Waterkloof House Preparatory School

Vacancies at WHPS

The following vacancy is currently available and all suitable candidates are invited to apply:

Administrator: School Uniform Shop, Marketing & Events Assistant

Commencement Date: 01 March 2018

We are currently seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and innovative person with the relevant qualifications and experience to co-ordinate the School Uniform Shop and provide full operational and administrative assistance to the areas of marketing, events, admissions and admin. The incumbent will report directly to the Bursar and the Marketing and Events Co-ordinator.

Post Requirements:


  • A dynamic, energetic, enthusiastic, innovative individual with strong interpersonal, administration and organisations skills and have a sound work ethic
  • Be creative, show initiative and have an eye for detail
  • Proficient in the English language with good report writing skills
  • Computer literate; proficient in excel and publisher

School Uniform Shop

  • Management of all aspects of the School Uniform Shop (operations, stock & finance)
  • Responsible for sales during School Uniform Shop hours, including daily cash up
  • Responsible for ordering, management and reporting with regard to stock
  • Knowledge of financial systems and Point of Sales would be an advantage (Pastel or similar)
  • All administrative tasks relating to the School Uniform Shop

Marketing & Events Admin Assistant

  • Provide support to the Marketing and Events Co-ordinator in terms of a broad spectrum of administrative duties
  • Ability to manage events from planning through to execution
  • Experience with social media, with regard to marketing and communication
  • The management of the WHPS Old Boys events and database
  • Support in various aspects of the admissions process
  • Take or oversee the taking of photographs
  • Start 01 March 2018 (pending availability)

Applications close on Monday, 22 January 2018. Each application should be accompanied by a Covering Letter, full Curriculum Vitae, 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: Monday, 22 January 2018

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