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School Administrator – Horizon International School

Job title: School Administrator

The School Administrator will provide general administrative support of the school’s short and long-term objectives performing duties that contribute to the day-to-day strategic direction of the school.

Reports to: The Principal, Human Resource and Vice Principal

a) Administration

  • Liaises and works with other administrators and staff member to ensure that policies and procedures are adhered to and resources to implement them are available.
  • Assists other administrative roles in ensuring school-wide implementation of systems and procedures that ensure administrative efficiency.
  • Supports and supervises the front desk staff to ensure that school procedures are followed and all visitors and parents are received with satisfaction.
  • Works with the school leadership to implement the school’s goals, progress towards goals, areas of growth and action plans.
  • Schedules, organizes venues, attends and minutes meetings.
  • Participates in the policy and procedures development process
  • Provide any administrative support as required

b) Secretariat

  • Performs a wide range of clerical and secretarial support including official letters, newsletters, proposals, reports in reference to school standards.
  • Reviews documents for accuracy, completeness, and conformity with established procedures.

c) Public Relations and Marketing

  • Collaborate with management to seek public relations and marketing opportunities in line with school objectives and recruitment of students.
  • Liaising with administration and section coordinators to create public relations and marketing content.
  • Engage in out of school field activities for marketing purposes so as to create school publicity and enroll students

d) Communication

  • Communicates respectfully, professionally and thoughtfully with all Horizon stakeholders remaining sensitive to different cultures, values and needs.
  • Develops and supports effective and timely communication amongst senior management team, staff, students, and parents.
  • Advises, plans and assists with a range of Communication activities and platforms such as special school days, workshops, meetings
  • Drafts and proofreads intended messages before they are circulated to ensure timeliness, grammar correctness, relevance, consistency and effectiveness
  • Assists in the preparation of presentations and/ speeches aimed towards staff, students and parents.
  • Performs other duties as required by the school administration

Job Requirements

  • Minimum academic qualification is a Bachelors’ Degree in Education, Law, Management, communication and/or a related field.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, diverse working environment with minimum supervision and maximum productivity.
  • Proven administrative, organization, communication, interpersonal and excellent ICT skills
  • Experience within either an international school or national school setting is required.
  • Must possess a high degree of integrity, confidentiality, good personal character and professional conduct.
  • Must be able to work independently while being a strong team player.
Applications including your Curriculum Vitae (CV), Cover Letter, Academic qualifications, National ID should be sent to the Human Resource on application@horizon.ac.ug not later than 15th June 2021.
Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interviews

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