ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: ENHANCEMENT OF PROGRAMMES AND EVALUATION OF SCHOOL PERFORMANCE – DEPARTMENT OF BASIC EDUCATION

REF NO:
DBE/53/2019
Branch:
Curriculum Policy, Support and Monitoring
Chief Directorate: Curriculum and Quality Enhancement Programmes
Directorate: LTSM Policy, Development and Implementation
SALARY : R470 040 per annum
CENTRE : Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS :
A three year relevant post matric qualification (NQF level 6) in Public
Administration, Business Administration or Information Technology plus extensive
three (3) years’ experience in Administrative related work Knowledge: Ability to
resolve challenges and providing mitigation strategies aimed at ensuring that each
learner has Learning and Teaching Support Materials (LTSM) for all subjects Ability
to work with critical stakeholders within the Education Sector and to initiate and
strengthen the implementation of LTSM Sector Plan. Demonstrable experience in
the development of LTSM resources and monitoring of the implementation of LTSM
policy and ability to interact with public Skills: Project Management, financial
management, Computer literacy, Data Management, Analytical, report writing,
Power Point presentation, Data analysis and generation of report from the LTSM
system and Problem solving. Personal Attributes: Self-management, Time
management, Attention to details and Stakeholder management.

DUTIES :
The successful candidate will be responsible for the following: developing LTSM
resources, distributing LTSM to schools, Data Management and Analysis.
Coordinating of LTSM screening, prepare National Catalogues for LTSM and
stationery and forward to provinces, districts, circuits and schools, update prices on
the National catalogue, managing and coordinating LTSM system, coordinating
development of South African Sign Language material, managing the printing and
delivery of LTSM and workbooks Managing financial planning of the Directorate’s
projects and preparing electronic submissions on each project Monitoring and
reporting the availability of LTSM and workbooks in all schools, keeping an updated
data on learner number and languages for each school, monitoring and reporting
the utilization of LTSM and workbooks by schools, compiling submissions, DG
memos and Parliamentary questions, reporting on the performance of directorate,
communicating all information relating to LTSM and workbooks to the sector
Providing timeous report on shortages and deliveries of LTSM, liaising with
provinces on any matter relating to LTSM and workbooks, organising meetings on
LTSM and workbooks between DBE and provinces, monitoring and reporting on
the distribution of provincial LTSM, organising the national team to join the
Directorate team in the monitoring of schools and attending interprovincial LTSM
meetings Taking minutes during LTSM interprovincial forum meetings as well as
publishers, Braille and Large Print meetings and LTSM Directorate meetings
Attending enquiries from the public regarding LTSM.

ENQUIRIES :
Ms J Masipa Tel No: (012) 357 3295/Ms N Monyela Tel No: (012) 3594
NOTE : The successful candidate will be subjected to a security clearance.
CLOSING DATE : 25 October 2019

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

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 (Certified copies must not be older than 3 months)
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, e-mailed or faxed
applications will not be considered (Drivers’ License and registration certificate
must be attached if required).