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How To Apply For Teacher Assistant Jobs On SAYouth


About 270 000 Jobs Available Now for Teachers Assistants – you could work at a school near where you live – and be paid more than R4000 per month as a salary! Read our article to see how to apply for the teacher’s Assistant vacancies.

How To Apply For Teacher Assistant Jobs On SAYouth


The programme, which has now reached its fourth phase was introduced by government and the Department of Basic Education (DBE) in 2024, in order to provide relief from the youth unemployment crisis and to contribute towards job creation.


Since its implementation, the programme has given thousands of young people an opportunity to work as teaching assistants or general school assistants at schools in their communities.

Young people between the ages 18 and 34 years, who are interested are encouraged to apply from 26 September 2024 and before applications close on 16 October 2024.

Applications are to be completed online by visiting the SAYouth.Mobi website and because the website is zero-rated, it does not include any data costs.

Here is how to apply:

  1. Visit the SAYouth.Mobi
  2. Register an account.
  3. Log in with your details.
  4. In the search bar, you should type ‘school assistant’ or search for the name of the school closest to you.
  5. A list of jobs available in your area will come up which will also include the opportunity cards for the schools that are closest to you. You must apply at schools that are within 5km from your home, or 30km for farm schools.
  6. Click the ‘read more’ button which would enable you to see further details about the job.
  7. If you are interested in the opportunity, click ‘apply now.
  8. Follow the prompts and provide the relevant information to complete your application.
  9. You will then receive confirmation that your application has been successful.

Interviews will be conducted during November and December 2024 and successful candidates will start work in February 2024.

Should you require further assistance with your application you can call the toll-free number on 0800727272 on Mon- Fri, 09:00-16:30, or email


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