Gerstell Academy is seeking a dynamic and experienced fill time Head of Lower School Admissions to lead all aspects of the primary and elementary admissions process for prospective Pre-K through 5th grade applicants.
Gerstell Academy is a private, co-educational, non-sectarian, college preparatory school built upon our Mission, Motto, Leadership and Attributes.
The primary responsibilities of this highly visible position include:
Coordinate outreach in the community to generate interest in the Gerstell Academy program, working closely with preschool-school directors, educational consultants, and local educational organizations.
Planning and leading admissions events for parents and prospective students, including tours, open houses, community events, and receptions/play dates for admitted and enrolled families.
Managing the applicant pool, including applications and file review, coordinating applicant visits and assessments, as well as planning and overseeing the Pre-K and Kindergarten group evaluations.
Coordinating lower school shadow day visits for prospective students.
Presenting candidates for admission to the admissions committee.
Represent Gerstell Academy at local events designed to generate interest in admission to Gerstell Academy.
Bachelor's Degree and knowledge of early childhood/elementary education
Minimum of three years' experience in lower school admissions with demonstrated success in enrollment growth.
Strong marketing ability aligned with social media experience.
Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills.
Ability to collaborate well with faculty, administrators, and parents.
Consistent and timely follow up with prospective families.
Proficient with Blackbaud Onboard software program.
Willingness to work collaboratively with Director of Admissions
For additional information on Gerstell Academy, please visit www.gerstell.org
Mrs. Mary Louque
Director of Admissions/Vice President
About Gerstell Academy
Gerstell Academy is a co-educational independent college preparatory day school with a mission to develop future leaders. Our campus is located in Finksburg, Maryland, just west of Baltimore.