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Admissions Assistant (SIMS) – SW Essex – £24,000 – Perm

Admissions Assistant (SIMS) – Independent School SW Essex
Circa £24,000 dependent on experience + excellent benefits
Full time – permanent position

Closes: Friday 22nd March 2019

Our client, a leading Independent School in South West Essex require an Admissions Assistant to contribute to the smooth running of the Admissions Office and to ensure that it provides a welcoming environment to prospective parents and pupils when they visit the school.

As the Admissions Assistant your main duties will include:

  • Arranging and assisting visits to the School by prospective parents for Open Days, Group Tours, Interview / Scholarship Days and other similar promotional activities ensuring that all practical arrangements are attended to.
  • Managing the Admissions Department diary and ensuring that all parents are fully informed about the School’s terms and conditions and that they pay the relevant registration fees and deposits before pupils enter the School.
  • Ensuring that all contact with prospective parents, agents, and feeder schools is professional and of the highest quality.
  • Providing the Communications Department and Senior Staff with relevant information on prospective pupils.
  • Managing the School’s relationships with Boarding Agencies, their agreements and visits, plus maintaining regular contact with them.
  • Assisting with pupil Visa applications and ensuring that admissions for overseas pupils are compliant with current legislative requirements.
  • Administering the admissions process at every year of entry for the Senior School (11+ to Sixth Form).
  • Administration of pupil records including a very extensive admissions process and updating  the School’s MIS (SIMS). Any experience of this software is highly desirable, but not essential.
  • Preparing letters to parents informing them of the results of all entrance examinations and scholarship assessments.

Any experience of working in a similar role within a school or college is also highly desirable.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

If you feel you have the required knowledge and experience and would like to apply for this role,
then please send your CV to nsion@esp-recruit.co.uk

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