Department of Education is taking CV’s for exam assistants (EAs).

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION IS LOOKING FOR EXAM ASSISTANTS (EAs)

Requirements: 

Must be a South African citizen with grade 12 certificate.
Must be registered, at least for the second year at tertiary institution or unemployed graduates.
Must be 18 and not more than 30 years of age and without any criminal record.

Only registered students at tertiary institutions, unemployed persons with one or more tertiary qualification and unemployed graduates may apply.

Applicants must possess advanced numerical skills with Mathematics or Accounting as a compulsory subject. Second year and above tertiary students will be advantaged.

Please indicate previous experience in examinations administration as an Examination Assistant [ Marking Centre or Office based].

The nature of the work is linked to tight deadlines and thus requires that the successful candidate be able to work under pressure.

Examinations Assistant at Exams District & Head Offices

  • Daily receive, check, control, scan and pack scripts for marking including indexed archival of scripts after marking.
  • Ensure the correct number of scripts and marksheets per batch, subject, paper, and examination session are received, controlled, scanned and these packed for the correct marking venue.
  • Ensure that discrepancies regarding the above are addressed per batch, subject, paper, examination session.
  • Ensure each bag of scripts include two copies of MP Flow control list of contents, and bag tagged with the correct marking venue colour coded label.
  • Create a marking centre file of all scripts to be dispatched for each of the marking venue.
  • Assist with dispatching of scripts to the marking venues.
  • Receive, control and archive marked scripts at Head Office for easy retrieval as and when required.

Quality Assurer at Marking Centres

  • Receive control and distribute scripts to marking teams.
  • Ensure the correct number of scripts and marksheet per batch during marking.
  • Assist with controlling, distribution and scanning of scripts.
  • Ensure all questions are marked, marks added correctly and correctly transferred to the front cover of the script.
  • Ensure that the total on each script is correct and correctly transferred to the marksheet.
  • Ensure that discrepancies regarding all the above are addressed by the marking teams and amendments effected accordingly on both the script and marksheet.
  • Reconcile the number of scripts, control and arrange scripts per subject, paper, numerically for indexed archival after marking
Enquiries should be referred to h.mkhwanazi@mpuedu.gov.za or d.mokoena@mpuedu.gov.za and place applications in envelope when submitting at District/Circuit offices and mark it for attention to above officials.

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