Department of Defense Education Activity Educational Aide in United States

Job Overview

Job Overview
Summary

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, DoDEA-Europe!

Positions are located in:Bitburg, Germany; Spangdahlem, Germany*; *Mons, Belgium; Sterrebeek, Belgium; Brunssum, Netherlands; Cambridgeshire, UK; Norfolk, UK; Northants, UK; North Yorkshire, UK; Suffolk, UK. Maps showing these geographical locations can be found at: http://www.dodea.edu/europe/offices/hr/index.cfm.

Who May Apply:

U.S. citizens in the local commuting area who are current career/career-conditional Federal employees in the competitive service; individuals on leave without pay; reinstatement eligibles; individuals on an interchange agreement; U.S. citizen family members as defined by the DODI 1400.25, Vol. 1232; military spouse eligibles; Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) eligibles; and/or 30% disabled veterans may apply. All Veteran Recruitment Appointment (VRA) and (VEOA) eligibles may apply as well.

This announcement may be used for the purpose of filling multiple positions throughout the school year. There is no guarantee if or when a specific position may become available.

Duties

This announcement is used to fill the following temporary part-time seasonal positions.

EDUCATIONAL AIDE (Kindergarten), GS-1702-04 In 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-1702-04 In 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-1702-04 In 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 Aids 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.

EDUCATIONAL AIDE, GS-1702-04 In this position, you will assist teachers and other professional educators in instructional programs and classroom learning and activities. 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.

Supervisory Status

No

Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Who May Apply
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Job Requirements

Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this position
  • See Other Information for details on ordinarily residents and dual citizens
  • You will be subject to a background/suitability investigation/determination
  • Male applicants must meet Selective Service requirements
Qualifications

Click on link to view qualification standard. http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/IORs/gs1700/1702a.htm EXPERIENCE: In order to qualify for these positions, you need one year of general work experience. General work experience is defined as 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. Candidates should describe experience, education, and/or training that demonstrates their ability to provide support services to professional educators in a classroom setting. Include all experience working with children in any capacity in a group or on an individual basis in an educational or recreational/social environment.

OR EDUCATION SUBSTITUTION of two years 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 a business, secretarial or technical school.

Are You Qualifying Based on Education? A photocopy of all OFFICIAL college/university transcripts (front and back) must be submitted. To receive the maximum allowable credit you must include all transcripts 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: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

All candidates must be U.S. Citizens and 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)

All requirements must be met at time of certification. You are advised to submit your documents promptly as part of your application package.

A qualified typist is required for this position (40 wpm).

Applicants may be required to complete a 1-year 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.

Security Clearance

Not Applicable

Additional Information

Additional Information
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.

BENEFITS

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, click here:

http://www.dodea.edu/Offices/HR/employees/benefits/index.cfm

For positions with temporary appointments Not To Exceed (NTE) one year, benefits may not be authorized.

Other Information

Living Quarters Allowance (LQA) and payment of Relocation expenses 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.

Citizenship/Ordinarily Resident Status: Applicants must be U.S. citizens and must not hold Dual Citizenship in the country they are applying within and who are not considered Ordinarily Resident under the applicable Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA). An ordinarily resident is anyone who has lived in the host country longer than the allowed number of days without being a member of the forces assigned, civilian component or a family member of either the aforementioned or who has obtained a work permit for any duration. Ordinarily Resident restrictions apply and vary depending on the host nation.**

Dual citizens may not be appointed to positions within the country in which they hold dual citizenship. Citizenship eligibility will be verified prior to appointment.

UK Positions: Selectee will be required to have a Visa if the position is located in the United Kingdom. (After November 2015, dependents of Active Duty military members may not be issued a Visa)

Family member appointments:will expire based on the sponsor's rotation date. Family member appointments may not exceed two months after an employee is no longer considered a family member within the local commuting area due to PCS or divorce of sponsor or, in the case of a child, the age of 23. Family members are defined according to the DODI 1400.25, Vol.1232 as: For a military member whose duty station is in a foreign area, the member's spouse or unmarried dependent child. For a civilian US employee as defined by section 2105 of Title 5, United States Code, the employee's spouse, domestic partner, or unmarried dependent child, or unmarried child of the employee's spouse or domestic partner. A family member must physically reside with his or her sponsor to receive family member preference.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible see the OPM ICTAP website. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85 or above on the rating criteria for this position.

Selective Service: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see http://www.sss.gov/ ).

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/473537000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 2017-07-01 to 2018-06-30

Salary: $12.23 to $15.89 / per hour

Pay scale & grade: GS 04

Series: 1702 Education And Training Technician

Appointment type: Seasonal

Work schedule: Part Time

Job announcement number: 17-EW-1981147

Control number: 473537000