ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT 40 hours/ week - 47 weeks Full-time – 40 Hour(s)

Founded in 1924, and enjoying close ties with the UN, the Foundation of the International School of Geneva, commonly known as Ecolint, is the world's number one international school. With eight schools on three campuses across the Geneva area, we educate around 4500 students aged from 3-18 representing 140 nationalities. We have around 1250 employees from all over the world. Ecolint is built on strong humanitarian values and prides itself on its long history of pedagogical innovation, including the creation of the International Baccalaureate, currently a reference in more than 3500 international schools in the world. Our mission is to shape students' lives and prepare them to be world citizens engaged with the political, ethical and environmental challenge of their times.
LocationLa Châtaigneraie (Secondary/secondaire)
Application closing date03/07/2020
Starting Date01.09.2020
Contractfull-time 40 hours

The Campus La Châtaigneraie is set amidst the picturesque rolling farms and villages of Founex, overlooking Lake Geneva not far from the city. With a mix of historic and new buildings, the campus is split into a Primary and Secondary school. The international team of educators is devoted to supporting a diverse population of students.

To complete our team, we are looking for a:

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT 40 hours/ week - 47 weeks
Full-time – 40  Hour(s)


  • General administrative tasks to relieve the Principal and Senior Leadership team of routine administrative work
  • Work closely with other administration staff to make sure the secretariat duties are covered at all times
  • Communicates with administrators, personnel, parents, and others
  • Prepares and maintains a variety of records, documents and materials including privileged and sensitive data on a database
  • Initiates, develops and maintains data management, storage and retrieval systems
  • Manages the organization of replacements for absent staff

Candidate requirements

  • At least 5 years of administrative assistant functions including record keeping and public contact
  • Graduation from commercial school or equivalent
  • Previous experience of working in a school would be an asset
  • Previous cover management experience an asset
  • Enthusiasm, initiative, and flexibility
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Capacity to adapt quickly to new IT developments
  • Have the ability to work in French and English
  • Professional tact, discreet and diplomacy when dealing with administrators, staff, teachers, students, parents and community members

Candidates are required to apply on the link below by sending their CV, three references, one of whom must be your current or most recent employer, that may be followed at the point of interview and a covering letter addressed to David Woods, International School of Geneva, Campus La Châtaigneraie before 3rd July 2020 mentioning the reference number 230 072

Only online applications will be considered

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The International School of Geneva welcomes applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences. The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers.