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Summer School Director

Concord College

Concord College is England’s premier co-educational boarding school set in the heart of the Shropshire countryside, with 600 students aged 13-19. With over 40 nationalities represented amongst our students, we enjoy a wonderfully diverse environment with a strong community feel and decency, trust and respect at our core. All employees play an important part in providing all that is required for the students in our care. If you are looking for an opportunity to work as part of a great team in a beautiful setting with first class facilities, excellent working conditions and rates of pay plus many additional benefits, we currently have the following vacancy:


We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Summer School Director who will have responsibility for many elements of the design, marketing and delivery of the summer courses. The post holder will also play a key role in ensuring that there is consistency between Concord’s Summer School in action and in the way that the courses are designed and delivered. 

The post holder must have strong business acumen with excellent negotiation skills and a proven ability to devise and run clear systems. A full understanding of the importance of safeguarding is essential for the role, as is the commitment to the College’s aims and ethos that puts the wellbeing of children first in an inclusive, kind and family-orientated atmosphere. The successful candidate will report to the Principal and the Bursar and will be responsible for the line management of the Summer School Administrators and the staff appointed to work on the College’s summer courses. 

The successful candidate will be approachable, respectful, act with integrity and diplomacy and possess strong leadership skills with the ability to forge and maintain successful professional relationships with students, parents and colleagues. Excellent IT skills, with an ability to work efficiently to fixed deadlines, are also essential for the post.

In addition to a competitive salary, other benefits include a defined contribution pension scheme, income protection and life assurance schemes.

The closing date for applications is midday 31 January 2022.

Applications will, however, be considered on receipt and we reserve the right to close this advertisement earlier than the date stated above should we appoint a suitable candidate.

For further information and an application form, please contact Mrs R Phillips, Assistant Bursar (HR) on 01694 731631 or by email at   

Please note CVs will only be accepted if submitted with a fully completed and detailed application form. 

Concord College, Acton Burnell Hall, Acton Burnell, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY5 7PF.

Concord College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Appointment to this role will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks in accordance with relevant statutory guidance.  Child protection screening is undertaken which includes checks with previous employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Salary: Competitive
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 26th November 2021
Closes: 31st January 2022
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