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Job Title:Educational Aide/Educational Technician

Department:Department of the Navy

Agency:Commander, Navy Installations

Hiring Organization:Naval District Washington

Job Announcement Number:IH-015-14

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$12.03 to $14.74 / Per Hour
Child Development Center

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 to Wednesday, June 11, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

CY-1702-02/04

POSITION INFORMATION:

Flex Position (0-40 hours per week) - no benefits

DUTY LOCATIONS:

Few vacancies - Indian Head, MD View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

US Citizens and Non-Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Public Trust - Background Investigation

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

The Navy and Marine Corps team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training.

The mission of the Fleet and Family Readiness (FFR) Programs team is to maximize the physical, emotional and social development of the Navy family. FFR enables a ready Navy force through its Fleet Readiness, Family Readiness and Housing Programs. We service all non-appropriated fund (NAF) employees who work for Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR), Navy Gateway Inns & Suites (NGIS) and Bachelor Housing (BH) throughout the Fleet and Family Readiness Program for the Naval District Washington (NDW) Region.


    DUTIES:

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    The purpose of the CY Program Assistant is to provide appropriate developmental care and instruction for children and youth ranging in age from 6 weeks to 18 years.

    ENTRY LEVEL – EDUCATIONAL AIDE:

    Assists in implementing and leading planned activities for program participants. Uses prepared curriculum and program materials. Incorporates special instructions provided by parents such as special dietary needs, physical needs, or other information that may affect the child or youth's experience in the program. Cares for children and youth with special needs as directed by the supervisor.  Promotes and models safety, fitness, health, and nutrition practices. Helps arrange for and/or serve appropriate snacks or meals where

    applicable.  Helps prepare, arrange, and maintain indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials to accommodate daily schedules.

    Helps create adult-made games and play materials (mixing paint and play dough and assembling props for dramatic plays, activities, etc.).  Assists with developing a list of needed supplies and equipment for submission to the supervisor.  Helps establish a program environment that promotes positive interactions with other children, youth, and adults.  Interacts with children and youth using approved child guidance and youth development techniques as provided by supervisors.  Provides care and supervision, oversight, and accountability for program participants in compliance with the Department of Defense (DoD), NAF Component, and local installation policies, guidance, and standards.

     

    INTERMEDIATE LEVEL – EDUCATION AIDE:

    Assists in planning and coordinating activities for program participants, including group as well as individual activities.  Implements daily schedules and activity plans to ensure age and/or stage appropriateness.  Incorporates special instructions provided by parents such as special dietary needs, physical needs, or other information that may affect the child or youth's experience in the program.

    Assists children and youth with special projects and homework.  Cares for children and youth with special needs as directed by

    the supervisor.  Promotes and models safety, fitness, health, and nutrition practices.  Helps arrange for and/or serve appropriate snacks or meals where applicable.  Helps prepare, arrange, and maintain indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials to accommodate daily schedule. Sets up displays and bulletin boards.  Inventories equipment on a recurring basis and recommends replenishing damaged, missing, and depleted supplies.  Secures supplies, equipment, and facilities.  Establishes a program environment that sustains participant interest and promotes positive interactions with other children, youth, and adults.  Interacts with children and youth using approved child guidance and youth development techniques.  Provides care and supervision, oversight, and accountability for program participants in compliance with the Department of Defense (DoD), NAF Component, and local installation policies, guidance, and standards.

    FULL PERFORMANCE LEVEL – EDCUATION TECHNICIAN:

    Develops schedules and activity plans.  This may include reviewing and providing input into schedules and activity plans developed by CY Program Assistants, GS 1702-02 and GS 1702-03.  Ensures that program plans and activities incorporate the observed needs of the individual children and youth.  Implements activities and special events that meet the physical, social, emotional and cognitive needs of children and youth.  Incorporates special instructions provided by parents such as special dietary needs, physical needs, or other information that may affect the child or youth’s experience in the program.  Prepares and implements program options for children and youth with special requirements.  Cares for special needs children and youth as directed by the supervisor.  Demonstrates, instructs, leads and facilitates planned and spontaneous program activities.  Role models developmentally appropriate practice and classroom or activity area management techniques.  Promotes and models safety, fitness, health and nutrition practices.  Helps prepare, arrange and maintain indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials. Inventories equipment on a recurring basis and recommends replenishing damaged, missing and depleted supplies. Establishes a program environment that sustains participant interest and promotes positive interactions with other children, youth and adults.  Helps arrange for and/or serve appropriate snacks or meals where applicable.  Interacts with children and youth using approved child guidance and youth development techniques.   Provides care and supervision, oversight and accountability for program participants in compliance with the Department of Defense (DoD), NAF Component and local installation policies, guidance and standards.

     


    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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    Position is subject to special inoculation and immunization requirements as a condition of employment for working with children. Employee is required to obtain appropriate immunization against communicable diseases in accordance with recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), which includes the influenza vaccine.  Test Designated Position: In accordance with the Department of the Navy Test Designated Position listing issued 7 October 2003 this position is subject to both pre-employment and random drug testing as a condition of employment. A positive drug test, or failure to submit for testing, may become the basis for removal from this position.  Must obtain and maintain a food handlers card.  Must possess a valid state drivers license AND obtain appropriate credentials as required.  Must pass a pre-employment physical, provide evidence of immunization and be free from communicable disease. 


    INTERMEDIATE LEVEL:

    Must meet entry level qualifications of ENTRY LEVEL position AND Have six (6) months experience working with children or youth in a child or youth setting AND have completed child abuse modules and modules 1, 2, and 10 of the DoN Standardized Module Training.

     

    FULL PERFORMANCE LEVEL:

    Must meet entry level qualifications of ENTRY LEVEL position AND…

    Completion of the DoN Standardized Module Training AND 12 months of experience working with children and youth.

              OR

    A Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or Military School-Age (MSA) credential.

              OR

    Two year degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE), Child Development or related field of study, which can include Youth

    Recreation, Physical Education, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Youth Development, Psychology, Social Work, Home

    Economics with an emphasis in Human Development, or other degrees as appropriate.

     

    Satisfactorily complete all background checks in accordance with PL 101-647 to include National Agency Check with Written Inquiries (NACI).

    HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

    Applicants MUST submit OF-306 - Declaration for Federal Employment and the reference forms along with your resume.  Applicants who fail to provide OF 306 Declaration for Federal Employment with their resume will be disqualified from further consideration.  Completed documents can be uploaded with resume to your USAJOBS account.

    ** Must submit High School Diploma (or equivalent documentation) AND higher level degree, with your application packets for these positions. If submitting transcripts, they MUST be Official Transcripts, signed and sealed by the school.   Failure to provide educational documentation will prevent  your application from being considered.**

    Ranking and Rating Criteria of knowledge, skills and abilities will be used for each application.

     



    Click the following link to preview the applicant questionnaire: Preview Applicant Questionnaire.


    BENEFITS:

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    You can review our benefits at: http://www.cnic.navy.mil/regions/ndw/about.html

    Flexible (0 - 40 hours per week), no benefits offered.  



    OTHER INFORMATION:

    Spouses of active duty military members of the Armed Forces may receive preference in hiring under this announcement if they are among the best qualified referred and are within reach of selection.  To request spousal preference, please complete and upload the Spousal request form along with current PCS orders.  Failure to submit current PCS orders with application will prevent spousal preference from being granted.

    VETERAN’S PREFERENCE: Applicants wishing to use veteran’s preference must state on their resume and submit a copy of their DD-214.  These documents may be uploaded on USAJOBS with resume package,

    IMPORTANT INFORMATION: All selections are contingent upon obtaining satisfactory employment reference checks.  We are an E-Verify participant. As a condition of employment, the selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within the first 30 days of employment.  Occupants of this position must maintain the privacy of official work information and data and demonstrate the highest level of ethical conduct. 

    SELECTIVE SERVICE REQUIREMENT: If you are a male born after December 31, 1959 and at least 18 years of age, employment law (5 U.S.C. 3328) requires that you must register with the Selective Service System (military draft), unless you meet certain exemptions.  If applicable, failure to register will prevent you from being considered for employment.  To register, please visit the Selective Service web site at https://www.sss.gov/default.htm.

    The Department of the Navy is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor.

    The Department of the Navy provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities.  Applicants with disabilities who believe they require reasonable accommodation should contact our Human Resource Office to ensure that the Department of the Navy can consider such requests.  The decision to grant an accommodation will be made on a case by case basis.



    HOW TO APPLY:

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    To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.

    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes: 

    • Complete Resume.
    • Other supporting documentation as required.  Please see the "REQUIRED DOCUMENTS" section and review the applicant checklist link to determine if there are other documents you are required to submit. 


    REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

    Where you worked, Job Title, Duties and Accomplishments, Employer’s Name and Address, Supervisor’s Name and Phone Number, Starting and Ending Dates (Month/Year), Hours Worked per Week and Salary. 

    APPLICATION FORMS  -  A complete packet of the following forms must be submitted for each position applying for:

    AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

    Regional NAF HR Office
    Phone: 301-342-5304
    Agency Information:
    Naval District Washington
    47402 Buse Road
    Bldg. 467
    Patuxent River, MD
    20670
    US

    WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

    Before submitting your resume and supporting documents, please review this checklist:

    • Resume (required)
    • Completed OF-306 (Declaration for Federal Employment) (may click on link to complete this form) (required)
    • Proof of Education (if applicable to position requirements) (required)
    • Reference form (required)
    • Questionnaire (required)
    • Any other supporting documentation

    All applicants will be notified regarding their status.  Applicants will either be contacted for an interview or sent a letter of non-selection 4 - 6 weeks after announcement closing date.  If selected for an interview, applicants can expect to be contacted 3 - 4 weeks after their interview with a position offer or notification of non-selection.


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    Job Announcement Number:

    IH-015-14

    Control Number:

    368010800