Appointments Vacancies


West Malling, Kent

Do you have the ability to tell a story using research findings? Do you seek to understand the ‘why’ behind how consumers behave and the choices they make? Do you love data, numbers and problem solving? Can you translate data into meaningful charts and graphs? Do you enjoy keeping up to date with developments in online survey software and data output methods?

Founded in 2002 by Russell Speirs, RSAcademics is considered by many to be the UK’s leading and most established consultancy specialising in the provision of support to independent schools in the UK and internationally. We provide a wide range of services in the areas of strategy, marketing strategy and research, philanthropy, and the recruitment and development of senior staff.

SchoolPulse is our online survey tool designed to generate insight into stakeholder attitude and perceptions.  Using a mix of standardised key performance measures, as well as tailored questions specifically designed to provide information relevant to our clients, SchoolPulse is the most robust benchmarked survey available in the sector.

Are you an experienced quantitative researcher, keen to apply your skills to the education sector?  Would you like to work with client schools to give them a rounded assessment of what parents, students and staff really think about their school; highlight their priorities for improvement; discover opportunities and challenges for the future; and learn what not to change?

RSAcademics’ experience is unrivalled. Our team is made up of some of the best education marketers in the country.  If you would like to bring your market research experience to our sector then we would like to hear from you.

Previous experience of quantitative research is essential along with an effective and engaging communication style. Training/mentoring is provided.

If you would like a confidential discussion about the role before submitting an application, please contact:

Susie Inman – – 01858 467449

Susie will arrange for you to speak to a member of the SchoolPulse team.

To Apply:

Please email your CV together with a covering letter to Alison Hooper, Project Coordinator at

Your covering letter should be addressed to Louise Peddie, Research Manager. This should be no more than two pages in length, and outline your motivation in applying for the role. Please see the job description for further information.

Closing date for applications: Monday 25th March, 10:00am. Early applications are encouraged as interviews may begin prior to this date.


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Key Dates

  • Closing date (early applications encouraged) 25 March 2019 10am