Job Summary: The Administrative Assistant will support the Aldar Academies at Al Mamoura Academy. The successful candidate will require use of Microsoft Office, enthusiasm, initiative, flexibility, good interpersonal skills, motivation, resilience, patience and ability to work flexibly as a member of a team. Applicants must be confident Good literacy skills and an excellent command of English (An ability to speak Arabic would be an advantage).
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Attend all administration team meetings
Typing and branding of official documents and letters to all parents
The Administrative Assistant will be receiving, directing and responding to emails of behalf of the Leadership Team as appropriate
Liaise with teaching and non-teaching staff and respond to enquiries on matters within the post-holder’s responsibility
Design new documents
Attend any training deemed necessary in relation to the role of Admin Support
Support new staff – arrival, induction, accommodation and any other requirements
Maintaining up to date records for all pupils on engage
Mail merge letters to provide a more personalized service for parents and attached to DMS system
The Administrative Assistant will be responsible for all communications to parents including Homework, Educational visits and invitations to events at Aldar Academies
Ensure all fire registers are up to date and accurate for the whole School Aldar Academies at Al Mamoura
Process any student leaver’s forms for the whole school, update Engage and forward to Admissions
Responsible for arranging the cover of all teachers in times of absence
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The Administrative Assistant must have a A’ Levels or NVQ
All applicants must hold a valid Residents Visa (Under spouse or Father)
Working knowledge of relevant school policies/codes of practice/legislation.
The Aldar Academies is one of the leading private schools in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. We currently employ over 800 teachers to deliver the English National Curriculum, the highly regarded American Massachusetts State Curriculum and the prestigious International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme all with an international dimension. Aldar Academies is the trusted name in education excellence across Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. We offer a competitive, tax-free salary, furnished accommodation, annual flight allowance, medical insurance, shipping allowance and gratuity.