The Department of Basic Education has actually opened recruitment for stage 2 of its Standard Education Work Effort.

The recruitment drive, open from 27 September up until 3 October 2021, intends to supply 287,000 jobless youths work and training chances in the education sector.

Youth in between the ages of 18 and 35, who are presently neither in education/ training nor getting any kind of a federal government grant and youths with impairments and females, are qualified and urged to use, the department stated.

Prospects picked for positioning will have a chance to get training on numerous abilities that will equip them for future job opportunity.

All effective prospects will be put in schools for 5 months, from 1 November 2021 to 31 March 2022, for the following offered chances:

  • Education assistant– Curriculum
  • Education assistant– ICT/e-Cadres
  • Education assistant– Reading Champions
  • General School assistant– Child & & Youth Care Worker
  • General School assistant– Handyman (no matric needed)
  • General School assistant– Sports and Enrichment Agent (no matric needed)
To certify as an education assistant, the department stated you should have passed matric English, while an NQF Level 4, 6 and 7 certification certificate will be an included benefit.

Nevertheless, for positioning as a basic school assistant, a matric certificate is not needed for facilities assistance and sports and enrichment representatives, although trade certificates will be an included benefit.

” To operate in the education environment, you need to have an excellent capability to deal with individuals and within groups, have great interaction abilities, be a great listener, and have an interest in academics,” the department stated.

” To get a positioning, youths are advised to go to to develop a profile and send their application. No walk-ins will be allowed schools due to Covid-19 limitations. Candidates need to send their application online.”

How to use

Should you get notification that you have actually been picked for shortlisting, you will be needed to prepare the following files:

  • Résumé (CV);
  • Testimonials (previous school, a regional chief, church leader, and so on);
  • Police clearance certificates;
  • Affidavit/declaration by the candidate mentioning they have no rap sheet while waiting for the authorities clearance;
  • Certified certifications such as Matric, (where suitable: NQF Level 4 certification certificate, for education assistant candidates with NQF level 6 and 7 an included benefit);
  • Certified copy of identity file/ passport.
As in stage one, the department stated there would be a strong focus on training individuals to contribute to their capability and setting them up for enhanced work potential customers.

Accessing the BEEI job opportunity can be done through this site. This is a zero-rate mobisite that can be accessed through a cellphone. Prospects without access to the web can call 0800 727272, which is a toll-free number.


Among the brand-new efforts is the intro of ‘e-Cadres’ who will efficiently work as IT support in class.

” The e-Cadres will include worth in the class by helping instructors and students with troubleshooting of ICT devices and submitting academic material on students’ and instructors’ gadgets,” the department stated.

” The requirement for this change is vital and prompt, considered that the Covid-19 pandemic has actually sped up the requirement to move towards a digital future, where lessons can be supplied essentially.