Vacancy Details

5682 - Receptionist - JPS

Location: UAE - Dubai
Business Unit: GEMS JUMEIRAH PRIMARY SCHOOL - DUBAI
Closing Date 13-Feb-2020
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

You will have a minimum of 1 years experience in a front of house or customer service role. You will have secretarial and computer skills at a professional level and will be an advanced user of Microsoft Office.

You will have excellent presentation skills and will be able to communicate with a variety of internal and external stakeholders 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.  You will deliver an outstanding customer experience in all situations. 

  

You should be on a spouse or family UAE visa.

About Your Benefits

This position is Full Time and permanent, working Sunday to Thursday

Hours of work are 7:30am to 4pm (30 mins lunch break)    

You will receive a competitive compensation package which includes the following:

  • Competitive Salary 
  • 52 Calendar days annual leave (you will be required to work on a rota basis during school holidays)
  • All Government approved holidays
  • Medical & Life Insurance
  • Flight allowance
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Tuition Fee Concession at GEMS school
  • End of Service Gratuity
  • On site parking available on a first come first served basis
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 Jumeirah Primary School is one of the most established and highly sought-after schools in Dubai. It has consistently been rated ‘Outstanding’ by the Dubai School Inspection Bureau for the last six years, thus securing its place amongst the top five schools in Dubai. JPS is a premium independent school, teaching the National Curriculum for England to pupils from FS1 to Year 6 on a campus equipped with excellent facilities. The school has an enthusiastic and dedicated team of highly-skilled classroom and specialist teachers, who create personalised and challenging learning opportunities to develop the children’s critical thinking, problem-solving, innovation and independent learning skills. Behaviour across school is exemplary and the children have a real passion for learning. As well as achieving academically, in the core subjects, the children of JPS achieve notable successes in the non-core subjects of Physical Education, Music and the languages and leave at the end of their JPS journey as well-rounded members of the international GEMS community in which they thrive. GEMS Jumeirah Primary School is a full member of the British Schools in the Middle East – BSME and a member of the Independent Association of Preparatory Schools.
http://www.jumeirahprimaryschool.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
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.