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Branch: Technical and Vocational Education and Training

Chief Directorate: National Examinations and Assessment

Directorate: Assessment, Item Development, and Marking Services

Sub-Directorate: Marking Services

SALARY: R257 508 per annum (Level 07)

CENTRE: Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate national senior certificate/grade 12 certificate (NCV Level 4) plus 5 years working experience in the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) examination or clerical /administrative environment. An appropriate bachelor’s degree/national diploma (NQF Level 6) in Public Administration/Management with 3 years working experience in clerical/administrative environment. Assessment, Item Development, and Marking Services. Good interpersonal, organizational and communication skills are additional requirements. Knowledge and experience in assessment and examination processes including the setting of papers, marking processes and Internal Continuous Assessments (ICASS), and Integrated Summative Assessment Tasks (ISAT) are also an advantage. The applicant must have extensive knowledge experience of MS Office which include MS Excel, MS Access, and MS Word. The incumbent must be willing to work overtime and be able to function in a high-pressure work environment.

DUTIES: Coordinate the marking guideline discussions meeting to enhance the standardisation of marking, Assist in the appointment of markers, examiners, ICASS moderators and ISAT examiners, Coordinate the setting of question papers to ensure that the papers that are set are secured; Coordinate the setting, monitoring and implementation of ISAT; Assisting in the monitoring of the conduct of examinations, marking processes and the implementation of ICASS and ISAT Assist in any examination processes relating to the Directorate Coordinate the meeting of the National Assessment Committee and its regional assessment committees; Make travel and accommodation arrangements for examiners, moderators, ISAT and ICASS moderators and other parties as and when required; Prepare weekly, monthly or quarterly reports relating to Annual Performance Plan ,Assist in the monitoring of ISAT, ICASS and the marking process; Additional responsibilities include organising meetings relating to examination processes and policy development.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. R Kgare/Mr. D Moyane Tel No: (012) 312 5442/5165

APPLICATIONS: Please forward your application, quoting the Reference Number to The Director-General, Department Of Higher Education and Training, Private Bag X 174, Pretoria, 0001, or Hand Deliver To 123 Francis Baard Street (Former Schoeman Str.) Pretoria.

CLOSING DATE: 04 June 2021 at 16H00.

NOTE: Applications must be submitted on Z83 form obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at WWW.GOV.ZA/DOCUMENTS and must be accompanied by a recently updated comprehensive CV (with three contactable references and certified copies of all qualification, Identity Document (ID) not older than six months, including driver’s license (where it is applicable). It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) and the evaluation certificate from SAQA must be attached. Failure to sign the Z83 Form and submit the requested documents will result in your application not being considered. Candidates whose appointments will promote representativity in terms of race, gender, and disability will receive preference. Note: All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the Department. The successful candidate(s) will be to undergo a Competency Assessment. One of the minimum entry requirements for the SMS position is the pre-entry (Nyukela) certificate. For more details on the pre-entry course visit: SMS-pre-entry-programme/. The Candidate(s) will be required to sign an annual performance agreement, disclose his/her financial interests, and be subjected to security clearance. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Suitable candidates will be subjected to personnel suitability checks (criminal record check, citizenship verification, qualification/study verification, and previous employment


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