04 Jun 2024

Personal Assistant to the Head of Early Childhood and Elementary

G - 12

Job overview

The Sheikh Zayed Private Academies are leading US-curriculum schools in Abu Dhabi, delivering outstanding education for students from Pre-KG to Grade 12. The schools’ reputations for high quality education, outstanding facilities, and innovative use of technology are well established in the UAE.

The Sheikh Zayed Private Academy for Girls is looking to appoint an experienced Personal Assistant who will be responsible for providing administrative, secretarial and general support to the Head of Early Childhood and Elementary.

 Duties and Responsibilities:       

  • Maintain calendars and schedule appointments.
  • Act as interpreter.
  • Translate communications for the secondary school from English to Arabic and from Arabic to English.
  • Attend meetings, record and distribute minutes/actions.
  • Screen telephone calls, enquiries and requests and resolve them when appropriate.
  • Assist in the logistics for school events.
  • Responsible for ADEK system for secondary school fieldtrips and external visitors.
  • Perform any other relevant duties as requested by administration.
  • Provide backup reception duties during staff breaks/absences/days of specific events.
  • Manage, organize and update relevant data database applications.
  • Initiate effort and energy beyond the typical workday, where tasks require additional commitment.

We Offer:         

  • Renewable fixed-term contract for 2 years         
  • Competitive tax-free salary             
  • Comprehensive health insurance         
  • Annual flight allowance


If you would like to apply for this position, please submit the application form and your CV via the TES portal, along with a letter of application outlining your career so far and ambitions within this profession.

To learn more about our school, please follow the link to our recruitment pack here.

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