Job type Invigilator

Mthashana TVET College would like to invite suitable candidates to apply to be put on our database for the position of External Invigilator for the National Examinations for the 2023 examination cycles.    


An invigilator provides assistance and supervision at an examination to ensure accurate and efficient venue preparation, friendly customer service and adherence to the Examination Policy and Procedures as stated in Government Gazette, No.45649 of 17 December 2021. The Examination Procedures and Instructions (Mandated by the National Policy Pertaining to the Conduct, Administration and Management of the Examinations of Colleges established, declared and registered in terms of the CET Act, 2006 (Act No. 16 of 2006) for National Certificate (Vocational) [NC(V)] and National Technical Diploma (NATED) Report 190/1: Revised September 2022.



The successful candidate:

  • Must have completed Matric
  • Be either unemployed teachers/lecturers or retired teachers/lecturers or respected members of the community with relevant qualifications
  • Must not be registered to sit for the examination being written at any relevant institution
  • Must be willing to disclose if a relative, partner, close friend or neighbour is registered to sit for the examination being written.
  • Must not be enrolled for a learnership or internship programme.
  • Must be persons who are trustworthy and honest.


  • Be responsible for the examination conducted at the examination venue. He or she must be available and present at the examination venue for the duration of the every examination session.
  • Provide support to the examination process through efficient administration of examinations by candidate invigilation, the distribution of examination materials, and the collection of the examination material.
  • Must have ability to organize, prioritise and manage workloads in order to meet deadlines.
  • Must be methodical, detail-oriented and maintain a high level of accuracy.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Establishes and maintains co-operative and positive working relationships with management and team members.
  • Must be able to take ownership of all administrative procedures and identify areas of improvement.
  • Must be able to work under pressure.
  • Should demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills with strong focus on client service.
  • Must demonstrate excellent time management skills.
  • Must conduct him/herself in a professional manner at all times.
    Must have the ability to interact with clients and communicate effectively



  • Application form for external invigilators
  • The above form is obtainable on the Mthashana TVET College website:
  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae
  • Certified copies of Identity Document, senior certificate, and highest qualification
  • Proof or residence

Completed applications must be sent by email to:


  • Invigilators are hired on a casual basis and are appointed per examination cycle (FEB/MARCH: Supplementary; March/April: Trimester 1: May/June: Semester 1; July/August: Trimester 2; October/November/December: Year-end Examinations)
  • Submission of an application form DOES NOT guarantee appointment.

Closing Date: 26 May 2023

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates who applied during the first round of this advertisement need not reapply since their applications are already on the database  

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