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Department of Education: School Assistant Opportunities (Nationwide)

School Assistant Opportunities

The Department of Basic Education is offering 300,000 opportunities at schools throughout the country as school assistants - Eastern Cape, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Northern Cape, Western Cape & Kwa-Zulu Natal available here.

For Gauteng schools apply at presidentialyei.gauteng.gov.za

& for Free State schools apply in person


General Assistants:

Duties/ tasks

Among other things, School Assistants will be required to render services as Reading Coaches, e-Cadres, Janitors (infrastructure maintenance), Care Workers, Librarian, and Cleaners. Help school management team in maintaining of a safe, secure and clean school, classroom and administrative environment.


Requirements

Must be in possession of a South African Bar Coded ID or Smart Card ID.

Candidate must have good organisational skills;

flexibility and creativity; enjoy working with children and young adults;

patience, confidence and a compassionate attitude;

good literacy and numeracy skills;

ability to manage groups of learners and deal with challenging behaviour and ability to communicate in English and one other official language).



Education Assistants:

Duties/ tasks

Among other things, Education Assistants will be required to prepare the classroom for teaching and learning and ensure that teaching materials are available and ready for use. Hand out workbooks/ textbooks to learners. Preparing mark sheets, keeping of records, capturing of marks. Distribute question papers, worksheets, classwork books, marked scripts to learners. Assist the teacher with photocopying of question papers, work sheets etc. Support the teacher to manage behaviour in the classroom. Help learners with their educational and social development; maintain a safe, secure and clean classroom environment; oversee learners out of the classroom and during lunch breaks; supervise group activities of learners and carry out administrative tasks as required by the school.


Requirements

- Candidates must possess a NQF level 4 qualification (Grade 12 or equivalent), however NQF level 7 (degree) will be an added advantage or unemployed teachers (NQF7/8). Must be in possession of a South African Bar Coded ID or Smart Card ID.

Good organisational skills;

flexibility and creativity;

basic IT skills;

enjoy working with children and young adults;

patience, confidence and a compassionate attitude;

good literacy and numeracy skills;

ability to manage groups of learners and deal with challenging behaviour and ability to communicate in English and one other official language.


Closing date: 18 November 2020


HOW TO APPLY

Go to https://sayouth.datafree.co/p/dbe

Register or log-in (if you have already registered on Harambee or SA Youth )

Complete the questions and then click on jobs that interest you and click “Apply now”


If you don't have an RSA ID number go to bit.ly/DeptEducationMenu to register and select the schools you want to apply for.


NB: The website has been getting a lot traffic, so it might be slow or doesn't open, please close it and try again at a later stage.


Click HERE to apply