Head of Admissions (university & IB)

Head of Admissions – University & International Baccalaureate (IB)

Location: West London

Start Date: January 2020

Contract: Permanent and full time

Salary: Excellent and matched to the candidate’s experience

Our client is a well-regarded Educational company, with an excellent reputation across London, arranging high quality tuition for students. Our client is seeking individuals with exceptional knowledge, or experience of international schools and the International Baccalaureate (IB).

We are currently looking for a well organised, professional individual to take on Head of Admissions role at this educational company, at a key time of their growth. The Head of Admissions will have good first-hand experience of the UK university applications process, be confident in supporting UCAS applications. The Head of Admissions will be confident in advising students, parents and educators on the UCAS application process and have a real interest in HE Sector.

The Head of Admissions will have a real passion for education and is key in liaising with existing clients and will be influential in generating new business and developing client services. The Head of Admissions will be part of a small, dynamic core team, ambitious team, alongside a bank of high calibre consultants, assessors and tutors. The Head of Admissions will ideally be an individual who has previously worked in an international, well regarded school, or has taught the International Baccalaureate (IB) within a school within the UK

The Head of Admissions will be required to meet the following essential criteria;

  • Excellent understanding of international schools
  • Good knowledge of the UCAS process
  • Ability to lead UCAS advisory service
  • Confidently lead on relationships on a global scale
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • A very strong knowledge of the British Education system
  • Innate ability or experience in customer service
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal
  • Good and consistent attention to detail
  • A co-operative and effective team member
  • Educated to degree level or beyond, from a Russell Group University

First stage Interviews will be held for Head of Admissions, upon receipt of applications that are well matched and therefore early responses are encouraged. Please share your CV to;


The school has a strong ethos of student welfare therefore any successful applicant will undergo a full enhanced criminal record check (DBS).

Connaught Education – The Independent Schools Specialist

Connaught Education is a trading brand of Connaught Resourcing and operates as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency. We are a committed equal opportunities employer who respect and value cultural diversity. We are committed to supporting the welfare of children and young people. In support of current Safeguarding legislation we will carry out background checks and an Enhanced DBS Disclosure as part of our recruitment and selection procedures.

Job Information

Job Reference: UCASN19_1574350937
Salary From: £30000
Salary To: £50000
Job Industries: Education and Training
Job Locations: London, West London
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Admissions, Careers, UCAS

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