Applicants must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level in the Federal service which demonstrates a practical knowledge of the subject area of the position and of the methods and techniques of instruction to successfully perform the duties of the position.
Qualifying specialized experience must demonstrate the following: Note: Examples of qualifying specialized experience include: Teaching or instructing in an adult education program, secondary school, college, military installation, or industrial establishment in the appropriate field(s); supervising or administering a training program; development or review of training / course materials, aids, devices, etc., and evaluation of training results; or work in the occupation or subject-matter field of the position to be filled that required training or instructing others on a regular basis. There is no substitute of education for specialized experience for the GS-12 position.
SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR: MUST BE A SPEAKER OF FRENCH LANGUAGE AND HAVE DEMONSTRATED NATIVE OR NEAR-NATIVE SKILLS IN READING, WRITING, SPEAKING, AND UNDERSTANDING OF THE FRENCH LANGUAGE.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application will be evaluated on the quality and extent of your education (if applicable), experience, and training that is relevant to the duties of this position. If you are found minimally qualified for the job, your application package will be further evaluated to determine your possession of the critical knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics stated in this announcement. Your responses to the job specific self-assessment questionnaire will be validated against your resume to determine if you meet the qualification requirements for this position. Your resume must provide enough detail to fully support your answers to the questionnaire. Applicants found to be among the top candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview.
If, after reviewing your resume and self-assessment questionnaire responses and a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and experience, a score will be manually determined that reflects your documented experience. This may result in a lowered score, which may also eliminate you from consideration for this position.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following knowledge, skills, abilities (KSAs) and other characteristics and must be supported by information in your resume:
* Skill in foreign language Teaching, Training and Pedagogy
* Ability to plan, organize and review work.
* Knowledge of Foreign Service life.
* Ability to communicate effectively orally
* Knowledge of the foreign language.
* Ability to interact in Multicultural settings.
Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and in order to fully evaluate your application it must
contain the information outlined in the Applying for a Federal Job pamphlet (OF-510) http://careers.state.gov/forms/of0510.pdf. Your resume must highlight your most relevant and significant work experience and education (if applicable) as it relates to this job opportunity. You may receive credit for unpaid or volunteer experience on the same basis as paid experience, provided it is directly related to this job. Failure to identify the required experience in your resume will result in loss of consideration. To receive proper credit, your resume must include: (1) knowledge of the subject matter and technical skills pertinent to the position; (2) examples of the specific duties performed that fully detail the level and complexity of the work for each job listed; (3) actual time spent in such activities (percentage of time worked in each position); (4) beginning and ending dates of employment (dates must be listed with both month and year for qualifying purposes); (5) frequency worked (i.e., daily, monthly, etc.); (6) number of hours worked; and (7) names and phone numbers of your current and/or previous supervisor(s). This information must be clearly identified in your resume. For tips on writing your resume, please visit http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/resumeandapplicationtips.asp#icc
Qualified candidates are assigned a score between 70 and 100. Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) candidates must be rated well-qualified for the position and earn a score of 85 (when applicants are rated in a range of 70 to 100) for the position to receive consideration for special priority.
Applicants must meet all the qualification requirements and submit any supporting documentation by the closing date of this announcement. To preview questions please click here.