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Director of Marketing and Admissions – Dragon School



Dragon School has a distinguished history dating back to 1877, and this is an outstanding and rare opportunity to work in a key strategic leadership role at one of the country’s leading independent schools.

The Director of Marketing and Admissions is a new role within the School and is most likely suited to an experienced professional with a schools’ background in this important area. The Dragon is also willing to consider applicants from other commercial consumer marketing backgrounds. The successful candidate will embrace the future vision for the School and adopt a solution-driven approach to the application of marketing and admissions principles.

Reporting to the Headmaster, the postholder will be a member of the School’s Senior Leadership Team, manage their own department and have responsibility for the planning, development and implementation of marketing and pupil recruitment strategies for all entry points to the School.

To find out more about the post or the School in the first instance, please contact Nina Lambert at RSAcademics for a confidential discussion.

Tel: 07764 185745                Email:

To Apply:

Candidates should complete the RSAcademics application form electronically (available to download on this page). Please also submit a covering letter in support of your application form which should be addressed to Dr Crispin Hyde-Dunn, Headmaster, Dragon School.

Please email both documents as pdf files to Jonathan Barnes, Operations Manager at

The closing date for applications is Monday 3rd February 2020 at 10:00am

Dragon School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the
welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and
volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening
appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and
the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Key Dates

  • Closing date for applications 03 February 2020 10.00am
  • Preliminary telephone interviews 07 February 2020 -11 February 2020
  • First-round interviews at the Dragon: week commencing 2nd March 2020
  • Second-round interviews at the Dragon: week commencing 9th March 2020