Department Of Basic Education

The Department of Basic Education is committed to providing equal opportunities and practicing
affirmative action employment. It is our intention to promote representivity (race, gender, disability) in
the Department through filling of these posts and candidates whose transfer, promotion, or appointment
will promote representivity will receive preference. Preference will firstly be given to excess employees
and secondly to current Public Service employees.

APPLICATIONS : Submitted via post to: Private Bag X895, Pretoria, 0001 or hand-deliver to:
The Department of Basic Education, 222 Struben Street, Pretoria. Please visit
the Department of Education’s website at or the
Department of Public Service and Administration vacancy circulars at

FOR ATTENTION : Mr A Tsamai/Ms H Nemabaka

CLOSING DATE : 16 May 2022

NOTE : Applications must be submitted on Form Z83 obtainable from any Public
Service; Department and must be accompanied by a comprehensive CV and
copies of ID and qualifications. Divers’ License and registration certification
must be attached if required. Required documents need not be certified when
applying for the post, only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit
certified documents on or before the day of the interview following
communication from HR. NB as of 1st July 2006, all new appointments in the
public service have to be part of the Government Employee Medical Scheme
(GEMS) in order to qualify for a Government Medical Subsidy.
Correspondence will only be entered into with shortlisted applicants.
Applications received after the closing date, e-mailed or faxed applications will
not be considered.



REF NO: DBE/26/2022

Branch: Teacher, Education Human Resources and Institutional Development
Chief Directorate: Education Human Resources Development
Directorate: Continuing Professional Teacher Development
SALARY : R1 073 187 per annum, (all-inclusive remuneration package)
CENTRE : Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS : A three-year relevant Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification (NQF Level
7) as recognized by SAQA; A minimum of five years’ relevant experience in
middle/senior managerial level in the education sector; Good communication
(verbal and written) skills, presentation skills, analytical skills, strategic
planning and reporting skills, computer literacy, leadership skills, project
management, stakeholder management skills, risk management and financial
management; Should be a strategic thinker who has the ability to lead within
a diverse environment; Should be able to work under pressure.; Candidate
should have ability to maintain sound interpersonal relations; Extensive
experience in quality and diversification of curriculum delivery and the design
of continuing professional teacher development programs thereto is a
prerequisite; Preference will be given to candidates who have a working
knowledge of the Education Policies, PFMA and Treasury Regulations
applicable to the public service, NEPA, Educators Employment Act, SASA,
Teacher Development Framework and Policies; A good understanding of
Curriculum and teacher development within the sector; A sound and through
understanding of the Education Sector.

DUTIES : The successful candidate will be responsible for: Managing and developing
innovative and effective teacher development systems and programmes;
Driving the Continuing Professional teacher development (CPTD)
management system; Developing continuing professional teacher
development courses that are pedagogically sound, data driven and content
rich; Monitoring and evaluation of the impact and efficacy of the teacher
development initiatives; Communicating improved teacher development
strategies and practices; Managing the National Teacher Awards and the
Teacher Appreciation and Support Programme of the DBE; Working with
relevant stakeholders and Unions to promote continuous Teacher
Development activities; Providing strategic leadership to staff and developing
annual plans; and Managing the finances of the Directorate in line with the
Public Finance Management Act.

NOTE : Further note that the successful candidate will have to sign an annual
performance agreement, annually disclose his/her financial interests and be
subjected to a security clearance. A Certificate for SMS pre-entry programme
is required for all SMS appointment, the full details of the outlined requirements
and course information can be sourced by following the link. programme/. All
shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise
that intends to test relevant technical element of the job, the logistics of which
will be communicated by the department. Following the interview and the
technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a
generic managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA
Directive on the implementation of competency based assessments). The
competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies
using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. The
incumbent will have to sign an annual performance agreement as well as
annually disclose his/her financial interests and be subjected to a security

ENQUIRIES : Mr A Tsamai Tel No: 012 357 3321/Ms H Nemabaka Tel No: 012 357 3289

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