DEPARTMENT OF BASIC EDUCATION – DEPUTY DIRECTOR: QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

The Department of Basic Education is committed to providing equal opportunities and practicing affirmative
action employment. It is our intention to promote representivity (race, gender, disability) in the Department
through filling of these posts and candidates whose transfer, promotion, or appointment will promote
representivity will receive preference. Preference will firstly be given to excess employees and secondly to
current Public Service employees
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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 M Thubane / Mr A Tsamai
CLOSING DATE : 26 March 2021
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. 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. Shortlisted 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.
ERRATUM: Kindly note that the following post advertised in Public Service Vacancy
Circular 07 dated 26 February 2021. The post name has been amended as follows: Post:
Senior Provisioning Administration Officer (Procurement) With Ref No: Dbe/17/2021.The
closing date remains the same: 19 March 2021.
OTHER POSTS


POST 08/01 : DEPUTY DIRECTOR: QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (QMS) REF NO:
DBE/24/2021

Branch: Teacher, Education Human Resource and Institutional Development
Chief Directorate: Education Human Resource Management
Directorate: Educator Performance Management and Development and Whole
School Evaluation
SALARY : R869 007 per annum (All-inclusive remuneration package)
CENTRE : Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : A 3 year relevant (NQF level 6) post matric qualification or equivalent qualification
as recognised by SAQA). At least Four (4) years’ relevant experience at a
supervisory/middle managerial level in the operations of employee performance
management systems; Experience in educator supervision, training, management
of budgets and programmes; Good computer skills (Microsoft Office Programmes:
Word, Excel and Power point); Report writing and presentation skills; Excellent
people skills; Proven experience in planning and implementing projects; In-depth
knowledge and understanding of human resource matters, including educator
performance management systems as informed by relevant ELRC collective
agreements; Experience in school evaluations in the Basic Education sector.
Understanding of the National Development Plan 2030 as well as other relevant
education policies, legislation and regulations; Strong verbal and written
communication; Willingness to work extensive hours and to travel when required
and a valid driver’s license.
DUTIES : Under the supervision of Department of Basic Education, the successful candidate
will be part of a team of specialists to support and promote efficient and effective
implementation of performance management systems within provinces; Develop
training resources; Engage in developing capacity of provincial officials on the
QMS; Conduct monitoring and oversight visits; Co-ordinate and monitor
compliance with all performance management-related agreements, policies,
regulations and guidelines; Set up digital platforms and systems to evaluate
educator performance data; Collect and analyse reports from provinces; Analyse
the impact of the Quality Management System on school performance and give
feedback to provinces; Set in place strategies to enhance accountability within
schools and address under-performance; Establish linkages between the
Directorate and other stakeholders and perform other related duties as assigned.
ENQUIRIES : Ms M Thubane Tel No: (012) 357 3297/ Mr A Tsamai Tel No: (012) 357 3321
NOTE : Short listed candidates may be required to make a presentation to the interview
panel and undergo a test. The Educator Performance Management and
Development and Whole School Evaluation Directorate monitors and supports
educator performance evaluations, skills development and whole school
evaluations across provinces. The Quality Management System for school-based
educators as informed by ELRC Collective Agreement Number 2 of 2020 will be
implemented across all schools progressively from 2021

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