Job Summary

The Admissions Assistant provides support to the Admissions Manager to help ensure that the admissions process for potential new families is positive and efficient.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Entry level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

Mission: ISK inspires and nurtures passion, creativity and ambition in pursuit of a better world.

Vision: Empowering students to create solutions for tomorrow’s challenges


Reports To: Admissions Manager


Scope of Responsibilities:

The Admissions Assistant provides support to the Admissions Manager to help ensure that the admissions process for potential new families is positive and efficient. She/he is required to maintain accurate student/parent data, help maintain organized admissions procedures and assist the Admissions Manager in promoting a positive relationship with the current and prospective parent community, one that accurately reflects the school’s Mission, Vision and Educational Aims.


Specific Responsibilities:

  1. Enter and maintain accurate student/parent data into the school management database in a timely manner
  2. Track inquiries, applications and accepted students to provide the Admissions Manager with historical data in order to inform year-to-year projections
  3. Answer phone calls and email inquiries to coordinate appointments with new families
  4. Provide a welcoming atmosphere for current and prospective parents and students
  5. Conduct friendly and knowledgeable campus tours for prospective new families
  6. Prepare and maintain admission folders for each applicant, including scholarships applications
  7. Coordinate on site student assessments with the divisional assistants and coordinate distance assessment tests as required
  8. Assist with planning and carrying out events such as the New Family Orientation and Open Days
  9. Promote the Mission, Vision and Educational Aims of the International School of Kenya
  10. Perform other duties as needed or requested by the Admissions Manager


Required Qualifications, Skills and Qualities:

  • Diploma in Business Administration
  • Secretarial training and skills with the ability to multitask in a fast paced office setting
  • Experience working with databases
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an outgoing personality, a person who enjoys meeting new people and can communicate easily with people of all ages and cultures
  • Good communication skills
  • Proficient in Word, Excel and Google Docs
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and trust with both colleagues and prospective and current ISK families
  • Optimistic attitude to life and work
  • Demonstrates an ethical approach to work
  • Commitment to continuous personal growth
  • Fluent in English and Kiswahili (written and spoken)


Preferred Qualifications, Skills and Qualities:

  • Bachelor Degree
  • Proficiency with school management software or a similar complex database
  • Multilingual

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