Admissions Officer



University of Warwick


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Monday - Friday: Dayshift

Smart Casual





Assist the Head of Student Recruitment and Marketing in the implementation of commercially viable business plans and marketing/recruitment activities/strategies to continuously improve and drive good levels of student recruitment and engagement in order to achieve the Trusts admissions targets. Undertake the admissions and appeals processes for the Group and to ensure the successful completion of the annual admissions round. Additionally, to support the admissions for the post-18 Foundation course and for future admissions across the Trust.

This is a full time , permanent role.

Duties and responsibilities

  • To undertake the registration of applicants and to maintain all application, admissions, and appeals processes.
  • To plan and schedule dates and deadlines and to ensure the admissions & appeals function is efficiently and effectively organised.
  • To create and maintain relevant spreadsheets and databases used to track all applications, and to process and coordinate offers made/acceptances received.
  • To ensure accurate, timely and complete data recording and reporting.
  • Liaise with parent/carers, students, and schools to obtain relevant information including reports, attendance, and references as appropriate.
  • Ensure efficient responses to all admissions enquiries through various channels. Providing relevant information, advice and guidance to prospective appellants.
  • Provide accurate and helpful advice about admissions & appeals both in person and in writing and to include distinctive issues such as foreign students and SENAR etc.
  • Support the organisation of aptitude workshops and prepare relevant paperwork for all applications, including invites and decision correspondence.
  • Liaise with LA Admissions teams on a regional basis as appropriate.
  • Produce data and statistics to assist in the evaluation and future planning for the admissions and appeals process.
  • Collate detailed information relating to KS2 results for new Year 10s and GCSE and A-Level option choices for new Y12 students, etc. Support the transfer of KS4 students to post-16 and prepare relevant forms, spreadsheets, and letters.
  • Support the admissions for the post-18 Foundation course.
  • Support the Appeals process, preparing and providing relevant information within statutory deadlines and guidance; including the preparation for appeal hearings and the independent appeals process, as required.
  • Prepare for, and promote at, the academies at various launch, careers and progression events including regional school visits and other recruitment, and marketing events as necessary, including open evenings and information evenings

Skills and experience

  • Educated to degree level in a Business related subject
  • Previous role in education admissions, marketing or PR.
  • Have experience of running an Admissions process
  • Be able to demonstrate a good understanding of Admissions and Appeals process
  • Working knowledge of SIMS software
  • Knowledge and understanding of the English National Curriculum and assessment methods
  • Experience across the full marketing mix including digital and traditional methods




  • Employee discount
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • Life insurance
  • On-site gym
  • On-site parking
  • Private dental insurance
  • Sick pay

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