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Registrar

Contract type: Permanent

Hours of work: Monday – Friday 08.30am – 4.30pm

Salary: Competitive

Anticipated start date: ASAP

Closing date: 09.00am Monday 15th April

Interviews Expected: W/C 22nd April

Location: Swanbourne, Buckinghamshire

Job Overview

We are seeking a determined, charismatic and forward-thinking individual for the role of Registrar at Swanbourne House School. Part of The Stowe Group, Swanbourne House is an independent day and boarding prep school for children aged 3 to 13 years, set in 55 acres of Buckinghamshire countryside and around 20 minutes from Central Milton Keynes.

The Registrar plays a key role in admissions, helping nurture prospective families through the admissions process, from initial enquiry to visit through to assessment and completion of paperwork. In a competitive market, we’re looking for someone who will be passionate about helping the School grow its numbers by creating an exceptional, second-to-none experience for every family that is looking to join our School.

The Stowe Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, the Disclosure and Barring Service and an online background check with our 3rd party provider SP-Index.

The School reserves the right to withdraw the advert before the closing date.

 

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Senior Assistant Registrar

Salary: £40,775 per annum based on the full time equivalent of £45,550 plus excellent benefits including contributory pension scheme, a programme of health benefits, lunch during term-time and free gym membership

 The Senior Assistant Registrar for King’s College Junior School will be a part of the King’s Admissions team, working to ensure that we continue to be a destination of choice for the most talented candidates and their families. Whilst working closely with Admissions colleagues, they will lead on running the main entry points to King’s College Junior School (7+, 8+ and 9+) ensuring that these are consistent and aligned with the entry points in senior school to reflect our whole school approach. From dealing with parent enquiries, through to organising visits and admissions events, assessments and interviews to inductions and first day at school, the successful candidate will find this an exciting, challenging and rewarding post in one of the world’s leading schools.

The role will require the delivery of the highest quality of customer service and will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Communicating with prospective parents, feeder school staff and colleagues in a consistent, professional and friendly manner that best reflects the ethos and excellence of the school
  • Ensuring that the admissions experience reflects the warmth and welcome of the King’s community
  • Ensuring that pupil wellbeing is at the heart of all our admissions work
  • Taking a lead in organising and attending junior school admissions events. This will include, liaising with all relevant stakeholders, including the junior school Headmaster’s PA, on all arrangements
  • Managing and acknowledging registrations and ensuring all associated information is complete and up to date
  • Liaising with feeder schools to request references for registered candidates
  • Organising assessments and ensuring all candidates have clear and comprehensive communications in a timely fashion
  • Liaising with the junior school senior management team and the Admissions Department to ensure all relevant information (e.g. on web pages and in marketing materials) is up to date and reflects a whole school approach
  • Working closely with the junior school Deputy Head, Head of Admissions and other support staff to manage the planning and logistics of the assessment days
  • Producing accurate documentation for and attending decision-making meetings
  • Communicating the outcomes of the assessments to all candidates and feeder schools; preparing the offer packs, monitoring the acceptances and managing the reserve list, keeping key stakeholders updated throughout the process
  • Assisting the junior school Deputy Head in providing feedback about assessment performance where requested, in a professional and timely manner
  • Preparing reports for the board of governors
  • Building and maintaining excellent, warm and open relationships with our feeder schools
  • Developing and maintaining up to date and extensive knowledge of local schools and competitors
  • Continually evaluating and improving our systems and procedures and working closely with colleagues to ensure that admissions processes are aligned with current best practice and implemented consistently
  • Supporting colleagues across the Admissions team as necessary
  • Establishing and maintaining good working relationships with colleagues in all areas across the school

Person Specification

This is an ideal opportunity for a high calibre individual to make their mark in a busy and successful school. The ideal candidate will:

  • Have previous experience of admissions work
  • Have a warm, personable and professional manner with an excellent work ethic
  • Demonstrate excellent attention to detail
  • Be a confident, assured communicator, both in written and verbal forms
  • Have the ability to build strong relationships at all levels
  • Be committed to the wider aims and ethos of the school
  • Demonstrate strong IT and database skills (experience of school database systems is desirable but not essential)
  • Be flexible in their approach to events and be prepared to support the work of the whole admissions team
  • Have a desire to work with children and be immersed in the life of a busy junior school
  • Be able to work collaboratively and independently within a team

King’s is an extremely sought-after school with outstanding academic results and a vibrant co-curriculum. It strives to appoint able, committed and compassionate colleagues to help ensure every child at the school achieves their best.    Overlooking Wimbledon Common, the school is situated in one of the most attractive parts of south east England and benefits from exceptional grounds and facilities.

Terms and Conditions

  • Start date: June 2024
  • Salary: £40,775 per annum based on the full time equivalent of £45,550
  • This is based on a 40 hour working week. Some flexibility around working hours will be required
  • Term-time only, plus an additional 7 weeks

To apply for this role, please register your details online via our website www.kcs.org.uk (under useful information / career opportunities).  Once you have registered your details with us, you can apply for vacancies by logging into the candidate area using your email address and chosen password.  Please provide a covering letter addressed to Ms Tanya Allen, HR Director.

Closing date:  Wednesday 17th April 2024 at 9am

Interviews: Friday 26th April 2024

Interviews may be staged and we may choose to appoint at any time during the application process.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.   Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.  King’s College School is fully committed to the principles of equality, diversity and inclusivity in its recruitment of teaching and support staff.

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Registrar

Required for May 2024
School Registrar (FT, term time + 4 weeks)
Holme Grange is a successful, traditional Independent School with a real soul. We aim to stimulate intellectual curiosity and encourage pupils to embrace challenge. We have high expectations, setting high standards for ourselves and our pupils. Pastoral care is the responsibility of every member of staff and is one of the many strengths of this thriving School and we have waiting lists in most year groups.
We are seeking to appoint an outstanding, enthusiastic Registrar who is sales focused and is primarily responsible for pupil recruitment and the admissions process.
The postholder shall ensure that all enquirers and applicants receive a positive impression of Holme Grange School. As a prominent public representative of the school, the successful candidate will excel in customer service and be a firm believer in the Holme Grange ethos and values.
The Registrar will play a key part in the planning, preparation and execution of key admissions-related public events, such as Open days, exhibition events and Taster Days. The postholder will provide regular updates to the Senior Leadership Team on pupil applications across the whole school year groups. The Registrar will work closely with Marketing and the Admissions Assistant as a team to develop and foster effective working relationships with academic and support colleagues across the whole school.
All staff are encouraged to become involved in and play a part in the wider aspects of school life. Holme Grange has its own salary scale. The salary depends on qualifications and experience.
Holme Grange is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants for all jobs will undergo appropriate child-protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to enhanced level. A Prohibition Check is also carried out. Holme Grange School is an equal opportunities employer.
Full details and application form available at www.holmegrange.org or by telephoning 0118 978 1566. Applications will only be accepted by completion of a Holme Grange application form which should be submitted with a hand-written letter of application to the Headteacher – Mrs C Robinson.
Closing date for applications: Friday 5th April Interviews: Tuesday 16th April

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Senior Registrar

Thomas’s College is a new co-educational day and boarding secondary School that will open in September 2025. The acquisition of the exceptional 5-acre site in Richmond provides outstanding new premises for the School, which will offer a world-class education to students aged 11 to 18. Thomas’s College will open for Years 7 to 12, building to a capacity of 630 pupils up to Year 13. Our existing secondary school, Thomas’s Putney Vale, currently educates 13 to 16 year-olds. The new acquisition, to which pupils and staff at Thomas’s Putney Vale will transfer, will enable the provision of full secondary education from Years 7 to 13 (ages 11 to 18) on one unique and historic site, in a location that is unparalleled for a London school.

With the announcement of the Founding Master for Thomas’s College, Will le Fleming and the admissions cycle at multiple entry points now underway we are seeking a Senior Registrar to join the growing Admissions & Marketing team at Thomas’s College.

This is a newly created and key role that presents an exciting opportunity for a forward thinking admissions or administration professional to be part of the future vision of Thomas’s London Day Schools within a growing team. The Senior Registrar will take charge of all aspects related to student enrolment and onboarding for our innovative senior school across the year groups.

We would encourage applicants to read the attached job pack. Should you have any further questions about the role, please contact HR@Thomas-s.co.uk

Thomas’s London Day Schools are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment and work in accordance with our child protection policies and procedures. All posts are subject to safeguarding checks, including an enhanced DBS check. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. The safeguarding responsibilities of the post are as per the job description and personal specification. For details of the checks which will be undertaken as part of our recruitment process, please see our Recruitment Policy which can be found here www.thomas-s.co.uk/policies/ under the ‘Thomas’s Policy’ tab.

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Registrar (with Marketing)

Registrar (with Marketing)

£32,000 – £36,000

Full Time, Permanent

Required ASAP

The Registrar at Francis Holland Prep will play an important role in the successful recruitment and marketing of the School in the transition to the new site and as it grows. This exciting, new position forms part of our wider Admissions team at Francis Holland School, Sloane Square and will be line managed by the Registrar at the Senior School and report into the Director of External Relations of Francis Holland Schools Trust.  Admissions, marketing and alumni relations form part of the External Relations Team for Francis Holland Schools Trust, which support our Junior and Senior Schools.

The role is varied in nature and provides the opportunity to be involved in both admissions and marketing, ensuring that we offer a high level of customer service, efficient support and guidance to our prospective parents and pupils.  It includes the following responsibilities, but other tasks and requirements may arise according to need and changing market circumstances.  The overarching aim is for the Registrar to promote the ethos and reputation of the school to the communities beyond.

For more information and to apply online, please click the apply button to be taken to our careers portal.

Closing date: 8.00am on 19th February 2024.

Early application is advised. Applications will be assessed in order of receipt, and interviews may occur at any stage after applications are received.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Statutory checks including a satisfactory DBS certificate and references will be a requirement for this role. This role is classed as regulated activity with children as it involves teaching, training or supervising children on a day-to-day basis and is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act, 1974.

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Registrar – Maternity Cover

Required from April 2024

Hours: Full Time

We seek a dynamic and effective Registrar to lead and manage our admissions process – a central and significant service within one of the UK’s most exciting and successful schools. This is a fast-paced role, requiring a commitment to delivering superb customer service.

Bringing energy and initiative, the successful candidate will have outstanding organisational, IT and interpersonal skills. Although this position is for maternity cover, we seek to develop and retain talented individuals and you will be joining a fantastic team of colleagues.

About the School

Academic with a very modern edge, Putney is an unashamedly ambitious school that attracts bright and imaginative students. We are a down-to-earth and forward-thinking community, known for our pastoral care and for our pioneering initiatives across everything from biophilia and the environment to the science of learning. The school is set in leafy grounds close to the heart of Putney and to the River Thames. The school is part of the GDST, the UK’s leading network of independent girls’ schools.

We can offer a variety of benefits, such as:

• Competitive salaries and pay progression

• Access to extensive professional development opportunities

• Training grants for qualifications

• Generous pension schemes

• Free life assurance benefit

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

• Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans

• A Cycle to Work scheme

• Competitive terms and conditions of employments

For further information and to apply for this exciting opportunity please click the apply button.

Applications must be received by Thursday 15 February 2024.

Interview date: Thursday 22 February 2024.

The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included. We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.

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Admissions Registrar (International)

Full-time | All year-round (52 weeks per annum)
Salary dependent upon skills, knowledge and experience

We are looking for a passionate, energetic and committed Admissions Registrar to oversee the recruitment of pupils from overseas. The role will oversee pupil entry from initial enquiry, introduction, entry testing and interview, through the induction process to arrival, working closely with other key stakeholders to ensure transparency and accuracy across the admissions process.  Relationship building is an essential part of the role and significant international travel is likely.

Our Registrars play an integral role in being a positive ambassador for the school with a welcoming and professional disposition, knowledgeable about the school and with a genuine interest in the people they work with, both internally and externally.  Applicants must demonstrate their excellent interpersonal and communication skills, their commitment to superior customer service and their ability to meet targets and deadlines.  Alongside this, they need to be able to show exceptional ICT skills and be able to both understand and demonstrate their understanding of confidentiality and data protection.

It is essential that the successful person has the ability to build strong, meaningful relationships with our external partners, as well as working with colleagues throughout the School to ensure that the process is transparent and meaningful.  Knowledge of world events and an understanding of how they might impact recruitment will aid the post holder to navigate opportunities and challenges, as they maintain existing markets and develop new ones.

The post holder will need to ensure accurate data is kept for regular statistical reports needed by the Heads and Board of Governors. It is essential the successful candidate can prioritise effectively and remain calm and professional during busy periods.  Whilst not essential, we welcome applications from those who have previously worked in an admissions role within the Independent Education Sector.

This role is a full time position. The hours of work are Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 5:00pm, all-year round, with the occasional weekend day to support Open Days and School events. Flexibility is required to allow attendance at events outside of the UK’s timezone and travel overseas.

Further information and a full job description can be found on our website.

Benefits include free life assurance and parking; contributory pension scheme (matched at 4%); annual salary reviews; free use of the Felsted Gym and pool facilities; subsidised on-site Coffee Shop; and membership to Felsted Connect: an online multi-platform engagement tool where staff have access to hundreds of exclusive discounts and offers from online and high-street retailers. More information on our rewards package can be found on our website felsted.org/employment-opps/rewards.

Felsted School is rated ‘Excellent in every aspect’ by the Independent Schools Inspectorate.

Felsted School is a leading day and boarding independent school based in a stunning village campus in North Essex. Founded in 1564 by Richard Lord Riche, who had been a Lord Chancellor under King Edward VI, Felsted today provides an exceptional holistic education to approximately 1100 boys and girls aged four to eighteen. We celebrated our 450th anniversary in 2014, one of only a handful of Schools in the country that have claimed this historic milestone. We employ more than 160 teachers and 440 operational staff in a community orientated environment, ensuring our pupils receive the very best in learning and co-curricular activities.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 29 January 2024 at 9:00am.
Interviews will be held the week commencing Monday 5 February 2024.

If you would like to apply for this position, please visit our website www.felsted.org/employment-opps to complete our online application process.

Felsted is committed to equal opportunities and maintaining a safe and secure environment for all pupils and a ‘culture of vigilance’ to safeguard and protect all in its care, and to all aspects of its ‘Safeguarding (Child Protection and Staff Behaviour) Policy’. Please note, it is an offence to apply for this position if barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. All employees are subject to pre-employment checks including a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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Registrar

The Oratory Prep Schools seeks to appoint a Registrar to work alongside our International
Admissions Manager and the Assistant to the Registrar. This role is critical to our school’s
continued success and will require a person wanting to focus on people to support retention
and recruitment. The Oratory Prep School (The OPS) has a fantastic local and national
reputation as one of the country’s leading prep schools, which educates children from 2 – 13.
As you can imagine, our fantastic staff and superb resources and facilities provide our
children with unique opportunities, and our staff with wonderful tools to support learning.

As you can see, the future here at The OPS is very exciting and we are looking for the right
person to contribute to our children, our team and the wider school family. The pupils at The
Oratory Prep School are absolutely delightful and are enthusiastic learners. Parental support
is very strong and the staff and the Governing Body (Bellevue Education) are committed to
improving outcomes and experiences for all.

We are looking for someone who is:

  • Creative – happy to create ideas outside the box
  • Open to new ideas and willing to commit to new initiatives
  • Eager to lead and take a full and active part in all aspects of our school community
  • Highly organised and an excellent communicator with staff, parents/guardians and pupils
  • Naturally positive and a fun team player – with a great sense of humour!

In return, we offer you the opportunity to:

  • Create your own destiny within our the school’s vision of
  • Providing excellent experiences for all
  • Work within a school community that is proud of its achievements and well-motivated to continue to develop further
  • Work within a supportive team
  • Great professional development tailored to fit your needs
  • Support from the Bellevue Education Group

If you feel you would enjoy the challenge and rewards of working at The Oratory Prep School, please apply via The Oratory Prep School website. Please apply using the application form and include in the statement in support of your application (found in the application form) the following: – why you are applying for the post of Registrar at The Oratory Prep School – the Job Description and Person Specification

Please note that references will be sought for all candidates.

Please complete the application form and send, together with a covering letter, to Human Resources at humanresources@oratoryprep.co.uk. The Headmaster, Mr De Silva, would be delighted to talk to potential candidate about the school and about the role.

To visit the school/speak to Mr De Silva, please email humanresources@oratoryprep.co.uk.

Please use the same email address to receive an application pack.

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Registrar & Head’s PA

The Registrar and PA to the Head is a demanding and busy role requiring the ideal candidate to have strong experience of secretarial and organisational skills, computer literacy, especially in MS Office, and a professional, conscientious and flexible working attitude. Attention to detail is imperative for this role which is a vital part of the smooth-running of the school supporting the continuing growth and development of Heywood Prep.

The Registrar and PA to the Head is a key member of the School and is primarily responsible for the efficient organisation and administration of all admissions, from initial enquiry through to the pupil joining the School. In addition, the Registrar is responsible for promoting the School through building strong relationships with prospective parents and students, and running open days and other marketing events with the Marketing Co-ordinator. The postholder is also responsible for providing high-quality, confidential PA support to the Head. The role includes managing the Head’s diary, arranging meetings, minute-taking, and providing a full range of accurate and professional secretarial and administrative duties to ensure the efficient and effective running of the Head’s daily business.

To apply for this position please complete an application form and return it to the Head’s PA, Lauren Harmon, by email (jobs@heywoodprep.com), along with a covering letter of no more than one page addressed to the Head.

Applications should arrive no later than 9am on Wednesday 22nd November 2023.

Interviews are planned for Monday 27th November.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the application deadline/closing date, should a suitable candidate be found. Prompt application is encouraged. Visits to the school are not possible prior to application, but shortlisted candidates will be offered a tour of the school as part of the selection process.