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Dept of Basic Education: Jobs / Vacancies (Dec 2018) – Chief Education Specialist

Department of Basic Education hereby invites applications for recruitment to the post of Chief Education Specialist. The application will close on 21st December 2018.

Location: Pretoria

Department of Basic Education advertised post is as follows:



  • Three-four year qualification, which includes professional teacher education or education research and registered with SACE as professional Educator coupled with at least 9 years’ experience in the educational field
  • A master’s degree in the related field of study will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge of and insight into education policies and legislation related to curriculum from Early Childhood Education to Grade 12.
  • Sound knowledge of current issues, challenges and initiatives pertaining to curriculum development and implementation in the Basic Education Sector
  • A valid driver’s license and be willing to travel extensively
  • The incumbent should have extensive research skills, strategic planning ability, excellent verbal and written communication skills, fully computer literate and knowledge of the policy making processes

How to apply

Applications must be Submitted on a Z83 form and fowarded via post to: Private Bag X895, Pretoria, 0001 or via hand-delivery to: The Department of Basic Education, 222 Struben Street, Pretoria. Please visit the Department of Education’s website at FOR ATTENTION: Ms J Masipa/Ms N Monyela. ENQUIRIES: Ms J Masipa Tel No: 012 357 3295/ Ms N Monyela Tel No: 012 357 3294