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Admissions Officer

ADMISSIONS OFFICER

(Required for July/August 2023. Full time equivalent annual salary circa £30,000 (pro rata £21,257 for term time plus five weeks during School holidays), plus benefits including generous contributory pension scheme, holiday entitlement and life assurance.

The Admissions Officer assists the Head of Admissions in all areas of the department, providing administrative support and contributing to the smooth running and successful completion of the admissions process, from initial enquiry through to enrolment. Duties include management of the admissions database, registration process and student records. Other responsibilities include liaising with prospective parents, leading prospective parent tours, assisting with key parent and pupil events such as exam days, Open Mornings and deputising for the Head of Admissions when required.

The successful candidate will be an experienced administrator, ideally with an understanding of the admissions process within an Independent School. They will possess a high level of attention to detail and accuracy, have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, be highly computer literate (Microsoft Word and Excel is essential) and have worked with and populated detailed databases. In addition, they will be highly organised, efficient, methodical and remain calm under pressure.

Hours are 30 per week, to be worked over four or five days per week during term time plus five weeks during the School holidays (including the last two weeks of August). Precise hours are negotiable. Flexibility is required during busy weeks where additional hours may be required (including prior to and during January entrance examinations) for which time off in lieu will be given during less busy periods of the year.
The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must therefore be willing to undergo child protection screening and safer recruitment checks appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. All positions within the School are exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

St Albans School is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and the creation of an inclusive environment for all employees. Employment selections are made according to suitability for the post, irrespective of background or protected characteristic.

Please apply online at www.st-albans.herts.sch.uk by 7 July 2023. Should you have any queries please contact Sarah de Rossi, HR Manager, at scderossi@st-albans.herts.sch.uk. The School reserves the right to make an appointment before the closing date, so early applications are encouraged.

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