Job: PA to Head of School

Title PA to Head of School
Location Doha – Qatar
Job Information

The Royal Grammar School Guildford in Qatar opened in September 2016 with the Early Years Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1. Based on the same principles as RGS Guildford, UK, RGS Qatar has quickly gained a reputation for providing outstanding education and enrolment has increased across the school. RGS Qatar currently educates girls and boys from Nursery to Year 10 on an attractive campus 10 minutes’ drive north of central Doha. Having established an excellent team of staff and outstanding facilities the school opened to Year 10 in August 2020.
We are seeking an experienced, professional PA to work closely with the Head of School to provide excellent organisational and administrative support in managing the day-to-day running of the school, appointments/Meetings/diary management for Head of School, and RGS school calendar, assist Deputy Head as and when required. Previous experience within a school Admin Team, or PA experience would be an added benefit.

Responsibilities included, but not limited to:

•Handle all Petty cash-related expenditures.
•Liaise with Parents’ Association re events and parent/pupil matters. Proofreading/editing correspondence for parent communications; marketing literature; brochures; Yearbook; Handbook; ECAs, and weekly RGS Newsletter.
•School Policies – Updating/editing/ensure policies are maintained and amend as necessary on RGS website.
•Assist with whole school events – International Day, Qatar National Day, Arts Week, Book Week, Health Week etc. Sourcing resources for school events and activities.
•Assist with arrangements and administration for School Trips – maintain Education Visits file and risk assessment forms. Coordinate school drivers’ trips schedules.
•The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, be confident in their approach and demonstrate high levels of attention to detail. The role will require flexibility and use of initiative to provide a key support function to the Head of School and the Leadership Team, often within tight timescales, in a fast-paced environment.
•In addition to providing Administration staff with the opportunity to be part of one of the UK’s most successful schools, we offer a full competitive package, annual return flights to home country, and end of service gratuity.

The RGS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers.

Interested candidates should apply through the TES Portal. However the school reserves the right to make an early appointment prior to the closing date. If you do not have a TES account, kindly create one and apply using the link below.

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