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Admissions Registrar (Maternity Cover)

At The Blue Coat School, we pride ourselves on providing a nurturing and academically enriching environment for our students. As an Admissions Registrar, you will play a pivotal role in welcoming new pupils and their families into our community. This position offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the growth and success of our School, ensuring that each child’s educational experience begins with a seamless and positive admissions process. The appointed candidate must bring energy and initiative to this role, using their outstanding organisational, IT and interpersonal skills to maintain the department’s current success.

Qualifications/Professional Development

  • Degree level education or equivalent work experience
  • Evidence of recent involvement in professional development

Skills and experience

  • A sound understanding of the admissions process of a Prep school
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • A high degree of computer literacy. Confidence using Google applications is desirable
  • Experience using iSAMS would be an advantage
  • An excellent telephone manner
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to prioritise and manage tasks
  • An eye for detail and accuracy
  • A solid understanding of the General Data Protection Regulations to safely manage personal information

Personal attributes

  • Ability to form and maintain positive relationships
  • Sensitivity to others and the ability to work cooperatively
  • Self-motivated with a positive, professional attitude
  • Ability to work as part of a team yet also to work under own initiative
  • Confidence in speaking to current and prospective parents
  • Wholehearted commitment to the life of a vibrant school community
  • Sympathy with the Christian ethos and activities of the school

A full job description and person specification can be viewed in the Information Booklet.

Benefits of working at The Blue Coat School

The Blue Coat School is a diverse and vibrant community. We pride ourselves on cultivating a staff community who are innovative and dynamic teachers, knowledgeable and passionate support staff, and creative, forward-thinking leaders. All staff have access to a range of benefits including ongoing CPD, a delicious free lunch each day during term time, remuneration on fees, access to a 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme, use of fitness facilities, social and wellbeing events and free on-site parking. Support Staff are enrolled into a direct contribution pension scheme with generous employer contributions and associated benefits.

All members of staff are required to promote and safeguard the welfare of children they are responsible for, or come into contact with, and to adhere to, and ensure compliance with, the School’s child protection procedures and staff guidance at all times.

A school application form, together with a supporting letter, should be addressed to the Headmaster, Mr Noel Neeson, and returned to recruitment@thebluecoatschool.com, by 9am on Thursday 29th February 2024.

Interviews will take place on Thursday 7th March 2024.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a formal interview, will be given a computer-based task, and will have a tour the school on the day.

All applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including online searches, checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). All posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the School is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are “spent” unless they are “protected” under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

At interview applicants must provide original documents to confirm their identity and right to work in the UK. They must also bring proof of qualifications where relevant for the post. The documentation required by applicants is listed in the Recruitment Policy which is available on the school website and from the School.

The Blue Coat School is an equal opportunities employer.

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