Waterkloof House Preparatory School

Vacancies at WHPS

Waterkloof House Preparatory School (WHPS)

(Established 1923)

Invites suitable candidates to tender for the running of the WHPS Tuck Shop

We are currently seeking to appoint an experienced person to manage and run the WHPS Tuck Shop, effective from 1 September 2019. Fundamental requirements include, energy, initiative, good organisational and inter-personal skills, high standards of presentation and cleanliness, as well as a sound work ethic.

Post Requirements (amongst other criteria not specified):

  • A self-starter with a professional work ethic and strong attention to detail
  • Provide options for pre-order snack packs and lunch time meals for boys during the school day
  • Provide an appropriate pre-schooler friendly lunch and snack option for the Whippets (Grade 000 – Grade 0), the costs of this should be in line with the school’s cooked lunch option
  • The Tuck Shop is expected to be open daily until 16h30
  • The Tuck Shop is expected to be open for the duration of all sporting fixtures, festivals and events. This includes late afternoons throughout the cricket season and most Saturdays throughout the term
  • Provide teas and eats for parents and visiting schools during sports fixtures (this is to include fresh cut flowers, freshly brewed coffee, cakes, sandwiches and loaves)
  • Breakfast and cappuccinos are to be provided to sports coaches and specified guests attending weekend sports fixtures
  • Burgers, boerewors and Prego rolls are to be prepared and sold on sports days, in accordance with the schools requirements
  • Attendance at a weekly Catering and Events meeting is required
  • Willing to liase with and work with the relevant school staff members
  • Willing and able to prepare special lunches, in accordance with the schools requirements
  • The WHPS Tuck Shop is closed during all holiday periods
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • To embrace working at a school which includes school related events and have a genuine interest in the boys and their parents
  • Start 1 September 2019

Post Recommendations:

  • Ability and willingness to operate a coffee and breakfast trailer to serve parents between 07h00 and 08h00 (Monday to Friday)

Applications close on Friday, 24 May 2019. 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 to  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: Friday, 24 May 2019

535 Ruddell Street, Brooklyn, 0181, Pretoria