Registrar – Arabic speaker


About the Role

GEMS Al Barsha National School is actively seeking a Registrar – Arabic speaker to join their team with immediate effect.


Manage student enrolment numbers to meet or exceed the school specific enrolment budget consistently throughout the academic year and ensuring all students registered in accordance with the GEMS Enrolment Process and the specific governing body (such as KHDA).

About Your Benefits

Meet with prospective parents to explain admission procedures, curriculum, fee structure and regulations in order to ensure prospective parents enrol their children at the school. Registrar’s in a similar target market to ensure that prospective parents who cannot secure a place at the school are actively guided to secure a place at an alternative GEMS school.

Maintain an accurate record of all places available at the school and an up to date waiting list that details students who wish to be enrolled and have passed any necessary placement tests. Registrar’s should aim to have 50 students per year group, fully assessed waiting to be placed.

Update, maintain and manage the student information OASIS database ensuring that up to date information is available on a daily basis.

Ensure annual enrolment processes such as; the re-enrolment process, Parent School Contract and registration of students, is completed within the agreed timetable.

Prepare reports for the School Principal/CEO and the corporate office reflecting; the current enrolments, waiting lists, status of vacant seats and current conversion data. Registrars should meet regularly with the Principal/CEO and SLT of the school to discuss the reports and assist the school with student number projections.

If necessary, collaborate with School Principal/CEO, SLT and other members of the FOH be able to develop and implement enrolment strategies in order to achieve budget enrolment numbers at the school.

Maintain and create files for all new applicant, new students, current student, exiting students and alumni and complete all exit documentation for students withdrawing from the school.

Be fully versed in all the rules and regulations of the Ministry of Education and other relevant governing bodies (SEZ, KHDA, ADEK) to ensure compliance during the admission process.

Ensure the GEMS policies, procedures and codes of conduct are followed at all times and ensure all audit items are addressed in a timely manner.

Perform other duties as requested by direct and dotted reporting line managers/supervisors.

The Registrar may be required to work beyond the typical work day and work week particularly Registrar’s in new or start-up schools.

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