King’s Academy provides a world-class education to over 600 girls and boys from over 35 countries across grades 7-12. A boarding and day school in Jordan, King’s Academy offers unparalleled opportunity to students from all backgrounds. Over 50 percent of students receive financial support, and college matriculations from King’s span universities on six continents, including some of the most selective universities in the United States, the United Kingdom and elsewhere.
Come to King’s. Work with extraordinary students, collaborate with growth-oriented colleagues, contribute to the development of one of the world’s most dynamic schools, and make an impact.
Associate Dean of Admissions
King’s Academy is seeking to hire an Associate Dean of Admissions. Working in the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid, the Associate Dean of Admissions will be responsible for the below duties.
- Serve as primary liaison for the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid. This task involves acting as the main point of contact between the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid and internal and external stakeholders.
- Manage the Student Admissions Ambassador program. This involves overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Student Admissions Ambassador program, providing work direction, training, and support to student ambassadors.
- Assist in key strategic initiatives for the Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid. This task involves providing support to the Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid in implementing large-scale initiatives and programs.
- Evaluate potential international admission markets. This involves researching and evaluating new markets to identify opportunities for increasing international student enrollment.
- Respond to inquiries and follow up with prospective families. This task involves responding to inquiries from prospective families about the admissions process and King's Academy, and following up with them to provide additional information and support.
- Review and vet applications as a member of the Admission Committee. This involves reviewing and evaluating applications submitted by prospective students and determining their eligibility for admission.
- Schedule and conduct admissions interviews. This involves scheduling and conducting face-to-face or virtual interviews with prospective students to assess their fit for King's Academy.
- Establish relationships with educational consultants, school officials, and parents of international students. This involves building and maintaining strong relationships with key stakeholders in the international education community.
- Meet with prospective students and families visiting the school, including leading campus tours. This involves meeting with prospective students and families visiting King's Academy, answering their questions, and providing a tour of the campus.
- Participate in admission information sessions, testing sessions, and other admissions-related events (may require weekend/evening work). This involves participating in events that provide information about the admissions process and King's Academy to prospective students and families.
- Other duties assigned by Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid, Deputy Head of School, and/or Head of School.
The Associate Dean of Admissions reports to the Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid.
- A Bachelor’s degree
- At least five years of experience in a school setting
- Excellent command in both spoken and written English
- Excellent interpersonal skills, both verbal and written, attention to details, and strong leadership skills
- Ability to work with diverse populations
- An enthusiastic team player who works well with others
Qualified and interested candidates should apply online (specifying the name of the vacancy mentioned above). Applications should include an up-to-date resume and cover letter, copies of relevant certifications, two to three reference letters, and a reference list including name, position, working relationship with reference and contact details (email and phone number).
King’s Academy is seeking to hire a Procurement Coordinator.
The successful candidate will:
- act as the point of contact between the procurement office and other school departments on all department-related purchases;
- coordinate procurement related queries, documentation, registers and filing system;
- evaluate offers, follow up on delivery dates and ensure delivery to King’s Academy;
- create purchase orders for requisitions of goods and services through the system;
- initiate and perform visits to suppliers and vendors regularly;
- follow up with the accounting office on library and school subscription purchase orders and online payments;
- prepare and design justification memos and other forms needed for purchasing activities;
- assist the procurement team in obtaining updated approved supplier lists and alternative lists;
- supervise the department’s filing system and records;
- represent the finance team at school functions and events, and during weekend activities and tournaments;
- assist in all school periodic and year-end inventories, and year-closing activities;
- in addition to any other duty that may be assigned by their immediate supervisor or the Chief Financial Officer.
The Procurement Coordinator reports to the General Purchasing Manager, the Finance Director, and the Chief Financial Officer and Associate Head of School for Finance and Operations.
- Bachelor's degree in marketing or another related field
- 3-5 years of experience in procurement
- Ability to build and maintain relationships with vendors
- Strong communication skills in Arabic and English, both written and verbal
- Certification in procurement is a plus
Qualified and interested candidates should apply online (specifying the name of the vacancy mentioned above). Applications should include an up-to-date resume and cover letter, along with copies of relevant certifications and two to three reference letters, as well as a reference list including name, position, working relationship with reference and their contact details (email and phone number).
King’s Academy is seeking to immediately hire a school counselor. The successful candidate, who will report to the director of counseling, will have the following primary duties and responsibilities:
- Help implement and oversee school-based mental health and wellness services and programs that aid in maintaining a positive school climate that is conducive to learning
- Work closely with the dean of students, the director of counseling and the class deans to oversee, monitor and address the overall emotional, physical, and intellectual growth of students
Counseling and teaching
- Meet daily with the director of counseling, regularly with the dean of students and class deans, and intermittently with the director of the Learning Center, university counselors and academic deans, to collaborate and consult around student issues
- Work directly with students to provide short-term counseling
- Refer to outside counselors as needed and communicate with these clinicians as appropriate
- Communicate directly with parents when necessary regarding their child’s mental health and well-being
- Provide assistance, consultation and training to administrators and faculty regarding resources pertaining to mental and emotional health services and wellness
- Play an active role in the crisis management team by providing leadership, direct services and coordination with outside services when warranted
- In consultation with others, implement school-wide prevention and wellness programs for students, faculty and parents
- Attend all school meetings, faculty meetings and department meetings
- Attend certain programmatic school events such as Parents Weekend, Orientation Week, etc. whether these are held during the week or on weekends
- Sharing main meals with students no more than four times a week
- In addition to any other duty assigned by director of counseling and dean of students
- Desire and ability to work with students at the specified age level with diverse backgrounds and levels of ability toward accomplishing their educational and personal goals
- Ability to organize tasks and manage time to meet many and varied deadlines and communicate effectively with students, parents, school administrators and other staff, including the ability to discuss topics that may be sensitive
- Working familiarity with student assessment tools, especially in evaluating and interpreting standardized test results
- Master’s degree in psychology and counseling or a related field
- A minimum of three years counseling experience in a school setting
- Fluency in both Arabic and English is required
- Experience in working with both Middle School and Upper School students
Qualified and interested candidates should submit their applications online. Applications should include an up-to-date resume, along with copies of relevant certifications and two to three reference letters, as well as a reference list including name, position, working relationship with reference as well as their contact details (email and phone number).
Only candidates meeting the above prerequisites will be contacted for interviews.