Enrolment Administrator

Enrolment Administrator

Part-time position.

Work days: Mondays to Wednesdays (3 x days)

Commencement Term One 2023

Lorien Novalis Steiner School is situated in Dural, the Hills District of Sydney, about 45 minutes northwest of the city, nestled in lush bushlands and landscaped gardens. The school has been offering a rich and creative Steiner learning program for over 50 years and has built a strong reputation for the diverse and engaging education that it provides.

The Position

Lorien Novalis School is seeking someone with school administration experience who will be responsible for the management and administration of student enrolment applications and admission processes.

The position is directly accountable to the Head of School, requiring:

  • a high level of responsibility, confidentiality and discretion
  • a capacity to work collaboratively as part of the School staff
  • an ability to exercise initiative, judgment and problem solving skills within the framework of the School’s culture
  • to represent the school, its ethos and values to an enquiring public
  • a current WWCC
  • Current First Aid training

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Administer and co-ordinate the enrolment process from first inquiry through to enrolment and commencement at the school.
  • Respond to all enrolment enquiries for new enrolments to Lorien Novalis School
  • Process enrolment applications, including data entry
  • Liaise with teachers, organise interviews
  • Manage new and/withdrawal students and communicate details to relevant staff throughout the school year
  • Organise trial days for students
  • Disseminate information for prospective parents including fees and all other requirements for the commencement of the school.
  • Be responsible for the accuracy of the student database
  • Manage applications and wait lists
  • Meet with HoS regularly and report on enrolment activity
  • Attend and contribute on a weekly basis the Administration Team Meeting
  • To communicate regularly with the School’s Marketing Manager
  • Make available all enrolment projections and trends on a monthly basis to the Head of School and the Finance Manager prior to Board meetings

Information Days and School Tours

  • Organise  and represent the School at School Information Days and School Tours for prospective parents
  • Assist with the preparation and coordination of exhibitions, fairs and school promotional events.

Attending to Statutory Requirements

  • Data for NAPLAN, on entry and other reports as required for student registration and transfer.
  • In consultation with administration team, collect all family data required by the Federal Government on admission and refer to the Finance Manager

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Ability to think clearly and strategically, to make sound judgments and routinely communicate with the School administrative team
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of school administration and processes (knowledge of the independent school sector would be advantageous)
  • Confident communication skills, both oral and written
  • High level organisation of files (electronic and hard copy)
  • Experience in designing and managing organisational communication
  • Employ data analysis to make informed decisions
  • Demonstrable data base management experience
  • Strong administrative skills with a focus on timely completion and accuracy
  • Competent IT skills
  • Knowledge of Steiner Education and its implementation at Lorien Novalis School

Personal attributes  

  • Be honest and trustworthy
  • Be respectful
  • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Be flexible
  • Demonstrate sound work ethics
  • Enjoy people, and children in particular
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure.


Salaries are determined by the school via The Independent School’s MEA.

Selection Criteria

  • Meeting the qualification and experience requirements
  • Commitment to the ethos and values of the school
  • Commitment to on-going learning and personal development

Commencement Date:

            January 2023

Closing Date:

December 2nd 2022

Please contact us if you have any further queries, and applications would be best emailed in one PDF that includes your resume, three referees.

Submit your application to: Dr Konrad Korobacz (Principal) konradk@lorien.nsw.edu.au