Gauteng Department of Education: Education Assistants

Applications for the Presidential Youth Employment Initiative


What is the program all about?

To provide educational assistants to schools to ensure continued learning and teaching in a safe environment.

To provide youth with employment opportunities as part of the Presidential Youth Employment Initiative.


Recruitment Youth will be placed in schools to assist with the following:

  • Classroom (Teaching and learning assistance)

  • Administration (Office and examination assistance)

  • Asset Management

  • General Maintenance of schools

  • Cleaning

  • IT and Data capturing (e-Cadres)

  • Sports, Health and Safety




Who must apply for this program?

  • All unemployed South African Youth that:

  • Are between the ages of 18 – 35

  • Reside in Gauteng

  • Without criminal record


Where will you be based?

When you apply, you will be given a list of the 10 closest schools to your residence, you are able to select 5 schools of your choice. If you are successful you will be placed at one of the schools you have selected.


When should you apply?

Applications open between 10 November 2020 to 22 November 2020. If you have not been contacted by one of the schools you have applied to within 3 weeks after the closing date, consider your application to be unsuccessful.




How to apply

Click HERE to apply

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