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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

Salary: R861 486 per annum

Department of Basic Education advertised post is as follows:



  • Recognised 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
  • Master’s degree in the related field of study will be an added advantage
  • The successful candidate should have extensive 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
  • 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
  • Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and be willing to travel extensively

How to apply

Applications must be submitted on a signed Z83 form and be forwarded 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