Admissions Manager - AMCIS

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Admissions Manager

Full Time
Salary: £35,000- £37,000 per annum.
Let’s talk about flexible working too.
Hours of Work: 8.30-17.30, Monday to Friday (Flexible working is possible in agreement with your line manager according to the needs of the School).

We have an exciting opportunity for an Admissions Manager to inspire and lead our incredibly hard working and friendly Admissions Department at Lancing College.

The Department
The College receives many applications from the UK as well as across the globe and the role of the Admissions Department is to ensure the experience of prospective families and pupils is a positive one when they apply to Lancing. The Admissions department works closely with academic and pastoral colleagues as part of the recruitment process.

The Role
As our Admissions Manager you will oversee key elements of the admissions process and will have line management responsibilities for three people in our dynamic department.

You will work closely and communicate clearly with staff across the College, overseeing the process of new pupils from initial contact through to arrival at the school, ensuring that all relevant data is reported accurately.

The successful candidate will assist in the marketing of the school to prospective parents, prep schools and educational agents. A key element of the role is working with the Director of Admissions to develop and maintain strong relations with prep/feeder schools, including managing mailings/events with prep schools regarding prospective pupils.

You will manage the administration of entrance assessments, scholarships and additional tests as well as the post assessment communications with parents at all entry points.

You will ensure a customer- friendly transition of pupils to the school following confirmation of a place. This will include managing the distribution of pre-arrival communications (joining instructions) and welcome events.

About you
We are ideally looking for someone with a confident and strong sense of leadership. You may have previous experience of working within a school or thrive in a demanding customer service environment.

We are seeking candidates who have experience of delivering outstanding customer service and have excellent communication, administrative and relationship-building skills.

The successful candidate will be innovative, a creative thinker, driven to achieve whilst at the same time having the ability to support their team.

We are looking for an individual who is able to review and identify opportunities for process improvements finding creative solutions.

Sustainability is high on our agenda so the ability to work digitally is desirable.

What can we offer you?
You will have the opportunity to develop existing qualifications or continue leadership CPD.

In return for your commitment and hard work, we offer you a complimentary lunch, free tickets to College musicals, dance and drama performances, access to books, magazines and DVDs from the College library, access to our Employee Assistance Programme, staff events, Christmas parties and end of term celebrations, free parking at our onsite car parks and access to cycle to work scheme.

You will also be entitled to 25 days annual leave, and we give you an additional 3 days leave between Christmas and New Year.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 17 May 2023 although applications may be reviewed on receipt.

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