Admissions Assistant, Sevenoaks, Kent

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Sevenoaks SchoolSevenoaks, Kent

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Up to £24,000 pa dependent on experience
Contract term: Permanent

This role will report to the Director of Admissions.  The applicant will take responsibility for the online admissions application process, administration of the Open Mornings and weekly group visits as well as providing full-time administrative support for the two Registrars and other members of the Admissions team as required. 

Key Responsibilities

The Admissions Assistant duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • Overseeing the day to day operation of the online application system.
  • Liaising with iSAMS to ensure the smooth running of the system.
  • Working towards achieving a paperless Admissions office.
  • Checking data and corresponding with applicant contacts.
  • Working with the accounts department to reconcile registration payments.
  • Updating the Admissions pages of the website.
  • Administration of  the Open Mornings and Group Visits, including monitoring the lists of attendees each week.
  • Administration of oversees marketing trips including booking flights, accommodation and venues for presentations and collating invitations and replies.
  • Assisting with various entry procedures as required, including invigilation of entrance tests.

Supporting other departments technically as and when required, with the prior agreement of the Director of Admissions.

Person Specification

The Admissions Assistant should possess the following qualities:

  • Be reliable, methodical with excellent organisational skills.
  • Have strong database experience.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office suite computer skills, particularly Excel, Word and email.
  • Be personable, cheerful and possess a good telephone manner.
  • Have strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Be able to deal with all types of individuals, both internal and external to the organisation.
  • Possess excellent attention to detail in order to ensure a very high standard of accuracy.
  • Be flexible, adaptable and thorough.
  • Be able to use their initiative to make improvements in the school’s admissions systems.

For full details please see attached job description.

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More about Sevenoaks School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Inter-denominational
Address: High Street, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 1HU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1732 455133
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Academic excellence, with a strong pastoral and co-curricular emphasis and a global dimension.

Sevenoaks School is a large, co-educational HMC school. Founded in 1432 by William Sevenoke, the school has over the last 50 years developed an internati...