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Communications and PR Officer

Godstowe SchoolBuckinghamshire

A vacancy has arisen for the position of Communications and PR Officer at Godstowe Preparatory School. The School wishes to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced member of staff who will be responsible for a variety of communications to our parents and the wider community. We are looking for an inspired, self-motivated individual who will effectively act as our internal journalist, seeking out news and preparing ways of issuing these, using a variety of media, such as the website, our electronic newsletter, social media, as well as parent communications which are mostly sent via email.

This is an exciting role for the right individual, who enjoys being part of the lively and busy School Office and will work daily with our Senior Management Team, the academic and support staff, developing our communications so that they reach the target audience in an effective and professional way.

Applicants should read the job description and person specification, as well as our safeguarding and recruitment policies which can be found on our website. Please complete our application form and send it, together with a covering letter to the Headmistress, Ms Sophie Green. Applications should be submitted either via email to the HR & Compliance Officer, Mrs Gundula Ackermann at

Closing date: Wednesday 15 September 2021.

Candidates may be invited to attend an interview at Godstowe at relatively short notice. Information about our terms and conditions of employment will be available at the interview.

Godstowe is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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