Department of Defense Education Activity Substitute Teacher in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

Department of Defense Education Activity
Few vacancies in the following location:
  • Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
Work Schedule is Intermittent - Excepted Service Temporary

Opened Monday 1/11/2016 (289 day(s) ago)

** Closes Saturday 12/31/2016 (66 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 at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba!

The Department of Defense Dependent Schools (DoDDs) is currently accepting applications under examining authority of 10 U.S.C., Section 2164, for position(s) in it's schools. This vacancy announcement may be used for the purpose of filling intermittent, on-call seasonal positions for the remainder of School Year 2014-2015 and Beginning of School Year 2015-2016.

The purpose of this position is to provide instructional services to students, grades Pre K-12, as a substitute for the regular teacher.


A temporary limited appointment is a non-permanent, non-status appointment to a position for a specified period of time not to exceed one calendar year. Temporary appointments are intended to meet legitimate non-permanent staffing needs. Examples of appropriate use of temporary appointments include:

(1) Filling a position to address a temporary workload peak or to complete a project;

(2) Meeting a staffing need that is scheduled to be terminated within the one year timeframe for reasons such as abolishment, reorganization, or contracting out of the function, anticipated reduction in funding;

This is an Excepted Service Position with a Time-Limited Appointment. This is an Intermittent on-call position. This announcement may be used to fill multiple Intermittent Substitute Teacher positions throughout the 2015-2016 school year.



The substitute teacher replaces the classroom teacher. The substitute teacher plans, organizes, and presents information and instruction which helps students learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their educational and social development; has an instruction which is compatible with the school and system-wide curricular goals; interacts effectively with students, co-workers, and parents; carries out non-instructional duties as assigned and/or as needed; adheres to established laws, policies, rules, and regulations; and follows a plan for professional development. The substitute teacher reports to and is supervised by the principal. Provides instruction in accordance with an established lesson plan and curriculum to students in a classroom. AVID (Advancement via individual Determination) Tutors are advocates and role models for the students, responsible for reporting student progress to the teacher. They tutor students individually or in small groups, review students' notes, entertain questions and discussions, determine the concepts which need to be reviewed, work with students in any phase of the writing process, and correct students notebooks.

Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this position
  • You must meet the Selective Service requirement
  • You must submit your complete application and all supporting documents
  • You must complete the questionnaire and/or knowledge, skills &
  • abilities/competency statement
  • You will be subject to a background/suitability investigation/determination

DoDDS employs the best qualified professional staff to implement its program of learning. The best qualified candidate is defined as an applicant who possesses a baccalaureate degree from an institution accredited by a regional accrediting association which includes 18 semester hours of coursework in the field of professional teacher education; a baccalureate degree in any major; or an associate degree or has completed at least 60 semester hours of college coursework or if necessary, selection may be made on minimum qualification requirement. The minimum qualification is a high school diploma or graduate equivalency diploma (GED).

Applications will be accepted from U.S. citizens within the commuting area of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. This includes eligible DoD family members, military spouses, and veterans who are in country or due to arrive within 60 days.

*Military spouse, family members may not receive employment preference until actually arriving at the overseas location. *

Must meet OPM minimum qualification standards to be considered for this position.

Security Clearance

Q - Nonsensitive

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

Once your complete application is received and the announcement has closed, we will conduct an evaluation of your qualifications and determine your ranking. The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview


For positions with intermittent work schedules or temporary appointments lasting less than one year, benefits may not be authorized.

Other Information

Positions under this announcement will be filled by appointment in the Excepted Service. Relocation expenses will not be authorized.

Military Spouse Preference (MSP): You may be eligible for MSP if you are the spouse of an active duty military member and you are ranked among the Best Qualified for this vacancy.

If you are selected for this position and are not a current DoDEA 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 DoDEA 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.

All selectees will be subject to a background investigation that must be favorably adjudicated.

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.

"IMPORTANT NOTICE TO VETERANS: The Office of Personnel Management has published the end date for Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) as August 31, 2010. To receive veterans' preference for service during the Enduring Freedom/Iraqi Freedom era, you must have served for more than 180 days between September 11, 2001 and August 31, 2010 OR be in receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary medal. The updated CFR language is available at:;node=5%3A1. other qualifying eligibility for preference (e.g., disability) remains unchanged."

Salary Range: $51.25 to $102.50 / Per Day

Series & Grade: TP-1701-00/00

Promotion Potential: 00

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: Applications will be accepted from U.S. citizens within the commuting area of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. This includes eligible DoD family members, military spouses, and veterans who are in country or due to arrive within 60 days.

Control Number: 426174000

Job Announcement Number: 16-CUB-005