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DBE General School Assistant Application Open 2024


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PYEI Education and General School Assistant 2024 Programme will be open from 26 September 2024. There will be two programmes that start their application time at the same time, yet with different contract start dates. DBE General School Assistant Application Open 26 September 2024.


Other details related to those two opportunities are all the same, just the starting of the contracts are different. Even the way to apply, and requirements are similar.

You can choose which one you prefer to take. Just make sure that the one you choose has the same reference number as the information in this article.

If not, that will still be okay. Moreover, the starting date of the programme only has a month difference. The stipend, programme, and anything else are all the same. So, there is no problem in choosing between the two.

PYEI-BEEI itself is a programme for youths aged 18 – 34 years who are currently unemployed and looking for opportunities. This programme will help them to look for opportunities in the sectors that fit them and need their help the most.

All you need to do is just check whether you fit the requirements and apply via There will be some steps to take, but we have already summarized them for you in this article.


Check out the information about PYEI Education and General School Assistant 2024 below to figure out what you need to do to apply for the programme.

Programme Description

Programme Title: PYEI Education and General School Assistant 2024

Recruiter: PYEI BEEI

Reference Number: HAR2293 / HAR2296

Salary: R4 081.44 per month (less 1%UIF contribution)

Position: Education Assistant (EA) / General School Assistant (GSA)

Type: Temporary

Eligibility and Requirements

To apply for the opportunity in PYEI Education and General School Assistant 2024, you should have the minimum requirements below:

  • All SA residents aged 18 – 34 years old
  • Must live within 30km of a farm/rural school
  • This phase is targeting a new group of youth that did not participate previously

Other requirements in the education field:

  • For the EA position, a minimum of matric is required but preference is given to those with tertiary qualifications, especially in Education
    • Reading Champions
    • E-Cadres
    • Curriculum Assistant
    • Care and Support Assistant
  • For the GSA position, no matric is required
    • Sport & Enrichment Assistant (SEA)
    • Handymen or women

Now, if you are fulfilling the requirements above, then you can try to apply for the programme by following the steps in the next section.


Now, the steps to apply for this programme are as follows:

  • Go to The site is free, so you can visit even without any balance.
  • Register – for this process you only take 4 minutes of your time.
  • If you are already registered in SA Youth or Harambee, you can just log in using your account details.
  • After registering, you can find opportunities in the schools closest to the address. If you still can’t find any, try to search for “education assistant” or “general assistant“.
  • You have 3 weeks to apply. And because there’s no effect on the time you apply, and you’re being selected so you can try when the system is not busy.
  • For reference number HAR2293, the contract will start on 1 March – 30 September 2024. While for reference number HAR2296, the contract will start on 1 February 2024 and 1 May 2024


Any enquiries or questions related to the programme can be addressed to SA YOUTH contact on 0800 727272 or Teacher Connect at 060 060 33 33.

Closing Date

The closing date for the application is on 16 October 2024 at 23h59. Get ready to apply when the programme opens so that you won’t miss this great chance!



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