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Dept of Basic Education: Jobs / Vacancies (Jul 2019) – Chief Education Specialist

Department of Basic Education hereby invites applications for recruitment to the post of Chief Education Specialist. The application will close on 15th July 2019.

Location: Pretoria

Department of Basic Education advertised post is as follows:



  • Applicants must be in possession of a recognised three or four year qualification, which includes professional teacher education qualification and registered with SACE as professional educator and 9 years’ experience in the education field;
  • Experience in the educational sector and a post graduate qualification in Human Resource Management will be an added advantage;
  • The incumbent should have the following attributes and skills: Working knowledge of Microsoft WORD, EXCEL, ACCESS and POWERPOINT; understanding of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, Employment of Educators Act, Personnel Administrative Measures and PERSAL;
  • Exceptional analytical skills and Mathematical skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure; problem solving skills; innovation and ability to learn quickly;
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), excellent interpersonal skills, ability to initiate and close attention to detail;
  • A driver’s license is required since travelling is a requirement of this position.

How to apply

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: Ms N Sathege/Ms M Mahape

Applications must be submitted on Form Z83 obtainable from any Public Service Department.

ENQUIRIES: Ms N Sathege 012357 3290/ Ms M Mahape 012357 3291