Admissions and Communications Officer Job in Kenya

Job Title: Admissions and Communications Officer

Hiring Organization: SABIS® International School
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Education
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES Competitive
Date Posted: 03/13/2024

SABIS® is a global education network that has an active presence in 21 countries on five continents and educates students in both the private and public sectors. SABIS® schools implement the proven, proprietary SABIS® Educational System, which has been developed and refined for over 135 years.

All students in the SABIS® Network benefit from a long tradition of excellence in education, a reputation that is rooted in a well-developed philosophy that seeks to provide students with a top-quality education that prepares them to meet the challenges of a changing world.

For more information about the SABIS® Network, visit:

Job Purpose

Organizing, coordinating, and following up on all of the administrative activities and procedures that facilitate the smooth operation of student admission to the school.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Introducing parents and students to the SABIS® Educational System and the school campus.
  • Handling student registration procedures, applications, and diagnostic tests.
  • Maintaining data and statistics pertaining to inquiries, registration, enrollment, etc.
  • Following up with parents regarding admissions and admission requirements.
  • Administering diagnostic exams for all grades and interviewing students for the Infant Department
  • Issuing admission letters for all newly accepted students in coordination with the School Director and the Finance Department.
  • Ensuring the diagnostic exams are marked and, if applicable, following up on results.
  • Conducting school tours.
  • Ensuring that the application folder is updated and that the data submitted by parents is entered on SDP.
  • Updating SDP regularly as need arises.
  • Alerting the School Director, AQC, SMC, and other concerned parties if and when students leave the school.
  • Updating computer registration and reregistration course files as necessary.
  • Working closely with the Marketing Officer to ensure marketing material is always available and delivered to the appropriate audience.
  • Building relationships with embassies, companies, NGOs, nurseries, ministries, etc.
  • Maintaining an ongoing relationship with parents once they have enrolled their child(ren).
  • Setting up and promoting new activities at the school that enhance the school offering and make it more appealing to existing and prospective parents.
  • Communicating with existing parents about major initiatives taking place at the school.
  • Arranging meetings/events for existing parents as a way to keep in touch and also launch new initiatives.
  • Assisting in projects as assigned by the School Director.

Ideal Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Administration, Public Relations, Human Resources, Mass Communication, and/or equivalent
  • SABIS® experience is preferred
  • Ability to work within a team
  • English proficiency
  • Professional behavior and ethical conduct
  • Communication skills

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