Gauteng Dept of Education: Examinations Assistants

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  • Gender Male
  • Industry Development
  • Qualifications Certificate

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Gauteng Dept of Education

Examinations Assistants

Company: Gauteng Dept of Education
Job Title: Examinations Assistants
Location: Gauteng, South Africa
Closing date: 18 September 2021

Job Description

The department invites unemployed persons to apply for these opportunities.



  • Daily receive, check, control 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 codded label.
  • Create a marking centre file of all scripts to be dispatched for each of the marking venues
  • 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.



  • Grade 12 / National Senior Certificate / National Senior Certificate Vocational
  • 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 advantages
  • Please indicate previous experience in examinations administration as an Examination Assistant (Marking Centre or Office based)
  • The nature if the work is linked to tight deadlines and thus requires that the successful candidate be able to work under pressure

NB: 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.


How to Apply


NB. The link below will take you to the Examinations Assistants Recruitment website. Once on the Recruitment website you will need to register your Profile to Apply.


Click here for the Gauteng Dept of Education: Examinations Assistants Opportunities 2021



  • Name: Mr Harry Culling
  • Telephone Number: 010 601 8082
  • Email Address:
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