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School Admissions Registrar

Blackheath Preparatory SchoolGreenwich

Introduction

Blackheath Prep School is an independent prep school for just over 350 boys and girls aged 3 to 11. Founded in 1996, it occupies a beautiful five-acre site close to Blackheath village and its original Georgian and Victorian buildings have been extended and adapted to include large playgrounds and extensive playing fields, tennis courts, cricket nets and a Forest School area.

It is a remarkable school with outstanding facilities, a formidable track record in academic success and impressive achievements in Music, Sport, Drama and Art.

The vision of Blackheath Preparatory School is to be a real beacon of excellence. This means providing an exceptional quality of education for every child. The ethos of the school is purposeful and supportive and the moral character of the children is developed well. The school’s aim is to provide an environment in which pupils can flourish, confident in the adults caring for them, through trust, respect, responsibility and consideration. Our overarching priority is the children’s happiness and wellbeing.

The Role

Blackheath Prep School is seeking to appoint an Admissions Registrar with initiative and drive to create a new admissions function. The school is in the process of implementing a new admissions strategy and this role will help oversee a detailed change management programme, strategic development and execution of the entire admissions process.   Acting in an ambassadorial role whilst supporting prospective parents and families from first contact, through visits, assessments to the first day at school.

The role requires a commitment to delivering excellent customer service and an ability to read and understand the customer base whilst working closely with the marketing manager to provide and understand market trends.

The Admissions Registrar is likely to be the first point of contact for enquirers and plays an essential part in promoting the school and the care and education that it offers. The Admissions Registrar needs to demonstrate a real understanding of the ethos of the school, a passion for learning and a genuine care for children and will be able to communicate this with enthusiasm and tangible examples, to ensure that all prospective parents gain an excellent first impression of Blackheath Prep School.

Please ensure that you already have the legal right to permanently work and reside in the UK.

Terms of Appointment

• The post is available immediately and will be term time only plus three additional weeks

• A competitive salary reflecting the level of experience to date

• Eligible to join the school’s automatic enrolment pension scheme

• A free staff lunch is provided during term time.

How to Apply

Please send by email a completed application form and equal opportunities form, together with a covering letter to Asia Gibbs, HR and Compliance Manager: recruitment@blackheathprepschool.com

Closing date for applications is 9am on Friday 9th April

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 21st April

***Please note that the recruitment campaign might end  earlier as the applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis so please do not delay in applying***

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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