Gauteng Government: Examinations Assistants x 130

September 9, 2021
R0 - R0

Job Description

The Provincial Government of Gauteng is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment, especially in respect of race, gender and disability.

The specific reference number of the post must be quoted; failure to comply with these instructions will disqualify applications from being processed.

Department of Education

Examinations Assistants x 130

Reference NumberDescription
HO21Head Office
GN21Gauteng North
GW21Gauteng West
TN21Tshwane North
TS21Tshwane South
GE21Gauteng East
EN21Ekurhuleni North
SE21Sedibeng East
SW21Sedibeng West
JE21Johannesburg East
JN21Johannesburg North
JS21Johannesburg South
JC21Johannesburg Central
JW21Johannesburg West
TW21Tshwane West
ES21Ekurhuleni South

Quality Assurers x 1277

Reference NumberDescription
GAUN21Gauteng North
TSHS21Tshwane South
TSHW21Tshwane West
TSHN21Tshwane North
GAUW21Gauteng West
JHBW21Johannesburg West
JHBE21Johannesburg East
JHBC21Johannesburg Central
JHBS21Johannesburg South
JHBN21Johannesburg North
EKRS21Ekurhuleni South
EKRN21Ekurhuleni North
GAUE21Gauteng East
SEDI21Sedibeng East and West



Examinations Management


As per applicable Personnel Administrative Measures (PAM) rates


An appropriate recognised Academic qualification: Senior Certificate / National Senior Certificate / National Senior Certificate Vocational. 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

Quality Assurer at Marking Centres

Please see above Table for Reference NumbersPlease see above Table for Reference Numbers
  • 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.
  • 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.

Notes: Persons writing National Senior Certificate /Senior Certificate and AET Examinations in 2021, persons who have taken the VSP and persons employed elsewhere may NOT apply and will not be considered.


Mr Harry Culling

Telephone Number: 010 601 8082

Email Address:

Closing Date:

18 September 2021

Criteria Questions

  • Have you passed matric or an equivalent NQF level 4 qualification ?
  • Are you currently registered as a tertiary student?
  • What is your current or highest year of study at tertiary?
  • Have you passed Mathematics/Mathematical Literacy at matric/tertiary level?
  • Have you passed Accounting at matric or tertiary level?
  • How many years experience as an Examination Assistant/Quality Assurer?


PLEASE NOTE: Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, applications will be electronically acknowledged, If you do not receive any response by 01 December 2021, please accept that your application was not successful.