Employment: Office Assistant/Receptionist at International School of Dakar

Office Assistant/Receptionist

Position Description:

The primary role of this position is to provide administrative, secretarial and clerical support to the Assistant to the Director and to the Management Team.  The Office Assistant/Receptionist is also responsible for overall front office activities, including the reception area.

The ideal candidate must be punctual, organized and have excellent interpersonal skills.  He/she must be reliable, discreet and will be expected to maintain a professional working relationship with school employees and a good rapport with parents and students.


  • Provide administrative, organizational and logistic assistance to the Assistant to the Director and to the Management Team.
  • Assist the Athletics/Activities Director with After School Activities registration and the Use of Facilities Calendar
  • Translate documents from English to French
  • Manage the reception area, greet visitors and ensure effective telephone and mail communications
  • Record attendance for students and staff
  • Supervise and record Student Dismissals and Late Pick up


  • High school Diploma
  • Fluent knowledge of English and French
  • Good secretarial and administrative skills with at least two years experience in office management
  • Good Planning and organizational skills
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Competent computer skills including Word and Excel in a Mac environment
  • Skills in database management and record keeping

Applicants with appropriate qualifications should submit their resume, with contact information for recent references/supervisors, to:  recruiting@faculty.isd.sn

Applications must be submitted by May 23, 2016