Employment

Admissions Lead

This position will play a crucial role in the development and growth of a small school. Duties include:

  • Manage the school’s admissions and enrollment activities
    • Organize and plan all school tours and half-day visits, with prospective parents, teachers and volunteers.
    • Track all prospective students from inquiry to application to admissions decisions.
    • Communicate with families about admission decisions and financial aid processes.
  • Work to build the visibility of Chicago Friends School through messaging in press, media and on line.
    • Given messaging parameters, create and place advertisements and manage social media presence.
    • Increase media presence to include instagram and youtube.
    • Work with web volunteers to update website as needed and add multi media presence.
  • Build the pipeline of prospective families for Chicago Friends
    • Work with Head to establish relationships with other schools and community organizations.
    • Manage open houses and admissions events.
    • With volunteers, increase Chicago Friends School’s presence in community events and organizations.

The ideal candidate for this position is personable, outgoing, organized and responsible, and has a working knowledge of Chicago pre- or elementary schools and/or and the needs and concerns of parents of school-aged students.

Please send resume and contact letter to employment@chicagofriendsschool.org.

About Chicago Friends School

Chicago Friends School is a small, independent Friends school on Chicago’s north side. Consistent with the 300-year history of Quaker education in America, Chicago Friends School seeks to develop students’ whole selves. We teach and foster academic, creative, and interpersonal growth. Our commitment to peace, community, integrity, equality, simplicity and service leads us to value all students and teach each in a loving, individualized environment.

Our teachers work with small mixed-age classes within a collaborative, creative, start-up environment that develops the whole child.

Nondiscrimination Policy

Chicago Friends School provides equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, age, or sex, except where sex or age is a bona fide occupational qualification.

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