ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

  • Full Time
  • Pretoria, Gauteng, 222 Struben Street, 0002 View on Map
  • @Basic Education posted 3 weeks ago
  • Posted : Oct 4, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R470,040.00 - R470,040.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R470 040 per annum (Level 10)
  • Qualifications Diploma
  • Industry Education, training & skills development
  • Reference REF NO: DBE/51/2021
  • Centre Pretoria
  • Enquiries
    Ms M Mahape Tel No: 012 357 3291/Ms N Sathege Tel No: (012) 357 3290
  • Where to submit application
    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
  • Notes
    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. Shortlisted candidates may perform competency assessment. The successful candidate will have to sign an annual performance agreement, annually disclose his/ her financial interests and be subjected to a security clearance.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: Three year relevant post matric qualification (NQF Level 6) or equivalent qualification; three (3) years relevant experience; Exceptional knowledge with regards to Learner Teacher Support Material (LTSM) development and provisioning for learners with special needs in the Education Sector; Knowledge of curriculum adaptation, curriculum differentiation and modification Understanding of Government Prescripts regarding learners with visual impairment such as the South African Schools Act, White Paper 6, etc Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills and an ability to proof-read and edit documents; Knowledge and skills in braille for 1 – 12 grades, Large print (type of font and size), Colour contrasts (colour of print vs colour of paper), Audio (MP3), Screen reading and magnification software, Braille writing / embossing devices (manual, electronic), Refreshable braille displays, Softcopy formats (DOCX, PDF, BRL, BRF, DBT, etc.), Braille translation software, Braille standards and codes, Windows, MS Office suite, production of accessible formatted materials and quality assurance of materials, Knowledge of low vision, eye conditions, blindisms and orientation and mobility; Knowledge of Universal Access and design; .Knowledge of curriculum adaptation, curriculum differentiation and modification. DUTIES: The successful candidate will be responsible for developing policies, guidelines, business processes, regarding the provisioning of LTSM for learners with visual impairment; Coordinating the production, procurement, delivery monitoring, reporting and utilisation of Learner Teacher Support Material (LTSM) for learner with visual impairment in provinces, districts and in schools; Organising and coordinating consultations and engagements with different stakeholders; Organising Task teams with stakeholder to ensure that there is proper provisioning of Learner Teacher Support Material (LTSM) for learner with visual impairment; serving as secretariat to the Ministerial Braille Advisory Committee; Conducting research to keep up with developments and software and hardware upgrades; Assess assistive devices, including both software and hardware.

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