The Position Working collaboratively with the school's Director of Admissions, the Lower School Associate Director of Admission works to ensure that we attract, admit, and enroll diverse groups of exceptional new community members. To do so, this person takes a service-minded approach with prospective families, establishes productive institutional relationships, and positively manages every stage of the lower school admission process. The Lower School Associate Director collaborates with Lower School faculty and spearheads the ongoing design and development of top flight applicant assessment and review practices.
About Us At The Episcopal Academy, we are united by our shared mission, rich history, and dedication to excellence. An EA employee:
Is kid-centered, embraces school and life and shows it through actions and interactions with students, colleagues, and parents.
Embodies and lives The Stripes.
Consistently maintains high standards for his or her own work and motivates others to achieve the same standard of excellence.
Demonstrates a desire and willingness to constantly grow and learn, both personally and professionally, and sees others – especially students – as having the ability to learn and reach success.
Fosters a positive culture by being optimistic, selfless, flexible, and collaborative.
Demonstrates a belief in and commitment to fostering an inclusive and diverse school community.
The Associate Director of Lower School Admission:
Increases inquiries, visits, applications, and yield for the Lower School
Cultivates positive, active relationships with local feeder schools
Designs and develops assessment and review processes in line with industry best practices and with sensitivity to families' experiences
Establishes fluid discussion of issues related to student learning and assessment with administrators and teaching faculty
Successfully communicates school strengths with warmth, grace, and accuracy in a variety of settings
Loves educational communities and builds truly enjoyable relationships across the school
Interested candidates should submit the following materials as separate PDF attachments in one email with the subject line "Lower School Associate Director of Admission" to firstname.lastname@example.org. Title attachments with your last name, first initial and document name.
Cover letter expressing interest in this position;
List of three references, including name, relationship to applicant, phone number, and email address of each (References will be contacted only with the candidate's permission).
Deadline March 22, 2018
Applicants must possess a bachelor's degree and a strong academic background.
Candidates with preK-5 admissions experience will be viewed favorably.
About The Episcopal Academy
The Episcopal Academy, located in Newtown Square, PA, offers college preparatory education for more than 1,200 boys and girls from PK-12th Grade in three units: Lower, Middle and Upper schools.
Episcopal Academy does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability and familial affiliation or any other characteristic protected by law.