Admissions Officer, Didcot

Aureus SchoolDidcot
Date posted:
Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £16,737-£19,580 (FTE)
Contract term: Permanent

Aureus School is a brand new, state of the art STEAM specialist comprehensive 11-16 school that opened on the Great Western Park, Didcot, in September 2017. Our mission is simple: we will strive to educate the whole student so that each individual in our community may ‘Grow, Learn and Flourish’. We are looking to expand our team and are seeking an Admissions Officer to start with us in September 2018. (20 hours per week).

Core purpose:

To support the Secondary admissions process with Oxfordshire County Council and in accordance with GLF policies

To support the Primary admissions process with Oxfordshire County Council and in accordance with GLF policies

To support the Nursery admissions process in accordance with GLF policies

To manage any in-year admissions as appropriate and in accordance with GLF policies

Key Accountability:

Prepare schedules and logistics for Open Events throughout the year at the Primary and Secondary School

Prepare and send welcome letters to families when offers are made

Prepare welcome packs for all new families and enter all family information on to the school database (currently SIMS).

Maintain accurate student records in SIMS

Provide support for the transition processes for new students, including booking appointments to visit schools, preparing schedule of appointments, sending out regular email and letter communications

Prepare schedules and logistics for Induction Days for pupils and Induction Evenings for Parents 

Prepare and send transition forms to Primary Schools, collate data and cascade to relevant members of staff

Ensure accuracy of current offers/accepted places, maintaining the control spreadsheet, and keeping both SIMS and internal spreadsheets up-to-date

Ensuring CTF files and ATF files are imported and exported accurately and effectively

Deal with day-to-day parent enquiries regarding Admissions to the Nursery, Primary and Secondary School

Accountable To:

Officer Manager 

GLF Schools expects its employees to work flexibly with the framework of the duties and responsibilities above. This means that the post holder may be expected to carry out work that is not specified in the job profile but which is within the remit of the duties and responsibilities.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the person specification and will be required to apply for a DBS disclosure. 


We are passionate about creating a culture of wellbeing where all staff and students are valued and supported so that we can all ‘grow, learn and flourish’.


We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.


We are open to applications from educators seeking flexible roles including part-time, job share and co-leadership responsibilities.

Application Deadline: 24/05/2018

Interview Date: 04/06/2018

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