Dept of Education: Examination Assistants Opportunity for 2022 / 2023


Are you an unemployed graduate or student in Gauteng who has completed first year of study at a tertiary institution? If so, then an opportunity to become an Examination Assistant (EA) or Examination QualityAssurer (EQA) at the Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) awaits you.

As part of ensuring that the 2022 National Senior Certificate Examinations (NSC) are fair and credible, the GDE is looking for a total of 1524 EA’s and EQA’s.

  • 266 Examination Assistants
  • 1258 Quality Assurers

Examination Assistants: Examination Assistants will be appointed at District Offices and at the Head Office to assist with the receiving and controlling of scripts of candidates who sit for the 2022 NSC Examinations. EAs will be
appointed in all 15 Districts in Gauteng to assist with the controlling, scanning and packaging of scripts for Marking Centres. The process begins with the commencement of the 2022 NSC Examinations on 30 October 2022 and ends when the final examination is written on 6 December 2022.

Examination Quality Assurers: Examination Quality-Assurers will be appointed to assist with the controlling of scripts in 24 Marking Centres. Marking will be conducted between 10 and 20 November 2022 and from
7 to 20 December 2022. EQAs will be appointed for one marking session only. The main responsibilities will be the controlling of scripts before and after marking. The EQAs ensure that the entire script has been marked, marks have been calculated and transferred correctly, and that all scripts are accounted for.


  • Grade 12 / Matric Certificate
  • Must be an Unemployed graduate or Registered students at a tertiary institution.
  • Applicants who have studied Accounting and/or Mathematics /Mathematical Literacy at tertiary level will be given preference.
  • The nature of the work is linked to tight deadlines and thus requires that the successful candidate be able to work under pressure.


Notes: Persons writing National Senior Certificate /Senior Certificate and AET Examinations in 2022, persons who have taken the VSP and persons employed elsewhere may NOT apply and will not be considered.

Enquiries: Mr Harry Culling Telephone Number: 010 601 8082

Email Address: [email protected] 

How to Apply

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