Job Description

Repton Dubai is seeking to appoint a Junior School Receptionist for an immediate start.

The Receptionist acts as the first point of contact with staff, parents and students and is the face of the school. The Receptionist provides secretarial, clerical, and administrative support to ensure Junior school operations run smoothly.
Main Duties*

  • First point of contact for all parent, staff, and visitor queries, is able to confidently answer frequently asked questions with accurate information
  • Challenge parents and visitors who do not have the appropriate lanyard
  • Ensure all visitors are signed in as per protocol
  • Accept deliveries of postal and couriers as required
  • Acts as an Evacuation Coordinator as per the Emergency Evacuation protocol
  • Exhibit the ability to constructively deal with conflict and present effective resolutions
  • Assist parents/nannys/drivers for deliveries and early pick up
  • Update the notice board and interactive screens daily
  • Provides administration support to other departments as requested by line manager
  • Tracking attendance and punctuality and reporting back to class teachers (primary)
  • Update class registers each morning and makes calls home for late/absent children
  • Liaise with Bus Guardians in ensuring safe arrival and departure of students and tracking attendance
  • Supports School activities where required, including a limited number of weekend or evening events such as Open Days and Community Fairs
  • Maintains an adequate inventory of office supplies
  • Creating/managing the Junior school weekly newsletter, with content and organisation
  • Managing the We are Repton Dubai Instagram account, uploading content and creating content
  • Managing the Repton Media email account, with responses and uploading content onto relevant channels
  • Assisting/creating content for sustainability projects and initiatives, work closely with the student Eco Council to communicate Green initiatives through social media and the school newsletter

Required Skills:

  • Capable of working at high pace and meeting demanding activity targets
  • High multitasking skills
  • Expert customer experience and service delivery skills
  • Expert Microsoft office skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

To support your application please include your current, up-to-date CV

  • see attached Job Description for full details

Repton Schools in the UAE

Excella leads the Repton Family of Schools in the UAE, and provides outstanding British curriculum education in the UAE. The Excella school portfolio comprises Repton Dubai, Repton Al Barsha, also in Dubai, and Repton Abu Dhabi, alongside Dovecote nurseries with branches across UAE.

Repton School Dubai

Repton Dubai was founded in 2007 and is a ‘world class’ international school in the heart of Dubai. One of the few genuinely international schools in the Gulf Region, Repton Dubai combines the reputation and academic rigour of the UK curriculum, from infants and junior school up to IGCSE level in Year 11, and then embraces the challenges and opportunities of the International Diploma or IB in the Sixth Form, whilst also offering A levels.

Set in a stunning campus in Nad Al Sheba, and almost uniquely in Dubai, also offering a dynamic boarding experience, Repton pupils from ages 3-18 benefit from facilities, resources and a classroom and sporting experience, that is the envy of their peers.

Our mission is ‘the rigorous pursuit of excellence, inside and outside the classroom, combined with a passionate concern for the wellbeing of each individual’

To support yoru application, please include a current, up-to-date CV.

The Repton Family of Schools is totally committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects the same from its employees. All new staff will be subject to detailed and enhanced pre-employment clearance, including identity checks, criminal background checks for all countries lived in, qualification checks, employment checks to include an exploration of any gaps in employment, and satisfactory reference checks for all employment in the last 5 years.

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Job Overview
Job Posted:
1 week ago
Job Expire In:
5d 6h
Job Type
Job Role
1 Year