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Interviews at Gauteng Department of Education

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Gauteng Department of Education.

Interview experience

Based on 207 interviews
Favorable

Interview difficulty

Based on 203 interviews
Medium

Interview process length

Based on 188 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Gauteng Department of Education

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 7.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 5.

Interview process length
About a day or two
28%
About a week
25%
About a month
18%
More than one month
17%
About two weeks
13%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
35%
Group interview
32%
Phone call/screening
15%
Presentation
14%
Other
11%
Least reported steps
They have no interview
5%
Take-home/sample work
1%
Drug test
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Gauteng Department of Education

  • Professional face to face
    Shared on 13 February 2019 - Sports, Arts and culture management - Pretoria West, Gauteng
  • Panel Interview
    Shared on 12 January 2019 - IT Technician (Internship) - JHB, Gauteng, ZA
  • Done at school level and depends with the principal employing you on behalf of the Department
    Shared on 2 August 2018 - Educator - Ennerdale, Gauteng
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Interview questions at Gauteng Department of Education

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Tell us more about yourself Why are you a suitable candidate for this jobWhy did you choose our schoolHow would you handle conflict with a learner/colleague/parent How would you handle an ill disc…
    Shared on 10 November 2020 - Educator - Johannesburg South, Gauteng
  • 1.Our school is in a remote area,how will you assist our learners to be at par with other learners in the province?2.Corporal punishment is abolished,how are you going to discipline learnes?3.If two …
    Shared on 25 April 2020 - Teacher/Educator - Ekurhuleni, Gauteng
  • How do u think u can make an impact in improving our education system
    Shared on 9 January 2019 - Administration Clerk - Gauteng, Randfontein

Interview tips at Gauteng Department of Education

Dress code for the interview
  • Formal (business suit)66%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)18%
  • They didn’t have a dress code10%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)5%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)1%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Gauteng Department of Education

  • Know Batho Pele principal, and Vision and Mission
    Shared on 9 April 2019 - Administration Clerk (Internship) - Johannesburg, Gauteng

The first interview at Gauteng Department of Education

How candidates got an interview
  • Other23%
  • Paper application21%
  • Walk-In16%
  • Campus placement12%
  • Through Indeed9%

How candidates received their first interview at Gauteng Department of Education

  • Presentation
    Shared on 27 March 2022 - Teacher - Pretoria, Gauteng
  • The interview went well. I was nervous but I managed to keep calm through out the interview.
    Shared on 20 August 2019 - Examination Assistants (EA) - Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • Good and interesting
    Shared on 14 August 2019 - Quality Assurance - Johannesburg, Gauteng
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