and the Heads of Marketing and Admissions to further develop a coherent international marketing strategy, and will represent the School at recruitment fairs and events, both domestically and internationally, offering the highest levels of customer service at all levels.

Claremont School is based across two sites, with a Prep School in St Leonards on Sea and the Senior School situated 8 miles to the north, in the village of Bodiam. The school has two boarding houses with capacity for 105 boarders.

This a full time post.
Salary : Commensurate with experience
Closing date for applications: July 6th 5:00pm

For more information and details of how to apply, please visit

Claremont School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service, along with other relevant employment checks.