Begin by thinking Avenues New York, Avenues São Paulo, Avenues Shenzhen, Avenues Silicon Valley, Avenues London. Think of Avenues: The World School as one independent school with many campuses around the globe that are interdependent and intentionally connected. It will not be a collection of different schools all pursuing different educational strategies, but rather one highly integrated learning community, connected and supported by a common mission, a shared education design and curriculum, world-class technology and a talented headquarters team in New York City.
Avenues New York opened in 2012 and serves 1,550 students in grades nursery – 12. Avenues São Paulo will open in August 2018, and Avenues Shenzhen is scheduled to open in 2019. Avenues prepares students for engaged global citizenship in the modern world, with an approach that combines language immersion, interdisciplinary learning, a global curriculum and a culture of creativity and deep collaboration.
Avenues Shenzhen seeks an Admissions Associate to become a key member of our start-up team. The Admissions Associate will engage families and guide them through the admissions process, helping to build the founding community of a highly innovative, top-tier global school that is strongly rooted in China and Chinese culture.
What Will You Do?
Ensure that admitted students and families are well-matched with Avenues, by understanding applicants deeply and guiding them through the process.
Convey the unique value of an Avenues education in nuanced, accurate, and compelling ways that are tailored to each family’s interests.
Build a special, diverse community of families and children who are invested in Avenues and excited to be pioneers in an innovative new school.
Embrace the the special challenges of building a new school community. The admissions team will enroll around 250 new students in the 12 months before August 2019.
Make every family feel cared for and respected, regardless of the varied outcomes of the admissions process.
Who Are We Looking For? You will bring:
Exceptional relationship building ability and emotional intelligence, to connect deeply with Chinese and international families; admissions experience strongly preferred
Excellent communication skills in in English and Mandarin Chinese, to compellingly convey the unique value of an Avenues education
A track record of achieving ambitious goals, especially in a growth or start-up context
Proactive, entrepreneurial style, eager to take initiative in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
Keen intellectual curiosity, with a mindset of continuous learning and growth
Avenues offers competitive compensation and a generous benefits package. Avenues is committed to diversity among our staff, and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
About Avenues: The World School
In the fall of 2012, Avenues: The World School opened the doors of its flagship, 15-grade (N-12) independent school in New York City offering students a truly global education. Today, the school serves over 1,300 students. The vision of Avenues is to open schools in the world’s leading cities. Avenues will be a highly-integrated learning community, connected and supported by a common vision, a shared curriculum, collective professional development of its faculty, the advantages of modern technology and a highly-talented global leadership team.