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The Richard Pate School, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Job Vacancy


Head of Communications and Marketing (Part-time)


The Richard Pate School is owned and operated by Pate’s Grammar School Foundation. It is a successful independent day school for 3-11 year olds set in 11 acres of land on the edge of Cheltenham.

The School is looking for an experienced professional to support the Headmaster in developing and implementing a communication and marketing strategy to reflect the ethos, aims and successes of our exceptional School. This is an exciting new role so there is scope for the successful candidate to provide meaningful input into the design and priorities of the role.

The role is part-time, 3 days a week during term time, plus the equivalent of 5 weeks spread over the School holidays.


To be successful in this role you must:

  • Be experienced in the principles and practices of marketing, communications and PR in the education sector.
  • Ideally hold a recognised professional qualification.
  • Have strong ICT and social media skills.
  • Be a proactive and positive individual with a high level of professional integrity and attention to detail.
  • Be an excellent communicator who enjoys collaborative working.
  • Be respectful of the School’s aims and values.

In return we offer a positive working environment with supportive colleagues where our pupils are at the heart of everything we do. 


To apply for this role, please see our application form and information pack:

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To apply for this role please complete the Application Form.

You can send to completed form by e-mail to or by post to:

Mrs Lucy Cox – Bursar, The Richard Pate School, Southern Road, Cheltenham, GL53 9RP


Applications must be submitted no later than 17th February 2020.


See below for our recruitment policies:


Pate’s Grammar School Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare or children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. And is an equal opportunities employer. In accordance with the DfE’s Keeping Children Safe in Education 2019 references will be sought on all short-listed candidates prior to interview.