Head of Marketing & Admissions, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 8TJ

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Downsend SchoolLeatherhead, Surrey, KT22 8TJ

Date posted:
Start date: 08 January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: competitive
Contract term: Permanent

Downsend is a co-educational day preparatory school, providing education from 2-13 years.  With three separate pre-preparatory schools, each with its own Head and dedicated staff, and a preparatory school for the older children, Downsend is a thriving and vibrant school which provides a refreshingly different education offering something for everyone.

These are exciting times for Downsend families and staff, with a multi-million-pound investment which will see the building of an Arts Centre, due for completion by September 2020, in readiness for the first cohort of Year 9 pupils. 

The Head of Marketing and Admissions is primarily responsible for supporting the Heads to grow, deliver and improve pupil admission and retention across the four school sites. They will lead a team of admissions and marketing professionals with responsibility for the recruitment and admission of students to Downsend School as well as the marketing strategy and development of the brand. 

The successful candidate will have proven experience in Marketing and Admissions, driving the number and the quality of applications and accepted offers, by providing excellent customer service to the school’s external partners and prospective parents and their children. They will lead the team across a range of platforms, ensuring that targets for enquiries, applications and confirmations are achieved and the quality of accepted candidates meets or exceeds the school’s standards.

Closing date: Friday 18 January 2019

If you would like to apply for the above post, further details and an application  form are attached.  Any questions, please contact:

Sue Wood, HR Administrator

Downsend School, 1 Leatherhead Road, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 8TJ

Tel: 01372 385419   Email: sue.wood@downsend.co.uk    www.downsend.co.uk

Cognita Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment.  Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.  

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More about Downsend School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 13 years
Address: 1 Leatherhead Road, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 8TJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1372 385430
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Downsend is a thriving and vibrant IAPS co-educational day preparatory school, educating children from 2 – 13 years. 

With three separate Pre-Preparatory schools, each with its own Head and dedicated staff, in Ashtead, Epsom and Lea...