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Head of Student Recruitment and Admissions

London, UK
West London College
Full Time
£48,105 - £53,695
20th March 2023
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As soon as possible
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  • Contract type: Permanent
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  • Job ID: 1319099

Hours: Full-time

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £48,105 - £53,695

Closing Date: 31/03/2023

Location: Hammersmith, Ealing and Southall

About us:

At West London College, we are committed to championing innovation and creativity, and we invite you to join us on this journey. We welcome applicants who can share our values of Ambition, Innovation, Accountability, and Inclusion.

We have three college sites across West London in Ealing, Hammersmith and Southall. By bringing your skills to the college you will have a wonderful opportunity to make a difference to these students’ education and to their future.

As a diverse college in the UK’s capital, we offer an exciting, innovative, and stimulating work environment with a wide variety of employment opportunities.

For further information about us, please visit our website.

About the role:

We are looking for a Head of Student Recruitment and Admissions to oversee the applicant experience, from initial touchpoint with the college through to enrolment. Working with the Marketing and MIS teams, the ideal candidate will be passionate about offering outstanding customer service and experienced in further education admissions, enrolment and IAG (information, advice and guidance).

An experienced, caring and empathetic manager, you will lead the Student Recruitment and Admissions team, overseeing the handling and resolving of queries from potential students across a multitude of platforms, ensuring they are equipped to make an informed decision about studying at college. You will also lead on enrolment (both in-year and during the main summer enrolment period), compliance and have a solid understanding of further education funding regulations. The ideal candidate will have experience in UK FE, supervising and delivering a wide range of administrative tasks and leading a team of staff, managing a high workload, meeting multiple deadlines, and working effectively under pressure.

You will be supported by the Director of Marketing and Student Recruitment, ensuring a joined-up approach in reaching potential students to ensure they have a sublime customer experience. The department is busy and buzzing, and this role is essential in helping to ensure the college meets its recruitment targets.

For more information please have a look at the job description which outlines the role and person specification in further detail.

What we offer:

Our team are important to us and we offer a wide range of benefits to recognise the hard work put in to supporting our learners.

As a member of the support team you will receive:

● Eye care vouchers

● Cycle to Work scheme

● Season ticket loan

● Computer loan

● Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)

● Continuous Professional Development

● Access to the College’s Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

● Discount at the College’s on site hair and beauty salon

Important Information:

The safety and welfare of our learners and staff is extremely important to us and this is why we pride ourselves on our safeguarding procedures. As part of our commitment to safeguarding, successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. Please note, it is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activities relevant to children. For further information about our Safeguarding and Prevent policy, please click on this link.

We encourage and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or identity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership.

To apply, please complete an application form before the closing date specified, as CVs will not be accepted. Please ensure you also include a supporting statement as part of your application. We may close the application deadline earlier than expected, so please ensure you submit your applications as soon as possible.


Safeguarding Statement:

West London College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
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