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Director of Admissions, Marketing and Development – Royal Alexandra & Albert School, Reigate, Surrey

This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional individual to lead the marketing, communications, admissions and development function of this successful school.

Salary: In the region of £50,000 to £60,000 per annum, depending upon experience and qualifications

The Royal Alexandra and Albert School is a co-educational state boarding school for pupils aged 7-18. Situated in 260 acres of beautiful parkland in Reigate, Surrey, the School is home to a lively community of over 500 full boarders and 650 flexi boarders. One of only 35 state boarding schools in the country, demand for places is high and it boasts impressive facilities, including an equestrian centre. In 2018, its boarding provision was rated as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted.

The Director of Admissions, Marketing and Development will be a member of the Senior Management Team and as such will be instrumental in helping to shape the strategic direction of the institution as a whole, together with the articulation and execution of marketing, communications, development and admissions strategies.

The successful candidate will have a demonstrable track record in strategic marketing, communications and brand management gained from within or outside the education sector. He or she will have good knowledge of the educational landscape and a keen understanding of the factors which drive parents to choose a school and a passion for delivering excellent customer service.

The post holder will provide inspiring and motivational leadership to the admissions, marketing and development team and will be an articulate, persuasive and credible ambassador for the School. An ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals and to lead and manage change will be essential.

Interested candidates are invited to contact RSAcademics to arrange a confidential discussion about the role:

Miranda Landale:

Nina Lambert:

The closing date for applications is 10.00am on Monday 2 August 2021

To apply, candidates should complete an application form electronically and submit it to RSAcademics, together with a CV and covering letter, addressed to Mr Peter Dawson, Foundation Director, which explains their reasons for applying.

To submit your application, please click the Apply Now link. You will be taken to our online application portal where you will also be able to download an application form. Please follow the instructions provided to complete your application.

Should you have any queries relating to your application, please contact Jonathan Barnes, Head of Operations (Leadership Appointments) at: Jonathan can also be reached by calling our Head Office on 01858 383174.

RSAcademics is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in schools.

The Royal Alexandra and Albert School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an Enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service ) check.

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Key Dates

  • Closing date for applications 02 August 2021 10.00am
  • Selected candidates will be invited to preliminary interview with RSAcademics via video conferencing from 3 August
  • Long list interviews to be held online on 11 or 12 August
  • Final round interviews at the School 17 August 2021