Assistant Education Officers Needed At SANBI x 6 Positions

Posted on :

27 Nov, 2014

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General Jobs in South Africa


The successful candidate must be in possession of a Grade 12 certificate and have successfully completed a SANBI Assistant Education Officer training course. The candidate should have proven competence and experience in facilitating environmental education lessons.


The position requires a confident communicator who is able to relate well with both learners and educators. The candidate should show an understanding of the Department of Basic Education’s Curriculum Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS) and have proven experience in working co-operatively as part of a team. The successful candidate must have good spoken and written communication skills in two official languages.


Key responsibilities

The appointee will be responsible for:

Facilitate lessons in the garden at least twice a week between Tuesdays and Fridays and attend the compulsory development and planning meetings on Mondays.
Work closely and co-operatively with other team members and assisting in the development of new lessons and resources.
Fulfill all administrative requirements timeously and accurately.


This is an ad hoc position which does not offer a fixed salary. Payment will be made for meetings attended on Mondays (R123.75 per meeting) and scheduled teaching sessions (R165.00 per session). Payment will only be made upon submitting a signed timesheet. No other benefits apply. Please note that this is a one year contract and might be renewed for another year based on performance, operational needs and available funding.



Pease Note:

Applications must be accompanied by a letter motivating why the applicant should be favourably considered for the position and confirming that the minimum qualifications are met (applicants lacking evidence of relevant experience will not be considered).
A competency test may be conducted as part of the selection process.
Applicants must also provide the full names, addresses and telephone numbers and if possible e-mail addresses of at least three referees.
An application form must accompany the CV and motivational letter. Download Application Form.
Failure to submit the requested information may result in your application not being considered.
All applications will be considered with the understanding that, in terms of the SANBI Employment Equity Plan, preference will currently be given to candidates from the designated groups.

Contact Ms Ethel Mokgoko on 012 843 5214 if further information required. Postal applications are to be addressed to: The Assistant Director – Human Resources, South African National Biodiversity Institute, Private Bag X101, Pretoria, 0001.

Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. SANBI reserves the right not to fill this position. Candidates are expected to be available for selection interviews on a date and time as determined by SANBI. If no response has been received within 30 days of the closing date, candidates may consider their applications unsuccessful.

Please note that any emails sent to SANBI must be under 10MB in size.

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