Admissions and Student Services Manager

Coventry, West Midlands
£38,014 – £40,723
02 May 2019
24 May 2019
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Hereward is an exciting and innovative College with a reputation for high-quality provision that is responsive to the needs of our students. Based in Coventry, we specialise in providing excellent education and support to students with diverse and complex needs.

As Admissions and Student Services Manager, you will lead the College’s student recruitment and admissions functions. Your role will be to grow student numbers and build strong relationships with local authorities, feeder schools and potential students. You will demonstrate a sound knowledge of the SEND Code of Practice and the EHCP process.  You will also work closely with the Marketing Department to exploit marketing communications, social media and PR opportunities.

You will lead an efficient admissions service and will schedule interviews and collate applicant information. You will play a vital role in identifying students who require further transition work and will work with curriculum teams to plan coherent transition programmes for these students.  You will also capture and analyse student destination data.

You will provide outstanding leadership to the student services function, which encompasses a busy reception area and a range of student support services, from bursaries and visas to student induction.

To apply, you should have a proactive, positive approach to work and have led, motivated, coached and developed others to achieve outstanding results. You should hold a sound track record of significant impact upon student services, including recruitment within the FE/Specialist Education sector and a sound understanding of the funding framework for FE and specialist colleges.  You’ll need to be a team worker, with superb communication, organisational and time management skills. 

If you would like to visit the College, or have any questions about the role, please contact us via email at or telephone 02476426126. 

For details of this and other career opportunities visit and click the vacancies link.  You should submit completed application and diversity monitoring forms to no later than 9.00 a.m. on Friday 24th May 2019.  Interviews and assessments for this role will take place on 5th June 2019.*

*The College reserves the right to change this date.

This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be required to complete Enhanced DBS disclosure and provide referee details. Start dates will be conditional upon receipt of a satisfactory DBS check and references.

Whilst all applications are judged on merit alone, we would welcome applications from ethnic minority candidates as this section of the community is currently under-represented in our workforce. The College Is committed to supporting employees who experience mental health difficulties and is proud to display the Mindful Employer logo.

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