Gauteng Department of Education: Employment Opportunities for Youth as COVID-19 Screeners

The Gauteng Department of Education is looking to recruit unemployed youth as COVID-19 Screeners at schools, district offices, head Office and teacher centres.

Closing Date: 20 July 2021

Screeners will be paid a stipend of R3 500 per month. The fixed term contract will be from 26 July – 31 December 2021.


  • Aged between 18-34 years old
  • Not working or studying
  • Minimum school qualification of Grade 12
  • Good organisational skills
  • Flexibility and creativity
  • Enjoy working with children and young adults
  • Patience, confidence and a compassionate attitude
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills
  • Ability to manage groups of learners and deal with challenging behaviour
  • Ability to communicate in English and one other official language
  • Only Gauteng Residents can apply
  • Applicants must live within walking distance of the school where they apply


  • Ensure adherence to COVID-19 Standard
  • Operating Procedures• Supervise social distancing among school children all the time
  • Take and register temperature and vital signs
  • Sanitise all learners, educators and visitors
  • Report suspicious cases to the relevant school COVID-19 Champion
  • Compile weekly and monthly reports.

How to apply

The only way to apply for this opportunity is to register and apply on the zero-rated site (You can search for the school closest to where you live)NB: Former beneficiaries of the Gauteng Youth Brigades, Presidential Youth Employment Intervention and Bus Conductor Programme CANNOT apply.

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