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Admissions Officer

Location: Hereford Description: Full time, all year round or full time, term time plus 4 weeks (40 weeks)

Salary: £20,180 – £22,919 all year round or £17,194 – £19,529 for 40 weeks per year.

Hereford Cathedral School is one of the oldest schools in the country, located in the beautiful surroundings of Cathedral Close. A happy, inclusive school with a national reputation for music, sport, and academic achievement, we offer pupils a personalised education helping individuals to set their sights high and feel valued for who they are.

We are seeking to appoint an Admissions Officer to work in our busy, friendly Marketing and Admissions department. Reporting to the Marketing and Admissions Manager, our Admissions Officer plays a key role in the Senior School. They are responsible for the smooth running of the admission process, from the initial enquiry through to registration and then conversion to enrolment.

This is a role with a high level of accountability and the key measures of success will be as follows:-

  • the number of conversions from enquiry to registration and admission
  • successful and smooth-running pupil recruitment, including open events and assessment process
  • building and sustaining strong and effective relationships with key stakeholders, including prospective parents and pupils
  • upholding and portraying the profile, ethos and aims of the School

The ideal candidate will work accurately and efficiently and have the ability to monitor, review and present data. The Admissions Officer is often the first point of contact for prospective pupils and parents, we are looking for someone who is able to give detailed advice in a positive and welcoming manner.

Application forms can be downloaded from our website and sent with a covering letter to Mrs Cath Knowles , HR Office, Hereford Cathedral School, Old Deanery, The Cathedral Close, Hereford HR1 2NG or email to

The closing date for applications is 1st July 2021.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all members of staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments are subject to DBS clearance, satisfactory employment references and pre-employment checks.