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Job details
Employer Gosfield School
Location Colchester
Salary Circa £35,000 pa plus performance bonus and benefits
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts ASAP

Gosfield School is seeking to appoint an experienced Head of Admissions to lead pupil recruitment and convert enquirers to starters.

The ideal candidate will have experience as a Registrar or Admissions Officer in the Independent School’s sector. It is desirable for the successful candidate to possess an innovative approach to the leadership of pupil recrutiment in this exciting phase of its growth.

Working as part of the school’s marketing and admissions team and reporting to the school’s Business Manager, responsibilities will include:

· Maintaining regular contact with prospective parents

· Conducting school tours for enquirers

· Creating and executing a process for recruitment of enquirers

· Creating and managing parent and pupil information days and open days

· Creating and managing events such as bursary and scholarship days, Reception, Year 7 and 6th Form taster days

· Assisting with campaign planning and management of school events such as open days

· Building relationships and creating and delivering presentations to feeder school stakeholders

· Maintaining data and CRM and planning and executing contact schedules

Gosfield School was established in 1929 and is a small co-educational through school with pupils aged 2 – 18. Set in 100 acres of parkland in rural Essex close to Halstead, the school benefits from excellent facilities and currently has the largest cohort in the school’s 88 year history.

To receive an application form, job and person specification, send an email including your cv to

Peter Sakal

Chair of Governors

Gosfield School

Cut Hedge Park

Halstead Road


Essex CO9 1PF

Closing date for applications is Wednesday, 18th October, 2017

We are an equal opportunities employer committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent duty.

About the employer

Gosfield School was established at Cut Hedge Park in 1929 when the daughter of the textile manufacturer, George Courtauld purchased the land and buildings from the executors of her late father’s estate. Constance Cicely Courtauld started a senior boy...

Information about Gosfield School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through with sixth form
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range 2 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

Cut Hedge Park
Halstead Road
United Kingdom
+44 1787 478228