Treverton aims to appoint an experienced and dynamic individual to the position of
Prep School Secretary
Starting 1 March 2024
Treverton is an independent evangelical Christian school, situated on a unique 270-hectare campus in the heart of the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands. Treverton is also the only independent, co-ed, preschool to Matric, day scholar and boarding school in KZN. We focus on the children’s wellness, safety, education and future, by nurturing growth at their pace through our uniquely integrated education for sustainability. We offer every learner access to quality education by integrating outdoor experiences into academics, sport and co-curricular activities.
This position plays a crucial role in providing administrative support to the school’s staff, students, and parents, ensuring the smooth operation of daily activities. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing office tasks, handling communication, and providing personalized assistance to the school’s leadership.
The candidate shall be a committed Christian and a member of good standing in a Christian church.
Professionalism and a positive attitude;
Compassionate and committed;
Flexibility and adaptability in a dynamic school environment;
Strong multitasking capabilities;
Initiative and high work ethic.
Manage the school office;
Maintain organized and efficient filing systems.
Act as a liaison between parents and school staff, conveying information accurately and addressing inquiries;
Provide administrative support to the school leadership, including scheduling appointments, managing calendars, and preparing meeting materials;
Handle confidential information with discretion, maintaining a high level of professionalism and integrity;
Assist in drafting and proofreading documents, including reports, letters, and presentations.
Required Qualification and Experience:
The candidate must be a Christian and a member of his/her local church;
Matric required; additional qualifications in office administration or related field are advantageous.
Proven experience as a secretary or administrative assistant, preferably in an educational setting.
Proficiency in office software, including Microsoft Office Suite and Google Workspace.
Familiarity with school management systems and databases is a plus.
A willingness to participate in the broader life of the school is a pre-requisite, i.e. be involved in adventure activities like hikes, mountain-bike rides, kayaking trips etc. will be an advantage.
A package commensurate with the position and relevant qualifications and experience will be negotiated during the recruitment process.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. If you do not receive a response from us within one week of the application deadline, please consider your application unsuccessful.
Treverton College, 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 it will be used in the recruitment, selection, and reporting process. By submitting your application for this position, you are recognizing and accepting this disclaimer.