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Admissions Manager
The Metropolitan School of Panama

Job reference: 011803

Location: The Metropolitan School of Panama

Closing date: 30/10/2021

Department: Marketing, Admissions and Communications


Metropolitan School


Admissions Manager


Reporting to the Director of Admissions and Marketing, you will lead a small team of admissions officers to support families wishing to apply for entry to the MET.

You will be a key front-line member of the team, acting as a first point of contact for Admissions, from enquiry through the enrollment.

Your responsibilities will include:

  1. Campus recruitment
  2. Visit management
  3. Recording of accurate information and liaison with key members of staff

In addition, you will lead in best practices of the areas of responsibilities and ensure that all members of the team are performing these roles to the highest quality.

You will also be responsible for working with the Admissions team to produce timely, accurate, and high data to support continuous analysis and improvement of the work of the department.

You will have experience in working with people from different cultural backgrounds and will also be able to build relationships with representatives from relocation agents and corporate companies.

The position is full time with some weekend and evening working.


Director of Admissions and Marketing


Admissions Assistant Admissions Registar Receptionist



Working with the DAM, manage a small team of Admissions staff to deliver the highest quality service to families who are interested in enrolling at the MET.

Record and report accurate and timely information on inquiries, visits and enrollments, and ensure the Admissions team is producing accurate and timely reports for the considerations of the SLT.

Continuously improve best practice among the Admissions Team


Provide a high-quality enquiry, visits, follow up and orientation process for families interested in the school, acting as a role model for the rest of the Admissions Team.

Support and participate in the coordination and delivery of school events and initiatives: Open Days, Student Recruitment Fairs, Open Days.

Play an active role in building links and maintaining close relationships with local business, organizations, relocation agencies, and development outreach strategies to these organizations in order to generate awareness about the school

To develop parent liaison and relationship ensuring that work of mouth comments are positive

To participate in the student retention process including the leavers surveys and consequent follow up and reporting

Philosophy and values:

We are ambitious for our students, our people and our family of schools. We believe that:

  • There is no limit to what every person can achieve.
  • Creativity and challenge help us get better every day.
  • Learning should be personalized.
  • Unique global opportunities enhance the learning experience.

Promote and adhere to the Company Vision and Values

  • Opportunity - For us, opportunities need to be meaningful, about achieving potential and making progress.
  • Impact - For us, impact is about making a difference. It needs to be immediate, positive and lasting.
  • Leadership - For us, leadership is about considering the team’s needs as well as your own, setting inspiring examples, being supportive and showing real accountability and responsibility.
  • Respect - For us, respect is about listening, being inclusive, showing tolerance and getting the little things right.

Each individual must ensure that they meet their statutory responsibilities and Company policies with regard to Health and Safety, Equal Opportunities and other relevant legislation and undertake any other appropriate duties as allocated by the Principal.

  • Role-model the ‘ Be Ambitious’ philosophy each day
  • Feedback as a valued member of the team and the wider organization


Qualifications / Training

Bachelor’s Degree


Experience / Knowledge / Skills

Good cross-cultural, interpersonal & communication skills and an affinity for interacting with diverse nationalities and cultures


Experience of having worked within a service delivery sector, education sector experience a bonus


Outstanding written and verbal communication skills in


Excellent time management skills and flexibility in dealing with multifunctional tasks


Experience of working with a CRM and / or IMS


Personal Attributes

A warm personable and curious character


Creative and technical thinking ability


Self-motivated, flexible and adaptable to different tasks at hand


Proactive and able to prompt others to ensure deadlines and targets are achieved, calm working under pressure


High level of integrity


Excellent time management and organizational skills


Proficient communicator both oral and written


Excellent attention to detail


Affinity with and interest in education