Assistant Director: Integrated Quality Management Systems (iqms)

REF NO: DBE/40/2017
Branch: Teacher and Professional Development
Directorate: Educator Performance Management and Development and Whole School Evaluation
SALARY : R417 552 per annum
CENTRE : Pretoria
CLOSING DATE : 14 August 2017

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) has measures monitor the implementation of the Integrated Quality Management System (IQMS) in our education system.
This is aimed at improving the performance levels of our educators and the learners in our education system.
As part of this process, the DBE is inviting applications from interested individuals to be appointed at the level of an Assistant Director.
Applicants must be in possession of an appropriate years relevant supervisory experience in basic education.
Knowledge and understanding of teacher appraisals and performance management systems.
Knowledge of relevant education policies and legislation.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Research and report-writing skills.
Good computer skills in Microsoft Office Programmes: Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
Management of a database.
Interpretation of teacher performance data.
Ability to work under pressure.
Willingness to work extensive hours and to travel.
Project management.
team environment.

Under the supervision of the DBE, the incumbent will work with provinces to set up and enhance systems in the implementation of performance management for school-based educators.
Design and coordinate monitoring processes for the implementation of the appraisal system for educators.
Conduct monitoring and oversight visits.
Support provinces on the management and quality assurance of appraisal scores.
Develop a plan to identify, prioritise and address the developmental needs of educators in order to improve teaching.
Support the development of IQMS instruments on SA-SAMS.
Compile and present quarterly and annual progress reports on targeted programmes undertaken.
Engage in the administration and quality assurance of reports.