Substitute Job

Vacancy No. 19-SO-6715794802 Department Department of Defense Education Activity
Salary $56.50 to $113.00 Grade AA to AA
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 6/26/2019 Close Date 12/31/2019
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)
  • Open & closing dates

    Opening and closing dates 06/26/2019 to 12/31/2019

  • Service


  • Pay scale & grade

    TP AA

  • Salary

    $56.50 to $113 per day

    Full-day salary: $113.00 Half-day salary: $56.50

  • Appointment type

    Multiple Appointment Types - Length of employment will be set in accordance with the end of the school year.

  • Work schedule


Relocation expenses reimbursed


Telework eligible


This job is open to
  • The public

    U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Clarification from the agency

U.S. Citizens in local commuting area who are not considered Ordinarily Resident, and who are covered by the applicable SOFA agreement.

Announcement number


Control number


  • Duties
    Duties Summary


    Your application to this vacancy announcement will expire 3 months after you apply - you must reapply if you wish to continue being considered.

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    A Substitute teaches a school class when the regular teacher is unavailable. Substitute teachers present instruction in accordance with an established lesson plan and curriculum to students in a classroom environment.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Requirements
    Requirements 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 eligibility and qualification requirements must be met at the time your application is submitted.
    • You will be required to participate in Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer in accordance with DoD Regulation 7000.14R.
    • 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.
    • Male applicants must meet the Selective Service requirement.

    The minimum qualification requirement for a Substitute, TP-1701-AA, is a high school diploma or graduate equivalency diploma (GED).

    ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY? You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Official or unofficial transcripts are acceptable. All materials must be submitted with your initial application package.

    Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show 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:

    Additional information

    Foreign Entitlements: Permanent Change of Station (PCS) expenses, Living Quarters Allowance (LQA), and Post Allowance (PA) are not authorized.

    Citizenship/Ordinarily Resident Status: Applicants must be U.S. citizens 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.Additionally, this position does not confer SOFA certification. Selectees must already be covered by the applicable SOFA agreement via other command-sponsored military, civilian, or eligible contractor employment - either on their own, or as an eligible dependent of a sponsor with SOFA certification.

    Dual Citizens: Applicants who hold dual American/Italian/Spanish/Turkish/Bahraini citizenship will not be appointed to positions in Italy/Spain/Turkey/Bahrain. Citizenship eligibility will be verified prior to appointment.

    Dual Compensation: The Dual Compensation Act prohibits an individual from receiving pay from more than one position for more than an aggregate of forty (40) hours of work in one calendar week. This prohibition applies to employees paid from either appropriated or non-appropriated funds, or a combination thereof, and includes temporary, part-time, flex-time, and intermittent appointments.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    Once the announcement has closed, your résumé and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your résumé and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "incomplete application" and you will not receive further consideration for this job. If, after reviewing your résumé and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications, you may lose consideration for this position.All minimally qualified candidates will be assigned to a quality category. The category assignment is a measure of the degree in which your education supports your qualifications for this position. Your application package will then be assigned to the one of the following quality categories:

    • Qualified: Applicants with a high school diploma or graduate equivalency diploma (GED).
    • Highly Qualified: Applicants with a Bachelor's degree (in any major).
    • Best Qualified: Applicants with a Bachelor's degree (in any major), and at least 18 semester hours of professional teacher education coursework (e.g., learning processes, tests and measurement, educational philosophy, psychology, social foundations, methods of teaching and curriculum)
    This process does not add veterans' preference points or apply the "rule of three", but protects the rights of Veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category.

    Background checks and security clearance
    Security clearance


    Drug test required


    Position sensitivity and risk

    Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

    Trust determination process


  • Required Documents
    Required Documents

    The following documents are required:

    • Résumé, containing your current contact information (address, email address, and phone number), dates of employment (i.e., month/year to month/year or month/year to present), hours worked per week, and a detailed description of the duties performed for each job held
    • U.S. Passport, a copy of your U.S. passport is required
    • Transcripts - required if you are qualifying based on your education
    • Veterans' Preference documentation, if applicable (DD-214 Member Copy 4 showing type of discharge/character of service, SF-15 Form and related documentation, VA letter, etc.)
    • Eligibility documentation (see below)
    You must submit the appropriate supporting documentation to verify your eligibility for appointment. At a minimum, eligibility documentation may include the following types of documents:
    • A copy of you (or your sponsor's) PCS orders, to verify you are covered under the applicable SOFA agreement
    • A copy of you (or your sponsor's) logistical support memorandum, to verify you are covered under the applicable SOFA agreement
    • A copy of your marriage certificate if not on your sponsor's orders
    • A copy of your most recent SF-50 (or equivalent), if a current federal employee
    Note: Applicants will not be considered or rated if all appropriate documents are not included in their application packet.

    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.

  • Benefits

    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.

    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 to Apply
    How to Apply

    To apply for this position, you must complete the online application and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section. All materials must be submitted with your initial application package to receive consideration.

    • To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.
    • Follow the prompts to select your résumé and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
    • After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.
    • You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.
    To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (, all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: you are unable to apply online, you must request an alternative application which is available from the Human Resources Office. Please contact Europe South District Officeat to obtain an alternative application.

    Agency contact information Europe South District Office Europe South District Office

    DoDEA Europe South District Office
    Vicenza, Italy
    Unit 31401 Box 11
    APO, AE 09630
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    Do you want to work for an exciting educational organization, with the children of our dedicated U.S. Military members? If so, then we are looking for you!

    The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA), through its Community Strategic Plan has made a commitment to be among the world's leaders in education, enriching the lives of military-connected students and the communities in which they live. The mission to educate, engage and empower each student to succeed in a dynamic world is achieved through its five strategic goals of Student, School, Talent, Organization, and Outreach Excellence. DoDEA is a major Department of Defense (DoD) Field Activity with worldwide scope. DoDEA plans, directs, and coordinates, and manages the education programs for DoD dependents.

    DoDEA consists of three regions, DoDEA Americas, DoDEA Europe, and DoDEA Pacific and a total of eight school districts located overseas and in the U.S. and its territories. DoDEA provides education to eligible DoD military and civilian dependents from pre-kindergarten through grade 12.

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    Next steps

    Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the referral status of your application.

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  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

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