Admissions Secretary, Oxford

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Oxford High School for Girls GDSTOxford
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £22,000 per annum plus benefits
Contract term: Maternity Cover

Full Time Hours

This is an exciting opportunity to use your first class organisational and administrative skills to play an important role in the admissions processes of a leading independent day school based in the heart of Oxford.

As Admissions Secretary, you will be a key member of the School’s admissions team. The team are responsible for ensuring the smooth running and successful completion of the admissions process, from initial enquiry through to the pupil joining the School. 

Your responsibilities will include maintaining the admissions database, handling enquiries from prospective parents, processing applications and assisting with the administration of the School’s entrance examinations. You will also assist with admissions events, such as parents’ visits. 

You will need excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and be able to maintain a high level of efficiency. You will also need to be a competent user of the Microsoft Office suite of packages and databases and also have proven experience in office administration.

About at Oxford High School

Working at Oxford High School is stimulating, extremely varied and tremendous fun. As well as our commitment to girls’ education, we are committed to investing in your personal development through training and learning initiatives and via the GDST network. 

As part of the Girls’ Day School Trust, the leading and largest group of independent girls’ schools in the UK, we offer a variety of benefits, which include:

• Competitive salaries and pay progression

• Access to extensive professional development opportunities

• Training grants for qualifications

• Generous pension schemes

• Free life assurance benefit

• Free school lunches

• A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools

For further details and to apply please click the apply button.

The closing date for applications is 12th December 2018 at 1.00pm. 

Interviews are scheduled for 17th December 2018 (tbc).

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the DBS.



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