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Become a University Admissions Assistant

The University Consultancy Team is at an exciting stage as it looks to continue to develop several early-stage projects.


Location: London

What you will be doing

We're seeking a focused and organised team assistant to support across the three main areas: UK University Applications, US College Applications and our innovative online University Preparati Programme (UPP), all of which we are looking to expand significantly. The successful candidate will interact with a range of stakeholders and will primarily work with the Director of University Admissions and the University Admissions Consultant.

This is an exciting opportunity to develop a number of skills and work with a team in an early phase of its development, which will allow the candidate the space to develop their strategic thinking.

  • You will work in conjunction with Director of University Admissions and University Team to deliver an outstanding service for all of our clients
    You will engage in professional written and spoken communication with a wide range of stakeholders
    You will schedule online classes and act as the liaison between client, tutor and the University Team
    You will schedule and minute-take of internal and external meetings as required
  • You will draft emails, marketing material, presentations and contracts with support of the Team
    You will research and report on clients’ needs (e.g. course requirements, comparisons between universities)
    You will update the client database and progress within an application cycle
    You will proofread written documents 
    You will complete university registration forms and initial enquiries
    You will arrange hourly tuition and handle routine administrative tasks
    You will perform any other reasonable request to support the Director of University Admissions

What you will have

The successful candidate will have impeccable communication skills and be able to forward plan to ensure tasks are completed on time and that meetings and courses are scheduled in a timely manner. The candidate should have an interest in education and, as the business grows, there will be the opportunity to take on more responsibility. 

  • Essential  
    You are proactive, strategic and have an efficient working manner to meet all deadlines within project cycles
    You are friendly, proactive and helpful in written and spoken communications, with a calm and polite telephone manner
  • You have an initiative to systematise and simplify the running of department and long-term projects
    You have a familiarity with creating and maintaining databases
    You have a confident use of Word, PowerPoint, Excel and a capacity to develop skills relating to online systems
    You have some knowledge of the UK and/or US or other university admissions processes 
    You have a desire to take on more responsibility and contribute to growing the business
    You have a strong command of the English language and an ability to support students with personal statements
Onwards to our company and culture…

We are Bonas MacFarlane

A highly respected provider of private tuition and education consultancy.


About Us




Our aim is to enable young people to succeed in academia

We deliver high-quality tutoring within an effective learning environment. Every year our team of tutors and consultants help hundreds of students of all ages and ability to reach their goals through tuition that is tailored to each child.




Thousands have benefited from our approach

We achieve our results with careful planning, outstanding educators and by placing children into the right schools and universities. Crucially, we share a long-term aim – helping children to become successful and happy adults.


We are unique amongst education providers

Having spent twenty-five years as pioneers of our services, we are now the leading company of our kind in the UK. In 2011 we opened up offices in Dubai so we could help and enhance the academic lives of people internationally. Our students have excelled at schools in the UAE , USA and Europe.





Join us and explore a new country. 

You will be part of a large expat community in Dubai. This is an exciting career opportunity for you to work in a high paced team environment, grow with a business and take personal responsibility for all aspects of tuition service delivery. On top of this, you will receive a tax-free salary and experience living and working in a foreign country.


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