Central Admissions Officer - Medway and Kent

The Leigh Academies Trust

Strood, Kent - Show Location

Actual salary £21,868 - £23,825 per annum (£24,789-£27,007 FTE)

Full-Time / Permanent

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Working as part of a new central team dedicated to administering admissions for all phases across Leigh Academies Trust, we are looking for a Central Admissions Officer to join our team! You will be responsible for 2 secondary academies in Medway and Kent - splitting your time equally between both, with a day spent at HQ in Strood with the rest of the team. Reporting to the Central Admissions Lead (CAL), you will be part of a dynamic team that is working to streamline and shape the admissions process, creating a simple yet informative and professional journey for parents and students alike.

Key tasks include, but are not limited to:

The set up and maintenance of Admissions+ in accordance with best practice, ensuring the system is ready and available for each phase as needed.

Ensuring admissions forms are reviewed to ensure information being captured is relevant and necessary to the student and academy, as well as being compliant with the School Admissions Code.

Liaise with SLT to produce a timeline of events relating to admissions throughout the year and setting them up, as needed, in Admissions+. This will include open days and Post-16 meetings.

Manage waiting lists for In Year Casual Admissions.

Set up and administer fair ability banding tests, open evenings, taster days and other events as applicable to your academies.

Act as the first point of contact for all admissions related enquiries in the allocated academies, referring complex requests or points of issue to the CAL.

Become familiar with the School Admissions Code and the School Admissions Appeals Code ensuring all stages of admissions within academies are compliant with these.

Become familiar with how the LA relevant to your academies handles admissions for each phase.

To travel to other academies providing support where needed as directed by the CAL.

The working basis of the role is 37 hours per week, term time + 2 weeks inset, actual salary £21,868 - £23,825 per annum (£24,789-£27,007 FTE)

Please note, interviews will be conducted week commencing Monday the 24th of June.

For any queries in regards to the application process, please contact Charlotte Herberts (Recruitment Coordinator) on [email protected] / 01634 412 245.

Olivia Couzins

4 days ago



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