Vacancies

Waterkloof House Preparatory School

Vacancies at WHPS

We currently have two vacancies for which suitable applicants may apply:
  1. Librarian (applications close on 15 November 2018)
  2. Assistant bursar (applications close on 15 November 2018)

1. Librarian

Waterkloof House Preparatory School (WHPS) 
(Established 1923)
Invites suitable candidates to apply for the position of Librarian

We are currently seeking to appoint a highly innovative person with suitable qualifications and experience to manage all Library related functions at Waterkloof House Preparatory School.

Post Requirements:

  • A dynamic, enthusiastic, innovative graduate who is up to date with the latest library trends
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience
  • Ability or willingness to embrace working with both traditional and digital media
  • Understanding and willingness to use an integrated teaching approach in the library incorporating technology with Maker Spaces
  • Excellent command of the English Language with good report-writing and editing skills
  • Extensive database management skills (Ed-admin and Libwin Library System)
  • Experience to teach Grade 00 – 7
  • The willingness to co-ordinate several additional activities linked to the librarian’s position
  • SACE membership
  • Start 1 May 2019

Post Recommendations:

  • Willing to become fully involved in various extra mural programmes is a recommendation, including but not limited to; community outreach projects, galas, athletics and other administrative requirements
  • Ability or willingness to work on the School Magazine Editing Team

Applications close on Thursday, 15 November 2018. 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 workhardplaystraight@whps.co.za 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: 15 November 2018

535 Ruddell Street, Brooklyn, 0181, Pretoria

workhardplaystraight@whps.co.za

www.whpsschool.com

2. Assistant bursar

Waterkloof House Preparatory School (WHPS)
(Established 1923)
Invites suitable candidates to apply for the position of Assistant bursar.   

             We are currently seeking to appoint a bookkeeper with suitable qualifications and experience to perform the debtors and other financial functions at Waterkloof House Preparatory School. Integrity, objectivity, competence and confidentiality are key requirements due to the nature of this position.

Post Requirements:

  • A self-starter with a professional work ethic and strong attention to detail
  • A minimum of 3 – 5 years’ experience in bookkeeping specifically in debt collection and debtors account management
  • Ability to work under pressure and adhere to deadlines
  • Excellent command of the English Language with good written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working on Pastel Partner or similar accounting systems
  • Experience working on Microsoft Office with specific reference to Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Ability to draw up books of account from supporting ledgers to Trial balance level
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • To embrace working at a school which includes school related events.
  • Start 1 February 2019

Post Recommendations:

  • Prior experience in the Independent Schools sector will be an advantage

Applications close on Wednesday, 15 November 2018. 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 workhardplaystraight@whps.co.za  or hand-delivered for the attention of the Bursar, Susan Rossouw.

WHPS thanks all applicants for their interest. Only short listed candidates will be interviewed and replied to. Regrettably applications will not be accepted from existing members of the WHPS community. 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: 15 November 2018

535 Ruddell Street, Brooklyn, 0181, Pretoria

workhardplaystraight@whps.co.za

www.whpsschool.com

 

 

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