Vacancy Details

8823 - Receptionist

Business Unit: THE WINCHESTER SCHOOL - JEBEL ALI
Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 20-Jun-2021
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 Your Benefits

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. 

Educational Qualification: A bachelor's degree is preferred

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

As one of Dubai’s preferred schools, our school has been teaching the National Curriculum for England (NCFE) FS1 to Year 13 to students from across the world since November, 2003 and we continue to be a preferred educator because of our prime location, excellent facilities and our reputation for providing a high-standard of education at an affordable price.

As a GEMS Education school, our foundation of learning is based on GEMS’ four core concepts of:

  • Always Learning
  • Excellence
  • One Team
  • Care

These foundational concepts enrich our curriculum and provide our students with an approach to learning that goes beyond basic memorisation of facts, by teaching our students how to be educated human beings who are knowledgeable in life and how to apply knowledge in the real world. We are the school where ‘Every Child Matters’.

The Winchester School, Jebel Ali is thrilled to have earned once again a VERY GOOD rating from KHDA with 91% of our judgements rated as very good or outstanding of which 53% are rated as outstanding. Please take some time to read through the DSIB report below. This honor is a tribute to the amazing students that we serve and the dedicated professionals and administrative team at WIN that are supported by an exceptional parent body. We are committed to ongoing growth and development to realize the genius in every child!


http://www.thewinchesterschool.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.