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Teacher (Mixed Secondary) (0313 Drama, 0320 Social Studies and 0310 English)

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Summary

About the Position:
This position is located withing the Pacific East School District in Iwakuni Japan at MC Perry High School.

This position is covered under a bargaining unit.

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Duties

  • Selects, adapts, or modifies teaching methods or materials that experience indicates will be most effective in teaching the assigned grade level(s) and subject matter
  • Establishes classroom routines consistent with a healthy learning environment
  • Adheres to and, when applicable, implements safety and security procedures; contributes to creating a school climate conducive to learning
  • Maintains individual and class records using the school information system as appropriate
  • Supports, counsels, and motivates students to meet or exceed grade-level standards

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.
  • Twor trial 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.
  • You may be required to sign a transportation agreement.
  • You will be required to sign a mobility agreement, be available for worldwide placement, and be willing to rotate to any DoDEA location.
  • Individuals hired from the Continental United States (CONUS) and their family members (who are US citizens) are required to obtain Official Passports prior to departure to the overseas area.

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. IMPORTANT INFORMATION: If you are interested in applying, please follow this link: https://webapps.dodea.edu/eas/login.cfm

DO NOT apply via USAJOBS In order to qualify, you must meet the requirements described below.

0313 Teacher, Drama- A major in drama, a minimum of 30 semester hours in dramatic arts or a minimum of 9 semester hours in dramatic arts plus sufficient additional course work in English to total at least 30 semester hours is required. A minimum of 12 semester hours in upper level course work in English, communication arts, or drama is required.

0320- Teacher, Social Studies- A major in social studies or a minimum of 30 semester hours in the field of social studies is required. Course work must include U.S. history, world history, political science, and physical geography. A minimum of 12 semester hours of upper level course work in social studies is required. A minimum of 3 semester hours is required in the specific subject area assigned.

0310 Teacher, English- A major in English or a minimum of 30 semester hours in English. A maximum of 5 semester hours in speech and/or journalism may be counted toward meeting this requirement. Course work must include English literature, American literature, the teaching of composition (writing process), and a minimum of 12 semester hours in upper level English courses.

State or Territory Certification/License - Effective January 2009, DoDEA changed its business process for rating professional teacher applications. Minimum Academic Preparation and Requirements and Information, to include State endorsements (as DoDEA determines comparable to DoDEA's teacher categories), official transcripts reflecting 50%, (12/24 or 15/30 semester hours) of the course work in the content area, AND professional teacher education (9/18 semester hours), must be considered with each position, where applicable.

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, tests and measurement, educational philosophy, psychology, social foundations, methods of teaching and curriculum applicable to the type and level of the position for which applying is required. (Note: Speech Language Pathologists, Social Workers, School Nurses, School Psychologists, JROTC Instructors, and non-certified Training Instructors are excluded from the minimum academic preparation requirement.)

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 full-time employment as an educator. Since that one year of employment substitutes for a course, no credit may be given for pay purposes.(Note: Speech Language Pathologists, Social Workers, School Nurses, Guidance Counselors, School Psychologists, JROTC Instructors and non-certified Training Instructors are excluded from the student teaching requirement.)

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.










You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:

Education

 

FOREIGN 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 semester hours of credit in a regionally accredited graduate college. Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in the vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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Additional information

DoDEA Employment Application System (EAS) - To apply go to: https://webapps.dodea.edu/eas/login.cfm

EAS allows educators seeking employment with the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) the ability to submit and manage their applications in an online environment. EAS provides the applicant the ability to update their information each year. All DoDEA educator applicants may view their applications online and make changes to their application at any time.

To view your application: https://webapps.dodea.edu/eas/login.cfm
Once your complete application is received (via EAS) 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 as vacancies occur.

-Once there, log on as a returning user (not as a new applicant) with your user name and password.
- Username
- Your last name and last 4 digits of your social security number, e.g. smith0000
- Password- whatever you chose (if you forgot your password, you can click on "Forgot Your Password" on the login screen under returning user)

The following documents must be uploaded to your online EAS application.
You must submit all required documents; otherwise your application will be considered incomplete.

1. Online EAS application - Required
2. Transcripts - Required
3. Copy of State or Territory Certification/License or DoDEA License
4. Eligibility documentation (SF-50, DD-214, etc.) - If applicable to you (Eligibility documentation may contain: Copy of latest SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, if applicant has current or previous Federal civil service experience.

*Photocopy of all college/university transcripts (front and back) with announcement number stated on them. 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).

Applicants claiming 5-point veteran's preference must submit a copy of DD-214 (copy member 4), Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty. Applicants claiming 10-point veteran's preference must submit DD-214 and Standard Form 15, form available online under forms at http://www.opm.gov/Forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf). Application for 10-Point Preference, as well as the required documentation indicated on the SF-15. Lack of supporting documentation will result in the agency's inability to recognize veteran status for this announcement.

Note: Applicants may not be considered or rated if they do not submit all of the forms indicated above and failure to submit the required forms will not be a basis for subsequent appeal or grievance.

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How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Once your complete application is received (via EAS) 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 as vacancies occur.

Required Documents

  • Online EAS application
  • Official Transcripts
  • State Teaching Certificate

 

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

How to Apply

APPLY NOW: DoDEA Employment Application System (EAS)

Apply now: https://webapps.dodea.edu/eas/login.cfm

Company

Did you know?

DoDEA operates 160 schools in 8 Districts located in 11 foreign countries, 7 states, and 2 territories across 10 time zones.

There are nearly 900,000 military connected children of all ages worldwide, of which more than 66,000 are enrolled in DoDEA schools and served by more than 8,000 educators. 

All schools within DoDEA are fully accredited by U.S. accreditation agencies.

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Telephone
571-372-0814
Location
4800 Mark Center Drive
Alexandria
VA
22350-1401
United States

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