Assistant Registrar - AMCIS

Admissions, Marketing & Communications in Independent Schools

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Assistant Registrar

Required from: September 2021

Contract term: Permanent

Hours: Part-time 0.8, all year round

Salary: FTE £22,095 – £28,656 (pro-rata £17,676 – £22,924)                 

An exciting opportunity exists for an Assistant Registrar to work with the Registrar to implement a continued growth strategy and tactical approach that ensures the attraction, recruitment and retention of students.

The role will involve responsibility for the Junior School admissions process for prospective pupils to ensure that all enquirers and applicants receive an individual, warm and positive impression of the school.  Additional duties include leading on the quality and organisation of Junior admissions events, ensuring they fulfil the aims and objectives of the marketing and PR plans.

You will need excellent interpersonal, administrative and organisational skills, with a flexible and pro-active approach, demonstrating the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. You will have a good knowledge of office management processes and an understanding of the principles of marketing.

Marketing & Admissions Department

The Marketing and Admissions Team is involved in all aspects of school life, ensuring that the school’s excellent reputation is maintained publicly and that our unique school environment selling points, educational offer and students’ achievements are widely publicised through various media channels and brought to life through events for prospective families, in order to raise the school’s profile and aid recruitment and retention of students. We also manage Alumnae Engagement and development, helping students to stay connected to our school when they leave us.

About the School

Rated “excellent” in our most recent ISI Inspection, Blackheath High School is a dynamic and innovative school where co-curricular activities are valued, pastoral care is strong and achievement is high.

Blackheath High School is fortunate to be part of the Girls’ Day School Trust group of schools, with a long history of educating a rich social and cultural blend of students, thus reflecting the cosmopolitan character of London itself. Our ethos is aspirational, outward-looking and inclusive. We are fortunate to be located on the edge of the stunning Heath and within easy reach of historic Greenwich and Canary Wharf.

Salary is in accordance with the GDST national scale (according to qualifications and experience), higher than the maintained sector salary scale.

As 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 employment

For further details and to apply please click the apply button or contact Kay Cotton at

Closing date for applications: Friday 6 August 2021 at 12 noon.

Interview date to be confirmed.

We reserve the right to assess and interview candidates prior to the closing date and encourage early applications.

The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included.

The GDST are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.

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