Canterbury School of Florida has an opening for the the Director of Admission to join our school
for the 2017-18 school year. Founded in 1968, Canterbury is a co-educational, college
preparatory, independent day school in St. Petersburg, serving students in PK3 through Grade
12. The Director of Admission furthers the school by spreading awareness of the school in the
community, helping secure qualified students, helping retain current students and supporting
the school and its leadership.
? Develop and implement a comprehensive and innovative recruitment strategy that
increases visibility to qualified prospective students and parents and grow the annual
applicant pool in size, quality and diversity.
? Oversee, track and implement the admission process from the point of inquiry through
enrollment using systematic and efficient handling of applications, visitations, testing,
campus visits, candidate interviews, assembly of candidate files, processing of
applications and communications with candidates and families.
? Coordinate and supervise all admission events and activities (open houses, new parent
social, early childhood spring playdate).
? Maintain and provide relevant statistics on admission/retention goals on a
grade-by-grade basis, utilizing and expanding the admission database.
? Work with the admissions committees per division in evaluating admission candidates.
? Coordinate retention program in Grades 4 & 8 with division principals.
? Oversee all aspects of the school’s marketing and recruitment of international students.
? Establish, develop, and grow relationships with feeders schools, educational consultants
and other potential partners in the greater Tampa Bay area.
? Manage the student and parent ambassador programs to facilitate the transition of new
families and students into the CSF community.
? Collaborate with the Director of Marketing on all matters related to the production of
admissions materials, school visibility, advertising and marketing.
? Conduct personal exit surveys with departing families and report results to the Head of
? Manage the Admissions Budget.
? Manage and regularly update the content of the Admission pages on the website.