ENHANCEMENT OF PROGRAMMES AND EVALUATION OF SCHOOL PERFORMANCE – DEPARTMENT OF BASIC EDUCATION

REF NO:
DBE/EPESP/03
Branch: Delivery and Support
Chief Directorate: Curriculum and Quality Enhancement Programmes
Directorate: Enhancement of Programmes and Evaluation of School
Performance
The position requires a proactive person with strong conceptual, strategic
and leadership skills, as well as proven management ability. The
successful candidate will be responsible for the management of the
development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of policies and
programmes to coordinate and strengthen the provisioning of Learner
Teacher Support Material (LTSM).
SALARY : R1 057 326 per annum (All-inclusive remuneration package)
CENTRE : Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS :
Applicant must have an appropriate Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
qualification (NQF level 7) as recognized by SAQA with at least 5 years’
experience at middle/senior managerial level. This should ideally be
supported by substantial experience in education. Excellent
communication, inter-personal and writing skills are vital. Candidates
should have experience of high-level strategic planning processes, human
resource and performance management and financial management. The
position requires a proactive person with strong conceptual, strategic and
leadership skills, as well as proven management ability. Applicants must
have extensive and relevant knowledge relating to the work of provinces
within the Basic Education sector. Extensive knowledge of education
policies; Good computer skills including MS Word, MS Outlook, MS Excel
and MS Power Point. Ability to work under pressure and a valid driver’s
license. Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills and the ability
to proof-read and edit documents; Good and functional knowledge of
Government prescripts and government procurement processes;
knowledge of Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting systems and
processes; Knowledge of the educational framework and policies;
Knowledge and understanding of the Department’s Annual Performance
Plan (APP), Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), Schooling 2025,
Action Plan 2014 and the Minister’s Delivery Agreement; Understanding
of the curriculum; Excellent data and information management skills;
Process Competencies: Knowledge Management; Service Delivery
Innovation; Problem Solving and Analysis; Client Orientation and
Customer Focus; Communication Skills. Core Competencies: Strategic
Capacity and Leadership; People Management and Empowerment;
Financial Management; Change Management, and Conflict Management.
Development and management of electronic systems.

DUTIES :
The successful candidate will be responsible for the management of the
development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of policies and
programmes to coordinate and strengthen the provisioning of Learner
Teacher Support Material (LTSM); providing strategic leadership,
managing, provision of quality accessible cost effective Learning and
Teaching Support Material (LTSM); Developing and implementing of
LTSM policies. Developing and monitoring a Sector Plan for the
development, printing, procurement as well as delivery of LTSM Norms
and Standards, as well as business processes. Developing and
implementing of a plan for building the capacity of the state for the
provision of quality and accessible LTSM. Developing and implementing
of plan to increase LTSM retention. Coordinating the LTSM Grade R – 12
resourcing in the sector to support the curriculum and enhancement
programmes.
ENQUIRIES :
Ms J Masipa Tel No: (012) 357 3295/ Ms N Monyela Tel No: (012) 357

APPLICATIONS :
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 J Masipa/Ms N Monyela
CLOSING DATE : 30 October 2020
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on Form Z83 obtainable from any Public
Service; Department and must be accompanied by a comprehensive CV
and certified copies of ID and qualifications (The certification must be not
older than six (6) months from the date of the advert). NB as of 1st July
2006, all new appointments in the public service have to be part of the
Government Employee Medical Scheme (GEMS) in order to qualify for a
Government Medical Subsidy. Correspondence will only be entered into
with shortlisted applicants. Applications received after the closing date, emailed or faxed applications will not be considered. (Drivers’ License and
registration certificate must be attached if required).

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