Head of Admissions

Epsom College

  • Permanent
  • Epsom, Greater London
Reference:AQ2737
Specialisms:Education
Date posted:5th July 2024
Closing date:29th July 2024

Epsom College is a co-educational day and boarding school with approximately 1100 pupils aged 11-18. The College is located one mile from Epsom town, below Epsom Downs  in heritage and modern buildings set in a beautiful tree filled campus of some 72 acres. Originally founded by The Royal Medical Benevolent Foundation, today the College strives to develop the individual talents of every girl and boy.  

The College is seeking to appoint an experienced Head of Admissions who will be responsible to the Director of Marketing and Communications for the successful and efficient delivery of the pupil recruitment and admissions strategy.    

You will be the forefront of all recruitment activity, a key player in driving enquiries and seeing those enquiries through to enrolment. You will be a recognised public face of the School, attending events across with local prep schools and feeder primaries. You will be able to demonstrate a number of measurable successes along with successfully implementing a development plan to support the Recruitment and Admissions strategy.   

You will have hands-on and an experienced within an admissions role ideally within a school environment. 

The Head of Admissions will be a conscientious and hard-working individual who enjoys collaborating with a wide range of staff, pupils, parents and importantly prospective parents and is equally comfortable as a self-starter able to deploy their initiative and leadership skills 

You will possess strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to work with multi stakeholders. The successful candidate will be highly organised with a flexible and adaptable style. You will embrace the Epsom College ethos and values in all aspects of the role.  

The College offers a competitive salary, pension membership with life assurance cover, generous school fee discount which is appliable to this role, private healthcare plan, and other lifestyle benefits. 

The College is committed to the principles of equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion. We are committed to attracting and retaining the very best staff, ensuring that our staff body reflects the diversity of our students and local community.  

The College has appointed recruitment specialist Anderson Quigley to support this appointment. For further information or a confidential discussion please contact Hayley Mintern, hayley.mintern@andersonquigley.com or Melaine Pye melanie.pye@andersonquigley.com. 

The closing date for applications is noon on 29th July 2024.

Applications should consist of:

  • Applications should consist of a CV and covering statement (of no more than 1,000 words) outlining key matching experience and rationale for applying for the post.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be required to complete the College application form inline with safer recruitment practices.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and as part of the selection process a criminal check by the Disclosure and Barring Service will be required. Epsom College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. 

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