Head of US and International University Applications, Sevenoaks, Kent

Closing date:Expiring soon

Sevenoaks SchoolSevenoaks, Kent

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Sevenoaks has its own competitive salary scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Higher Education Department

Sevenoaks School has a very strong track record with university entry and around 70 applications made each year by students to world-leading universities in the US, Canada, Hong Kong and Europe.  This is a fantastic opportunity to join a thriving team and to play a key role in contributing to our success as a school, by advising and supporting our students with their applications to US and International Universities.  The Higher Education Department at Sevenoaks School includes 12 members of staff led by the Director of Higher Education.  More details can be found here: https://www.sevenoaksschool.org/parents/ higher-education/meet-the-team.

The Role

The Head of US and International University Applications is responsible for all US and International applications.  They are supported by the Assistant Director of Higher Education (US), the Higher Education Adviser (International) and US and International Higher Education Administrator, and report to the Director of HE.  The role holder will foster strong links with leading US and other overseas universities Admissions Officers and Counsellors.  They will raise awareness of the opportunities for US and International Summer Schools and degrees overseas amongst pupils and parents.  They will arrange for speakers, talks and the annual US college tour.  They will guide pupils in their applications for summer courses and degrees, and manage the application process, as well as maintaining an overview of the SAT tests which are run by an Examinations Officer.

For further details please see the attached Job Description

Sevenoaks School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants will undergo appropriate child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.  Registered Charity No. 1101358

More about Sevenoaks School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Inter-denominational
Address: High Street, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 1HU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1732 455133
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Academic excellence, with a strong pastoral and co-curricular emphasis and a global dimension.

Sevenoaks School is a large, co-educational HMC school. Founded in 1432 by William Sevenoke, the school has over the last 50 years developed an internati...