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Personal Assistant to Head of PreSchool

Location: Main Campus (Singapore)
Functional area: Pre-School
Employment type: Full-time
Job type: Permanent
Personal Assistant to Head of PreSchool
(32.5 - 35 hours/week)
commencing 1 April 2018

The German European School Singapore (GESS) is a multi-lingual, not-for-profit, international school in Singapore with a distinct European flavour.  At our two green campus locations GESS provides international education to 1,550 students of more than 50 nationalities from Pre-School to Grade 12. Since its foundation in 1971, the school has evolved into a school with two sections: as an authorised IB World School our European Section offers tuition in English for students from three years old to high school across all three IB programmes, the PYP, the MYP and the IB Diploma. As an accredited ‘Excellent German School Abroad’, the German Section of GESS offers all major German school leaving certificates. GESS is a private school association led by an elected committee and the school management. Currently, more than 300 full and part-time staff are employed at the school.  In August 2018, GESS will move to a new site in central Singapore to a purpose built, brand new school campus.

Responsibilities:
  • To keep daily calendar and key date calendar and prioritize tasks and appointments of Head of PreSchool
  • To write letters, e-mails, minutes, PowerPoint presentations etc. as per request
  • To filter data and generate reports
  • To do translations German-English and vice versa
  • To organize and support conferences, events and meetings as advised by the Head of PreSchool
  • To answer/make phone calls as per request
  • To file any kind of correspondences and minutes after approval from Head of PreSchool
  • To support the Head of PreSchool’s work in general
  • To organize international business trips
  • To update and maintain filing
  • To cooperate closely with the PA’s of Senior Management and Board of Director’s 
Requirements:
  • Excellent command of English and German language, to liaise with German and English speaking clients
  • Tertiary education in administrative or service-orientated fields/relevant experience
  • Ability to interact with internal and external stakeholders and contacts of the school at all levels
  • Excellent organizational and communicational skills
  • Flexibility and the ability to work under pressure and confidentiality
  • Relevant working experience and tertiary education in administrative or service-orientated fields
  • Open-mindedness to work in an international team
We offer an exciting working environment in an international and cooperative team.  Your application should include a letter of application, your complete resume, salary expectations and a recent photo. Please indicate your reasons for applying for the position.  Please note, that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Our students are our most valuable assets. As any professional international school, GESS has a Child Protection Policy. Our recruitment process reflects this policy in that we ask for a police clearance check and further background checks for shortlisted candidates.

Are you interested? Then we would like to hear from you!

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