Position: Full-time, exempt, with benefits Reports to: Admission Director Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
The associate admission director is responsible for Middle School and High School admissions, communications, and outreach.
Cultivate new inquiries/leads for enrollment, maintain constant, close communication with all interested families throughout the entire admission process.
Cultivate relationships and coordinate visitation to/for feeder schools.
Conduct tours for prospective families, staff open houses, and be present for other school-wide events, both on and off campus. There is approximately one evening event per month and one weekend event during the school year.
Organize systematic and efficient collection and maintenance of student forms and files, both paper and electronic using the school’s student information systems.
Maintain confidential communication with candidates, parents, and school staff.
Track and report relevant statistics of all aspects of the admission and re-enrollment process for Middle and High School students.
Schedule student applicant visits and interviews at the Middle and High School. In collaboration with the faculty and division director, support student transition into the program.
Work with college counselor to schedule student speakers for open houses and other school-wide events, and cultivate students for the ambassador program at the Middle and High School.
Develop alumni relations program.
Collaborate with school marketing team on all aspects of the Middle and High School admissions with the goal of maintaining a capacity enrollment of mission appropriate students.
Front office reception and administration as needed. Serve as a liaison for all parents of Middle and High School students.
Post appropriate information on the school’s social media sites.
Keep track of marketing materials for the Museum District Campus for open houses, tours, and visitors.
Support Middle and High School directors as needed.
Skills and Attributes
Exceptional professional oral and written communication skills
Personable, outgoing, highly motivated, and flexible
Diplomatic, non-reactive, and pleasant to staff, parents, students
Ability to prioritize work, take initiative, be self-directed, and work independently or in a team
Understanding of how to work with and maintain confidential admissions information
Experience with professional use of social media platforms and well-developed computer skills
Organized with excellent attention to detail and follow-through
Ability to understand the market and target audience
Happy and enthusiastic to work with teenagers
Experience working in independent school admissions
Working knowledge of Montessori philosophy and practice preferred
The Post Oak School is a premier Montessori school in Bellaire, Texas (Houston area) serving students from age 14 months through high school. Post Oak is authorized as an IB World School to offer the IB Diploma Program for grades 11 and 12.
One of the U.S.’ oldest Montessori schools, The Post Oak School is an educational leader both among Houston’s top private schools and among the more than 5...,000 Montessori schools across the country. We have attracted an accomplished team of faculty and staff and built campuses dedicated to learning. Our mission, our vision, our method, and our people are the means by which The Post Oak School helps students develop curiosity into interest, and interest into expertise.
The Post Oak School has operated continuously since 1963 and is a non-profit corporation. With a faculty and staff of 85 and student enrollment of over 475, we provide a culturally diverse student population with a comprehensive Montessori education steeped in AMI heritage and fully accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest (ISAS) and at the high school level, by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO).
The Post Oak School, accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest (ISAS), serves over 450 students from infants through high school providing a superior Montessori environment and dynamic learning experiences designed according to the developmental characteristics and needs of children.
As the oldest Montessori school in the Southwest U.S., The Post Oak School, on two campuses, offers a comprehensive education from infancy through high school. In a non-sectarian setting, amid surroundings designed to support the principles that have made Montessori one of the most effective education systems in the world, our students develop the emotional, social, spiritual, physical, and intellectual skills to live the lives they were born to live.