Director of Admissions and Marketing

Other Administration,

Follow the Child Montessori School

Director of Enrollment Management

Reporting directly to the Head of School, the Director of Enrollment Management is responsible for managing enrollment and leading the admission programs at FCM. In addition, s/he assists with long range and strategic planning for the School. The position opens as of July 1, 2021. Responsibilities are grounded in three key areas:


Prepares, implements and evaluates a comprehensive, mission-appropriate recruitment plan for TH through UE for the purpose of attracting, selecting, enrolling, and retaining highly qualified students. Included are setting annual admission targets in accordance with the School’s mission, as well as defining enrollment needs and goals. Supporting families through the admissions process

Data, marketing and communications

Maintains statistical and trend reports related to admission, enrollment, and long-term modeling. Oversees outreach, retention, market research, and recruitment strategies. Manages various admission activities including committee work, events, publications and digital media..


Serves as a superb front-line ambassador for the School. Able to orchestrate and manage an admissions cycle with coordinated events, publications, and outreach efforts. Personally committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and demonstrates this through continual development of cultural competency skills. A capable networker who is proactive in professional development. Has a vibrant long-term vision and excellent project management skills to coordinate daily tasks.


>Minimum of five years of Admissions and Financial Aid leadership experience

>Strong commitment to education

>Self-motivated, problem solver/critical thinker; excellent judgement

>Excellent communication skills (both written and spoken)

>Experienced with research and data literacy

>Ability to toggle successfully between strategic thinking and tactical execution

>Excellent organizational and project management abilities

>Superior interpersonal skills

>Unflappable in the midst of chaos


Rebecca McGrail
Phone: (919) 755-1150