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Admissions Officer

Full Time All Year Round

Required for flexible start date

About us
Queen Anne’s School is an exciting place to work, where every member of the school team is valued. We aim to recruit the highest calibre of staff through all areas of the school. Queen Anne’s School is a community and all staff work with a professional, committed and enthusiastic attitude.

The school is located in beautiful 35 acre grounds with good transport links and within easy walking distance of Reading Station. We offer a number of staff benefits including excellent training and Inset opportunities, pension scheme, discounted gym membership, subsidised meals, free car parking and School fee reduction where appropriate.

The role
We are seeking to appoint a highly capable Admissions Officer who will already have experience within this field. The successful candidate will work closely with the Head of Admissions to manage all initial enquiries from families through to the pupils starting at school. This role will require highly developed interpersonal skills and the ability to meet expectations. The successful candidate will assist the Head of Admissions and liaise with the Marketing team to achieve our agreed objectives of new enrolments at all entry points during the year.

The successful candidate will be confident, organised and have meticulous attention to detail. A high level of written skills and IT knowledge with a good understanding of independent education is essential.

Knowledge of UKVI is essential.

Closing date for applications: Applications considered on receipt, early application advised

Queen Anne’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Full details of this position and how to apply are available from https://www.qas.org.uk/our-community/work-with-us or by emailing [email protected]

Registered Charity

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Admissions Officer

Admissions Officer

Role: To support the Director of Admissions in all tasks for the day-to-day operation of the admissions function.

Principle Accountabilities:

  • In conjunction with the Admissions team maintain accurate records on the school databases
  • Assist in ensuring that the Admissions Department is fully integrated and engaged with all aspects of school life
  • Provide agents with up-to-date information and contracts
  • Provide advice to parents /guardians about the availability of places in all-year groups
  • Provide advice to parents/guardians on entry criteria
  • Organise and administer entrance assessments and interviews
  • Liaise with visa company in order to provide all necessary information for the issuing of visas and assisting clients and agents with the immigration requirements
  • Work closely with visa company termly on returners and of any visa issues
  • Representing the school by attending school-related social / evening functions
  • Compilation of internal entrance papers and the results
  • Arranging prospective parents/guardians’ visits to the school (internally and externally) and organizing pupil tour guides
  • Following up after visits obtaining feedback and tracking inquiries
  • Responsible for the updating of the school handbook and uniform guide on an annual basis
  • Reviewing and updating all new pupil paperwork on a termly basis
  • Attending other school fairs and events when required
  • Any other tasks within reason that the Director of Admissions may require

Job Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

Essential

  • PC literate, G Suite preferred, and proficient user of database packages, software applications, and digital media
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of independent education and the ability to learn in detail about the curriculum life at Glenalmond
  • Effective time management skills, well organised with the ability to plan and prioritise to meet deadlines

Desirable

  • Experience of working in an admissions department of an independent school
  • Understanding the immigration system on visa applications

Competencies and personal attributes:

Essential

  • Open communicator, willing to report progress and identify issues early on
  • Professional manner and appearance with the ability to act as an ambassador for the School
  • Flexibility in working in an office environment and after office hours
  • The ability to work on own initiative and to deadlines
  • Ability to build strong business relationships internally
  • Committed to CPD and willing to undertake training for the better performance of the role

Desirable

  • Additional language proficiency

Terms:

Hours of Work
This is a full-time post with the requirement for 35 hours of work on average per week. There is a requirement for flexibility with some travel likely for events and attendance at key events required, such as Open Days on weekends.

Leave Entitlement:
30 days plus 10 Bank Holidays

Salary Scale:
In the range of £24,000—£26,000 depending on skills and experience.

All applications are to be submitted on the College’s application form for Support Staff; this is obtainable from the College website:
www.glenalmondcollege.co.uk/about-us/job-vacancies

Please complete this form and submit this together with a covering letter detailing your reasons for applying for the post and your suitability for the position. Please return completed application forms electronically to:
[email protected]

The deadline for all applications is 1 p.m. on Friday 22nd July but please feel free to submit your application as soon as possible. Interviews are planned to take place in the week commencing 25th July 2022, although we reserve the right to interview and appoint at any time in the recruitment process.

The appointment process will include an interview, the opportunity to meet colleagues, as well a visit to the College.
Further details and a schedule will be provided in advance of the interview. 

Glenalmond College is committed to promoting the safeguarding of children and expects all its employees to share this commitment. Any job offer will be made subject to satisfactory checks with previous employers, including an enhanced check with Disclosure Scotland. Appointments will be conditional on references acceptable to the College and sight of original qualification certificates.

Glenalmond College is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of age, gender, race, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.

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Admissions Officer

St Joseph’s College is an independent school in Ipswich, Suffolk, with Christian values that gives students space to thrive. We provide a stable foundation for students aged from 2 to 18 years and we take happiness very seriously. The College is looking for an Admissions Officer, who will support the Admissions Manager in delivering and effective and efficient admissions process to support student recruitment. The role would suit an excellent team player with exemplary organisation skills who is a confident communicator.

Further details and an application form can be found at www.stjos.co.uk/our-community/job-vacancies/ or by contacting the HR Officer by email ([email protected]) or telephone (01473) 690281.

Closing date: Midday on Thursday 30 June with interview w/c Monday 4 July 2022. The College reserves the right to interview prior to the closing deadline, so early applications are encouraged.

St Joseph’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undertake child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service. Please be advised that applications cannot be accepted unless they are on the College’s Application Form. References will be taken up and will be carefully checked. DBS charge payable by applicant.

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Admissions Officer

The salary range is £28,396-£33,682 (NHC29-35)
8.30am-5.30pm, Monday to Friday, all year round
Generous School fee remission; 35 days’ holiday

The School’s busy Admissions Department is looking to recruit an Admissions Officer. The main responsibility of the Admissions Officer is to manage and administer the admissions procedure for the School’s Senior Divisions, from initial point of contact through to student arrival. The successful candidate will have a professional and personable manner, possessing excellent communication and IT skills.

New Hall offers an exceptional working environment in a stunning, Grade I listed building.
With a staff of around 315, New Hall is a warm, welcoming and supportive community.
New Hall is committed to increasing the number of staff from ethnic minorities, across all roles and at all levels, to reflect our diverse student population. Applications from practising Catholics are particularly welcome. The Equal Opportunities Policy can be found on our website.

Closing Date: Midday, Wednesday 16 March 2022 Early applications are encouraged and interviews will take place on a rolling basis

JOB ID: NH0310

For further details and an Application Form, please visit our website: www.newhallschool.co.uk/job-opportunities
Alternatively, please contact the HR Department on 01245 467 588.

New Hall is committed to safeguarding pupils. There will be an enhanced DBS check prior to appointment.

New Hall School Trust: Registered Office at New Hall School • Limited Company (05472420) • Registered Charity (1110286) • Registered in England

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Admissions Officer

This is an excellent opportunity to join the Admissions team within an award-winning charity. If you are interested in being part of one of this country’s top independent school where kindness is at the heart of what we do, then this is an ideal opportunity for you

THE DEPARTMENT

The busy and dynamic Admissions team are responsible for leading and co ordinating the admission of pupils to Highgate’s over-subscribed Pre-Prep, Junior and Senior Schools, work which is crucial for the ongoing success of the school. Led by the Head of Admissions, the team consists of 6 members who each have clear responsibilities yet work collaboratively as a team. We work closely with the Communications team as well as the leadership teams across all three schools.

THE ROLE

You will be leading our Admissions process for 4+ applicants, working closely with families of applicants, carefully leading them through the application process. In addition to your main admissions entry point, you will be expected to take responsibility for specific areas within admissions as needed, acting as the team lead, spearheading relevant training and projects as appropriate. This may include managing data and supporting SEND applicants. Further details may be discussed at interview.

You will have excellent administrative, communication and customer service skills to ensure that all applicants have a positive experience of the school, whether successful or not. Calm and organised, you will be a people-person with a flexible, pro-active and can-do approach. Previous experience of an educational admissions process would be a distinct advantage.

You will be working closely with the Head of Admissions, the Principal and Academic Deputy Principal in the Pre-Prep, the Marketing Manager and of course your colleagues in the Admissions Team.

Please visit our candidate information pack for further information about our School, role and staff benefits.

Applications should be made via Highgate’s website https://www.highgateschool.org.uk/work-with-us/

Highgate School supports anonymous recruitment. This means we hide your personal, identifying information to remove bias from the hiring process. We encourage applications from candidates who experience barriers and inequity due to their ethnicity, gender identity, physical or mental health, sexuality, and/or socio-economic background.

Highgate is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to this post, including checks with past employers, overseas police check if necessary and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Please note that this role is ‘exempt’ from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore, you are required to declare any convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings that are not ‘protected’ (i.e. filtered out) as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). Shortlisted candidates will be asked to provide details of all unspent convictions and those that would not be filtered, prior to the date of the interview.

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Admissions Officer

Full Time All Year Round

Required for February 2022

About us
Queen Anne’s School is an exciting place to work, where every member of the school team is valued. We aim to recruit the highest calibre of staff through all areas of the school. Queen Anne’s School is a community and all staff work with a professional, committed and enthusiastic attitude.

The school is located in beautiful 35 acre grounds with good transport links and within easy walking distance of Reading Station. We offer a number of staff benefits including excellent training and Inset opportunities, pension scheme, discounted gym membership, subsidised meals, free car parking and School fee reduction where appropriate.

The role
We are seeking to appoint a highly capable Admissions Officer who will already have experience within this field. The successful candidate will work closely with the Head of Admissions to manage all initial enquiries from families through to the pupils starting at school. This role will require highly developed interpersonal skills and the ability to meet expectations. The successful candidate will assist the Head of Admissions and liaise with the Marketing team to achieve our agreed objectives of new enrolments at all entry points during the year.

The successful candidate will be confident, organised and have meticulous attention to detail. A high level of written skills and IT knowledge with a good understanding of independent education is essential.

Knowledge of UKVI is essential.

Closing date for applications: Monday 3 January 2022

Queen Anne’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Full details of this position and how to apply are available from https://www.qas.org.uk/our-community/work-with-us or by emailing [email protected]

Registered Charity

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Admissions Officer

Admissions Officer

For November 2021

Term time only, part time, 4 days a week, 0.8 FTE (plus 15 days)

Salary £25,500 – £27,000 (FTE) actual salary £17,551 – £18,583 depending on experience

Permanent

Notting Hill & Ealing High School, one of London’s leading independent girls’ day schools, has an exciting opportunity for a part-time Admissions Officer.

The post holder will be responsible for providing administrative support to the Registrar and being the initial point of contact for all enquiries regarding admissions.

The successful candidate will also be required to provide ad-hoc, whole school administrative support services.

If you have excellent organisational, time management, written and verbal communication skills, we will be delighted to hear from you.

About the School

NHEHS is a leading academic day school. Our girls are ambitious, bright, enthusiastic and eager to learn and we offer a warm and supportive community. We occupy a site in suburban, leafy, west Ealing with excellent transport links.

Benefits

The School is part of the GDST, the UK’s leading network of independent girls’ schools. We can offer a variety of benefits, such as:

  • Membership of Pension Scheme
  • Access to the GDST central training and development programme
  • Up to 50% discount on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Training grants for obtaining further qualifications
  • Interest free annual season ticket loans for travel are available to staff
  • Interest free loans to enable staff to buy a computer for personal use at home
  • Cycle Scheme: The School is part of the scheme which enables staff to purchase bicycles and equipment at a tax advantageous rate and pay for the equipment over 12 months
  • Free lunches during term time

Further information about this position and how to apply is available by emailing [email protected]  or by clicking the apply button.

Closing date: Monday 27th September 2021 (12pm) but early applications are welcomed.

Interviews will take place on Friday 1st October 2021.

The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.

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Admissions Officer

Are you an experienced, highly organised administrator with strong Microsoft office skills and excellent attention to detail, particularly in relation to data management and written correspondence?

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established admissions office pivotal to our School in ensuring that annual pupil recruitment targets are met. Working closely with the Director of Admissions and Marketing, the Admissions Officer is required to liaise with parents and work collaboratively to meet the demands of the department.

More specifically, the Admissions Officer is responsible for undertaking all administrative tasks, juggling multiple enquiries, organising open days, prospective parents’ events and visits to the School, co-ordinating scholarships and assessments, managing the admissions database and liaising with our external visa advisors.

It is essential that you are able to prioritise workload, can work well under pressure and have previous experience in a complex customer facing, administration role. To be considered you must have exceptional IT skills, relationship management skills and be confident in communication both orally and in writing. It is highly desirable if you have relevant admissions experience in a similar independent School.

Downside School is an independent, co-educational boarding and day school for pupils aged 11 to 18, and one of England’s oldest and most distinguished Catholic Schools. We are situated at the foot of the Mendip Hills, twelve miles south of the city of Bath.

Contractual Details
Salary: £22,000 – 25,000 per annum depending on experience
Hours: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm with a one hour lunch break. There will be some weekend and evening work during events and open days as necessary.
Contract: Permanent, 52 weeks per year
Benefits: A complimentary lunch, free on-site parking, an employee assistance programme. 25 days holiday per annum plus 8 days Bank and Public holidays.

How to Apply

For further information please apply via our website at https://www.downside.co.uk/workingwith-
us/ where you can download full details of the role.

You can apply with this direct job link https://cvminder.com/2012qovw

Closing date for applications: Sunday 3 January 2021 (Midnight).

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 12 January 2021.

Downside School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be DBS checked. We strive to be an equal opportunities employer.

Registered Company No. 11751009 and Registered Charity No: 1184700

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Admissions Officer

Full-time / Year Round

Harrogate Ladies’ College is looking to appoint an Admissions Officer to join its thriving Marketing and Admissions Department.

The Admissions Officer will be part of the Admissions Team which has responsibility for ensuring the school achieves the annual pupil recruitment targets for Harrogate Ladies’ College, Highfield Prep School and Highfield Pre-School.

Working as part of a busy and professional team, the ideal candidate will be energetic, enthusiastic and targets driven, with outstanding communication and organisational skills.  Previous experience in a similar role within the education sector would be beneficial.

The hours of the role are to be 8.30am until 5.30pm/8.00am until 5.00pm on Mondays to Fridays throughout the year.

Salary given on application.

Closing date:                9.00am, Monday 7 December 2020

Interviews:                    To be confirmed

To apply:  Please complete the application form available from the school’s website: http://www.hlc.org.uk/vacancies/admissions-officer-full-time-year-round/

Or available by emailing: [email protected]

Before completing the School’s application form, applicants should read the School’s Staff Privacy notice which details how the School will process their personal data for recruitment purposes, and beyond, if they are recruited.

Contact information:  Mrs Lucy Condon, HR Manager, Harrogate Ladies’ College, Clarence Drive, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1 2QG – Email: [email protected]

Harrogate Ladies’ College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will not be allowed to start in school until all pre-employment checks have been completed satisfactorily.  The successful applicant must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post. The School is an educational charity and equal opportunities employer.