EXAMINATION MONITORS

DEPARTMENT OF BASIC EDUCATION
The Department of Basic Education is committed to providing equal opportunities and practising
affirmative action employment. It is our intention to promote representivity (race, gender, disability)
in the Department through the filling of this post and a candidate whose
transfer/promotion/appointment will promote representivity will receive preference. Preference will
firstly be given to excess employees and secondly to current Public Service employees. An
indication in this regard will facilitate the processing of applications.
APPLICATIONS : Submitted via post to: Private Bag X895, Pretoria, 0001 or via handdelivery
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 E Nobongoza (Examiners, Internal Moderator and Special
Examiners,Ms A Govan (Marking Monitors, SBA and PAT Moderators), /
Ms K Mantshongo (Examination Monitors)
CLOSING DATE : 09 February 2018
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 qualifications. 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. Short-listed candidates will be required to undertake a
writing test as part of the interview process. Applications received after
the closing date, e-mailed or faxed applications will not be considered.
The Department of Basic Education (DBE) is responsible, inter alia, for
the setting of the national question papers for the National Senior
Certificate (NSC) and the Senior Certificate (SC), the quality assurance
of School Based Assessment (SBA) and the monitoring of the
administration of the NSC and the SC examinations. In order to
accomplish these tasks, the DBE appoints educators with the relevant
expertise and experience to perform these critical examination related
functions on a part-time basis. The category of part-time staff to be
appointed by the DBE to perform these functions include the following:
Examiner: responsible for the setting of question papers. Internal
Moderator: responsible for the moderation of question papers. SBA
Moderator: responsible for the quality assurance and moderation of SBA
(SBA includes Orals and PATs). Marking Moderator: responsible for the
moderation of the marking of the NSC and SC examinations Examination
Monitor: responsible for the monitoring of the entire examination cycle.
Special Examiner: Braille or Deaf: responsible for the adaptation of
question papers. Editor: responsible for the editing of question papers.
The duties and requirements to be satisfied to be appointed to each of
these part-time posts is included in the table below. Please indicate the
subject that you are applying for and the level in the case of languages.

OTHER POSTS: 2018/2019 INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME

POST 04/05 : EXAMINATION MONITORS (REF NO: 139071/5)
Planning, Information and Assessments
Directorate: Examinations and Assessment in Schools
This is a re-advertisement. Candidates who applied previously need not
re-apply
SALARY : Compensation will be in accordance with Personnel Administration
Measure (PAM)
CENTRE Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : Must be in possession of a Bachelor’s degree or National Diploma, with
specialization in education. Must have served as a school principal of a
secondary school, or a subject advisor or a circuit manager or involved in
the management of examinations and assessment processes or other
related curriculum processes. Must be available to render their services
for the entire day, on selected days of the week. Must have experience in
the management of examinations at the school level.
DUTIES : Responsible for the monitoring of the entire examination cycle which
includes an audit of the provincial examination systems, monitoring of the
preparations for the NSC and SC examinations. Monitoring of the writing,
marking, capturing and release of the results.
ENQUIRIES : Ms K Mantshongo (012) 357 3824
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NOTE : The Department of Basic Education (DBE) is responsible, inter alia, for
the setting of the national question papers for the National Senior
Certificate (NSC) and the Senior Certificate (SC), the quality assurance
of School Based Assessment (SBA) and the monitoring of the
administration of the NSC and the SC examinations. In order to
accomplish these tasks, the DBE appoints educators with the relevant
expertise and experience to perform these critical examination related
functions on a part-time basis. The category of part-time staff to be
appointed by the DBE to perform these functions include the following:
Additional Criteria: All applicants for the above posts must be computer
literate, have good writing/oral communication skills, and be able to work
in a team and without supervision, and have good leadership skills. All
candidates will be required to write a competency test and undergo an
interview. Candidates will be informed of the dates of the competency
tests which will take place in the various provinces. Only candidates that
have satisfied the minimum requirement in the competency test will be
invited to an interview. List Of Subjects: Subjects for SBA and PAT
Moderators Accounting, Business Studies, Economics, English First
Additional Language (FAL), Geography, History, Life Orientation, Life
Sciences, Mathematics, Mathematical Literacy, Physical Sciences,
Agricultural Technology, Agricultural Management Practices, Dance
Studies, Design, Dramatic Arts, Music, Tourism, Visual Arts, Consumer
Studies and Hospitality Studies. Subjects for Examiners for NonLanguages
Agricultural Technology, Agricultural Sciences, Agricultural
Management Practices, Accounting, Business Studies, Computer
Applications Technology, Consumer Studies, Civil Technology: Civil
Services/Construction/Woodworking, Dance Studies, Design, Dramatic
Arts, Electrical Technology: Electrical (Power Systems)/ Electronics/
Digital Electronics, Economics, Engineering Graphics and Design,
Geography, History, Hospitality Studies, Information Technology, Life
Sciences, Mathematics, Mathematical Literacy, Music, Mechanical
Technology: Automotive/Fitting & Machining/Welding & Metalwork,
Physical Sciences, Religion Studies, Tourism, Visual Arts, Life
Orientation, Technical Mathematics, Technical Sciences, Subjects for
Examiners for Home Languages: First Additional Languages, Second
Additional Languages, Afrikaans, English, IsiXhosa, IsiZulu, IsiNdebele,
Sepedi, Sesotho, Setswana, Tshivenda, Xitsonga, SiSwati (Home
Language). Subjects for Specialists for the adaptation of question papers,
Adaptation for Braille and Adaptation for the Deaf. Please note that the
above posts are on part-time basis, you need not resign from your current
job.
CLOSING DATE : 09 February 2018

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