Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Lagos

Personal Assistant to the Director / Founding Head

Role Overview: This role is primarily responsible for providing comprehensive administrative support to facilitate the efficient operation of the School’s Administration and Operations.


  • Serve as the primary point of contact for internal and external stakeholders, effectively managing enquiries and requests.
  • Coordinate and facilitate communication between the Director, the Senior Leadership Team and various departments within the school community, as well as the wider community.
  • Manage the Director’s calendar, scheduling appointments, meetings, and school-related events.
  • Draft and prepare correspondence, reports, and presentations on behalf of the Director, ensuring accuracy and adherence to established standards.
  • Arrange and coordinate meetings, conferences, and events, including logistics such as venue booking, catering, and audiovisual requirements.
  • Attend meetings as required with or on behalf of the Director, record minutes, and follow up on action items to ensure timely resolution.

Qualification, skills and knowledge:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or a related field preferred.
  • Proven experience (5 years) as a Personal Assistant or Administrative Assistant.
  • Excellent organizational and multitasking abilities; keen attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to interact effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in computer applications, including Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Knowledge of educational policies, procedures, and regulations is desirable.

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Charterhouse Lagos is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students and expects all applicants to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practices which are aligned with recommendations from the International Task Force on Child Protection. We aspire to the highest international standards of recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection. All appointments are subject to interviews, identity checks, criminal record checks, social media checks and successful references.

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Diversity, Equality and Inclusion

At Charterhouse Lagos, we want everyone to feel valued, appreciated, and free to be who they are at work, whilst remaining true to the culture and laws of Nigeria. Our recruitment processes are designed to prevent discrimination regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes them unique.

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