The salary for this position will be competitive with comparable area Catholic schools and commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the candidate. Benefits are set and conferred through the corporate office of the Sisters of St. Joseph. Interested candidates can obtain additional information about the school by visiting our website at www.jwpschools.org.
Jackson Walnut Park Schools, in the treatment of employees and applicants for employment, is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and nondiscrimination. The school and its representatives follow the laws that govern hiring practices and focus fairly and consistently with every applicant on the talent, skills, and abilities needed for the job.
Jackson Walnut Park School seeks a full-time Director of Admission and Enrollment Management for the 2023-2024 school year. The Director is responsible for the coordination and oversight of the school’s admission and retention initiatives. The Director works closely with the JWP Head of School and Director of Walnut Park Montessori to provide leadership and implementation for the enrollment management program in support of the school’s mission and values as well as a thriving school culture. The Director also plays a role in the development, coordination and implementation of a broad, comprehensive, and strategic marketing and branding plan designed to promote admission and retention of students.
Broad responsibilities include:
Incorporate best-practices in a coordinated effort to further the school’s mission and values by attracting and retaining a diverse student body.
Oversight and coordination of all aspects of the school’s admission and enrollment management efforts.
Collaboration with school leadership to develop the school’s marketing and branding efforts and communicate the value of a Jackson Walnut Park education both internally and externally.
The ideal candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree, with a preference for a graduate degree. She/he will have at least five years prior experience working in school admissions, with a track record of success. Independent or private school experience and familiarity with the Ravenna admission database is a plus. Candidates must present well and possess excellent verbal and written communications skills. Candidates must enjoy working with people and motivating volunteers and colleagues, and be adept at handling multiple projects simultaneously.
To apply, candidates should electronically submit a letter of interest and a resume with three to five references to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating Director of Admission in the subject line. No telephone inquiries please. All electronic applications will be acknowledged upon receipt, and those candidates who best match Jackson Walnut Park School’s qualifications will be contacted.
Jackson Walnut Park School is an early childhood and primary school sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston. Located in an historic neighborhood in Newton, JWP features an accredited Montessori early childhood program and a K-6 independent school in the Catholic tradition. The school offers a rich, discovery-based curriculum, which includes STEAM education at all grades, an elementary school language arts program that follows Lucy Calkins’ Units of Study, the Responsive Classroom social and emotional learning (SEL) program, and foundations in three languages by sixth grade: Spanish, Mandarin and Latin. A vibrant arts program, diverse after school activities and childcare options, and a caring, values-based community that espouses the mission of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston support the development of well-rounded children who, in the words of our mission, “love learning, love God, and love one another.”