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Admissions Coordinator

Start date: November 2021

Post type: Full-time, permanent.

Hours: 08.30 – 17.30 Monday to Friday

Dependent on experience, up to £25,000

Lord Wandsworth College is seeking an Admissions Coordinator, to join our successful admissions team. This role is essential to us ensuring that we deliver best-in-class experiences for potential pupils and their families at every stage of the admissions journey. The successful candidate will have outstanding communication and people skills together with strong organisational and administrative abilities.

This is an exciting and wide-ranging role with a variety of responsibilities to include:

Dealing with phone, website, online chat, and email admissions enquiries to deliver outstanding customer service
Sending out marketing and admissions literature both by post and email to prospective parents
Co-ordinating all visits for prospective parents and following up on these in a timely manner
Assist in our regular programme of Open Mornings and other special events for prospective parents
Processing pupil applications, registration and acceptance forms
Communication with prospective parents regarding exams and assessments
Invigilating online tests and assessments
Updating and coordinating joiner’s information and disseminating information to staff as required
Maintaining the admissions databases ensuring that they are accurate and always up to date, including change of status requests
Maintain school records for both prospective and current pupils
Assisting with taster day arrangements, emails and letters etc.
Arranging and attending new pupil induction days
Assisting with scholarship application processing and communications
Managing database of visas/passports details as required by UKVI – current and prospective pupils
Assist with the provision of reports in relation to pupil numbers to the Director of Admissions & Marketing
Any other tasks required by the Admissions Manager
Carrying out any such duties as may be reasonably requested by the Director of Admissions and Marketing

The Admissions Coordinator is responsible to the Admissions & Foundation Manager and will assist in the delivery of the smooth running of the entire admissions process for the College from initial enquiries, through to registration and enrolment. It is essential to be able to assist and build close working relations with key stakeholders (colleagues and parents) to ensure that the College always remains as full as possible, in line with the marketing strategy.

This is an ideal position for a candidate with previous school admissions experience ideally but equally someone with the background knowledge of working in an education setting who wishes to be involved in the ‘life’ of a school community. The role requires excellent organisational skills and the ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently. The post-holder will also need to be able to work on time bound tasks to support the Admissions and Marketing objectives.

Lord Wandsworth College offers an extensive benefits package which includes generous salary and annual leave entitlement, free parking, lunches provided term-time, contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, death in service cover and free use of College’s sports facilities.

Closing date: Wednesday 27th October at 09.00
Interview date: Week Commencing 1st November 2021

To apply, please visit https://www.lordwandsworth.org/our-community/employment-opportunities/vacancy-details?Category=Administration&Advert=NWxlPxI35byDiWc8rgWpFA%3D%3D=NWxlPxI35byDiWc8rgWpFA%3D%3D

If you require any assistance completing your online application please contact Vacancy Filler, our recruitment support team, on 01509 236434 or use the ‘Chat Now’ option found at the bottom of the online application form.

Any questions with regard to the post should be directed to the HR Team at [email protected]

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. The successful applicant will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check and references. We are an equal opportunities employer. Lord Wandsworth College is a registered charity (Number: 1143359) providing outstanding caring education for boys and girls since 1912.

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