First Additional Language Afrikaans Teacher


Invites suitable candidates to apply for the position of

First Additional Language Afrikaans Teacher

Commencement Date: 01 September 2024

WHPS is a Traditional / Christian-based school specialising in the education of boys from Grade 0 to 7, and Prep-Prep boys and girls.

We are currently seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced person to teach First Additional Language Afrikaans in our school.

Post Requirements:

  • A dynamic, enthusiastic, innovative individual with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong administrative, organisational and time-management skills.
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience teaching preparatory school children.
  • The ability to teach Afrikaans in the Junior and Senior Prep.
  • Excellent command of both English and Afrikaans with good report-writing skills.
  • Ability and willingness to integrate technology in teaching.
  • Competent in presenting an integrated teaching curriculum.
  • Promote and develop the relevant curriculum, working closely with the HOD, in accordance with the standards and aims of the school and its curricular policies.
  • Prioritise individual pupil attainment and achievement, and closely monitor and support pupil progress.
  • Work as part of a team with other staff and Heads of Subjects to create an environment of personal excellence for all pupils at WHPS.
  • Fully support the academic, sport, cultural and extra-mural programmes at WHPS with the ability to coach sport in a boys’ environment.
  • Willingness to fulfil the role of a Register Class Teacher in the Senior Prep.
  • Willingness to do Boarding Duties.
  • SACE membership.
  • Start 01 September 2024

Applications close on 28 April 2024.

Please include the link to the mandatory application form required by all applicants:

Each application should be emailed to and be accompanied by:

  • Full Curriculum Vitae,
  • Covering letter,
  • WHPS Application Form (applications submitted without this form will not be considered),
  • Testimonials and names and telephone numbers of at least three referees.

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.

Waterkloof House Preparatory School, in line with POPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act) will attempt to ensure the confidentiality of all applicants for this role. All reasonable measures will be in place to protect personal information but will be used in the recruitment, selection, and reporting process. By submitting your application for this position, you are recognising and accepting this disclaimer.

Applications close on 28 April 2024.

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