Presidential Youth Employment Initiative Gauteng

Gauteng Department of Education has their vision and mission to provide the basic education to all the learners in South Africa. They want to make all the learners in South Africa to have proper education in order to deal with the competitive world. Therefore, they offer the Presidential Youth Employment Initiative for all the South African.

It is apparently a great opportunity for every learners to have enhanced and innovative education system in South Africa. By doing so, they will be able to improve the education and the economic level for their beloved country. Moreover, they will be able to deal with challenges and new standard for improving themselves.

Generally, there are some field that the recruited youths will be chosen to assist. They are the classroom, asset management, administration, cleaning, general maintenance, IT and data, and also sports, health and safety. However, the opportunities available are the positions as education assistants and general assistants. Keep on reading the following information to find out more details and requirements to apply for this Presidential Youth Employment Initiative.

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Programme Description

Position: Education Assistant and General Assistants

Recruiter: The Department of Basic Education

Location: Gauteng

Stipend: R3500 for a month

Duration: 4 months from December 2020 to March 2021


  • Assisting the teaching and learning processes in the classroom
  • Doing clerical and admin tasks
  • Handling the general or basic school infrastructure maintenance
  • Assisting students in providing resources and information
  • Helping the cleaning, cooking and doing laundry
  • Doing inspections in regular basis
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  • For education assistants, grade 12/ Matric certificate is important while for general assistants, they do not need to have Matric certificate
  • This Presidential Youth Employment Initiative is eligible for those unemployed applicants
  • The applicants should not currently pursuing their degree
  • They must be in the ages between 18 and 35 years old
  • Those who apply for the job should reside in South Africa
  • Having strong interest in education is compulsory
  • Having the passion to learn and adapt in new environment is preferable
  • Applicants must be the citizen of South Africa


In applying for four-month Presidential Youth Employment Initiative, the applicants must have their 13 digit ID number to be eligible. First of all, they need to complete their personal information by entering their digit ID number. Second, the verification will take place and the applicants must write their full names and continue. Third, the applicants must enter their personal details, qualifications, and roles they wish they could get. Moreover, the applicants must confirm for the agreement related to the terms and conditions. After that, they have to enter the pin and continue. Start an application here.


For further enquiries, applicants can visit the physical address at 17 Simmonds Street on the ground floor, Marshalltown, Johannesburg 2001. Alternatively, they can send documents to P.O Box 7710, Johannesburg 2000 or send email to [email protected]. Besides, the applicants can call through 0800 000 789 or 011 355 0000. Thus, you can choose your preference well.

Closing Date

The applications will be opened between 10 November 2020 and 22 November 2020. Be noticed not to miss this opportunity for getting the Presidential Youth Employment Initiative. As late submission has zero tolerance, make sure you have submitted the application before its due date.