Commercial Manager, Highgate, North London

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Highgate SchoolHighgate, North London
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Circa £47,000 p.a. depending on qualifications, skills and experience
Contract term: Permanent

The role: Working closely with relevant academic and support staff, and external stakeholders, this new role will involve developing and managing commercial and letting activities across the School. This role is a support staff role (non-teaching). The successful person will be line managed by the Commercial and Operations Director and responsible ultimately to the Bursar.

The role will include the development, review and implementation of new commercial strategies whilst maintaining a clear focus on the needs of the schools as a whole. Increasing non-fee income is a key objective within the School’s Development Plan to contribute to the funding of the necessary and exciting improvements to the School’s buildings and facilities, and charitable ambitions.

To apply: For further information and an application form, please visit our website:

Dates: Closing date is midday on 01 October 2017 but applications will be considered on receipt


Highgate School was established in 1565 by a Royal Charter of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the First. Sir Roger Cholmeley, our Founder, was granted Letters Patent to found ‘a grammar school…for good education and instruction’. Today Highgate is a flourishing coeducational independent school which includes the Senior School for pupils aged 11-18; the Junior School for pupils aged 7-11 and the Pre-Preparatory School for pupils aged 3-7. There are currently in the region of 1,700 pupils at Highgate and the School employs approximately 550 full-time or part-time teaching and support staff.

The School is situated in one of the most attractive and sought after areas of North London, only a short journey from Central London and adjacent to Hampstead Heath. The hilltop site in Highgate Village is the historic site of the Senior School. A few hundred yards along Hampstead Lane in Bishopswood Road lie the Junior and Pre-Preparatory Schools and the extensive playing fields, adjacent to the open spaces of Kenwood and Hampstead Heath. The Northern Line underground station is a short walk away and it is four miles to Central London.

Working at Highgate offers the opportunity to be part of a vibrant and welcoming community, committed to academic excellence and the highest standards of pastoral care for its pupils. The Governors consider the development of excellence in the education offered to the pupils to be the underlying purpose of activities undertaken by all staff.

Highgate is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to this post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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