Junior School Secretary (m/f)

The Aga Khan Academy Maputo

The Aga Khan Academy Maputo is recruiting a Junior School Secretary (m/f), to be based in Matola, Mozambique.
  • The Aga Khan Academy Maputo is a certified IB (International Baccalaureate) World School, situated on a large campus in Matola, on the outskirts of Maputo. It is the third in a global network of Academies for exceptional girls and boys regardless of their socio-economic background, from Mozambique and across the globe. IB is a curriculum framework which challenges students to develop academic rigor, independent learning, inquiry and creative problem solving skills, promoting international awareness, social responsibility, open-mindedness, and the high ethical standards
  • The Academy is currently undergoing an exciting period of growth and is looking for a thoughtful, energetic and capable person to support the work of the Junior School Principal and the Head of Academy in pursuit of excellent standards. This important role is key to the success of the Academy. If you are looking for a challenging, enjoyable and rewarding work, alongside a friendly and hardworking team, we would very much like to hear from you
  • Educated to degree level
  • Experience of administrative work, family liaison or parental communication/liaison in a school
  • A deep understanding of, and connection with, Mozambican culture, traditions, values, and society
  • Very good command of English and Portuguese – both written and oral
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the capacity to interact well and communicate effectively with students, parents, colleagues, and stakeholders within a diverse and pluralistic society
  • Proven ability to administer records and other sensitive information
  • Ability to reach out to stakeholders outside the Academy and win them for the vision and mission of the school
  • Ability to facilitate the training and professional development of colleagues so that they are better able to understand and act upon the parent and student needs
  • An ability to develop and demonstrate a deep understanding of how to put into practice the vision of His Highness the Aga Khan for the Academies
  • A positive ”can do” attitude
  • A team player
  • Important skills: multitasking, organization and planning, very good communication skills, ability to interact with the diverse school community and team members across the organization, Microsoft office user knowledge
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
How to Apply
1. Documentation
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Photograph
2. Application
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  • Published 06.12.2018
  • Expires 21.12.2018
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