Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your career, deepen your experience and take on a Trust wide role? GLF Schools is seeking to recruit a motivated individual with experience in marketing and communication to support our schools with pupil recruitment.
This is an exciting opportunity to not only work closely with some of our 41 schools, spread across the South East from Oxfordshire to Croydon, but also to become a key member of the Trust’s central team and influence the marketing strategy for the Trust as a whole.
Ideally, you will have experience of working within education, so that you are able to engage effectively with our schools’ leadership teams to implement successful marketing campaigns where needed to maximise the numbers of children on roll in our schools.
This post may be based in either of our central offices in Banstead or Camberley; we support colleagues to work flexibly, and this role may be carried out remotely in part. An important aspect of the role will be to get to know each of our schools, and to support promotional events for schools on occasions, and therefore a willingness and ability to travel will be essential.
We are looking to recruit for a full-time post but would consider applications for a part time position; please state clearly on your application if you are looking for a part time position.
We are looking for candidates located in any of our 3 regions, listed below:
West and Oxfordshire - Camberley, Sunbury, Wokingham, Lightwater, Banbury, Didcot
Central - West Ewell, Cheam, Banstead, Epsom
South East - Wandsworth, Croydon, Caterham, Merstham, Redhill, Crawley, Horsham
What we are looking for
Someone who has;
● Experience of working in a marketing role in a busy environment
● The ability to communicate effectively with and influence a range of stakeholders
● Strong verbal communication skills
● A passion for understanding different communities and environments
● Enthusiasm and commitment to working as part of a team.
Thrive in a Career at GLF
GLF Schools is a dynamic, forward thinking and rapidly expanding Academy Trust with many career opportunities for new and existing staff. Each school in our Trust has its own individual identity, while benefiting from the expertise that comes from dedicated and experienced regional and Trust teams. Our schools serve to meet the needs of its own local community yet all are united in their core purpose of providing an outstanding educational experience. GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish. Our offer includes:
● Continuous Professional Development
● Work life and family friendly policies
● Flexible Working
● Staff Wellbeing
● Career Pathways and Talent Management
● Staff Benefits
● Community and Collaboration
● Valued worker scheme
All associate staff at GLF Schools are enrolled in the Local Government Pension Scheme, a defined benefit pension scheme.
Hours - Full time over 52 weeks (we are ideally looking to recruit for a full-time post but would consider applications for a part time position; please state clearly on your application if you are looking for a part time position).
Salary - Senior Specialist, starting salary £30,000pa FTE with 25 days annual leave
Start Date - As soon as available
Closing Date - Monday 14th June 2021
Interview Dates - Monday 21st June 2021
Support for schools’ pupil recruitment campaigns will be particularly busy during June and July, and from September to December, and so candidates should note that leave may need to be restricted during these periods. Candidates should also be prepared to offer flexibility in working hours in order to support promotional events outside of the usual working day.
GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.
We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.
Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.