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Job Title:  Substitute Teacher
Department:  Department of Defense
Agency:  Department of Defense Education Activity
Job Announcement Number:  13-CUB-018

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$50.50 to $101.00 / Per Day
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 to Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Intermittent - Temporary NTE School year
Many vacancies in the following location:
Guantanamo Bay, CubaView Map
Applications will be accepted from U.S. citizens within the commuting area of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. This includes eligible DoD family members, military spouses, and veterans who are in country or due to arrive within 60 days.


Do you want to work for an exciting educational organization, with the children of our dedicated U.S. Military members?  Our mission is to provide an exemplary education that inspires and prepares all students for success in a dynamic, global environment.  Come work for the Department of Defense Education Activity, Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba!

Salary Range:  $50.50 - $101.00 USD Per Day

                          Salary rates will be determined by hours worked per day:

                          Less than one full day = $50.50 per day

                          One full day = $101.00 per day


The Department of Defense Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools (DDESS) is currently accepting applications under examining authority of 10 U.S.C., Section 2164, for position(s) in DDESS Schools. This vacancy announcement may be used for the purpose of filling multiple temporary, intermittent, on-call seasonal positions for for School Year.

The purpose of this position is to provide instructional services to students, grades Kindergarten-12, as a substitute for the regular teacher. 

Applicants who hold a Bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university will be appointed to the Substitute Teacher position.

Applicants who have a high school diploma or GED but less than a Bachelor’s degree will be appointed to the Training Instructor position.

This is an excepted service position.


  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this position
  • You must meet the Selective Service requirement
  • You must submit your complete application and all supporting documents
  • You will be subject to a background/suitability investigation/determination


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The substitute teacher/training instructor replaces the classroom teacher.  The substitute teacher/training instructor plans, organizes, and presents information and instruction which helps students learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their educational and social development; has an instruction which is compatible with the school and system-wide curricular goals; interacts effectively with students, co-workers, and parents; carries out non-instructional duties as assigned and/or as needed; adheres to established laws, policies, rules, and regulations; and follows a plan for professional development.  The substitute teacher/training instructor reports to and is supervised by the principal.


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DoDDS employs the best qualified professional staff to implement its program of learning.  The best qualified candidate is defined as an applicant who possesses a baccalaureate degree from an institution accredited by a regional accrediting association which includes 18 semester hours of coursework in the field of professional teacher education; a baccalureate degree in any major; or an associate degree or has completed at least 60 semester hours of college coursework or if necessary, selection may be made on minimum qualification requirement.  The minimum qualification is a high school diploma or graduate equivalency diploma (GED). 

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work.  You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

Applications will be accepted from U.S. citizens within the commuting area of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.  This includes eligible DoD family members, military spouses, and veterans who are in country or due to arrive within 60 days. 

Military spouse, family members may not receive employment preference until actually arriving at the overseas location. 


A copy of your sponsor's Permanent Change of Station (PCS) orders authorizing movement of a family member to the overseas command or other appropriate documentation (such as a statement of command sponsorship) to support family member status must be submitted to receive consideration.


Your application will initially be reviewed to determine whether you meet the minimum eligibility and qualification requirements. If you are qualified, you will then be appointed to the corresponding position based on the qualifications listed above.


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For positions with intermittent work schedules or temporary appointments lasting less than one year, benefits may not be authorized.


Position(s) under this announcement will be filled by appointment in the excepted service.
You must be a US citizen to be considered for this position.

Relocation expenses are not authorized.


Military Spouse Preference (MSP):  You may be eligible for MSP if you are the spouse of an active duty military member and you are ranked among the Best Qualified for this vacancy. 

The materials you send with your application will not be returned.
If you are selected for this position and are not a current DoDEA employee, the documentation you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 on your entry-on-duty date will be verified through the DHS 'E-Verify' system.  Federal law requires DoDEA to use the E-Verify system to confirm the employment eligibility of all new hires.  Under this system, the new hire is required to resolve any identified discrepancies within eight (8) Federal government work days as a condition of continued employment.
All selectees will be subject to a background investigation that must be favorably adjudicated.
Condition of Employment:  Selectee will be required to participate in Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer as a condition of employment, reassignment, or promotion, in accordance with DoD Regulation 7000.14-R.


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1. DDESS Substitute Teacher or Training Instructor Application Form.  Form can be found online at:

2.  Photocopy of all OFFICIAL college/university transcripts 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.) 

3.  Copy of current teaching certificate, if applicable. 

4.  DD-Form 214 – Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, Member 4 copy , if applicable.

5.  OF-306 Form – Declaration for Federal Employment.  Form can be found at:

6.  If you are a military spouse relocating to the duty location listed on this vacancy announcement, you can be considered for the position thirty (30) days prior to your spouse’s reporting date at the new duty station.  In order to be considered, you must submit the following documentation:

a.  Military Spouse Employment Request Form (Form available online at:

b.  A copy of the sponsor's Permanent Change of Station orders indicating authorization of dependent travel.
c.  Copy of marriage certificate.

SUBMIT FORMS TO:  Completed application packages must be mailed to: Attn:  Substitute Teachers and Training Instructors Applicant's Point of Contact (POC):



                                                                                                            Fort Stewart Schools

                                                                                                            376 Davis Avenue

                                                                                                            Ft. Stewart, GA  31315




Please ensure you submit all required documentation applicable to you.  Failure to submit the necessary documents can result in your application being deemed as incomplete and you may not receive consideration for the position.


_____ DDESS Substitute Teacher Application Form
Form can be found at:

_____  Sponsor's Permanent Change of Station (PCS) orders authorizing movement of family mmeber to the overseas command, or other appropriate documentation (such as a statement of command sponsorship) to support family member status - Required

_____  Copy of official transcripts from an accredited university (in English)

_____  Copy of current Teaching Certificate (if you have one)

_____  DD Form 214 – Certificate of release or Discharge from Active Duty, Member 4 copy (if applicable)

_____  OF-306 – Declaration for Federal Employment
Form can be found at:

_____  Memorandum of Understanding for Background Investigations
Form can be found at:

_____  Pre- Employment Questionaire to Determine Eligibility For Employment

Form can be found at:    - Required


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.


Phone: (678)364-6619
Agency Information:
DDESS HR South Carolina Fort Stewart Cuba District
700 Westpark Drive
Peachtree City, GA
United States


Once your complete application is received, we will conduct an evaluation of your qualifications and determine your eligibility for appointment.  You will receive notice should you be appointed to the position.

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