Perform other tasks as required by the Director Gender Equity

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					*Perform other tasks as required by the Director: Gender Equity. N.B: Short-listed candidates will be requested to make a presentation and do a written test Interviewed candidates will be subjected to a competency assessment.

Chief Directorate: Equity in Education Post: Assistant Director: Gender Equity (Ref: K48145/4) Salary: R217 482 Per annum

REQUIREMENTS:

Applicants must be in possession of a recognised three-year Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent qualification, with 4 years experience supplemented by substantial knowledge of gender issues in education. A post-graduate degree in gender studies or educational studies will be an added advantage, as will knowledge of education legislation and national policies. Experience of working in the gender and education fields, as well as extensive knowledge of and insight into local and global debates on gender mainstreaming and girls’ education will be critical. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of national, regional and international protocols and instruments on gender equity. Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential for this post. *Provide support to the activities related to gender equity within the education system; *Assist in monitoring the implementation of national and international instruments on gender equality and parity; *Render professional support on gender in education where necessary, including drafting of documentation; *Conduct research and provide advice on the implications of gender equity in all departmental policies, projects and programmes; *Ensure that all management and administrative levels in the education system use gender-disaggregated data in their planning; *Provide support to the Girls Education Movement in public schools and perform any other tasks as required by the Director: Gender Equity; and *Assist in speechwriting and putting together briefings where requested.

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