Hclms school

RECRUITMENT AND SELECTION MINUTE:  0001
TO:   DEPUTY DIRECTORS-GENERAL, CHIEF DIRECTORS, DIRECTORS, CIRCUIT MANAGERS, HEADS OF ALL EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS AND CHAIRPERSONS OF GOVERNING BODIES
 ISSUING OF THE VACANCY ROSTERS
1.PurposeThe purpose of this minute is to communicate the Vacancy Rosters for institutionbased educators, institution-based public service, office-based educators and officebased public service vacancies in the Western Cape Education Department (WCED).
2.Publication datesThe publication dates in respect of the vacancy lists, as well as other important dates, are contained in the attached annexures.
3.Institution-based educators
3.1The WCED will issue three vacancy lists for institution-based educators.
3.2The WCED will not have separate vacancy lists for posts at different levels. All vacant posts for institution-based educators must therefore be advertised in the vacancy lists at the earliest opportunity.
3.3Vacancy List 3 will be published as a closed vacancy list for new entrants in respect of post level 1 vacancies.
3.4Applications according to the conversion/appointment process based on sections 6A and 6B of the Employment of Educators Act, 1998 (Act 76 of 1998) can be submitted throughout the year.
3.5Principals and governing bodies are requested to ensure that advertisements are filled in electronically on the WCED website at https://wcedonline.westerncape.gov.za and by the given due date on the draft vacancy list.
3.6No forms will be accepted in hard copy. Principals must consult with their circuit managers if they experience problems with the completion of advertisements on the draft vacancy list on the website.
4.Office-based educators
4.1The WCED will issue three office-based educator vacancy bulletins.
4.2Line managers must ensure that advertisements are submitted to the Directorate: Recruitment and Selection by the due dates reflected in the annexure.
4.3In the event of failure to adhere to the timeframes, the advertisement will be deferred to the next publication date/vacancy bulletin.
4.4No special vacancy bulletins will be published for posts in respect of office-based educators.
5.Institution-based public servants
5.1The WCED will issue two vacancy bulletins for institution-based public service promotion posts (general foreman, household supervisors and senior household supervisors).
5.2Vacant/funded posts will be identified on the WCED’s establishment.
5.3Schools must verify advertising requests through the People Management Practices System (PMPS, previously known as HCLMS) for publication.
5.4In the event of failure to confirm the exclusion of a vacant post, the WCED will include the post in the vacancy bulletin for publication.
5.5Requests for conversions of entry-level posts (administration clerks, general assistants and household aids) will not be accepted prior to the publication of a conversion circular.
6.Office-based public servants
6.1The WCED will issue three office-based public service vacancy bulletins.
6.2Line managers must ensure that advertisements are submitted to the Directorate: Recruitment and Selection by the due dates reflected in the annexure.
6.3In the event of failure to adhere to the timeframes, the advertisement will be deferred to the next publication date/vacancy bulletin.
6.4Special Vacancy bulletins will be published for senior management posts only.
6.5Executive Committee approval is required for the publication of advertisements, and such approval must be included when an advertisement is submitted.
6.6Management plans must be included when the advertisement is submitted.
7.Vacancy lists will be circulated by the WCED’s Registry, and can be viewed via the online system which can be accessed via the following links: https://wcedonline.westerncape.gov.za or
http://e-recruitment.westerncape.gov.za/index.php.
8.The cooperation of all concerned will ensure the successful management of the appointment process and will be much appreciated.

Overview of Public Universities in South Africa

Here's an overview of some public universities in South Africa, including general admissions requirements and estimated application periods. Keep in mind, specific program requirements and dates can vary significantly, so it's important to check each university's official website for the most current information.

University of Pretoria

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with minimum scores in specific subjects related to the chosen program; for international students, equivalent qualifications.
  • Application Period: Usually opens in March and closes at the end of July for most programs.

University of Cape Town

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with pass levels required for degree study; subject-specific requirements depending on the program.
  • Application Period: Application opens in April and closes at the end of July.

Stellenbosch University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required marks; some programs have additional testing.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and typically closes at the end of June.

University of the Witwatersrand

  • Admissions Requirements: Matriculation certificate with university exemption; required scores vary by faculty.
  • Application Period: Begins in March and ends on the 30th of September.

University of Johannesburg

  • Admissions Requirements: Matric exemption with a minimum APS score; specific subject requirements based on the faculty.
  • Application Period: Opens in April and generally closes by the 30th of September.

University of the Free State

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific marks for the program applied to; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Typically opens in April and closes at the end of August.

University of Venda

  • Admissions Requirements: Completion of the National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for diploma or degree studies; specific APS scores needed.
  • Application Period: Usually from May to September.

University of Fort Hare

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; certain programs may have specific requirements.
  • Application Period: Opens around May and closes at the end of September.

University of the Western Cape

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific performance levels; additional requirements for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Generally from May to September.

North-West University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; program-specific requirements may apply.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and usually closes by the end of August.

Rhodes University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate or equivalent; minimum academic performance in certain subjects.
  • Application Period: Applications open in April and close at the end of September.

Nelson Mandela University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; portfolio or additional tests for some faculties.
  • Application Period: Opens in April, with a deadline at the end of August for most programs.

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Opens in May and typically closes by the end of September.

University of Limpopo

  • Admissions Requirements: Senior Certificate with endorsement for diploma or degree courses; specific APS scores for different programs.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

University of Zululand

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for bachelor’s degree studies; specific score requirements for various programs.
  • Application Period: Usually between April and November.

Central University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores for the chosen field of study; additional criteria for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Application period generally starts in May and ends in October.

Vaal University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with a pass that qualifies for admission to bachelor’s degree, diploma, or higher certificate programs.
  • Application Period: Typically from May to September.

Walter Sisulu University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; additional criteria for certain faculties.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

This list provides a starting point for understanding the admissions landscape across South Africa's diverse higher education institutions. Given the variability in programs and requirements, it's crucial to consult each university's website for the most accurate and up-to-date information.