Administrative Officer at Jumeirah International Nurseries
Administration Listed On: 4 July 2022 Expires On: 4 August 2022
Jumeirah International Nurseries is looking to hire an Administrative Officer in Dubai.
Role: Administrative Officer Start Date: August 2022 start About Us: Jumeriah International Nurseries (JINS) is part of the Fortes Education family of Schools. Fortes Education, which has been established in the UAE in 1981. Jumeirah International Nurseries (JINS) the oldest trusted Early Years Childhood chain was founded with a strong sense of purpose; that by developing a young child’s values, character, and overall wellbeing, both academic and non-academic success will follow. With over 12,000 children graduating from JINS, it has achieved an unparalleled reputation and is the go-to partner of choice for the communities. JINS nurtures the hearts and minds of children aged 6 weeks to 6 years. Our operations currently include 5 branches located in vibrant locations around Dubai. They follow the British Early Years Foundation Stage Framework and International Pre-school programme. The Opportunity: Jumeirah International Nurseries is opening its doors to 4 new Nurseries/Early Childhood Centres in prime locations of Dubai by August 2022. We are looking to recruit young, experienced, and dynamic Administrative Officers to join our well-established chain of Nursery/Early Childhood Centres in Dubai. Job Purpose: The Administrative Officer is responsible to meet, greet, and directing Parents, Guests, and Vendors to staff. The post holder will also provide secretarial, clerical, and administrative support in an effective and efficient manner Main Accountabilities:
To provide outstanding administration support for the Nursery, ensuring it operates efficiently and effectively.
To answer the telephone in a friendly, professional, and efficient manner - to troubleshoot and solve problems where appropriate, be proactive in decision making, and support in addressing issues.
To support and manage the preparation and execution of Nursery events.
To work under the general direction of the Nursery Manager supporting the day-to-day operations on the Nursery site.
To act as an integral part of the Nursery team, to be a welcoming point of contact for parents and children both face to face and remotely, and as such contribute to the overall aims of the Nursery.
To be first in line to accept and process messages and act as a filter system regarding telephone inquiries and personal callers to the Nursery reception.
To ensure a welcoming environment and a positive first impression of the Nursery and school.
To record and respond to correspondence via the Nursery office
To support the office function, including general administration duties as directed by the Nursery Manager.
Processing and organising Nursery admissions.
To carry out any other reasonable request from the Nursery and Academy’s leadership team.
To input pupil data as directed by the Nursery Manager.
To manage and update social media accounts linked to the Nursery.
Maintain security by following procedures and controlling access (monitor logbook, issue visitor badges)
Maintains supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.
Work collaboratively with various stakeholders to complete key tasks & projects.
Compliance with all policies and procedures of the Nursery.
Candidate with a bachelor’s degree in business administration or management
Minimum of 4 years of professional administrative experience
Excellent customer service skills
Ability to effectively communicate information and ideas in written and verbal format and build and maintain relationships.
Strong computer skills with demonstrated proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with all levels of staff and management
Application Process: Candidates are invited to complete our Online Application by visiting: http://forteseducation.com/Careers/Current-Openings
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