DEPARTMENT OF BASIC EDUCATION
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

 

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: ARTS AND CULTURE ENRICHMENT PROGRAMMES REF NO: DBE/33/2019 Chief directorate: Social

Chief directorate: Social Inclusion and Partnerships in Education

Branch: Care and Support in Education

Directorate: Sport and Enrichment in Education
SALARY : R470 040 per annum
CENTRE : Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS

An appropriate Bachelor’s degree or a three-year relevant post matric qualification
in social sciences, performing arts or education (a relevant postgraduate
qualification will be an added advantage). This should be supported by 3 years’
experience in education, arts education and sport administration. Excellent
communication, inter-personal and writing skills are vital. Proven experience in the
management of large scale sports or arts and culture projects will be an advantage.
A valid driver’s license, be willing to work long hours and travel extensively Note:
The position requires a proactive person with strong conceptual, strategic and
operational leadership skills. The successful candidate will be responsible for the
development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of policies and
programmes to promote arts and culture enrichment programmes and also support
school sport.

DUTIES

The successful candidate will manage school arts Education Enrichment
Programmes; develop guidelines and frameworks that support the implementation
of Arts and Cultural enrichment activities; co-ordinate and promote Arts and
Cultural programmes in the Basic Education sector; draw up the Annual National
School Arts Festival Plan in collaboration with Department of Arts and Culture and
other partners; undertake research monitoring and evaluation on school arts and
culture enrichment programmes; co-ordinate and compile reports from provinces
regarding Arts and Cultural programmes; manage and engage with partners in the
field of Arts Education; liaise and support curriculum section dealing with Arts
Education; assist to formalise partnerships between the Department and other
relevant stakeholders; assist to manage and monitor the implementation of
partnership programmes; coordinate and manage multi-stakeholder meetings on
the delivery of Arts and Culture and other Enrichment Programmes; assist to liaise
and co-operate with provincial education departments, national government
departments, universities, research organisations, as well as NGOs and civic
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organisations on arts and culture; compile monthly, quarterly and annual progress
reports; meeting with individual organisations regarding proposals to the
Department; compile submissions; compile responses to Parliamentary questions;
handle general enquiries on Sport, Arts and Culture; draft agendas and minutes
as required; represent the directorate, both internally and externally as required;
liaise with and report to project funders as required; perform any other tasks as
required by the Director and Deputy Director: Sport and Enrichment in Education.

ENQUIRIES

Ms M Thubane Tel No: (012) 357 3297/ Mr A Tsamai Tel No: (012) 357 3321
NOTE : All shortlisted candidates will be expected to demonstrate their skills in a short task
as part of the interview and will be subjected to a security clearance

 

FOR ATTENTION : Ms M Thubane

CLOSING DATE : 21 June 2019

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 2019, 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.

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