Vacancies Registrar 07.10.2021

Part time/Full time
To start as soon as possible

Founded in 1948 by Lady Daphne Edwards, Godolphin and Latymer Redcliffe Gardens School is a co-educational school for children aged 2½ – 11 and is one of the oldest and most established schools in Kensington & Chelsea. 

This is an outstanding opportunity to join Godolphin and Latymer Redcliffe Gardens School, an established co-educational pre-prep and prep school which is part of the Godolphin and Latymer School Foundation.  Redcliffe Gardens School is located near Earl’s Court in Chelsea and has been rated as ‘excellent’ in all categories in their latest ISI inspection.  The whole school operates as a close knit team based on two sites.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a suitably experienced and highly driven candidate to join the School in the role of Registrar, to commence in post as soon as possible on the completion of all required pre-appointment checks.

The post-holder will have primary responsibility for the entry process for the school, promoting the recruitment and retention of pupils, assisting with marketing and organising open days and parent visits.  They will manage the admissions process, maintaining excellent relationships with feeder schools, parents and members of the community.  Along with the Head’s PA, they will be the public face of the School and will assist in warmly welcoming pupils, staff and visitors.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate a very good knowledge of schools, particularly in the primary independent sector.  Specific local knowledge would be highly advantageous.  Relevant experience in a school environment is very highly desirable.  The successful candidate will be a very capable administrator, with excellent communications skills in person, on the telephone and in writing.  They must have excellent IT skills and the ability to deal with issues sensitively and discreetly and to demonstrate sound judgement.

Please see the recruitment information booklet for full details of the role.

This is a permanent position.  Full or part time hours will be considered, with a minimum of 25 hours per week during the term time.  Additional hours may be required on occasion.  Please state in your application your preferred working pattern.  Working hours will be discussed with short-listed candidates at interview stage and agreed on appointment.

Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications, skills and experience for the role. Free lunch is provided, as well as staff room fruit and refreshments.

Fully completed application forms must be returned to recruitment@godolphinandlatymer.com as soon as possible.  Please note that applications must be made on the school’s application form.  CVs alone will not be accepted.

Applications will be considered on receipt and interviews may occur at any stage.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and responsibility.  Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The safeguarding responsibilities of the post include: promoting and safeguarding the welfare, and health and safety, of children and young persons with whom you come into contact

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the School is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are “spent” unless they are “protected” under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

Godolphin and Latymer Redcliffe Gardens School is committed to safeguarding and to promoting the welfare of children and staff and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child-protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Godolphin and Latymer Redcliffe Gardens School is administered by The Godolphin and Latymer School Foundation, a charitable company limited by guarantee (Registered Charity number. 1073924, Company number 3598439), Iffley Road, London, W6 0PG.