Vacancy Details

10873 - Executive Secretary

Location: UAE - Sharjah
Closing Date 30-May-2022
About the Role
    • Embrace and encourage the ethos and standards of excellence as defined in the GEMS Core Values.
    • Maintain high quality communication from and within the Principal’s office. Liaise with tact and diplomacy with school staff, parents and representative of the GEMS Corporate Office.
    • Liaise with all school secretaries regarding students, parents, faculty and staff.
    • Update staff information on Phoenix/DAX Personnel module and the relevant Education Authorities’ systems.
    • Manage Principal’s appointment calendar as well as all his/her professional communication and public relations needs.
    • Assist in the organizing of school events and facilitates the use of effective strategies for ascertaining and gaining publicity for all noteworthy events in order to promote the school positively.
    • Coordinate personnel needs regarding contract writing, attendance and reporting, employee files, annual reports, annual budgets preparation reports and other school reports as needed.
    • Provide high quality reception and hospitality for the Principal’s visitors and those seeking to communicate with Principal. 
    • Ensure the GEMS policies, procedures, and codes of conduct are followed at all times.
    • Liaise with section heads for updating staff attendance 
    • Initiate effort and energy beyond the typical work day, where the tasks require additional commitment.
    • Attends staff meetings and serve on committees as required.
    • Performs other duties as requested by direct & dotted reporting line managers / supervisors.


About Your Benefits
The position offer an excellent remuneration package.
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 Cambridge International Schools have a proven track record of success in both academic and extra-curricular activities. Cambridge International Schools consistently produce results that are significantly above the UK national averages, year after year. Over the past 3 years alone, GEMS Cambridge students have been accepted to 97 universities in 26 countries. GEMS Cambridge Sharjah continues the legacy of the Cambridge brand in Muwaileh area, Sharjah. Just 25 minutes from Downtown Dubai, this exciting new school opened in September 2019. Now in its third year of opening with more than 1600 students up to Year 12, the school has a capacity of 2500 students and will accommodate students up to Year 13. GEMS Cambridge Sharjah is a values-driven school which delivers the National Curriculum of England, with distinct opportunities to develop students’ full potential academically, socially and personally in a warm, happy and safe environment with design thinking at the core of curriculum

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.