Department of Defense Education Activity 0470 Teacher, Hearing Impaired in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina

Department of Defense Education Activity
1 vacancy in the following location:
  • Camp Lejeune, NC
Work Schedule is Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

Opened Wednesday 9/28/2016 (25 day(s) ago)

** Closes Friday 10/28/2016 (5 day(s) away)

Job Overview

Do you want to work for an exciting educational organization, with the children of our dedicated U.S. Military members? Our mission is to provide an exemplary education that inspires and prepares all students for success in a dynamic, global environment. Come work for the Department of Defense Education Activity, Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools!

The Department of Defense Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools (DDESS) is currently accepting applications under examining authority of 10 U.S.C., Section 2164, for the above position(s) in DDESS Schools.

Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) is a DoD Field Activity responsible for the oversight of two school systems, the Department of Defense Dependents Schools (DoDDS) and the Department of Defense Domestic Dependent Elementary & Secondary Schools (DDESS). DoDEA employs more than 15,000 individuals responsible for educating approximately 90,000 students in 12 foreign countries, seven states, Guam, and Puerto Rico. The mission of DoDEA is to provide a quality education from pre-kindergarten through grade twelve for the eligible minor family members of DoD military and civilian personnel on official assignments.

Camp Lejeune, NC has 1 full-time seasonal (school year) permanent position immediately available! Qualified applicants will be referred as applications are received. Apply now for consideration!


Plans, develops, and organizes long and short range goals, objectives, lesson plans, and daily class work in a manner that will ensure adequate coverage within the time frame allotted for the discipline content and skills required to meet approved course outlines and curriculum objectives of the school system. Conducts classroom instruction using modern professional teaching principles, practices and techniques appropriate to the subject matter or grade level(s) of assignment. Maintains a keen awareness of student progress. Determines the need for, develops, and follows through on individual learning programs for students who are having common learning difficulties. Exercises continuous surveillance over the educational welfare of assigned students by working with school counselors, specialists, administrators, and/or school psychologists to resolving learning and behavioral problems of students. Maintains individual and class records. Counsels students on their progress in meeting the goals and objectives established for the class and/or the individual student. Meets and deals independently with other teachers, parents, and guardians concerning student progress and/or problems. Participates in committee activities to review, evaluate, and develop educational materials which will improve the education program or the climate of' the school. May be required to supervise students during outside activities, in the lunchroom, during bus arrivals and departures.

Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this position
  • A background/suitability investigation/determination is required.

In order to be considered for employment for positions in DoDEA, applicants must meet the general criteria below.

1.* Must be a United States (U.S.) citizen.*

  1. Minimum Academic Preparation and Requirements. A baccalaureate degree from an institution accredited by a regional accrediting association is required. Academic preparation of at least 40 semester hours (SH) in general education course work distributed over such fields as English, history, social studies, mathematics, fine arts, languages, science, philosophy, and psychology is required. In addition, a minimum of 18 SH of professional teacher education course work in such areas as learning process, measurement, philosophy, psychology, social foundations, methods of teaching and curriculum applicable to the type and level of the position for which applying is required. The link for DoDEA requires Minimum Academic Preparation and Requirements, as well as specific requirements for individual teaching categories is Off to the left side of the webpage, you can click on the Education Support, 0470: Teacher, Hearing Impaired (K-12) to see the individual requirements.

  2. Student Teaching or an Internship. Student teaching or an internship as part of an approved teacher education program in an accredited U.S. institution is required. In the absence of an approved student teaching or internship program, applicants may be given credit for one year of successful fulltime employment as an educator.

  3. State or Territory Certification/License. In lieu of meeting the DoDEA minimum qualifications, applicants may be considered and hired based on a valid state or territory certificate or license in the subject area for which applying. (SPECIAL NOTE: Effective January 2009, DoDEA adopted a new business process for rating teacher applications. Minimum Academic Preparation and Requirements and Information, to include State endorsements (as DoDEA determines comparable to DoDEA's teacher categories), AND official transcripts reflecting 50% of the course work in the content area, must be considered with each position, where applicable.)

  4. DoDEA Licensure. There are three types of licenses issued to DoDEA employees:

Emergency License. This license is issued only when a fully qualified, licensed applicant is not available for the position, and the position is essential to the instructional program. It is valid for one school year but is seldom used.

Provisional License. Newly hired educators (other than those who are issued an emergency license) will be issued a Provisional License. The Provisional License is valid for two school years.

Professional License. Educators who have completed two years of successful teaching experience will be issued a DoDEA Professional License.

  1. Testing Requirements. Applicants must submit proof of achieving DoDEA minimum scores for the required PRAXIS test(s) as stated below.

Testing Requirements. Applicants must submit proof of achieving DoDEA's minimum scores for the required PRAXIS tests.Please note that DoDEA has adopted NEW test names and qualifying scores for PRAXIS I.There is no change in requirements for PRAXIS II and both PRAXIS I and PRAXIS II must be met.*DoDEA Competency Tests and Qualifying Scores effective September 1, 2013:*


Core Academic Skills for Educators: Reading - 156

Core Academic Skills for Educators: Writing - 162

Core Academic Skills for Educators: Mathematics - 150


Grade Levels K-6 - 160

Grade Levels 5-9 - 160

Grade Levels 7-12 - 158


Applicants who are fully certified by a U.S. state department of education

Applicants who have completed 7 years or more of full-time professional teaching experience

Applicants for the positions of Guidance Counselors, School Psychologist, Speech Language Pathologist and Vocational Training Instructor are only required to take the Praxis I tests.

School Nurses are emempt from the Praxis tests, with the exception of those nurses who also have teaching endorsements

Must be a US Citizen to be considered.

Security Clearance

Public Trust - Background Investigation

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

Once your complete application is received we will conduct an evaluation of your qualifications and determine your ranking. Qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview as applications are received.


Working for the Deparment of Defense Education Activity offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. The following Web address is provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees. To find out more click here

Other Information

Positions under this announcement will be filled by appointment in the Excepted Service.

Relocation expenses are not authorized.

If you are selected for this position and are not a current DDESS employee, the documentation you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 on your entry-on-duty date will be verified through the DHS 'E-Verify' system. Federal law requires DDESS to use the E-Verify system to confirm the employment eligibility of all new hires. Under this system, the new hire is required to resolve any identified discrepancies within eight (8) Federal government work days as a condition of continued employment.

Condition of Employment: Selectee will be required to participate in Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer as a condition of employment, reassignment, or promotion, in accordance with DoD Regulation 7000.14-R.

Salary Range: $46,981.00 to $113,977.00 / School Year

Series & Grade: AD-1710-00/00

Promotion Potential: 00

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: US Citizens and Status Candidates

Control Number: 451899100

Job Announcement Number: 16-CLJ-212