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Head of Admissions

Position description

Head of Admissions will contribute to LEAF Academy mission by building a robust admissions capability including marketing and communication, student recruiting and selection functions.

Understand and communicate the vision for the department, have department work as a team,

and lead, support, and develop the department members to ensure it achieves the highest possible impact and standards of excellence in all its activities.

Secure a long-term pipeline of applicants for LEAF Academy in desired quality and mix.

Cooperate with marketing on developing a better understanding of target audiences

Ensure the most efficient process in which the students enter LEAF Academy. Contribute to the financial sustainability of LEAF Academy.

Besides other responsibilities she/he is responsible for:

  • Strategic Planning of Admissions and development of the department
  • People Management
  • Managing the day-to-day operations of the department.
  • Financial Management and Budgeting of Admissions department.
  • Partnerships Management (schools, NGOs active in education and work with youth,
  • Setting the strategy in the department and expectations on its members.
  • Building the team and leading, supporting, and mentoring its members and holding them accountable for their work, according to agreed standards and guidelines.
  • Role modeling and integrating LEAF Academy mission, vision and values in the work of the department.

As other members of the staffulty, the Head of Admissions  is expected to be involved in a student facing activity e.g. (advisory, teaching, club leading, residential duties etc.).

Other duties as may be assigned by the Principal.

Employee perks, benefits

If you look for routine position and best tangible perks, LEAF may not be the best place for you. If you search for opportunity to follow your personal desire and mission, we can offer:

Meaningful impact: We aspire to support the development of talented young people who have the potential to be change-makers in society by building a boarding school, literally from the ground up!

Professional team environment: You will become part of a diverse and supportive team that strives to be at the forefront of 21st Century Education.

Challenging assignments: We are an entrepreneurial organization. On-the-job learning and fast personal development here is inevitable. You have a chance to bring and immediately implement new ideas

Information about the position

Offered salary

Compensation for the role is starting from 1750 euro gross base, depending on the qualification and track record of final candidate

Employment type

  • Full-time

Possible starting day


Job requirements

Required education

  • Postgraduate (Doctorate)
  • University education (Master's degree)

Educational Specialization


Work experience

5 years

Personal prerequisites

  • Extended communication skills, being able to build rapport easily and being a natural authority to various share and stake-holders (existing and prospective students, parents, schools, partners..)
  • Multitasker, being able to work in highly dynamic environment
  • Problem-solver
  • Proactive with a strong to-do attitude
  • People management skills and team spirit:
  • Good sense of humor and being able to deal with ambiguity
  • Working well under pressure
  • Passion for LEAF Academy’s mission and alignment with LEAF values English and Slovak language proficiency

Strong collaboration affinity

Being able to delegate but still hands-on attitude

Mentoring and coaching style of management


Company name

Akadémia LEAF - LEAF Academy

Location of work

  • Bratislava

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