School Registrar - Kent College Dubai - #49443

Aldar Academies

Date: 1 week ago
City: Dubai
Contract type: Full time

Aldar Education is currently seeking a School Registrar for Kent College Dubai to support our growing family of owned and operated schools in the UAE starting immediately. The successful candidates will be closely aligned with our core values and ethos and possess a genuine understanding and appreciation of the values of the region.

As the leading education group in Abu Dhabi, we provide inclusive and innovative learning that inspires and empowers communities. We offer a range of brands for all learners in our community, from nursery through to adult education. We offer the broadest choice of curricula. In the largest number of locations in Abu Dhabi.

Starting with one school and 250 students in 2007, Aldar Education has grown into a highly sought-after education provider, now supporting over 38,000 students in 31 schools and a growing network of almost 5,000 educators, with over 100 nationalities, offering a wide range of curricula and ancillary services such as a Teacher Training Academy.

Working collaboratively, our education network’s purpose is to empower the next generation to shape our future, directly supporting the educational goals of Abu Dhabi’s government. Today, Aldar Education’s efforts are guided by the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030 plan, which aims to build a sustainable knowledge-based economy through premium education.

The incumbent will continuously strive to exceed internal & external customer expectations while embracing the Aldar Education Core Values.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required

Minimum Experience

  • Experience as Admissions/Registrar in the education field
  • A minimum of 2years of experience in a customer-focused role in the region
  • Strong ESIS/student affairs experience
  • Previous experience in data management

Job Specific Knowledge & Skills

  • Fluent in English Communications skills, written, and oral
  • Arabic speaker is preferable
  • Strong interpersonal skills to aid in daily contact with parents in a diverse multicultural environment
  • Excellent office management skills
  • A high level of professionalism and consideration of the well-being of children
  • Respect for all members of a school community.
  • A positive and solution-focused attitude to working life.
  • A clean enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check or police check.

This job description is not all-inclusive. Aldar Education reserves the right to amend this job description at any time. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. We are also mindful of our national development strategy and encourage UAE Nationals in their application at our company.

Aldar Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Offers of appointment are subject to satisfactory references and police clearance.

Main Duties:

  • Overall responsibility of Enrolments and Registration for the academy, working closely with the Senior Leadership within the Academy and HQ Enrolments
  • Manage accurate data on applications, enrolments, and registrations to ensure accurate figures are available daily
  • Meet with enrolled parents, explain registration procedures, curriculum, fee structure, and ADEK regulations and ensure all documentation is completed effectively
  • Respond to registration enquiries, telephone calls and emails in a timely and courteous manner
  • Oversee the assessment process with the academic team as required, to ensure the enrolment process is efficient
  • Oversee the waiting list (if applicable), maintain standard communication with the waitlisted parents in a timely manner and update on the application status accordingly.
  • Manage the registration files for all new and existing students
  • Keep up to date with the rules and regulations of ADEK and ensure compliance during the enrolment and completion of the registration process.
  • Managing eSIS (student information system) including student registration, withdrawals, transfers, and pre-transition
  • Develop and maintain a strong relationship with ADEK’s student affairs department
  • Ensure all parent-facing areas are attractive and uncluttered and convey a welcoming environment to students and parents
  • Attend SLT meetings when required to update on enrolments at the Academy
  • Work with the PRE to identify strategies for attracting new enrolments and student retention
  • Manage the re-enrollment process for existing parents in conjunction with the PRE, providing regular analysis of the updates to the Head of Enrolments and Principal
  • Provide the Head of Enrolments with weekly and monthly reports and projections on enrolments
  • Attend networking events to promote the Academy
  • Organise and attend enrolment events for the Academy
  • Develop and maintain strong partnerships with feeder nurseries and schools
  • Represent the ethos and standard of excellence of Aldar Academies to all prospective parents
  • Ensure that Aldar Academies’ procedures and codes of conduct are always followed
  • Initiate effort and energy beyond the typical workday
  • Perform other duties as requested by direct and dotted-line reporting managers/ supervisors
  • To work collaboratively with the Admissions executive to take on additional tasks when required to support Enrolments and Registration and to provide cover in the absence of the other team member

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