Open & closing dates
Opening and closing dates
01/01/2021 to 06/30/2021
Pay scale & grade
$57.50 to $115 per day
The salary amount is $57.50 per half day and $115.00 per full day.
Multiple Appointment Types - The expiration of the appointment will be set in accordance with the end of the school year.
many vacancies in the following locations:
Sigonella Sicily, Italy
This job is open to
U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.
Clarification from the agency
U.S. Citizens who reside in the local commuting area and are under the applicable Status of Forces Agreement.
The purpose of this announcement is to establish an applicant pool for intermittent Substitute Teacher positions needed throughout the school year - positions are filled on an as-needed basis and there is no guarantee if or when a position in a specific location may become available.
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Your application to this vacancy announcement will expire 3 months after you apply - you will need to update your applicationto remain in consideration.
Substitute teachers present instruction in accordance with an established lesson plan and curriculum to students in a classroom environment. AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) Tutors are advocates and role models for the students, responsible for reporting student progress to the teacher. They tutor students individually or in small groups, review the students' notes, entertain questions and discussions, determine the concepts which need to be reviewed, work with students in any phase of the writing process, and correct students' work.
Conditions Of Employment
- Candidates must be U.S. citizens and reside within the local commuting area where the position is located. The 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.
- 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.
- 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 will be required to participate in Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer in accordance with DoD Regulation 7000.14R.
- Male applicants must meet Selective Service requirements.
- See the "Additional Information" section for details on Ordinarily Resident status.
- The minimum qualification is a high school diploma or graduate equivalency diploma (GED).
Are you using education to qualify? You must provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Official or unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
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.
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: https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
**The purpose of this announcement is to establish an applicant pool for Substitute position(s) that may become available throughout the school year. Positions will be filled based upon the need and request from the school. Applicants must select the school location(s) within their local commuting area that they wish to be considered for. Applicants will receive notification(s) when their submitted application has been referred for consideration.**
NOTE: The 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)
Time and attendance will be maintained and monitored by the home school. The home school is the specific school in which the substitute teacher is assigned to at time of hire. Substitute teachers may be shared between all other schools within complex at the discretion of the home school.
Foreign Entitlements: Permanent Change of Station (PCS) expenses, Living Quarters Allowance (LQA), and Post Allowance (PA) are not authorized. 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 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. Additionally, this position does not confer SOFA certification. Candidates 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.
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.
To claim veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 (or other official document) containing your dates and character of service, and type of discharge. To claim 10-point veterans' preference you must also submit a completed SF-15 http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf, including the required supporting documentation indicated. Lack of supporting documentation will result in the agency's inability to recognize preference status for this announcement.
How You Will Be Evaluated
Once the announcement has closed, your résumé and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the eligibility and qualification requirements 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.
The Department of Defense Education Activity is committed to following the principle of veterans' preference as far as administratively feasible, and considers veteran status as a positive factor when reviewing applications.
Background checks and security clearance
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
- Transcripts - required if you are qualifying based on your education
- Veterans' Preference documentation, if applicable (a copy of your DD-214 that shows type of discharge and character of service, SF-15 and required attachments, VA letter, etc.)
- Eligibility documentation (see below)
You must also 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 your (or your sponsor's) original PCS orders, as well as any/all subsequent amendments, verifying your current coverage under the applicable SOFA agreement, and
- A copy of your marriage certificate, if your name is not listed on your sponsor's orders
- NOTE: official orders are required - a print-out of a military member's Career Data Brief, Enlisted Record Brief (ERB), etc., are not acceptable
- If hired locally, a logistical support (or command sponsorship) memorandum, verifying your sponsor's current DEROS, continued coverage under the applicable SOFA agreement, with your name listed as an eligible dependent
- Current federal employees must also provide a copy of your most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action (or NAF equivalent)
- Note: Applicants will not be considered or rated if all appropriate documents are not included in their application packet.
How to Apply
How to Apply
- To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume.
- Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.
- To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded resume may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
- To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
- It is your responsibility to verify that your resume is complete, accurate, and submitted by the closing date. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.
- You will receive an automated email message from USA Jobs acknowledging receipt of your application.
- Once your complete application is received and as vacancies occur, evaluations of applications will be conducted.
Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy And gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
- 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.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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