Head of Education – Independent Schools
Start Date: January 2020
Contract: Permanent and full time
Salary: Excellent and matched to the candidate’s experience
Our client is a well-regarded Educational company, with an excellent reputation across London, arranging high quality tuition for students, covering all ages and subjects of schooling, with a specific emphasis on Science, English and Maths. Our Client has a high quality bank of tutors, assessors and consultants, with excellent experience of entrance examinations 7+, 8+, 11+, 13+ and also provide a wide range of educational consultancy to a range of pupils and schools. Their team of specialists, which include former Headteachers, have backgrounds in top London Independent schools.
We are currently looking for a well organised, professional individual to take up Head of Education role at this educational company, at a key time of their growth. The Head of Education will have good first-hand experience of the British education system and will be very knowledgeable in this area. The Head of Education will have a real passion for education and will be key in liaising with existing clients and influential in generating new business and developing client services. The Head of Education will be part of a small, dynamic, ambitious core team, alongside a bank of high calibre consultants, assessors and tutors.
The Head of Education will be required to meet the following essential criteria;
- Experience of sales, ideally within an educational setting, or a willingness, to learn about sales
- Strong organisational and time management skills
- A very strong knowledge of the British Education system
- Innate ability or experience in customer service
- Excellent communication skills – written and verbal
- Good and consistent attention to detail
- A co-operative and effective team member
- Educated to degree level or beyond
- Highly intelligent and highly motivated, excellent communicator
- Culturally intelligent and commercially sensitive
First stage interviews will be held for Head of Education, upon receipt of applications that are well matched and therefore early responses are encouraged. Please share your CV to;
The client has a strong ethos of student welfare therefore any successful applicant will undergo a full enhanced criminal record check (DBS).
If you do have the relevant requirements and would like to be considered for this job, please send through your CV.
Connaught Education – The Independent Schools Specialist
Connaught Education is a trading brand of Connaught Resourcing and operates as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency. We are a committed equal opportunities employer who respect and value cultural diversity. We are committed to supporting the welfare of children and young people. In support of current Safeguarding legislation we will carry out background checks and an Enhanced DBS Disclosure as part of our recruitment and selection procedures.