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Head of Marketing and Admissions - Full-time

Earlscliffe , Folkestone

  • Ref:KCC886-6138-119S
  • Posted:11/05/2022
  • Pay:Commensurate with experience
  • Start Date:Summer 2022
  • App Close Date:27/05/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed


Earlscliffe seeks a Head of Marketing and Admissions to play a pivotal role in leading on all marketing and admissions activities, and delivering the key departmental objectives: maximising recruitment of pupils to Earlscliffe whilst also enhancing the school’s relationship with our well established network of agents, current parents and the wider school community. The role combines both strategic thinking with day to day marketing activity.
The Head of Marketing will be responsible for the development and implementation of the school’s marketing plan, as well as the management of an efficient and effective admissions function. Key to success will be the effective positioning and marketing of the school, giving it a distinct and empathetic ‘feel’ that is attractive locally, nationally and internationally.
The successful applicant will have the ability to apply sound marketing and customer care principles to Earlscliffe’s’ environment, taking into consideration the different target audiences and the dynamics of the marketplace. He/she will be a self-starter with a hands-on approach and will have the ability to work effectively and collaboratively with diverse groups of people, including staff, parents, pupils, prospective parents, agents and feeder schools, and to get the best out of them.
The Head of Marketing and Admissions is a senior leadership role reporting directly to the Headteacher. The post holder will be expected to attend senior leadership team meetings.
Please see our candidate pack for further information regarding this exciting opportunity.
Salary by negotiation and dependent on skills, attributes, and qualifications of the successful candidate.

Information about the school

Earlscliffe was founded as an independent, day and boarding, sixth form college in 2012 and recently joined the Dukes Education group of elite educational establishments.

Earlscliffe is fully co-educational, educating boys and girls from 15-19yrs and currently all of our students, except three day students, are full boarding and are accommodated within our five residences.

There are currently 110 students from over 30 nationalities in the school. There are approximately 30 teaching staff (p/t and f/t) and about 65 employees in total. We also operate Easter and Summer School courses throughout the vacation periods.

We offer a gold standard A-level programme in traditional subjects providing the best academic preparation for entry into the world's most competitive universities.

Earlscliffe offers a personalised education like no other college of its kind, drawing on the traditions and methods of Oxbridge colleges, top public schools, Ivy League universities and innovative best practice.

Since its opening in 2012, Earlscliffe has gone from strength to strength, having achieved ‘The Telegraph’ national ranking of No. 38 out of 4,303 schools teaching A-level.

Visit www.earlscliffe.co.uk for more information.

The School also reserves the right to interview candidates ahead of the closing date and applications will be considered as they are received.

Please note, we will only be contacting those who are shortlisted.

Earlscliffe is committed to the safeguarding of our students. All staff undergo an enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service as well as the Barred List, prior to appointment. Any offer of appointment is subject to a satisfactory DBS result, health check and of course, references, one of which must be from your current or most recent Headteacher/employer.

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).