Head of Admissions
DLD College London is seeking a Head of Admissions to lead, develop and deliver outstanding student recruitment and retention strategies for the school. This is an exciting role as we look to capitalise on our recent successes and expand and increase our student roll and further diversify our curriculum. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team you will contribute to the strategic direction of the whole School working with senior colleagues on the promotion of key aspects of the School’s outstanding educational provision. This position will be suited to an experienced admissions professional able to deliver a full range of activities relating to recruitment, retention, enrolment, PR, CRM and social media. This is a fulltime position with attractive benefits available for an immediate start. DLD College London is a multi-award winning independent, co-educational boarding and day school and is part of the prestigious Alpha Plus Group of Schools and Colleges. DLD is situated in the heart of London overlooking the Palace of Westminster and the River Thames and is one of the leading boarding schools in the city.
The Head of Admissions (HoA) takes responsibility for the recruitment of students. The postholder is responsible for ensuring that the total number of students on roll meets or exceeds the annual target. The HoA manages enquiries with the highest level of professionalism, accuracy and customer care and is the main contact for the International Admissions Centre (IAC) at the Alpha Plus Group. The HoA will ensure that SIMS (or relevant MIS, CRM) data is accurate. The HoA leads tours, coordinates recruitment events, manages bursaries and scholarships and promotes the College on a face-to-face basis as well as digitally. The HoA efficiently manage the non-financial administration of student files, with due regard to legal requirement and compliance.
Line management and supervision of the Compliance Manager, Admissions Officer and temporary staff used during the enrolment period in August and September.
DLD College London is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The protection of our students’ welfare is the responsibility of all DLD College London staff and individuals are expected to conduct themselves in a way that reflects the principles of our organisation.
The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure via the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) and will have DBS clearance. This check will be carried out alongside other relevant pre-employment checks. References will be taken up and carefully checked.
Please click the link below for further information on employing Ex-Offenders: Policy on employment of ex-offenders.pdf (alphaplusgroup.co.uk)
DLD College London wholeheartedly supports the principle of equal opportunities in employment; and actively opposes all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination on the grounds of sex, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, race (which includes colour, nationality and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief, age or disability.
Start date: As soon as possible
Hours of work: 8:30am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday
Application Deadline: 21st January 2022
Please note that interviews may be held at any stage after applications are received, so candidates are advised to apply as soon as possible. The vacancy may be closed earlier than the specified deadline if the right candidate is found.