Head of Admissions

Job Reference : 02853
Location : The British International School Shanghai, Puxi
Closing Date : 30/06/2017
Department : Marketing & Admission
Hours Per week : Full time


The British International School Shanghai, Puxi, is a well-established and highly successful school with a very strong reputation. Located in the Huacao area of Shanghai, on a modern purpose-built campus featuring high quality facilities and resources, the school has capacity for 2000 students aged 2-18 and delivers outstanding academic success with a contemporary approach to teaching and learning.

As a key member of the team at the British International School Shanghai, Puxi, reporting to the Principal, you will be responsible for the management of the admissions team, leading them to ensure continuing high levels of on-going attraction, and recruitment of students.
The role of Head of Admissions includes campus recruitment, enrolment, visit management, reporting of accurate management information and strategic planning for capacity, forecasting and enrolment. You will be a strong leader with excellent communication and presentation skills and will have previous experience in coaching, developing and mentoring staff. You will be an outstanding role model for the school and highly skilled at liaising with parents and students new to Shanghai from all cultures. The role will also involve fostering of relationships with relocation, HR and corporate contacts to generate positive word of mouth comments and influence.

The Head of Admissions must thrive within a premium sales environment. You will have strong interpersonal and analytical skills and ensure the admissions processes are first rate and highly effective under all circumstances. Exceptional written and oral communication skills are also essential for the role. You will work closely with the senior leadership team, finance, and other department heads. Previous experience or success in a capacity filling recruitment role is highly desirable.

The school is a member of Nord Anglia Education, the world’s leading premium schools group. By joining our school you will become part of a committed and innovative team of educational professionals across the globe, with opportunities for personal and career development. As a member of the growing family of Nord Anglia Education Schools you will be joining an active network of like-minded people in China and across the world. Find us more at www.bisspuxi.com

For your commitment, energy and insightful leadership you will be well rewarded and remunerated, through a generous package.

If you are a talented and innovative sales and customer service professional, have a passion for education and people, and are looking to develop your career as part of a world class organisation, we look forward to hearing from you.


Applications should be made via the Nord Anglia Education recruitment website at https://www.nordangliaeducation.jobs/vacancies.aspx and should contain a CV, letter of application and the details of two professional referees.  Any offer of appointment will be subject to a successful medical as well as DBS clearance.

The closing date for applications is: 30th June 2017

Start date: From August 2017





This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.