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Department of Social Development is recruiting for Education Assistant x15 posts

The Department of Social Development, Western Cape Government has opportunities for fifteen(15) suitably qualified Education Assistant x15 posts.

Closing date: 17 June 2024

Reference NumberWCG240430-8
Tracking NumberDSD 29/2024
Job TitleEducation Officer: Education(15 posts available in Bonnytoun, Clanwilliam, Horizon, Kraaifontein, Lindelani, Outeniekwa and Vredelus), Ref No. DSD 29/2024
DepartmentSocial Development
Salary level7
EnquiriesMr M Benting at (021) 931 0236
Job TypePermanent

Education Officer: Education(15 posts available in Bonnytoun, Clanwilliam, Horizon, Kraaifontein, Lindelani, Outeniekwa and Vredelus), Ref No. DSD 29/2024

Remuneration

R 308  154 per annum (Salary level 7)

Note on remuneration: Service benefits or obligations for qualifying employees (medical assistance, housing assistance, pension-fund contributions, etc) are funded or co-funded in terms of the applicable prescripts or collective agreements.

Job Purpose

The Department of Social Development, Western Cape Government has opportunities for fifteen(15) suitably qualified and competent individuals to render an effective and efficient holistic educational service to all the learners at Child and Youth Care Centres.

Minimum Requirements

An appropriate 3-year post-school qualification; Registration with SACE as a professional educator; A minimum of 1 year experience as an Educationalist/ Educator; A valid (Code B or higher) driving licence. 

NB: People with disabilities that restrict driving abilities, but who have reasonable access to transport, may also apply.

Key Performane Areas

  • Implement educational programmes at secure child and youth care facilities in accordance to curriculum requirements and departmental legislation;
  • Implement facility policies and procedures to enhance safe care, custody and development of residents;
  • Perform administrative functions;
  • Continuous professional development;
  • Keep up to date with new developments in the social work and social welfare fields

Competencies

Knowledge of the following:

  • Applicable policies and procedures;
  • Public service procedures;
  • Labour Relations;
  • Financial Management;
  • Project Management;
  • Interpret and apply policies and procedures;

Skills needed:

  • Problem solving, sound budgeting, planning, facilitation, influencing and interpersonal relations;
  • Written and verbal communication;
  • Planning and organising;
  • Learning and researching;
  • Relating and networking;
  • Adapting and responding to change;
  • Adhering to principles and values;
  • Analysing

How to Apply

Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit documentation for verification purposes and criminal record vetting. VIEW FULL ADVERT AND APPLY HERE.

These candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time determined by the department and may also be required to undergo competency assessments/proficiency tests. The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department.

By applying for this position, you are consenting to the Western Cape Government contacting your previous employers/managers for an employment reference.

Reference checks will include enquiries relating to your disciplinary records and reasons for leaving.

Should you experience difficulties with your online application, technical support is available from Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 16.00. Contact the helpline at 0861 370 214.

For all other queries relating to the position, kindly contact the enquiries person as indicated in the advert. Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered

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