Admission Officer, Junior & Middle School

Support Position

Closing Date: April 18, 2024

Job Term: Full Time

We are seeking an individual who is inspired by our mission and whose beliefs align with our core values of integrity, compassion, inquiry and courage, and reflects our core competencies to join Havergal College as an Admission Officer, Junior & Middle School. This is a full-time, 10 Month position.

Why Havergal is the Place to Be

Founded in 1894 and located on a beautiful 22-acre campus in midtown Toronto, Canada, Havergal College is one of Canada’s pre-eminent independent schools for girls from Junior Kindergarten through Grade 12. At Havergal College, we believe that great schools are made up of great people. With a rich history spanning over 130 years, we are committed to offering a contemporary liberal arts education, which is rooted in the Anglican tradition. Our mission is to prepare young women to make a difference. Through our outstanding academic and cocurricular programs, and a cohesive and collegial team of faculty and administration staff, we nurture a culture of capability that fosters self-confidence, leadership, critical thinking and global-mindedness within our students.

We take pride in attracting and retaining highly-qualified faculty and administration staff to ensure that our school remains at the forefront of educational excellence. Join us in this transformative journey of education, working together to empower young women to make a positive difference in our world.

We are committed to building a diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace. We believe that an inclusive environment fosters a culture of mutual respect, creativity and innovation, collaboration and accountability. To this end, we encourage applications from all qualified candidates with a diverse range of experiences and perspectives, including women, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Colour) peoples, LGBTQ2S+, and persons with disabilities to join our thriving team. We seek candidates who are committed to nurturing a community where integrity, compassion, inquiry and courage thrive. 

The Position

In support of Havergal’s Strategic Plan and Havergal’s continued commitment to excellence, the Admission team is expanding to meet the demand of the growth in our applicant pool.  Acting as an ambassador of Havergal College, the Admission Officer plays a key role in supporting the recruitment, admission and retention of applicants and their families. Reporting to the Director of Admission, the Admission Officer will support the team’s efforts to expand the funnel of potential students by building relationships in key communities, participating in all aspects of the recruitment and admission processes as well as onboarding new families.   The Admission Officer will also work with the Executive Director, Strategic Enrolment Management on key community and parent relations events.

Specific Accountabilities

  • Represent Havergal at in person and online recruitment events.
  • Conduct interviews with candidates applying to the Junior or Middle school.
  • Assist in organizing special events including Coffee and Conversation, Open House, Junior School Assessment days and new parent events.
  • Visit feeder schools, attends school fairs and feeder school recruiting events.
  • Participate in recruitment travel. 
  • Cultivate relationships with feeder schools.
  • Support the social media strategy led by the ED SEM and ED Marketing & Communications.
  • Co-manage the Upper School Admission Ambassador team with the Associate Director of Admission.
  • Assist in the training of Admission Ambassadors and Grade Six Leadership Tour guides.
  • Provide support for Parent Relation Events such as Celebration Saturday.
  • Attend evening/daytime functions relating to Admissions.
  • Engage in the cocurricular life of the school through coaching, mentoring or student club support.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience

  • Post-secondary degree required.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in Admissions, preferably in an independent school.
  • A commitment to customer service and the Havergal values of courage, compassion, inquiry and integrity.
  • Strong technical skills and the ability and willingness to learn new systems.
  • Excellent language skills, both oral and written.
  • Flexible team player who is able to understand and manage competing priorities.
  • A self-starter who takes initiative, is proactive and wants to contributes to the shared team goals.
Demonstrated ability and commitment to the Core Competencies of
  • Inclusive Excellence
  • Collaboration & Teamwork
  • Integrity & Trust
  • Learning Agility
  • Communication
  • Growth Mindset

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and express their interest to HC Careers no later than April 18, 2024.

Havergal College thanks all applicants in advance. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Havergal College is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process, and work environment in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). We will be happy to work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process. If you require accommodations, please contact Cathy LeBlanc at 416-483-3519 ext. 6526 or by email at [email protected].