Admissions Officer (Maternity Cover), Ipswich, Suffolk

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St Joseph's CollegeIpswich, Suffolk
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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 6 – 7, Spine Point 23 – 30 on the St Joseph’s College Support Staff Pay Scale
Contract term: Maternity Cover

St Joseph's College is a vibrant independent day and boarding school in Ipswich providing a broad and seamless education for over 550 girls and boys aged 3 - 18. We provide a wide range of stimulating and challenging opportunities that our pupils embrace in both the academic and extra-curricular life of the School. 

The resultant all-round education develops our pupils into well-rounded individuals who challenge themselves to ‘being our best’ in every aspect of life at the school, and beyond. Our innovative teaching and subsequent success starts in the Prep School and runs all the way through the Senior School and Sixth Form. 

The Admission Officer will ensure that the school’s recruitment targets are met; to handle all aspects of the school’s admissions process warmly with a view to maximising the number of enquiries, visits, registrations and joiners. It is also the responsibility of the Admissions Officer to ensure that the admissions database is at all times up to date with the prerequisite information on prep, senior and sixth form prospective families and their status.

We are seeking candidate who has excellent communication, customer care and interpersonal skills, someone who has experience of admissions in schools or universities. Ability and Willingness to work out of hours, attend open days and other school events are essential.

Further details and an application form can be found at or by contacting the HR Officer by email ( or telephone (01473 690281).

The closing date for applications is Midday Friday 24 November 2017 with interviews on Wednesday 29 November 2017. 

St Joseph’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undertake child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service. Please be advised that applications cannot be accepted unless they are on the College’s Application Form. References will be taken up and will be carefully checked. DBS charge payable by applicant. We reserve the right to interview prior to the closing deadline, so early applications are encouraged.

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