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Job Description

Job Title:
Secretary / Receptionist
School / Location:
School / Department:
Whole School
Job Status:
Salary Code:
Support Staff
Work Days / Hours:
210 days @ 8 hours per day
Eligible Applicants:
Position Start Date:
As soon as possible
Application Deadline:
Until filled
Reports to:
David Bolton, Principal
Requisition Number:

The PE & Music secretary/ Receptionist will be part of a dynamic Admin Team. The position is primarily responsible for providing secretarial support for the PE and Music Departments, the reception area as well as maintaining a close working relationship with the BSD teachers, ISG schools, District Offices and other outside schools.


Job Duties

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to the safety and security of children and young people (child protection)
  • Assist with filing, typing, correspondence, and general office duties as required
  • Answer telephone enquiries
  • Greet visitors
  • Respond to the needs and interests of the students and parents 
  • Assist PE and music offices with photo copy needs
  • Help the PE department with the kits, tournaments gate lists, tournaments fees
  • Help in organising tournaments hosted by BSD
  • Help the music department with all the events/ performances conducted by them
  • Create and maintain events calendar for PE & music to be shared with students, staff and ISG District Office
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the principal and heads of the primary and senior school
Qualifications and Knowledge

The ideal candidate will have:

  • University degree in the area of employment
Experience and Skills

The ideal candidate will have:


  • Prior experience to a clerical role is preferable
  • Experience with G-Suite/ Microsoft Office


  • Ability to work under pressure and meet daily deadlines 
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Arabic, both verbal and written
  • Good interpersonal skills in interacting with students and colleagues
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Maturity to handle a range of situations
  • Highly developed organisational skills
  • Pleasant and friendly personality
  • Problem solving and time management skills