Vacancies

Waterkloof House Preparatory School

Vacancies at WHPS

Waterkloof House Preparatory School currently has the following vacancies:
Please see below for a full description of each vacancy.

Waterkloof House Preparatory School (WHPS)
(Established 1923)

Invites suitable candidates to apply for :

Deputy Head Extra-Murals

We are currently seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and innovative person to co-ordinate, manage and lead the sport and extra-mural programme.
This person will form part of the School’s Senior Management Committee.

Post Requirements:

  • A dynamic, enthusiastic and innovative individual with strong leadership skills
  • Proficient in the English language with good report writing skills
  • Knowledge of and experience in coaching a variety of sport codes, as well as the ability to train staff as coach
  • Experience and ability to teach Grade 4 – 7
  • Experience and ability to teach Physical Education to Grade 1 – 7
  • Boarder duties are a recommendation
  • Strong administration, organisational and interpersonal skills
  • SACE Membership
  • Start 01 January 2018

 

Duties will include:

  1. Ensuring the development of and fair and equal administration of extra-mural activities
  2. To liaise with the Heads of Sport / Directors of Sport from all other schools in Pretoria, Johannesburg and Nationally
  3. Management and mentoring of sports coaches and interns
  4. To provide professional leadership and management of a key area of the School Development plan as agreed, on an annual basis, with the Headmaster
  5. To be responsible for behaviour policy and practise across the school
  6. To provide professional leadership and management of the WHPS Curriculum
  7. To take an active role in the Schools’ Leadership Team, contributing to the development of identified areas leading to high standards of teaching, effective use of resources and improved standards of learning and achievement for all children.
  8. To lead the Performance Management of a group of teachers/staff
  9. To identify and pursue leadership and management development opportunities (to be agreed and negotiated with the Headmaster)
  10. Identify and implement strategies that will enhance the extra-mural offering at WHPS

Applications close on 25 August 2017. Each application should be accompanied by a full Curriculum Vitae, covering letter, testimonials and names and telephone numbers of at least three referees to be emailed or hand-delivered for the attention of the Headmaster, Mark Whitelaw.

WHPS thanks all applicants for their interest.
Only short listed candidates will be interviewed and replied to.
WHPS reserves the right not to fill this position.
Should you not have received any reply to your application within a fortnight from the stipulated date, you may consider your application to have been unsuccessful.

Closing Date: 25 August 2017
535 Ruddell Street, Brooklyn, 0181, Pretoria
workhardplaystraight@whps.co.za

Senior Preparatory Teacher

WHPS is a Traditional / Christian-based school specialising in the education of boys.
We are currently seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced person to teach in our Senior Preparatory (Grade 4 – 7)

Post Requirements:

  • A dynamic, enthusiastic and innovative individual with strong administration, organisational, interpersonal and time management skills
  • A sound work ethic and an interest in working with the Head of Department in the development of curricula
  • Experience and ability to teach English home language
  • Experience and ability to teach across the curriculum from Grade 4 to 7
  • Experience in the integration of technology in teaching
  • Proficient in the English language with good report writing skills
  • Full involvement in all extra-mural aspects of WHPS is a requirement, including but not limited to the coaching of sport
  • SACE Membership
  • Start 01 January 2018

Applications close on 25 August 2017. Each application should be accompanied by a full Curriculum Vitae, covering letter, testimonials and names and telephone numbers of at least three referees to be emailed or hand-delivered for the attention of the Headmaster, Mark Whitelaw.

WHPS thanks all applicants for their interest.
Only short listed candidates will be interviewed and replied to.
WHPS reserves the right not to fill this position.
Should you not have received any reply to your application within a fortnight from the stipulated date, you may consider your application to have been unsuccessful.

Closing Date: 25 August 2017
535 Ruddell Street, Brooklyn, 0181, Pretoria
workhardplaystraight@whps.co.za

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