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Job Description

Job Title:
Front Desk Receptionist
School / Location:
School / Department:
Whole School
Job Status:
Salary Code:
Support Staff
Work Days / Hours:
200 days @ 8 hours per day
Eligible Applicants:
Position Start Date:
Application Deadline:
Until filled
Reports to:
Ronnie Caldwell, Principal
Requisition Number:

The Front Desk Receptionist is a key member of a dynamic team of the administration office. The position is primarily responsible for providing receptionists and secretarial support for the office of American School Dhahran.

Job Duties

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to the safety and security of children and young people (child protection)
  • Excel in customer service to ASD visitors including greeting and assisting with enquiries about the school
  • Assist administrative support staff and administration with filing, typing, correspondence, and general office duties as required
  • Answer and direct telephone enquiries
  • Maintain and disseminate ASD information for enquiries
  • Manage students attendance records
  • Maintain supplies and materials for all staff
  • Respond to the classroom needs of the staff
  • Respond to the needs and interests of the students
  • Maintain neatness and hospitality of the reception area
  • Update information media in the immediate reception area
  • Provide assistance to substitute teachers
  • Respond to urgent requests
  • Exercise reasonable judgments
  • Provide customer service and meet informational needs of all ASD stakeholders (staff, students, parents, and ISG personnel)
  • Maintain a safe learning environment for students and staff at all times
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Principal
Qualifications and Knowledge

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study
Experience and Skills

The ideal candidate will have:


  • Experience as school receptionist (preferred)


  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly developed organizational skills
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of the use of IT in an administrative role
  • Maturity to handle a range of situations
  • Loyalty and a high level of confidentiality
  • Ability to exercise reasonable judgments