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Admissions Officer
Oryx International School, Doha Find out moreClose

Admissions Officer

Mesaimeer Campus - Barwa City Street, Mesaimeer, Doha, Qatar

Package: Competitive

Start date: January 2019

Contract type: Full Time

About the School

Oryx International School https://oryxschool.qa/ is a unique school, managed by Orbital Education https://orbitaled.com/ and owned by Qatar Airways, becoming a joint venture between a world renowned, multi-billion dollar turnover airline and a prestigious group of International schools. The schools aim is to provide premium quality British style education for the children of Qatar Airways employees.

Orbital Education own and operate a growing group of international schools across the globe that cater for students between the ages of 3 and 18 years and specialise in delivering the English National Curriculum, enhanced to meet the needs of an internationally diverse student population.

The new school will incorporate state of the art science laboratories, modern art and music studios, a fully equipped medical clinic, swimming pools, sporting fields and courts, an 8-lane running track and a 540 seat auditorium, among a host of other amazing facilities.

About the Role

The role is to start as soon as possible. The purpose is to help drive the admissions programmes and processes and will take responsibility for delivering a first-class user experience and assist families as they make the decision of where to enrol their children.

In particular, the role covers the following tasks:

  • Assist the Admissions Manager to coordinate student admissions to the school including:
    • Assist with initial parent contact and school tours;
    • Send out school information to prospective parents: Admission Forms, Prospectus and inserts
    • Communicate and arrange assessment with Admissions Manager with regards Additional Educational Needs requirements for prospective student/s;
    • Ensure all registration, acceptance forms and joining details are accurately completed / checked and appropriate responses made to parents;
    • Keep all documentation/records are up-to-date and in order;
  • Assist Admissions Manager with administrative work on iSams, including the following:
    • Capture student information off Admissions Form then file and organise all documentation;
    • Add student documentation;
  • Liaise with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education on the following:
    • Adding student enrolments, deletions; and transfers to the NSIS system or manually;
    • Translate MOE&HE directives and supply to Principal/s and Admissions office;
    • Translate and supply school vs MOE monthly class number comparisons to the MOE&HE ;
    • Complete any adhoc work required with the MOE&HE.
  • Other Duties
    • Assist in coordinating Open Days.
    • File and organise all admissions documentation.
    • Keep Admissions reception area tidy and organised with appropriate admissions documentation.
    • Assist in preparing regular and ad hoc reports requested from stakeholders.

To match the expectations and reputation of Orbital Education and Qatar Airways, we expect high quality and high standards from our staff.

Person Specification

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:

  • The ability to use statistics and Database management.
  • A high degree of computer literacy (Microsoft Office applications and iSams).
  • An excellent telephone manner.
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to prioritise and manage tasks.
  • An eye for details and accuracy.
  • Arabic speaker would be an advantage.

Application Process

If you have the experience and the desire to join us, and wish to join our excellent school at this exciting time of development, please submit your application to admin@oryxschool.qa

You should include a cover letter outlining how you would utilise your knowledge, skills, and experiences to ensure success in the role. Applications should also include your up to date CV with all relevant details of your experience and education history, and the names, email contacts and contact numbers of two referees, one of whom must be your current or most recent employer.

Successful candidates will be contacted for interview which we hope to hold early in June. If you have not heard from us before the end of June 2018 you can assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Oryx International School is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post-holders are subject to a satisfactory local criminal records checks and background checks in their most recent country of residence. An enhanced DBS check will be completed if based in the UK or if you have worked or lived in the UK in the past, and/or Criminal Records (Police Check) disclosure will be completed from your most recent country of residence.

Receptionist
Oryx International School, Doha Find out moreClose

Receptionist

Mesaimeer Campus - Barwa City Street, Mesaimeer, Doha, Qatar

Package: Competitive

Start date: February 2019

Contract type: Full Time

About the School

Oryx International School https://oryxschool.qa/ is a unique school, managed by Orbital Education https://orbitaled.com/ and owned by Qatar Airways, becoming a joint venture between a world renowned, multi-billion dollar turnover airline and a prestigious group of International schools. The schools aim is to provide premium quality British style education for the children of Qatar Airways employees.

Orbital Education own and operate a growing group of international schools across the globe that cater for students between the ages of 3 and 18 years and specialise in delivering the English National Curriculum, enhanced to meet the needs of an internationally diverse student population.

The new school will incorporate state of the art science laboratories, modern art and music studios, a fully equipped medical clinic, swimming pools, sporting fields and courts, an 8-lane running track and a 540 seat auditorium, among a host of other amazing facilities.

About the Role

The role is to start from August 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. The purpose is to promote the school by welcoming and assisting all key stakeholders and take responsibility for delivering a first-class user experience in all aspects of the reception area.

In particular, the role covers the following tasks:

  • Receive and greet all visitors and ensure they are appropriately welcomed, announced and directed timeously and efficiently and that the waiting times and procedures are explained;
  • Have knowledge of and communicate relevant school information to potential parents if and when required;
  • Provide parents or visitors with school literature if and when required;
  • Keep reception area tidy with flowers and current school literature and ensure efficient and effective high standards of cleanliness;
  • Ensure maintenance of leaflets and poster stock levels and alert the Marketing and Admissions Manager if more are required;
  • Ensure efficient and effective switchboard operations through managing interface with callers;
  • Assist Principal/s with any appointments and administrative work;
  • Check registration of classes completed by teachers by 7:45am and again by 12:15 on iSams;
  • Alert Head of Key Stage if registers have not been completed;
  • Contact parents if a student is absent from school for more than three days and follow up as to reason why;
  • Ensure guardians fill in "Late Book" if they arrive after school starts and “Leavers book” if they are leaving school early. Ensure these students are registered on iSams;
  • Ensure students are scheduled for yearly school photos with Assistant Head of School;
  • Update bus roster and ensure Primary teachers, Heads of Key Stages and bus monitor have updated student lists for the day;
  • Maintain before care and aftercare lists and ensure staff member/s responsible for Aftercare centre have the updated student lists;
  • Contact parents if late in collecting child/ren from school;
  • Ensure maintenance of the staff and stakeholder contact list and distribute;
  • Ensure that the incoming/outgoing school mail processes are correctly coordinated and frequently updated in the mail ledger;
  • Assist Uniform supplier and Bus Service with any inquiries;
  • Type documents timeously and in the required format;
  • Any ad hoc administrative work received from the Principal/s and Marketing and Admissions,
  • Any extra duties that may be required of the reception area.

To match the expectations and reputation of Orbital Education and Qatar Airways, we expect high quality and high standards from our staff.

Person Specification

You will have knowledge and experience of the Reception process in an independent school.

In particular, we are looking for candidates who have the following skills and experience:

  • A high degree of computer literacy (Microsoft Office applications and iSams).
  • An excellent telephone manner.
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to prioritise and manage tasks.
  • An eye for details and accuracy.
  • A friendly and professional manner.
  • Additional languages - Spanish and/or French.

Application Process

If you have the experience and the desire to join us, and wish to join our excellent school at this exciting time of development, please submit your application to admin@oryxschool.qa

You should include a cover letter outlining how you would utilise your knowledge, skills, and experiences to ensure success in the role. Applications should also include your up to date CV with all relevant details of your experience and education history, and the names, email contacts and contact numbers of two referees, one of whom must be your current or most recent employer.

Successful candidates will be contacted for interview which we hope to hold early in June. If you have not heard from us before the end of June 2018 you can assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Oryx International School is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post-holders are subject to a satisfactory local criminal records checks and background checks in their most recent country of residence. An enhanced DBS check will be completed if based in the UK or if you have worked or lived in the UK in the past, and/or Criminal Records (Police Check) disclosure will be completed from your most recent country of residence.