Almanax is a London based education consultancy that offers unique and tailored services in all aspects of education.
If helping young adults to settle into a foreign country and get the best out of their learning experience in the UK excites you, then this role is perfect for you. If you believe that the UK education system provides excellent opportunities for international students, then we need you! We are ready to train and mentor you, providing all the tools necessary to enable you to achieve our mission. Should you be willing to take on more responsibilities, we are happy to offer excellent career progression and professional development opportunities to enable you to become a Director in one of the following business segments: School Placements, Guardianship, in the next 1 - 2 years. We will also consider sponsoring under Tier 5 (GAE) or Tier 2 (General) visas. ⠀
We are looking for an experienced Russian speaking educational consultant.
Main goal of position:
Consulting Company’s clients on educational opportunities in the UK, managing the process of candidates’ assessment, school or universities search and placement.
Executing professional tailor - made services to prospective students and their families via emails, telephone or in person;
Conducting research to allocate the most suitable schools and programs within the UK education system;
Guide to school/college/university selection and application;
Monitoring the updates of partner universities' and schools' entry requirements;
Keeping up - to - date with the UKVI policy changes;
Provide professional support/advice to students and parents in order to help them make the right choices;
Match students to appropriate learning environments, such as special education programs;
Discuss various issues that have to do with the educational system with members of the school management board so as to understand them and bring up solutions in cases where the issues are seen as problems;
Carry out maintenance and management of reports and records, and also ensure proper documentation of them all;
Carry out data analysis as at when due;
Work in the company software – Insightly, Xero, Trello etc. (adding client info, students etc. );
Research for various purposes: client services, marketing, competition, product etc. as and when required.
2 - 4 years of relevant experience in a similar advisory role in an educational system;
A degree (preferably in Education, specifically in guidance counselling);
Analytical and adept at decision - making;
Attentive to details and well organized;
Oriented toward service;
Good at planning and organizing;
Empathetic and sociable: Able to offer solutions and connect with students, teachers, and officials;
Skilled in identifying issues and brainstorming potential solutions;
Possesses excellent written and oral communication skills (Russian and English);
Comfortable working independently and collaboratively with other team members;
Able to meet aggressive deadlines;
Qualified with a degree in curriculum and instruction or education leadership.
We can offer:
Full - time position;
Friendly and creative team;
Mentorship and support (during and after onboarding);
Prospective to become a Head of Consultancy Department;
Interesting tasks and clients;
Opportunity to become an expert.
Please indicate your salary expectations in a cover letter.