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Deadline Extended: Applications for Phase II of 287,000 SA Youth Basic Education Employment Initiative (BEEI) for Unemployed Youth

Basic Education Employment Initiative (BEEI): As part of the Presidential Employment Stimulus Programme the Department of Education is inviting unemployed SA youth to apply for assistant positions at public and LSEN schools across all provinces.

Application Deadline:

NEW: 10th October 2021 (OLD: 3rd October 2021)


  • Education Assistant – Curriculum• Education Assistant – ICT/eCadres
  • Education Assistant – Reading Champions
  • General School Assistant – Child & Youth Care Worker
  • General School Assistant – Handyman (no matric required)• General School Assistant – Sports & Enrichment Assistant (no matric required)

Matric required for all roles except the last two

Who Can Apply – BEEI Application 2021 for Unemployed SA Youth

  • All SA residents aged 18 – 35 years old (not turning 36 before 31 March 2022)
  • Must live close to a school.
  • Preference for the Education Assistant positions will be given to applicants with post school qualifications.

STIPEND: R3817 per month (less 1% UIF contribution of R38)

CONTRACT PERIOD1 November – 31 March 2022

Applications for Phase II of the Basic Education Employment Initiative (BEEI)

  • Go to sayouth.mobi/p/dbe – The site is zero-rated so free to visit
  • Register – the process will take 4 mins
  • If you have already registered on SA Youth, Harambee or Tshepo 1 Million you can justlog in using the same log in details
  • When you have registered the opportunities at the schools closest to the address you have given will appear and you can apply.
  • No opportunities showing up? You can search for “Education Assistant” or “General Assistant”
  • Need help? Visit your local NYDA office, Labour Centre or Public Library
  • Should you still be unclear on what to do, call our TOLL-FREE support line on 0800 72 72 72, Mon- Fri, 9AM to 4:30PM and our Support Guides will assist you.

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