Overview

Admissions Officer | St Stithians

St Stithians College is a proudly South African school, embracing diversity and offering a distinctive educational experience. Founded as a Methodist Church School, our Christian spirituality is central to our identity. Our College consists of primary and secondary boys’ and girls’ schools, together with a co-educational junior primary school. We are an independent, non-profit institution located on an expansive green campus in Sandton, Johannesburg. In addition, St Stithians incorporates Kamoka Bush School in the Waterberg Mountains, and the Thandulwazi Maths & Science Academy on our Campus. As a College we are intent on Inspiring Excellence and Making a World of Difference.

 

Your talent and positive mental attitude mean you are able to deliver on the following responsibilities:

Key Responsibilities

  • Frontline management of the admissions office; one-on-one as well as telephonic
  • Information service to prospective parents on admissions, fees, sports, curriculum and any other related matters
  • Capturing and maintenance of new applications onto the waitlist
  • Collection of relevant data off the waitlist; ongoing wait-list management
  • Collection and analysis of Admission related data
  • Liaison with Accounts Department on the payment of entrance fees
  • Tours of campus for prospective families
  • The ongoing correspondence with prospective parents – letters of acknowledgment, information and invites
  • The collation of information packs for all new families
  • Ongoing liaison with individual schools on meetings with prospective parents, questions of a specific nature and tours
  • Involvement and liaison with individual schools on large events such as the College Sports Festival and Founders Day – invitations to prospective parents and feeder schools
  • Ongoing communication and invitations to feeder schools and involvement with their exhibitions
  • Coordination with relevant Head on scholarships, interviews and acceptance of students

 

Key Competencies

  • Sound computer skills and ability to use school administration systems effectively
  • Previous school or recruitment experience in a similar position is advantageous
  • Strong administration skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask and work under pressure
  • Excellent people and communication skills with good written and verbal skills
  • Customer relations experience
  • Highly efficient, methodical and organised with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Any staff member working within a school is required to have a sexual offender’s clearance certificate before employment can commence
  • Committing to work within the values, Christian ethos and mission of the College, as well as participating in the broader life of the College