At Curro, we care.

Personal Assistant

Curro Heritage House

Vacancy Reference: 18318

Hey there! At Curro, we're more than just a team, we're a family. We're on the lookout for go-getters, the dreamers, and the doers. Ready to roll up your sleeves and join a place where we value fun as much as we value hard work? Are you ready?

What are we looking for?
We are looking for someone with the following experience, qualifications and /or skillsets:

  • Higher education experience (advantageous).
  • Previous experience in a similar position.
  • Very organised and excellent admin skills.
  • Knowledge of client service.
  • Ability to operate a switchboard.
  • Additional languages will be an advantage.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Focus on client service.
  • Excellent organisational and problem-solving skills.
  • Professional personal presentation.
  • Highly self-motivated.
  • Excellent knowledge of the higher education environment.
  • Reliable and stress tolerance.
  • Ability to work with a diverse team in a fast-paced environment.
  • A clear criminal record.


The responsibilities are:

  • Attend to visitors and deal with inquiries on the phone, email and in person.
  • Supply information regarding the school to the general public, learners, parents and clients.
  • Answer the telephone, screen and direct calls.
  • Take and relay messages accurately.
  • Greet persons entering the school and direct them to the correct destination.
  • Generating quotations and managing bookings for the conference centre.
  • Liaise with the food and beverage department.
  • Deal with queries from learners and clients.
  • Organise and coordinate the usage of venues and boardroom.
  • Update and maintain telephone list for distribution to staff.
  • Ensure whereabouts of staff movements in and out of the school.
  • Provide general administrative and clerical support.
  • Fully understand the details of the group portfolio.
  • Personal commitment to education and a willingness to contribute to the values and ethos of the school.


The successful candidate will start on 01 February 2024.

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Please apply before 08 December 2023.

Curro is an equal-opportunity employer, and therefore preference will be given to EE candidates.
P.S Please view your profile for progress on your application.
If you have not had any feedback from the school within two weeks of the closing date of this advert, accept that you were not successful for this position.
But don’t be dismayed, next time it might be you.
Due to the high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be communicated with.
Curro reserves the right not to make an appointment.
NB: Please remember and take note before applying that this is a Permanent position.

NB: Please note that if you are found to apply for two or more positions that you do not qualify for in the least, you will be blocked from the system for 30 days. This is due to a large volume of applicants who are abusing the system.