Educational Aid (Special Education) in Andersen Air Base, Guam

Department of Defense Education Activity

Summary About the Position: This position is located at: Department of Defense Education Activity, Department of Defense Education Activity-Pacific-West District, Andersen Elementary School, Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Description of the working environment: Work is performed in a classroom setting. NOTE: The annual salary listed reflects full-time employment only. This is a seasonal part-time position. The salary will be pro-rated based on the part-time schedule and actual hours worked. Responsibilities Assist in the distribution of teaching materials such as textbooks, workbooks, papers, and pencils to students. Distribute and collect test material in accordance with prescribed standards. Monitor behavior of students to ensure observation of prescribed safety rules. Supervise independent study to help students meet desired goals. Assist students to complete required makeup work. Monitors students to keep them on task. Display material on basis of learning objectives. Confirm all arrangements for student field trips. Develops and maintain positive interpersonal relations, and works effectively with a variety of personalities and age groups. Supervise students during scheduled field trips. Provides extra assistance to students with special needs, such as those with physical and mental disabilities. Provides disabled students assistance with special training devices, supportive technology, and assistance accessing facilities such as restrooms. Provides additional, special or remedial instructions to selected students. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens 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 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); and3. 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. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. 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. A 12.25% non-taxable cost of living expense (COLA) will be added to the salary. COLA may be subject to change without notice. Salary listed reflects Full-time employment only. This position is Part-time, seasonal. Salary is determined based on the number of hours for the position. School year part-time seasonal work schedules include periods in a non-pay/non-duty status during the holiday, spring and summer recess periods, meaning no pay is received during these periods. Also, you will not receive pay for days students are not in attendance, e.g. teacher workday.

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