Vacancy Details

7145 - Receptionist

Business Unit: GEMS WELLINGTON ACADEMY - SILICON OASIS
Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 15-Jun-2022
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. 

About Your Benefits
A very attractive remuneration package is on offer to the successful candidate including tax-free salary, medical cover if applicable, tuition fee concessions, annual leave and end of service benefits.
About GEMS

Trusted for over 60 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 170,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division.

About the School
GEMS Wellington Academy - Silicon Oasis (WSO) is a distinctive and special place where children feel valued and imagination is very much alive. They encourage the various talents of their students in order to ensure that they all develop a confidence and independence that is recognised by everyone who meets them.
GEMS Wellington Academy – Silicon OASIS opened in 2011 and is a Premium British School in a prestigious area of Dubai.
GEMS Wellington Academy – Silicon OASIS provides a progression from the Early Years Foundation Stage through an enriched and developed National Curriculum for England into personalised qualification pathways, incorporating IGCSE, GCSE, IB, A’ Level and BTEC, WSO looks to cultivate a spirit of cooperation, tolerance and mutual respect whilst encouraging individual students to feel that their unique contribution is valued.
Offering world-class facilities, GEMS Wellington Academy - Silicon Oasis places special emphasis on blended learning and the integration of technology into the curriculum, in keeping with the educational rationale of the Academy and the vision of the Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority.
As children mature, they are able to scrutinize their academic progress and build a precise picture of each child’s potential; this allows them to reward a child’s hard work over a period of time and brings Early Years Foundation and more senior curricula much closer together, acknowledging that GEMS Wellington Academy - Silicon Oasis is very much one Academy.
At GEMS Wellington Academy – Silicon OASIS, the key objective is to equip students for the 21st Century and enable them develop a skill-set to succeed in an uncertain future.
WSO http://www.gemswellingtonacademy-dso.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.