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Director of Marketing and Admissions – Shebbear College

North Devon


Applications are invited for the post of Director of Marketing and Admissions at Shebbear College with effect from Spring / Summer 2020.

Founded in 1820, Shebbear College is a thriving independent boarding and day school for 330 children, set in 85 acres of beautiful North Devon countryside. The College is a non-selective school and a member of MIST (the Methodist Independent Schools Trust), a prestigious and expanding group of UK-wide schools.

Reporting directly to the Head, this is an important role as part of a newly structured Senior Leadership Team within a warm, vibrant and friendly school community. The Director of Marketing and Admissions will develop and implement marketing and recruitment strategies to enhance the Shebbear brand locally, nationally and internationally in support of the growth and development of the College.

This exciting position will likely suit a commercially minded, strategic marketing, business development or sales professional.   Although experience within the independent schools or education sector would be an advantage, applicants with the necessary transferable skills are warmly welcomed to apply.

For an initial confidential discussion, please contact:

Peter Lockhart, Search Consultant: or call 07876 354185

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 Mrs Caroline Kirby, Head, Shebbear College.

Please email both documents as pdf files to Alison Hooper, Project Coordinator at

The closing date for applications is Monday 27th January 2020 at 10:00am

Shebbear College is an Equal Opportunities Employer and a registered
Educational Charity.

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About this vacancy

Key Dates

  • Closing date for applications 27 January 2020 10:00am
  • Telephone interviews 29 January 2020 -31 January 2020
  • First round interviews at Shebbear College 12 February 2020
  • Second round interviews w/c 24th February 2020 at Shebbear College