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Personal Assistant to the Principal


St Peter’s School is an Independent Co-Educational Catholic School for day pupils. The School offers learning support from Grade 1-4 as well as mainstream education from Grade RRR to 7. The school has a tranquil Lowveld setting with wonderful facilities and is renowned for its warmth and high academic standards.

We invite applications for the following sought after post that is available from 01 February 2021 (Negotiable)


Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Acting as a first point of contact: dealing with correspondence and phone calls
  • Managing diaries and organising meetings and appointments
  • Typing, compiling, and preparing reports, presentations and correspondence
  • Taking and distributing Minutes of Meetings when required
  • Handling of confidential documents as well as confidential information
  • Managing databases and filing systems
  • Implementing and maintaining procedures/administrative systems
  • Liaising with staff and parents when necessary
  • Collating and filing expenses when necessary.
  • Providing administrative support to the School Management Team
  • Miscellaneous tasks to support the Head of the School.
  • Assisting at Reception as and when required

The successful candidate will have:

  • Matric
  • Secretarial Diploma
  • Minimum 3 years in similar position
  • Good level of literacy and numeracy skills
  • Effective use of ICT packages and good keyboard skills
  • Proven ability to relate well to children and adults including the ability to manage all communications and public contact in a friendly, approachable, and efficient manner.
  • Proven ability to work constructively as part of a team, understanding school roles and responsibilities.
  • Experience of school Management Information Systems (eg D6, Principal+) will be an advantage
  • Personal commitment to Christian education and a willingness to contribute to the values and ethos of the School is essential.

Remuneration will be commensurate with experience. Please submit a letter of motivation, police clearance and a full Curriculum Vitae and details of three referees to . Applications May also be hand delivered at St Peter’s School, Neethling Street, Nelspruit.

Closing Date: 19 January 2021 at 12:00

St Peter’s is committed to be a non-sexist, non-racist and non-discriminatory employer and reserves the right not to appoint should a suitable candidate not be found. An application alone does not entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment, and failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration. Should applications not receive feedback after 14 days please consider your application to be not successful.

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St Peter's School, Mbombela, Mpumalanga
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