Post: Program Officer at the Department of Basic Education
DEADLINE: 24 February 2023
POST: PROGRAM OFFICER (ASSISTANT DIRECTOR) REF NO: DBE/04/2023 (12-Month Contract with an option to renew)
G2G Project implemented by the Department of Basic Education
- SALARY : R491 403 per annum (Level 10)
- CENTRE: Pretoria
Applicants must be in possession of a three-year relevant (NQF level 6) post matric qualification or equivalent in education (a relevant postgraduate qualification will be an added advantage) 3 years relevant experience in supporting the implementation of training activities; Experience in facilitating and leading key capacity building sessions; An understanding of the interface between the South African Government operations and NGO environment; An understanding of current education and school health policies and the various child protection legislation; Training and facilitation skills; Good communication skills (verbal and writing), Inter-personal, networking and computer skills; Ability to implement a monitoring framework; Ability to take initiative and solve problems; Ability to co-ordinate stakeholder groups; Ability to liaise with officials at Circuit and/ or district levels of government and key stakeholders in the field; Ability to work independently and as a part of a team; Ability to work beyond regular core business hours; Creativity and energy are essential; A valid driver’s license and willingness to travel extensively.
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The successful candidate will support the Johannesburg South District with the coordination and implementation of the Government to Government (G2G) activities in the selected schools; Lead relevant engagements with school management, School Governing Body (SGB) members, parents, provincial, district officials, and help to create strong service referrals between health, education and social welfare services to advocate for the strong implementation of CSE in the Johannesburg Region schools; Provide support and monitoring the achievement of results at the school level; Coordinate training for educators and Learner Support Attainment (LSAs); Coordinate and support the implementation of health and social services in schools; Support the strengthening of the functionality of SBST; Support the implementation of the Peer Education activities in the Johannesburg Region; Compile program and monitor reports; Work in collaboration with the other G2G team members at National, province, district and school level structures including the learner support agents and reporting expertise; capture data from the school level; Work in collaboration with the school leadership, the life orientation educators and the leaner support agents; Represent the Department in meetings with District officials and local stakeholders; Develop periodic reports in line with the Department’s requirements include support the reporting of LSA related work Report to the Provincial Office and the Department of Basic Education (DBE) Pretoria.
ENQUIRIES : Ms H Nemabaka Tel No: (012) 357 3289 or Mr A Tsamai Tel No: (012) 357 3321
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 www.education.gov.za or the Department of Public Service and Administration vacancy circulars at www.dpsa.gov.za
FOR ATTENTION : Ms H Nemabaka/Mr A Tsamai
Applications must be submitted on the most recently approved Z83 Application for Employment Form, obtainable from the DBE Website or any Public Service Department/Webpage. Use of the old Z83 Form will result in disqualification. The Z83 must be completed in full and page 2 duly signed. A clear indication of the post and reference number that is being applied for must be indicated on your Z.83. Applicants are not required to submit copies of qualifications and other relevant documents on application but must submit the Z83 with a detailed Curriculum Vitae (only). Certified copies of qualifications and other relevant documents will be requested from shortlisted candidates on or before the day of the interview.
Successful candidates will be subjected to Personnel Suitability Checks (criminal record, citizenship & financial/asset record checks, qualification and employment verification including social media profiles). Appointment is subject to positive results of the security clearance process. The successful candidate will be required to sign an annual performance agreement and, where applicable, annually disclose his/her financial interests. All applicants are required to declare any conflict or perceived conflict of interest, to disclose memberships of Boards and directorships that they may be associated with. Applicants who do not comply with the requirements outlined above, will not be considered. Applications received after the closing date and e-mailed or faxed applications will not be considered.
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