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Job Title:CYS Program Associate Instructor- Piano

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army Installation Management Command

Job Announcement Number:SWNAFDM141135141

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$27,150.00 to $39,320.00 / Per Year


Wednesday, June 04, 2014 to Wednesday, June 11, 2014




Intermittent - Intermittent




1 vacancy in the following location:
Fort Knox, KY View Map


US Citizens and Eligible Non-Citizens


Not Applicable




SKIESUnlimited combines the acronym for “Schools of Knowledge, Inspiration, Exploration, and Skills” with the word “Unlimited” for the unlimited learning possibilities for ages 6 weeks - 18 years old. Participants have opportunities to expand their knowledge, be inspired, explore and acquire new skills in the following four schools of knowledge:

  • School of Mentoring , Intervention and Academic Support Services
  • School of Arts, Recreation, and Leisure Activities
  • School of Life Skills, Citizenship and Leadership Opportunities
  • School of Sports, Fitness and Health Options

Instructional programs foster the development of critical life, leadership, and social skills as well as the intellectual development of children and youth. SKIES Unlimited strives to develop our students in a holistic environment which focuses on the child/youth and their positive development throughout the program.

You can apply for this position using the following options (you must have a resume or use the NAF Optional Application to apply): 1. Preferred - Apply electronically via USAJOBS - This will ensure faster processing of your application. You will also receive faster status updates. Please upload all required documents. Uploaded documents will be processed through the system. You are encouraged to monitor your application status. *You can download the app to your smart phone for easy access and convenience! 2. Fax your resume (and supporting documentation) to (478)757-3144.  The following link will take you to the cover sheet which must be included with the faxed resume or application NOTE: Faxed documents take 2-3 business days to process before they are available in the system for HR to view. To complete the job related questions obtain the Form 1203FX by going to the following link This form must be faxed as a part of your application package for you to be considered for a job. 3. Mail or email your resume (or Optional NAF Application) to the point of contact listed on the vacancy announcement. 4. If you are in the area, you may drop off your resume in person to the servicing CPAC NAF Division. You are highly encouraged to provide all supporting documentation prior to closure of the vacancy announcement.  This will speed up the process to consider you for the job if you meet the minimum qualification requirements. IMPORTANT!: Applicants that chose option #3 or #4 as outlined above, must still complete the job related questions either online or manually (faxed) prior to the closing date of the vacancy announcement.  If you wish to complete them online, go to the 'apply online' button on the vacancy announcement.  If you wish to complete them manually, print the full
occupational questionnaire directly from the vacancy announcement and complete and fax the 1203-FX form ( to (478)757-3144. Neglecting to respond to the job related questions will result in an ineligible rating. You may contact the servicing CPAC NAF DIVISION identified on the vacancy announcement for additional assistance.


  • Not Required


  • No


  • Direct Deposit is required.
  • Social Security card is required.
  • Birth Certificate


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This position is for ****PIANO INSTRUCTOR****

May work evenings and weekends.

Works under the written and verbal direction of the supervisor, who provides guidance on scope of assignments and assistance on the more complex, non-routine problems encountered. Work is reviewed in terms of results achieved and adherence to established standards and procedures. Instructional classes are normally performed independently with technical assistance available from supervisor when required. Classes are routinely spot-checked; the more high risk activities are closely reviewed for adherence to policies, procedures and instructions.

Serves as an Instructor in the CYS Instructional Program. Provides individual and/or group lessons to participants. Offers less structured activities for parents/children. Coordinates work schedules with Instructional Program Specialist. Develops individual and group lesson plans. Tracks participant's accomplishments, long and short term goals, effort, and evaluations as appropriate for age and type of instruction. Implements changes and adjustments to instructional program and plans to meet unusual situations associated with the needs of individual children and youth. Interacts with children and youth using approved child guidance and youth development techniques. Models appropriate behaviors and techniques for working with children/youth. Acts to stimulate and encourage participant interest and to establish an environment that promotes positive child and youth interactions with other children, youth, and adults. Acts to stimulate and encourage participant interest and to establish an environment that promotes positive child and youth interactions with other children, youth, and adults. Prepares and implements program options for children and youth with special requirements

Maintains control of and accounts for whereabouts and safety of program participants. Observes and evaluates participants developmental level and records progress. Continually reviews instructional sessions and plans for appropriateness. Observes program participants for signs that may indicate illness, abuse or neglect and reports as directed. Notifies supervisor on health, fire, and safety compliance concerns. Participates in conferences with parents, program staff, and school representatives. Plans and conducts special events for parents designed to promote the instructional program while encouraging parents to become involved. Uses designated evaluation materials to ensure assigned area is in compliance with standards and procedures as outlined in applicable regulations and program management guides. Provides care, oversight, and accountability for program participants in compliance with DoD, Army and local policies, guidance, and standards.

Completes designated training requirements and records completed training on own Individual Development Plan (IDP).



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1. Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate.
2. Be able to communicate in English (both written and verbal).
3. Be 18 years of age at the time of appointment.
4. Possess and maintain the physical ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs, walk, bend, stoop and stand on a routine basis. Duties may involve working both indoors and outdoors.
5. Possess and maintain health and freedom from communicable disease.
6. Demonstrated skill/evidence of competence in instructional area.

Preferred are those candidates who possess a Professional Certificates/Credentials; or Associates Degree or higher with 15 semester hours of college credit in the area of instruction.

Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate.

Preferred are those candidates who possess a Professional Certificates/Credentials; or Associates Degree or higher with 15 semester hours of college credit in the area of instruction.

Conditions of employment:

1. A one-year probationary period may be required.

2. Meet all qualification/eligibility requirements.

3.  Satisfactorily complete an employment verification check. 

4. Successfully complete all required background checks to include a health screening.

NOTE: Employment will be denied or terminated if your background checks reveal any of the following: Conviction for a sexual offense, a drug felony – or any drug related offense, a violent crime, or a criminal offense involving a child or children.



- Minimum Qualifications

- Minimum Qualifications - Age Requirement

- Physical Requirements

- Highly Preferred

Credit may be given for appropriate unpaid experience or volunteer work.


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Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date.


Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.

The Department of Army Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities are an equal opportunity employer.


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Your resume must be submitted by 11:59 PM (eastern time) on the closing date reflected on the vacancy announcement.

To apply for this job online, select -

To fax supporting documents that you are not able to submit online:

1. Complete this cover page using the following Vacancy ID 1135141.

2. Fax your documents to (478)757-3144.


If you cannot apply online follow the below procedures:

1. Click the following link to view and print the job experience related questions View Occupational Questionnaire.


2. Complete the 1203-FX ( form to provide your response to the job related questions.


3. Fax the completed 1203-FX form along with any supporting documents to (478)757-3144. Your 1203-FX form will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.


PLEASE NOTE: Please continue completing all questions within section 25 of the 1203-FX form (Occupational Questionnaire) regardless of the numbering sequence.  


For additional tips & pointers to successfully complete the application process you can review additional guidance by accessing the following URLs:

Application help -

Applicant checklist -

Applicant brochure -


Before you can start working, the following documents will be needed:

All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):

Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:

For education requirements please note the following:

Before you can start working, you must provide Official transcripts (copy or original) as proof that positive education requirements have been met. 


Other supporting documentation that may be needed are listed below:


-  Permanent Change of Station Orders or equivalent for Military Spouses requesting Spouse Employment Preference

-  Veterans' and Involuntary Separated Military Preference documentation (DD-214 member 4 copy or equivalent)

-  DOD NAF BBA documentation (DA form 3434 or equivalent plus issued BBA notice)

-  Current and Former NAF employees (to include current APF employees) (DA form 3434 or equivalent, ex: SF50)



Fort Knox NAF CPAC
Phone: (502)624-7711
Agency Information:
4555 Ballard Ave
Ft Knox, KY


Your resume will be reviewed to verify that qualification requirements have been met. We appreciate your interest in this position!

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