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Ipswich High SchoolSuffolk

Required September 2021

Full-time position, 36 hours per week, term time (currently 34 weeks) plus 10 weeks in school holidays

This is an exceptional opportunity for an outstanding individual to lead admissions at one of the leading independent schools in Suffolk. Reporting directly to the Head of Finance and Operations this is a pivotal role which will be instrumental in helping Ipswich High School implement an exciting domestic and international strategy.

The Registrar takes the lead in delivering an outstanding and highly empathetic admissions experience for prospective parents and pupils in the UK and globally.  They will ensure that every prospective family benefits from bespoke contact, from their first enquiry and visit to the school, to the point of their child’s admission.

The ideal candidate will be a passionate advocate for Ipswich High School’s values and have a demonstrable track record in high quality stakeholder engagement and relationship management gained from within or outside the education sector. They will have good knowledge of the independent educational landscape and a keen understanding of the factors which drive parents to consider and invest in an independent education for their children.

The successful candidate will be highly strategic, articulate, persuasive and a credible ambassador for the school and be able to work effectively with a wide range of people.

The position would ideally commence on 1st September 2021. Early applications are encouraged.


Pro rata £35000 – £39,985 per annum dependent on experience.

How to apply:

Please send a completed application form to the HR Officer at or by post to the address below:

Ipswich High School




The school will review applications on a rolling basis. Early applications are encouraged.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 11th August (can be closed early)

Interviews: As shortlisted applicants are received.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to pre-employment screening, which includes an enhanced DBS and reference check prior to appointment.  

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