Department of Defense Education Activity EDUCATIONAL AIDE in Okinawa Island, Japan
Department of Defense Education Activity
Many vacancies in the following location:
- Okinawa Island, Japan
Work Schedule is Part Time - Excepted Service NTE
Opened Wednesday 7/20/2016 (98 day(s) ago)
** Closes Saturday 12/31/2016 (66 day(s) away)
About the Agency
Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) operates as a field activity of the Office of the Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness). DoDEA's schools are divided into 3 geographic areas: Europe, the Pacific, and the Americas. Each area is currently managed by an area director. Within each of these three areas, schools are organized into districts headed by superintendents. DoDEA is responsible for planning, directing, coordinating, and managing prekindergarten through 12th grade educational programs on behalf of the Department of Defense (DoD). DoDEA is globally positioned, operating 172 accredited schools in 14 districts located in 11 foreign countries, 7 states, Guam, and Puerto Rico. DoDEA employs approximately 15,000 employees who serve more than 74,000 children of active duty military and DoD civilian families. DoDEA is committed to ensuring that all school-aged children of military families are provided a world-class education that prepares them for postsecondary education and/or career success and to be leading contributors in their communities as well as in our 21st century globalized society.
NOTE: This announcement is used to establish a register of applicants to fill multiple vacancies as they occur throughout the year. Location and work schedule of vacancies will vary based on the needs of the DoDEA District and can be located at any of our schools. There is no guarantee if or when vacancies will be available. PLEASE ONLY INDICATE LOCATIONS FOR WHICH YOU WILL ACCEPT IF OF*FERED*
This position DOES NOT GRANT SOFA STATUS - Applications will only be accepted from Military and Civilian family members with SOFA status
WHO MAY APPLY:
Current Civilian Employees with the Department of Defense Education Activity
Eligible for overseas Military Spouse Preference
Eligible for overseas Family Member Preference
Eligible for Excepted Service Family Member Authority
NOTE: Family members of contractor employees are NOT eligible for appointment.
This announcement is used to fill the following temporary part-time seasonal positions. Incumbent may perform some or all of the duties described below:
EDUCATIONAL AIDE (General), GS-1702-04
Prepares instructional materials related to class lessons by typing, duplicating, arranging, or displaying materials as instructed. Prepares letters, tests, schedules, purchase orders, and other documents through the use of a personal computer or typewriter. The position does not require competitive level typing or office automation skills. Collects resources such as maps, charts, magazine articles, and library books for teachers and students to support the educational lessons designed by the classroom teacher. Monitors students on the playground, in hallways and restrooms, during study halls, during lunch, and in bus loading areas. Supervises small study groups and student committees, testing situations (as appropriate), and students' individual research projects. Assists students in subject areas and make-up work.
EDUCATIONAL AIDE (Kindergarten), GS-1702-04In this position, you will assist the Kindergarten teacher in the implementation of the full-day Kindergarten program for early childhood education by performing the following tasks: Assumes responsibility for conducting and guiding children in group activities such as reading, fine arts activities, etc., according to the guidelines and strategies of "Building the Primary Classroom," the DoDEA Kindergarten content standards, and other educational and DoDEA directives, regulations, guides, manuals, and handbooks as well. May monitor students on playgrounds, in classrooms, hallways, restrooms, and cafeteria during recess and lunch periods, and in bus loading areas before and after school, to assist students in their activities, ensure proper behavior, and observation of safety rules.
EDUCATIONAL AIDE (Special Education), GS-1702-04In this position, you will assist the special education instructional program for students with disabilities. Employees in this position provide assistance in teaching skills in toileting, feeding, eating, and personal hygiene. Lift, carry, transfer, and facilitate the motor development of physically impaired students. Observes and records student's behaviors and activities. Tutors students. Performs a variety of administrative tasks. Assists handicapped students to and from school. The employee may be assigned to work in classroom, media center, health clinic, or school office. May monitor students on playgrounds, in classrooms, hallways, restrooms, and cafeteria during recess and lunch periods, and in bus loading areas before and after school, to assist students in their activities, ensure proper behavior, and observation of safety rules.
EDUCATIONAL AIDE (Sure Start), GS-1702-04In this position, you will collaborate with and assist the Sure Start teacher in the implementation of the Sure Start Program for enrolled children. Sure Start Aides assist the Sure Start Teacher by providing administrative support. They plan and assist with room arrangement, activities, and schedules. Conducts and guides children in group activities. Participates in home visits. Contributes to reports and assessments. Assists in planning and conducting parent activities. Serves as Sure Start committee member. The employee may be assigned to work in classroom, media center, health clinic, or school office. May monitor students on playgrounds, in classrooms, hallways, restrooms, and cafeteria during recess and lunch periods, and in bus loading areas before and after school, to assist students in their activities, ensure proper behavior, and observation of safety rules.
- Not Required
- You must be a U.S. Citizen or a Non Citizen with a SSN or ITIN
- Male applicants must meet the Selective Service requirement
- You will be subject to a background/suitability investigation/determination
In order to qualify for these positions, applicants must possess one year of general work experience that has equipped the applicant with knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. General experience is defined as progressively responsible clerical, office or other work that indicates ability to acquire the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the position to be filled.
Applicants who do not meet generalized experience requirement, may substitute experience with education OR a combination of experience and education.
This position requires completion of two years above high school ORCombination of post high school level education and general experience that meets 100% of the qualification -i.e 6 months general experience with one(1) year education above high school.
One year of full time academic study is defined as 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours in a college or university or at least 20 hours of classroom instruction per week for approximately 36 weeks in business, secretarial or technical school.
Are You Qualifying Based on Education? An electronic photocopy of all OFFICIAL college/university transcripts (front and back) must be submitted. To receive the maximum allowable credit you must include all transcripts (front and back) for each degree earned to include any additional courses currently in progress. Any transcripts submitted that are not in English or not official will be removed from the application and will not be considered. (Transcripts must be in English.)
Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit:
Q - Nonsensitive
What To Expect Next
Once your complete application is received and as vacancies occur, evaluations of applications will be conducted. The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview.
DoDEA is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. General information concerning EEO policies and procedures can be found on the DoDEA's Diversity Management and Equal Opportunity website at .
For positions with temporary appointments lasting less than one year, benefits may not be authorized.
Working for the Department 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. To find out more about the major benefits offered to most Federal employees, visit www.opm.gov/insure
LIVING QUARTERS ALLOWANCE (LQA) AND PAYMENT OF TRAVEL AND TRANSPORTATION ARE NOT AUTHORIZED.
Locality Pay: Locality pay does not apply in the overseas area. Locality rates of pay in CONUS will not be used for pay setting when transferring to an overseas/foreign area. Selectees will be entitled to POST ALLOWANCE
What To Expect Next - Application Status
This announcement is used to generate a register of applicants for positions throughout the opening and closing date of the announcement. Once vacancies are identified, résumé and application package submitted at the time will be reviewed and a list will be issued to the selecting official. Applicants will be notified of their status by email of their status. Referred applicants may be contacted directly by the hiring office for an interview.
You may also check the status of your application at any time by logging onto your USAJobs account and clicking on "Application Status." For a more detailed update of your status, click on "more information." Information regarding applicant notification points can be found in the USAJobs Resource Center at https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
All candidates must reside within the local commuting area where the position is located. Local commuting area is defined as the geographic area surrounding a work site that encompasses the localities where people live and reasonably can be expected to travel back and forth daily to work based on the generally held expectations of the local community. (5 CFR 575.203)
Incumbent may be subject to the 5-year foreign area limitation according to the DoDI 1400.25-V1230, dated 26 July 2012.
Incumbent may be required to complete a 1-year probationary or trial period.
You will be required to participate in Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer in accordance with DoD Regulation 7000.14R.
Selectee must undergo Background Checks IAW DoDI 1402.5 (e.g. Local Files Check, State Criminal History Records Check, and National Agency Check Inquiries). Employment in these positions is subject to successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet/maintain these requirements may be grounds for termination.
Salary Range: $25,261.00 to $32,839.00 / Per Year
Series & Grade: GS-1702-04/04
Promotion Potential: 04
Supervisory Status: No
Who May Apply: Family members in the local commuting area who meet "who may apply" section
Control Number: 444997200
Job Announcement Number: 16-018-OK-DK-1755031