The post holder will assist Manager School Operations to effectively manage all non-education related activities within school business operations.
Embrace and encourage the ethos and standards of excellence as defined in the GEMS Core Values.
In conjunction with the School Operations Manager, coordinate and supervise, where appropriate, the allocation of work, and formulation of work schedules of ancillary employees and sub-contractor personnel to ensure adequate coverage at all times.
Be on call for staff and campus emergencies.
Receive all repair and maintenance requests from staff relating to the staff housing and campus facilities in general. Prioritize and coordinate work schedules to a high level of efficiency and customer satisfaction.
To support the school admin team in improving the adherence to the GEMS school polies on procurement.
Initiate effort and energy beyond the typical work day, where the tasks require additional commitment.
Person specifications: A good standard of general education is necessary as is a solid knowledge of Dubai and its characteristics.
Skills: Fluent English communication skills. Attention to detail with diligent follow up, and able to execute in a timely manner. Skilled in multi-tasking and handling pressure. Capable of influencing people and talented in networking with cultural sensitivity.
Experience: Previous experience in the Middle East is a competitive advantage.
The Westminster School Dubai, member of GEMS Education, is an international school following the National Curriculum for England with 5000+ students and 300+ teaching staff. Students study for IGCSE exams in Year 11 and A-Levels in Year 13. The school is located in Al Ghusais 1, School Zone Area, Dubai.
Interviews will take place at The Westminster School Dubai. Closing date for applications is Monday 21st February 2022, however interviews may take place ahead of this date so an early application is advantageous.
Whilst we thank all applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Successful applicants will take up their position in March 2022 and will be required to participate in a short programme of induction.
GEMS Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as such expects all its staff to share this commitment. Applicants must have undergone a child protection screening to receive an offer of employment. Please note that final appointment of all employees in the school are subject to receiving attested certificates, successful references and police clearance rom your home country/country of residence. A full checklist will be provided to successful candidates.