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School Admissions Manager


Dubai, UAE

Ref: HP749-138

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

• Provide the Principal and SLT with regular updates on Admissions Data
• To work closely with the Parent Relations Officer (PRO) to determine and implement and PR/Marketing strategy for the school geared towards new prospective families
• To report Focus school roll figures (admissions statistics, enquiries and enrolment) weekly to the SLT and Central Office
• Manage the application approvals process with Heads of School and SEN team
• To liaise with the Accounts Department on issuing of invoices for new students and to ensure that all data is current on the Focus CRM system
• Provide a high-quality customer care for all enquiries to the school for admissions
• Develop and conduct school tours for prospective families if and when required
• Meet parents who are interested in enrolling their children into the school
• Manage and conduct assessments including those from overseas in liaison with relevant Heads of School, EAL and SEN staff
• Oversee the registration of students on KHDA/ADEC school system
• Maintain and secure all student files (paper and electronic)
• Ensure the efficiency of the admissions process throughout the year
• Collate and present monthly Exceed reports for SLT and Central Office (CO)
• Efficiently manage all prospective parents’ enquiries related to admitting children to the school
• Manage all placement tests or interviews for new entrants to school and collate results
• Arrange the placement of pupils in classes with the approval of Heads of Sections
• Manage the initial induction of new families and pupils
• Oversee all registration procedures
• Oversee database development and management
• Manage wait lists and ensure the school’s admissions policy is transparent and adhered to
• Benchmark the school’s admissions procedures against leading competitors
• Review admissions policies and procedures (including data collection) with the Principal
• Advise staff of any additional information relating too new and departing pupils
• Liaise with the Registrar regarding Ministry of Education, KHDA and/or ADEC requirements.
• Ensure the availability of testing materials e.g. online CATS purchase
• Arrange exit interviews for departing students and actively pursue retention where possible
• Ensure the managing and compliance of the Admission Department
• Ensure the maintenance of all student files
• Ensure all new families receive the correct induction into the school


• Be well organized with excellent customer service skills.
• A sound knowledge of the school and the curriculum on offer is an asset
• Exhibit exemplary written/ spoken English
• Demonstrate competence in computer technical skills using Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint and other related programs/ software for educational and business office use
• Hold excellent organizational and interpersonal skills to aid in daily contact with a diverse population
• Have the ability to encourage staff under direct supervision to operate as members of an effective team
• Demonstrate skills in forward thinking and being able to anticipate and prioritize work.
• Have the ability to multi-task and the ability to work creatively, independently and under pressure

• Collaborative team player and empathetic listener
• Integrity, strategic thinker, able to convert vision into action
• Internationally minded, emotional intelligence, intercultural awareness, creative, persuasive, flexible and capable of managing growth and instilling high standards

About the Company

Taaleem’s main activity is the development and management of early childhood, primary and secondary schools. With quality at the forefront of our offering, we tailor each project to answer the specific educational requirements of a wide range of families by offering top international curricula including British, American, the International Baccalaureate and our custom early childhood programme.

Taaleem, which means education in Arabic, is committed to inspiring students and helping them to identify and develop their passions and talents. We only recruit the best international teachers who are capable of delivering our international curricula in a creative and engaging manner.

Taaleem is seeking to raise the educational standards in the region. The combined experience of its core team of senior education leaders in international education policy, operations and global management best practices means Taaleem is well positioned to ensure the creative of truly exceptional schools that satisfy the most comprehensive and exacting education developmental requirements.

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