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US Universities Advisor

Harrow SchoolHarrow

Part time: 20 hours per week, 33 weeks of term time plus 4 weeks during the holidays.

Days to be agreed but will include Tuesday and Thursday afternoons

Harrow School is situated in Harrow on the Hill, northwest London, and is one of the best-known schools in the world. Around 830 boys study at Harrow and live in the School’s 12 boarding houses. Employees particularly value the School’s beautiful green estate, the positive working environment, and good relationships with their colleagues.   

An opportunity has arisen for a US Universities Advisor to support teaching staff in the universities process and offer guidance to the boys as they plan and prepare their university applications. They will prepare boys for interviews, liaise with US universities and support universities-related events. They will also produce guidance materials, assist with letters of recommendation and disseminate applications information to boys.

This role will suit someone who has been educated to degree level, has worked within an educational establishment, and has demonstrable knowledge of the US college admission system. They will enjoy interacting with boys, parents and teachers as well as generating well-crafted written materials to provide a knowledgeable, professional and supportive service. They will appreciate working within a friendly team, surrounded by a variety of interesting and historic buildings, and being part of the life of our vibrant School. 

Please note that applicants must hold the right to work in the UK as this is not an employer sponsored role.

Benefits include automatic enrolment in the School’s pension scheme, use of the School’s sports facilities and subsidised membership of the tennis, golf, angling and social clubs.

To apply, please visit our website at where you will find a job description and the required application forms. If you have any queries, please contact the HR department at 

CVs without the application form can not be accepted as we require the application form for our safeguarding checking procedures.

Closing date: Monday 27 September 2021.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all successful applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate for the post, including checks with any past employer and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Harrow School is an equal opportunities employer.

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