Pretoria Boys High School
~ Pretoria, Gauteng ~

Pretoria Boys High School is a traditional boys school located on an 85-acre campus southeast of the city centre. Established in 1901, it is one of the oldest schools in the province. With an enrolment of around 1500 pupils it is the largest boys’ school in South Africa. The school prides itself on maintaining exceptional standards and this is illustrated through our ethos of holistic education based on the fundamental pillars of a full academic, cultural and sporting programme. PBHS is a public school with additional funding generated through school fees. Three boarding houses provide accommodation for over 300 pupils.

The following vacancy exists:

Grounds Machinery Operator (School Governing Body post: two (2) full-time permanent positions start date 1 February 2020 depending on availability)

Minimum Requirements:

  • Qualifications and Education Requirements: Grade 10
  • Valid code 8 drivers licence
  • Experience Requirements: 5 + years of related experience

Role and Responsibilities

The role that the successful candidate will fill will be predominantly that of a brush-cutter operator. He will however from time to time be required to operate a tractor either with a trailer for moving material or other tractor drawn equipment for mowing, fertilizing or the application of pesticides to the fields

The candidate must have experience in the following skills to fill this position;


  • Able and willing to carry out any lawful and reasonable instruction from his Line Manager
  • Able to carry out pre start checks on machinery
  • Identify and report problems on machinery
  • Understand safe working procedures
  • Able to follow written instructions with regards to the application of pesticides

Other Responsibilities include but is not limited to:
1. General Estate work during the Winter months or when cutting is limited
2. Your Line Manager is entitled to, at his discretion, instruct you with additional responsibilities, which falls within the boundaries of your job description, or in accordance with operational requirements.

Applications close on: Friday 24 January 2020

Please note that should you not have received any feedback during the two weeks after application closure, you can consider yourself unsuccessful. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Please also note that the School reserves the right not to make an appointment if there are no suitable candidates.

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Wednesday, 15 January 2020 13:04

Marketing Manager

“Today’s thinking child is tomorrow’s achiever”

~ White River, Mpumalanga ~

Uplands is an Anglican, innovative, co-educational, independent school located on an extensive estate in White River, close to the Kruger Park. We are committed to providing quality education to day (Grade 0000 – Grade 12) and boarding pupils (Grade 4 – Grade 12).

Uplands seeks to appoint a passionate Marketing Manager, whose strengths will lie in good verbal, listening and written communication as well as being an energetic, creative, innovative, and result-driven.

The successful applicant will:

  • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or Business Administration or a similar qualification.
  • Preferable to have more than 5 years’ experience in education marketing.
  • Possess strong organisational and administrative skills.
  • Have a thorough knowledge of contemporary marketing methods including an ability to utilise modern technologies to market effectively.
  • Create, develop and promote a strong Uplands brand
  • Be responsible for the development and execution of the overall marketing strategy for the whole school.
  • Manage the Marketing Team, ensuring exceptional client service levels at all times.
  • Attend training to develop relevant knowledge, techniques and skills and independently develop skills as applicable. 

Commencement date: ASAP

Qualified candidates are requested to apply by completing an application form available from Uplands Vacancies at: or by submitting a CV not exceeding three pages and the contact details of two referees.

All applications will be handled in the strictest confidence. 

Uplands is an equal opportunities employer. Submission of a CV does not automatically entitle the applicant to an interview. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted and Uplands reserves the right not to make an appointment.
All applications will be handled in the strictest confidence.


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Tuesday, 14 January 2020 11:17


Bryneven Primary School
~ Johannesburg, Gauteng ~

Bryneven Primary School has a reputation of giving the maximum opportunity to our children in order to prepare them for life.

We have motivated and caring educators that provide the opportunity for optimal development of each child as their primary concern. Our aim is to allow each child to become a well rounded and disciplined individual enabling them to reach their full potential.


Bryneven Primary School a leading Primary School in Bryanston requires a mature and presentable person with the following credentials:

  • Highly efficient and dynamic 
  • A team player and people’s person
  • Computer literate – knowledge of Edupac an advantage
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Sound telephonic etiquette
  • Good with children
  • First Aid Knowledge / Certificate Level 3

Responsibilities will include but are not necessarily limited to:

  • Dealing with pupils when ill, and appropriately communicating with their parents
  • Daily updates on School Communicator (D6)
  • Sending out bi-weekly communication to parents
  • Organising transport for learners and educators for School events
  • All incoming mail, documents, books, materials and supplies following established procedures (receiving, counting, opening, unpacking, dating, stamping, recording, sorting and distributing)
  • Processing and maintaining pupil applications, records and acceptances
  • Other general office and administrative duties as required by School Principal
  • Ordering and distribution of stationery

This is an exciting opportunity for a top-class Receptionist.

Should you not hear from us by Friday 24th Jan 2020, please assume that the position has been filled.


Please not that the school reserves the right not to fill this position. An application does not necessarily entitle the applicant to an interview. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.



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