Position Description: Admissions Director

JOB OVERVIEW:

CONCORDIA INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL NINGBO seeks candidates for the position of Admissions Director. The Admissions Director will lead our admissions department as we develop, define, and conduct our admissions process and promote our school to prospective students and their guardians. 

The Admissions Director will help establish and update our procedures and criteria, work with potential students’ families and guardian to determine their student eligibility, and oversee the admissions process; evaluating applications and issuing decisions. You will also plan and oversee promotional activities and schedule or conduct tours, student interviews, and information sessions.

The Admissions Director, is committed to promoting our school and attracting mission appropriate students. This role requires the ability to engage others, be highly organized, and possess analytical with exceptional communication skills.


OUR MISSION:

The mission of CONCORDIA INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL NINGBO, is to provide a rigorous globally focused education that fosters inquiry, knowledge and compassion, and nurtures the pursuit of life-long learning.


OUR VISION:

  • We inspire students to reach their potential by developing their unique talents and skills through a challenging and quality international curriculum.
  • Our School continuously strives for excellence in teaching and learning by providing a supportive and caring learning environment which encourages compassion, co-operation and respect among nationalities, cultures and individuals. 
  • We focus on the development of the whole child, and each child. 
  • We prepare students to be future ready.
  • Our caring, compassionate setting for learning stimulates student self-confidence and independence at all developmental stages.
  • We prepare our students to be world citizens. 
  • Our school will become known as the premier international school in Ningbo and will set the standard for quality international education in Zhejiang Province and beyond.


OUR VALUES:

We believe:

  • All students should be treated with dignity and respect.
  • Students have a right to an education that enables them to develop their academic potential, self-esteem, and self-confidence.
  • Students should have access to a quality curriculum and instruction program that develops critical thinking skills and scholarly achievement. 
  • Students, teachers, and parents should work in harmony to ensure each child’s educational growth and personal development. 
  • Our classrooms are a positive and supportive learning environment focused on the whole child.
  • Our school is a place where families, students and teachers can develop and share achievements together. 


  

RESPONIBILITIES OF THE ADMISSION DIRECTOR INCLUDE:

  • Helping Concordia International School Ningbo to establish admissions policies and establish and implement admissions guidelines, processes, and requirements and explain them to other administrators, and students’ families. 
  • Assisting in the admissions decision-making process by reviewing and evaluating student applications and issuing decisions.
  • Providing prospective students’ parents, and guardians with information regarding admissions requirements and processes, financial and enrollment issues, or other procedures.
  • Engaging in the recruiting process by planning, coordinating, and overseeing promotional events, campus tours, student interviews, and other admissions activities.
  • Reviewing and interpreting student information, including test scores, extracurricular activities, and grades.
  • Communicating changes, statistics, and other information to the school Principal, registrar, and department heads.
  • Attend academic, departmental, and school meetings when required, and attend/deliver professional development sessions as directed. 
  • Directing, hiring, and coaching admissions staff members.


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Fluent in Mandarin and English
  • Master’s degree in Education or related field preferred.
  • Extensive experience in education or admissions.
  • Understanding of statistics, admissions requirements and procedures, school funding, and financial and application processes.
  • Experience with international schools is a major advantage.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret information.
  • Strong interpersonal, presentation, networking, and verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency with computers.
  • Sales and marketing skills may prove beneficial.

To Apply

  •  Interested candidates should submit both a cover letter and current resume to: jmartin@concordiainternational.org
  • Your cover letter should include the strengths the candidate feels qualify him/her for the position. 


Qualified applicants will be contacted regarding the next steps to follow for consideration.


Please note that the interview process may include a video interview Skype or WeChat depending on location.

Any applicants from within China must show official proof of permission to work in China