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Educational Aid (Special Education)

Employer
Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA)
Location
Quantico, VA, United States
Salary
$16.11 - $27.50 per hour

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Summary

About the Position:

This position is located at:
Department of Defense Education Activity - Americas, Americas Mid-Atlantic District, Quantico Middle/High School, Quantico, VA.

Description of the Working Environment: Work is performed in a classroom setting.
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Overview
Accepting applications

Open & closing dates
05/13/2022 to 06/02/2022

Salary
$16.11 - $27.50 per hour

Pay scale & grade
AD 00

Location
  • Quantico, VA Few vacancies


  • Telework eligible
    No

    Travel Required
    Not required

    Relocation expenses reimbursed
    No

    Appointment type
    Permanent - This is a seasonal position.

    Work schedule
    Part-time - 70 hours per pay period

    Service
    Excepted

    Promotion potential
    None

    Job family (Series)
    1702 Education And Training Technician

    Supervisory status
    No

    Security clearance
    Not Required

    Drug test
    No

    Position sensitivity and risk
    Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

    Trust determination process
    Suitability/Fitness

    Announcement number
    NC7X222088355917R

    Control number
    653866400

    This job is open to

    Family of overseas employees
    Family members of a federal employee or uniformed service member who is or was, working overseas.

    Federal employees - Competitive service
    Current or former competitive service federal employees.

    Federal employees - Excepted service
    Current excepted service federal employees.

    Individuals with disabilities

    Military spouses

    Peace Corps & AmeriCorps Vista

    Special authorities
    Individuals eligible under a special authority not listed above, but defined in the federal hiring regulations.

    Clarification from the agency
    See "Who May Apply" in the "Qualifications" section for more information on who is eligible to apply for this position.

    Duties
  • Monitoring students during various phases of school day
  • Preparing instructional materials related to classroom lessons
  • Provides assistance in toileting, feeding, eating and personal hygiene
  • Supports educational efforts in the Special Education classroom and general education classroom as needed
  • Performs administrative tasks such as attendance records, filing, scheduling, and reviewing assignments
  • Works with students in accordance with plans developed by the specialist and educator
  • Participates in Parent Teacher conferences


  • Requirements

    Conditions of Employment
  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Requirement.
  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship required.
  • Direct deposit of pay is required.
  • Two year trial or probationary period may be required.
  • Appointment subject to a suitability/fitness determination, as determined by a background investigation.
  • This position requires a Tier 1 (T1) investigation with Childcare Checks since its duties require interaction with children and youth under the age of eighteen (18) years of age.
  • Must be vigilant in maintaining the confidentially of school related matters.
  • To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, cont.
  • ?the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees.
  • Therefore, to the extent a Federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to Executive Order 14043, that requirement does not currently apply.
  • Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.


  • Qualifications

    Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.

    Current Competitive Service Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Civilian Employee, Current Excepted Service Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Employee, Current Excepted Service Department of Defense Employee, Current Excepted Service Employee, Current Permanent Department of Defense (DoD) Civilian Employee, Executive Order (E.O.) 12721, Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473, Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI), Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer, People with Disabilities, Schedule A, Postal Service/Peace Corps and Other Unique Authorities, and Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible

    In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.

    Experience required: To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. General experience is defined as: progressively responsible clerical, office or other work that indicates ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of an Educational Aide.

    Education Substitution:

    Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience above in order to qualify.

    For this job, you may qualify if your education meets the definitions below:

    1) Qualifying based on education alone: Education may be substituted for general experience with 2 years (60 semester hours) of education above high school.

    2) Qualifying based on a combination of education and general experience: A combination of education and general experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of undergraduate education by 60. Add the 2 percentages. Note: For the purpose of qualifications, 1 full year of undergraduate education is equivalent to 30 semester hours.

    You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
  • Communications and Media
  • Special Education Support
  • Standards
  • Teaching Others


  • Education
    Foreign Degrees and Course Work from Non-accredited Institutions - Credits or degrees earned from a foreign college or university must be evaluated prior to acceptance. Three evaluation procedures are acceptable:

    1. The work may be evaluated and interpreted by the International Education Research Foundation, Inc., Credential Evaluation Service, Post Office Box 3665, Culver City, CA 90231-3665 or www.ierf.org/ or 310-258-9451.
    2. The foreign institution that awarded the degree is on a list endorsed by a regionally accredited university or on a list endorsed by a state department of education for the purpose of teacher certification in that state (this procedure will require an English translation of the transcript and a copy of the document awarding the degree, together with an authenticated list produced by an American university or a state department of education); and
    3. The work may be evaluated by the graduate division of a regionally accredited university and declared the equivalent of similar undergraduate or graduate work in a U.S. institution.

    Graduates of non-accredited institutions may have their undergraduate work validated by admittance to graduate school and completion of a minimum of 5 SH of credit in a regionally accredited graduate college.

    Additional information

  • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
  • Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
  • If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.


  • A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.

    Review our benefits

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
    Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your résumé and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your résumé and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

    A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.

    Review our benefits

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
    As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits. Your benefits depend on the type of position you have - whether you're a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee. You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you're eligible under their policies.
    The documents you are required to submit vary based on the authority you are using to apply (e.g. applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee, applying as a reinstatement). Please review the following link to see which documents you need to provide to prove your eligibility to apply: Proof of Eligibility.

    As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

    1. Your resume:
  • Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement.
  • If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.
  • For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application will be marked as incomplete and you will not receive consideration for this position.
  • You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.
  • For additional information see: What to include in your resume.
  • 2. Other supporting documents:
  • Cover Letter, optional
  • Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable
  • Transcripts: This position has an individual occupational requirement and/or allows for substitution of education for experience. You MUST submit a copy of your official transcript with your application package or you will be rated ineligible.
  • NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.
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