Job Overview


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 at Fort Stewart, GA!

This announcement has been amended to remove the "front and back" requirement for transcripts.

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 through out the 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 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.

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 documentation listed under the How To Apply Section of this announcement.


The training instructor replaces the classroom teacher.  The 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 training instructor reports to and is supervised by the principal.

Travel Required

  • Not Required