The Mpumalanga Department of Education has published a vacancy list for school based promotional posts. This vacancy list contains adverts for School Principals Posts, Promotional Educator Posts and Support Staff Posts across all Mpumalanga Education Districts respectively.
DATE OF COMMENCEMENT OF DUTY
The District Directors or the delegated officials will consider the recommendations of the legally constituted governing bodies regarding these posts. If the District Director or delegated official approves a recommendation, the relevant District HR Component will issue a formal offer letter of appointment. No candidate may assume duty in an advertised post until such time that he/she receives a formal approval of appointment from the District Office.
If the candidate accepts the offered post, Form EDU 4 (Notice of Assumption of Duty) should be completed and submitted to the relevant District HR Component as soon as he/she formally assumes the duties of the advertised post in question. On receipt of the
Form EDU 4, the relevant District HR Component will implement the necessary pay point – and/or salary adjustments as well as issue a final detailed letter of appointment.
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS
The closing time and date for the physical receipt of applications at the District Offices is 15h00 on Wednesday 15 December 2021.
No applications received by the relevant District HR Components after the closing date and time will be considered.
The Department takes no responsibility for applications that are lost, or that are received after the closing date and time – even if said applications were sent through Post Office speed services or a courier service. Incomplete applications, applications with wrong or incomplete post numbers and applications which are sent to wrong addresses and/or which reach their destination after the deadline, will not be considered.
PROCEDURE WHEN APPLYING
Separate application forms should be submitted for every vacancy per the appropriate application form i.e.:
Form EDU1 (Revised November 2021): Application for a Teaching Post, of which an example is attached, should be utilised to apply for any advertised educator post. All applicants are required to utilise this version of the Form EDU 1.
Originally recent certified copies of qualifications – Academic Transcripts of all Qualifications will be to the advantage of the applicants in the case of HOD posts, RSA Identity Document and Drivers Licence (if a Drivers Licence is compulsory in terms of the advertised post requirements) – certified within the past 3 months – should be attached in all cases, while applicants for educator posts should also attach an originally certified copy of their SACE registration certificate – also certified within the past 3 months.
Applicants for educator posts however do not have to attach certified copies of their Senior Certificates if they have attached certified copies of their tertiary qualifications. Applications without certified copies of the required documents as outlined will not be considered. Please note that a passport or driver’s license will not be accepted in lieu of an Identity Document.
It is in the applicant’s own interest to include an updated Curriculum Vita as well as certified copies of testimonials and other supporting documents to each application form. Original documents will not be returned.
The complete post number of the vacancy for which an application is made as well as the applicant’s PERSAL number (if already employed by Government) must be indicated on the application form. The envelope is to be marked “APPLICATION FOR ADVERTISED POST – NOVEMBER 2021 Vacancy List”.
Applicants must ensure that all the information provided on the Application Form is correct, especially the Post Reference Number of the advertised post in question.
CLOSING DATE: 15 DECEMBER 2021