This position has a Basic Requirement for the 1750 series:
Degree: that included or was supplemented by at least 24 semester hours appropriate to the work of the position to be filled. The course work must have included study in at least four of the following five areas:
1.Learning theory, psychology of learning, educational psychology: Study of learning theories as they relate to the systematic design, development, and validation of instructional material.
2.Instructional design practices: Study of the principles and techniques used in designing training programs, developing design strategy and models, and applying design methods to the improvement of instructional effectiveness.
3.Educational evaluation: Study of the techniques for evaluating the effectiveness of instructional/educational programs, including developing written and performance tests and survey instruments, and determining reliability and validity of evaluation instruments.
4.Instructional product development: Study of the techniques appropriate for developing training materials, including identifying learner characteristics, specifying objectives, applying training strategy, validating training materials, and evaluating training.
5.Computers in education and training: Study of the application of computers in education and training, including selecting appropriate computer software.
Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that 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. For further information, click on the following link:
*NOTE: Failure to provide transcripts will result in you being rated ineligible for this position.
The experience described in your resume will be evaluated and screened from the Office of Personnel Management's (OPMs) basic qualifications requirements. See: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/1700/instructional-systems-series-1750/ for OPM qualification standards, competencies and specialized experience needed to perform the duties of the position as described in the MAJOR DUTIES and QUALIFICATIONS sections of this announcement by TAG:Closing Date.
You must have one year Specialized Experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal service (experience may have been gained in the private/military sector) giving the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position.
You will be evaluated on the following specialized experience. Please address these in your resume:
-Demonstrated strong mastery in pedagogical and content knowledge in mathematics to include experience related to the design, implementation, and assessment of effective PK-5 curricula in math.
-Skill in communicating effectively and competent in assisting groups with problem-solving and decision making processes.
-Knowledge with substantial background of practical experience with the application of PK-5 mathematics programs in public schools in statewide and/or overseas environment.
-Extensive knowledge and experience in staff development, staff development design, facilitation and the use of job embedded models and other strategies.
-Develops goals and standards for math education.
-Coordinates the development of math education curriculum/performance standards.
-Uses technology and information systems to support and monitor math programs and services.
-Creates professional development materials for educational staff, to include administration and curriculum coordinators.
-Trains curriculum liaisons in methods for implementing and maintaining effective instruction and assessment.
-Reports on the status of program implementation, monitoring, review, and evaluation to various groups within and external to an agency.
-Provides expert advice and consultation to various groups regarding math education.
NOTE: Description of experience should be clearly reflected and supported on your resume, and/or supporting application documentation. Your documentation must accurately reflect that you possess the experience, knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) to perform the duties of this position. Description of your experience and education should emphasize your level of responsibilities, scope and complexity of programs managed, program accomplishments with results of your actions, policy initiatives and level of contacts.
Candidates must possess the Selective Placement Factor to receive consideration for this position and should address this in either their resume or application.
Selective Placement Factor: this position specifically requires executive leadership experience (for example: school administration, college professor, and/or district or state level instructional coordinator) and management systems experience in the areas of curriculum development, instructional practices, program review and evaluation for mathematics. Candidates who do not meet the selective placement factor will not receive further consideration for this position.
Specifically you will be evaluated on the following competencies:
1. Demonstrated strong mastery in pedagogical and content knowledge in mathematics to include experience related to the design, implementation, and assessment of effective PK-5 curricula in mathematics.
2. Skill in communicating effectively and competent in assisting groups with problem-solving and decision making processes.
3. Skill, knowledge, and substantial background of practical experience with the application of programs in dependent schools in stateside and/or overseas environment.
4. Demonstrated skill and knowledge of staff development in staff development design, training, facilitation and the use of job embedded models and other strategies.
Substitution of Education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level
Education must be from an accredited college or university accredited by an organization approved by the U.S. Department of Education. See http://www.ope.ed.gov/accreditation/Search.aspx.
POSITIVE EDUCATION REQUIREMENT
Please provide all transcripts (You will not receive consideration without this documentation).
Applicants must meet the BASIC EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS as follows: Bachelor Degree or higher:
Bachelor's Degree or higher that included or was supplemented by at least 24 semester hours appropriate to the work of the position to be filled. The course work must have included study in at least four of the following five areas:
1. Learning theory, psychology of learning, educational psychology: Study of learning theories as they relate to the systematic design, development, and validation of instructional material.
2. Instructional design practices: Study of the principles and techniques used in designing training programs, developing design strategy and models, and applying design methods to the improvement of instructional effectiveness.
3. Educational evaluation: Study of the techniques for evaluating the effectiveness of instructional/educational programs, including developing written and performance tests and survey instruments, and determining reliability and validity of evaluation instruments.
4. Instructional product development: Study of the techniques appropriate for developing training materials, including identifying learner characteristics, specifying objectives, applying training strategy, validating training materials, and evaluating training.
5. Computers in education and training: Study of the application of computers in education and training, including selecting appropriate computer software.
PLEASE SUBMIT ALL TRANSCRIPTS SHOWING COMPLETED COURSEWORK IN THE ABOVE REQUIRED SUBJECT AREAS.
WORK SCHEDULE: Full Time
TRAVEL (TDY): Occasionally
TOUR OF DUTY: Flexible
PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION EXPENSES (PCS): Authorized
FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT (FLSA): Exempt
FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE: Not Required
TELEWORK ELIGIBILITY: This position is telework eligible
SELECTIVE SERVICE REQUIREMENT: If you are a male born after December 31, 1959, and are at least 18 years of age, civil service employment (5 U.S.C. 3328) requires that you must be registered with the Selective Service System, unless you meet certain exemptions under Selective Service law. If you are required to register but knowingly and willfully fail to do so, you are ineligible for appointment by executive agencies of the Federal Government.
Applicants selected from this announcement may be required to serve a one-year probationary period.
PLEASE NOTE FOR MERIT PROMOTION ELIGIBLES: Applicants who currently hold federal excepted service appointments are Outside the Area of Consideration for this position and are ineligible to apply for this position, unless an interchange agreement is in place for your agency. If you have held a competitive appointment in the past and have reinstatement eligibility you can be considered for this position, however, you must provide an SF-50 showing you competitive status and tenure. Those applicants with no prior Competitive service should apply on the DEU/US Citizen announcement for consideration
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
How You Will Be Evaluated for Merit Promotion:
Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required of this position. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.
Time-in-Grade Requirements: Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements for merit promotion consideration. Time-in-grade is the 52-week requirement Federal employees in competitive service, General Schedule (GS) positions at GS-5 and above must serve before they are eligible for promotion (advancement) to the next grade level. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements including time-in-grade, time-after-competitive appointment, minimum qualifications, and any other regulatory requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement: TAG:Closing Date
How You Will Be Evaluated for Delegated Examining (Open to the Public):
We will review your résumé and supporting documents, to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information provided and evaluate your relevant work experiences as it relates to fundamental competencies, identified in the Qualifications section above, required for this position. Based on the results of this evaluation, you will be placed in one of the following quality categories:
Best Qualified: This highest category will be used for those candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position, including any selective placement factors and/or appropriate quality ranking factor(s), as determined by the job analysis.
Highly Qualified: This higher category will be used for those candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that exceed the minimum qualifications of the position, as determined by the job analysis.
Qualified: This lowest category will be used for those candidates that meet the minimum qualifications of the position and are proficient in some, but not all, of the requirements of the position. Candidates may require extensive training and/or orientation in order to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position.
Names of the candidates in the Best Qualified category will be sent first to the hiring manager for employment consideration. Applicants in other categories will be referred in accordance with category rating procedures.
Deliberate attempts to falsify your application information, such as copying portions of this job announcement into your resume, may result in being removed from consideration for this position.