Vacancy Details

4186 - Receptionist

Location: UAE - Dubai
Business Unit: GEMS WELLINGTON ACADEMY - AL KHAIL
Closing Date 16-Jun-2019
About the Role

Your key priority will be delivering a positive customer experience during all interactions with existing and potential parents, visitors, staff and students.

Your main responsibilities will include providing information to visitors on a full range of topics, answering phone calls in a courteous manner and maintaining a database of school visitors.

You will provide an excellent and memorable customer experience while ensuring that GEMS policies, procedures and codes of conduct are followed at all times.   You will have excellent communication and organisation skills.  You will work in close relationships with the front of house team, attend staff meetings and serve on committees as and when required.

 

About You

A minimum of 1 years experience in a front of house or customer service role with secretarial and computer skills at a professional level. Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office is an added advantage.

Good presentation skills and ability to communicate with a variety with internal and external clients in an effective, professional and timely manner.  Working under pressure, you will be able to multi-task in an efficient manner and be able to manage a high workload at  peak times throughout the school day.  Expected to deliver outstanding customer experience in all situations. 

About Your Benefits
52 days of annual leave, comprehensive medical insurance, biennial flight home, tuition fee concession in GEMS Schools
About GEMS

Trusted for over 55 years and now a third generation education family, GEMS Education began in a single school room in Dubai. Today, we have the privilege of educating over 190,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division; and we will impact 20 million by 2020 students through the initiatives of our Charity partner Varkey Foundation.

About the School
GEMS Wellington Academy Al Khail is a Premium National Curriculum for England School, located in the rapidly expanding Dubai Hills development. The Primary section opened in September 2013 and Secondary opened in September 2014. This is an international world class school dedicated to fostering a passion for excellence in learning and in life. Children learn in a vibrant, inclusive and creative learning environment that encourages teamwork, critical thinking, independent inquiry and risk-taking. Our staff are recruited almost exclusively from the UK and are highly skilled and experienced in delivering the National Curriculum. Teaching is significantly enhanced through the use of technology, which is used predominantly by students to create and present new content. Innovation and creativity are actively encouraged and the learning programme is significantly enhanced by a rich and varied extra-curricular programme of over 100 activities, which emphasises our belief that students should be learning from the moment they arrive in school until they leave at the end of the day. We are an internationally minded school with students representing over 80 nationalities and are an accredited member of the Council of British International Schools. We are proud of our inclusive culture: our expectation of all students is that they strive to excel and make significant progress well beyond expectations commensurate to their starting point.
WEK http://www.gemswellingtonacademy-alkhail.com/
About Application Process
If you meet the criteria and you are enthusiastic about the role, we would welcome your application. To complete the application you would need the following document(s):
1. Resume/CV
2. Passport-size photograph
Important Note : GEMS Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of its students. Applicants will be required to submit a current police criminal clearance check or equivalent from their home country or current country of residence prior to appointment.