Jun 11, 2018

Personal Assistant to Junior School Head

  • St Andrew’s School for Girls
  • Senderwood, Germiston, South Africa
Full time Admin-Clerical

Job Description

Suitably qualified and experienced applicants are invited to apply for the following position:

Personal Assistant to Junior School Head September 2018 (negotiable)

St Andrew’s School for Girls is a 116-year-old independent school in Johannesburg. Our values-based education and strong brand are built upon a solid foundation of tradition and heritage which provides opportunities for our girls to hone their leadership skills and be empowered women in South Africa and the world. St Andrew’s School for Girls is committed to increasing diversity and contributing to establishing a society that is based on democratic values, social justice and fundamental human rights.

The Junior School Head requires a dynamic Personal Assistant with at least 5 years’ experience at senior level.

This position requires the following skills, competencies and attributes:
Excellent writing, communication, IT and research skills
Good filing (paper and electronic) and minute-taking abilities
Diary management, travel co-ordination and committee administration
Excellent screening skills with the ability to generate relevant responses and provide assistance
Display a high level of professionalism and confidentiality at all times
Be energetic, flexible, well organized and able to work under pressure
Willingness to work after hours and attend meetings and functions when required
Appreciate working in a values-driven, Christian environment
Willingness to uphold the ethos and traditions of the school
Willingness to apply for clearance with the Child Protection Act and Sexual Offences Register.

The appointment is effective September 2018 (negotiable).

If the position matches your skills and experience, please email a two-page CV with two contactable references to the email address below.

The school reserves the right not to make an appointment. Submission of an application does not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview.

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