Job Title


REF: 2022 / 01/ MPW-1

About the Role :

Key Performance Measures


The Course Assistant will monitor and support the teaching and learning process of Long Courses at the Market Photo Workshop

  • All Courses are delivered on time ensuring that all training tools and materials are ready at the start of classes
  • Ensure that all Course files are updated as per agreed systems
  • Material is distributed to students on time and the necessary documentation completed
  • Course information is updated and communicated to both trainers and students
  • Informed about policies and procedures in order to inform/remind students about relevant policies
  • Student progress is well monitored and students with learning problems are identified/reported to ensure that the relevant assistance is provided
  • Regular, comprehensive course feedback is given at the relevant meetings
  • Students are ready and well prepared for final assessment
  • Student assessment feedback and academic records are issued on time during and at the completion of the course

Ensure that Trainer invoices and any other payments relating to Courses are submitted for processing on time

Desired Experience & Qualification:


  • Grade 12 (Matric)
  • Diploma/degree in Photography, Visual Arts, Media & Journalism or equivalent
  • Successful achievement of the Market Photo Workshop Photojournalism and Documentary Photography Programme (PDP) or the Advanced Programme in Photography (APP) would be advantageous
  • Good general administration skills
  • Committed to excellence in and relevance of photography education in South Africa Ability to sometimes work under pressure
  • A proactive problem-solver
  • A confident and mature personality
  • Computer skills (MAC, PC, Adobe Creative Suite, MS Office)
  • Ability to work accurately with numbers and calculations (for assessment results)
  • Attention to detail
  • Word and excel at intermediate level
  • Understand and speak a second South African official language in addition to English Excellent report writing capabilities

Interested persons who meet the requirements are invited to send a concise CV to the Human Resources Department via e-mail to

Please indicate the reference number of the post. ITC & criminal checks will be conducted and where applicable, candidates will be subjected to an assessment test.

Should you not hear from us within 30 days after the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.

The Market Theatre Foundation reserves the right not to make any appointment(s) to the above post.

Enquiries may be directed to Phanuel Pooe @ (011) 832 1641