PA to Chief Education Officer

وصف الوظيفة

Taaleem are looking for an experienced Personal Assistant to support the Chief Education Officer based at the Taaleem Central Office.

The successful candidate will support the Director of Education by providing strategic and confidential administrative support. Assist with all queries knowledgeably, efficiently and courteously and support the Director of Education from an administrative perspective to support the smooth running of the Central Office Education department.


As a Taaleem employee you will join one of the largest, most respected education providers in the United Arab Emirates. Taaleem (which means ‘education’ in Arabic’) was established in 2004 and now has over 27,000 students attending our diverse portfolio of private international and public-private partnership schools across the UAE.

Taaleem is also one of the Middle East’s leading IB workshop providers for PYP, MYP, DP and IBCP. We began training in 2009 and have enrolled over 7000 participants to date.

We recruit the very best international teachers who can deliver our international curricula in a creative, collaborative, and highly engaging manner. Taaleem is committed to inspiring students and helping them to identify and develop their passions and talents.

The successful candidate will ideally have the following qualifications, skills and experience;

  • University degree or diploma relating to the field (preferred but not essential)
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as Personal / Executive Assistant or similar role supporting senior leaders / executives
  • Experience within an educational context and understanding of the UAE international education sector (preferred)
  • Emotional intelligence and tact is essential to ensure the business continues to drive forward and the culture remains positive
  • Advanced Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Calm character, able to prioritise and ensure smooth execution of tasks
  • Professional fluency in English – spoken and written
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Maintain high levels of professionalism
  • Strong business acumen

Taaleem is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. At Taaleem, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective practices in relation to child protection and we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We expect all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to various background checks including, receipt of high quality references, proof of relevant qualifications, identification and police checks, including overseas checks.