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Admin/Admission Assistant - Secondary School

Admin/Admission Assistant - Secondary School

  • Location

    Lambeth, London

  • Sector:

    Secondary Education

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £12 - £14 per hour

  • Contact:

    Carly Walters

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    Long term perm

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    April 2022

Main Areas of Responsibility

Areas of Responsibility Improving Admissions


  • Administration of Year 6 admissions into one of the schools academies
  • Main point of contact for Admissions, Open Evening, Transition and other student Induction events, with parents, students, staff and Local Authority Admissions Team
  • Administration of Open Mornings and Evenings, including arranging publicity.
  • Attending Open Evening to assist in the event and to give advice to parents on our Admissions Procedure.
  • To be a key point of contact for the Academy's uniform supplier.
  • Keeping up to date with new Admissions Regulations and policies.
  • Co-ordination of appeals.
  • Taking and responding to telephone enquiries.
  • Administration of In-Year admissions in to the Academy
  • Maintaining Waiting List for all years.
  • Contact previous/current schools for information regarding applicants
  • Informal meeting with Parents/Students to discuss admission
  • Writing offer letters
  • Developing and implementing protocols for In-Year Admissions
  • Ensuring smooth induction and first days
  • Communication with Faculty Directors, pastoral staff regarding new admissions
  • Aiding with off-rolling and transferring files for leavers in line with the Federation and Statutory procedures
  • Assisting with the transfer and receipt of student files (including SEND and Safeguarding records

Qualifications & Experience


  • Ability to relate well to children and young people
  • Flexibility and ability to respond to multiple demands and to prioritise
  • Ability to work well with colleagues and parents
  • High level of adaptability to changing demands
  • Work constructively as part of a team
  • Ability to plan and organise work to meet varying deadlines
  • Ability to work on own and take initiative Strong written and verbal communication skills Basic training in one or more of the following


  • Delivering a high-quality service
  • Range of general administrative duties
  • Good ICT skills and experience, including Word, Excel, and management information systems
  • Working with children of relevant age (11-19)

Education & Qualifications

  • Good standard of general education, including literacy and numeracy skills

Personal Qualities

  • High degree of professionalism towards role
  • High level of initiative and enthusiasm
  • Calm and steady manner
  • Strong commitment to education and young people

Next Steps

If you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact Carly Walters or apply directly for this opportunity,