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Head of Admissions

Following internal promotion and expansion of the team, the School is looking to recruit a new Head of Admissions to commence as soon as practicable. This established role will be responsible for the management of all aspects of admissions to Wellington School from both UK and international applicants.

Reporting to the Head, sitting on the School’s Management Team and working closely with the Leadership Team, the Head of Admissions plays an essential part in developing and sustaining the reputation and profile of Wellington School, across both the Prep and Senior School settings. As a frequent point of first contact for current and prospective parents, the Head of Admissions will have excellent interpersonal skills and be an energetic and innovative self-starter. A desire to provide a first-class service when dealing with current and prospective parents, agents, clients and other stakeholders is vital.

The successful candidate will share the Headmaster’s vision of raising Wellington’s profile both in the UK and abroad and will be comfortable with working to consistently high standards.

Experience in admissions and/or marketing would be advantageous but is not vital. A service orientation, initiative, commercial acumen, strong work ethic and an ability to build outstanding relationships and work well in a team will be central to success.

The Head of Admissions will work within a tight-knit team and regularly collaborate with the Marketing, Development, Finance, Operations and Boarding functions. Everyone at Wellington is passionate about the success of the School and sharing this passion will be crucial. As a key public face for Wellington School, the ideal candidate will be a highly motivated, proactive individual and an exceptional communicator. They will play a key role in co-ordinating the cyclical admissions process alongside shaping and developing innovative ideas and strategies for attracting new families to join the school.

This is a full time post. The nature and seniority of this position means that the Head of Admissions needs to be prepared to work such hours that are necessary. Travel (both nationally & internationally) and the ability to work some evenings and Saturdays will be required in order to fulfil the requirements of the role. Post holders must be committed to safeguarding and promoting pupil welfare. They will be subject to an enhanced DBS and Child Protection checks. We are an equal opportunities employer.

 Please click here to apply online. Closing Date 1st September 2023

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