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School Admissions and Compliance Officer

By March 25, 2024No Comments

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Position required from 22nd April 2024

Term time only plus 2/3 weeks, 36/37 weeks only*, Part time – 4 to 5 hours a day

*3 weeks more holiday than state sector education jobs.

St Hilda’s is a unique small prep School nestled in the lanes in Harpenden, it is a wonderful place to be schooled and equally lovely to work in. Single form entry, Girls from Reception to Form VI, Nursery co-ed.

We seek to employ a capable, efficient, friendly, and trustworthy person to work under the supervision of the Head. The role is 5 days a week, for 4 or 5 hours a day, 36/37 weeks of the year (Term time +2/3 weeks). The ability to work with all members of the school community is essential, as is a calm manner, a friendly face and a good sense of humour.

The School Officer will possess excellent customer service, secretarial and database skills, and work in an organised and consistent manner. They should be flexible in their approach to work, adapting their own workflow between admission and compliance priorities. As a first point of contact for many prospective families, the post holder must appear smart, professional, and approachable at all times, and have a confident and welcoming manner. The ability to communicate clearly, particularly on the telephone, is essential.

The role will require a high degree of confidentiality and good attention to detail, ensuring that the school’s policies, procedures and all regulatory documents are fully compliant with all demands, both legislative and of the Independent Schools’ Inspectorate (ISI). Communication with the Governing Board and transcript of all meetings.

Experience of working in a is school desirable but not essential. All training will be provided. Complementary lunches and refreshments. Plenty of street parking, a 10-minute walk (or skip!) from Harpenden Station. Local shops 5-minute walk.

The School is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent, Temp to perm

Salary: £14,876.00-£17,176.00 per year

Expected hours: 20 – 25 per week


  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted or free food
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • Sick pay


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • A-Level or equivalent (required)


  • Microsoft Office: 2 years (required)

Work Location: In person

Application deadline: 02/04/2024
Reference ID: ADMIN2
Expected start date: 22/04/2024


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