Admissions Manager||Oryx International School, Doha||Find out moreClose|
Mesaimeer Campus - Barwa City Street, Mesaimeer, Doha, Qatar
Start date: May 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Contract term: Fixed term
Are you an experienced, flexible and competent Operational Leader with exceptional interpersonal skills, seeking a challenging new opportunity? If so, you will be interested in this fantastic opportunity to take our state-of-the art international school through our next stage of development.
The role is due to start from May 2020 or as soon as possible. You will primarily be responsible for the management and development of the Admissions strategy, programmes and processes for the school to deliver a first-class user experience for families as they make the important decision of where to educate their children.
You will provide effective leadership to support the admissions team and processes. To match the expectations and reputation of Orbital Education and Qatar Airways, we expect high quality and high standards from our staff.
You will have an excellent track record of leading and managing admission teams in a school environment.
In particular, the role covers the following tasks:
Strategic / Planning
GENERAL - Shared responsibilities:
To match the expectations and reputation of Orbital Education and Qatar Airways, we expect high quality and high standards from our staff.
You will have knowledge and experience of the Admissions process in an independent school.
In particular, we are looking for candidates who have the following skills and experience:
About the School
Oryx International School (https://oryxschool.qa/) is a unique project conceptualised by Qatar Airways and Orbital Education (https://orbitaled.com/) creating a joint venture between a world renowned, multi-billion dollar turnover airline and a prestigious group of International schools. The objective of this £70 million project is to satisfy the demand for premium quality British style education for the children of expatriate employees of Qatar Airways in Doha.
The vision and mission of Oryx International School is to provide the employees of the world’s five-star airline and their children access to a five-star education. The new, bespoke, built to specification school provides state-of-the-art facilities and education technology to enrich teaching and learning experiences for our students. The school aspires to foster an ethos of global citizenship, the celebration of cultural diversity and a wide international perspective to equip their students with the building blocks to become potential leaders of the future across the world.
The facilities offered at the school site, combined with our approach to education, which incorporates British style and tradition based upon the English National Curriculum, while retaining the value of local culture and tradition, allows Oryx International School to stand out.
Benefits of working at an Orbital Education School
Orbital Education (https://orbitaled.com/) focuses on delivering the very best in British education to its students around the globe. It’s an expanding group with schools already in Spain, Hungary, Slovenia, China, Russia, Ecuador and the Middle East, with exciting plans to develop new schools across the globe. Key reasons to work at an Orbital Education School include:
If this describes you, you meet the requirements for this position and are keen to join our excellent and friendly school we would welcome an application from you.
Applications should be made by CV in the first instance, with all relevant details of your experience and education history, accounting for any employment gaps. Applications should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org
Your application should include a cover letter outlining how you would utilise your knowledge, skills, and experiences to ensure success in the role. You should also detail the names, email contacts and contact numbers of two referees, one of whom must be your current or most recent employer.
Closing date: 31st March 2020
Successful candidates will be contacted as soon as we have drawn up a shortlist for interview which we hope to hold by the end of March. If you have not heard from us before 31st March you can assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
Safeguarding – Oryx International School, Doha is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all of its staff and stakeholders to share this commitment. As part of the school’s commitment to safeguarding, all post-holders are subject to background checks and an International Child Protection Certificate administered by ACRO https://www.acro.police.uk/icp... (if ever worked or lived in the UK), Prohibition Checks where appropriate and/or Criminal Records (Police Check) disclosure from their most recent country of residence.