Vacancy Details

14216 - SLT Secretary

Location: UAE - Sharjah
Closing Date 15-Jun-2023
About the Role

GEMS Westminster School, Sharjah, is looking to appoint an outstanding, highly-motivated and well-qualified SLT Secretary to join our team in July 2023. SLT Secretary facilitates and coordinates all secretarial and administrative functions to ensure the smooth running of the SLT offices, coordinating in an efficient, professional, and confidential manner.  

The successful applicant should have the following:


  •  Demonstrate excellent competence in computer technical skills using Google, Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint and other related programs/software for educational and business office use;
  •  Maintain confidentiality and exemplify personal and professional integrity;
  • Two (2) years’ experience as Secretary in an office or school environment.


  • Good verbal and written communication skills, especially in English.
  •  Effective interpersonal skills to aid in daily contact with a diverse, multi-cultural population.
  • Ability to multi-task in a flexible, busy environment.

    Key Accountabilities include:

  • Models and supports the schools vision, “Excellence Through Teamwork; Success for all” and GEMS/WSS core values.
  • Maintain high quality communication from and within the school office. Liaise with tact and diplomacy with school staff, parents and representative of the GEMS Corporate Office.
  • Perform a wide variety of general secretarial duties including the maintenance of accurate and detailed records, databases, and filing systems.  
  •  Compile information from various sources to generate reports as required.
  • Assist in training and monitoring the work of temporary staff, and other assistants.
  • Ensure the GEMS policies, procedures, and codes of conduct are followed at all times.
  • Invest time and energy beyond the typical work day at times where tasks require additional commitment (such as during Inspection time).
  • Attend staff meetings and serve on committees, as required.
  • Perform other duties as requested by direct & dotted reporting line managers.
About Your Benefits

An excellent remuneration package is on offer to successful candidate(s) including competitive tax free salary, medical insurance, annual flight allowance and fee concessions.

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 Westminster School, Sharjah is a highly successful international sister school to The Westminster School, Dubai and GEMS Westminster School, RAK. The GEMS Westminster School, Sharjah opened in 2012 and follows the internationally recognized English National (British) Curriculum. The school prepares students to take the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE), Advanced Subsidiary (AS) Level and A Level Examinations of the Universities of Cambridge and London and EDEXCEL (UK). We currently cater to FS1 to Year 13.

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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

In line with the UAE's Emiratisation goals, GEMS welcomes and encourages applications from UAE nationals to join our fast-growing team.

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.