• Department of Defense Education Activity
  • West Point , NY
  • Education - Excluding Post Secondary
  • Full-Time

Educational Aide
##### Department of Defense
Department of Defense Education Activity
- ##### Open & closing dates
08/02/2019 to 08/12/2019
- ##### Service
- ##### Pay scale & grade
AD 00
- ##### Salary
$15.52 to $26.49 per hour
- ##### Appointment type
Permanent - This is a seasonal position
- ##### Work schedule
Part-Time - 35 Hours Per Pay Period
1 vacancy in the following location:
West Point, NY
##### Relocation expenses reimbursed
##### Telework eligible
- Duties
### Summary
**About the Position:**
This position is located at West Point Elementary School, West
point, New York
Learn more about this agency
### Responsibilities
- Supports the instructional program by performing one or any
combination of the following duties requiring general knowledge
in the field of education.
- Distributes testing materials, instructs students concerning
test, collects testing materials, grades tests through
application of identified scoring techniques, and provides
testing results profile in standard form.
- Makes arrangements for field trips, identifies points of
interest and obtains brochures and other informational data,
guides students during field trips, and maintains discipline
during field trips.
- Coordinate schedules with teachers, registering students for
programs, assisting students with accessing computer programs,
monitoring and keeping students on-task, keeping computer
progress records, and preparing and printing routine reports.
- May use tables, graphs, spreadsheets to denote performance
levels of students.
- May be assigned to students with special needs or assist student
with special training devices such as touch-screen computers or
equipment for the hearing, visually, or physically impaired.
- Monitors students on the playground, in hallways and restrooms,
cafeteria, and bus loading areas before and after school to
ensure proper behavior and observation of safety rules.
- May also assist teacher by grading tests through application of
identified scoring techniques, and provide testing results
profile in standard form
- May assist students with accessing computer programs, monitoring
and keeping students on-task, keeping computer progress records,
and preparing and printing routine reports.
- Your daily tasks may include our high-needs population, with job
assignments such as changing diapers, toilet training, self-help
skills, and tube-feedings.
### Travel Required
Not required
##### Supervisory status
##### Promotion Potential
- #### Job family (Series)
1702 Education And Training Technician
- Requirements
### Conditions of Employment
- Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a
Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service
- Proof of U.S. Citizenship required.
- Direct deposit of pay is required.
- One year trial period may be required.
- This position requires a Tier 1 (T1) investigation with
Childcare Checks since its duties require interaction with
children and youth under the age of eighteen (18) years of age.
- Must be vigilant in maintaining the confidentiality of
school-related matters.
### Qualifications
**Who May Apply:** U.S. Citizens
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and or experience
requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid
experience, including volunteer work done through National Service
programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations
(e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community;
student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying
experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly
describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education,
your transcripts will be required as part of your application.
Experience required: To qualify based on your work experience, your
resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared
you to do the work in this job. General experience is defined as:
progressively responsible clerical, office or other work that
indicates ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills
needed to perform the duties of an Educational Aide.
Education Substitution:
Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the
required experience above in order to qualify.
For this job, you may qualify if your education meets the
definitions below:
1) Qualifying based on education alone: Education may be substituted
for general experience with 2 years (60 semester hours) of education
above high school.
2) Qualifying based on a combination of education and general
experience: A combination of education and general experience may be
used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage
of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of
the requirements, divide your total months of qualifying experience
by 12. Then divide your semester hours of undergraduate education
by 60. Add the 2 percentages. Note: For the purpose of
qualifications, 1 full year of undergraduate education is equivalent
to 30 semester hours.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in
the following areas:
- Communications and Media
- Standards
- Teaching Others
### Education
**FOREIGN EDUCATION:** If you are using education completed in
foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification
requirements, you must show 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; or full credit has been given for the courses at
a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information,
### Additional information
- Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department
of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
- Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market
- Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
- If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you
do not have in electronic form, view the following link for
information regarding an Alternate Application.
### How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the
qualifications above.
Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application
package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the
questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the
qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are
minimally qualified, your r sum and supporting documentation will
be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire
to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your
r sum and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that
you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may
lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions
carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your
**Basis for Rating:** Qualified candidates will be assigned to one
of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and
Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of
non-preference eligibles within each quality category.
- Best Qualified. Candidates in this category possess exceptional
skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum
requirements for the announced position.
- Highly Qualified. Candidates in this category possess good
skills and experience above the minimum requirements for the
announced position.
- Qualified. Candidates in this category meet the minimum
experience requirements for the announced position.
### Background checks and security clearance
##### Security clearance
Not Required
##### Drug test required
- Required Documents
The documents you are required to submit vary based on whether or
not you are eligible for preference in federal employment. A
complete description of preference categories and the associated
required documents is in the Applicant Checklist (External).
As described above, your complete application includes your resume,
your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which
prove your eligibility to apply. **If you fail to provide these
documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application
package and you will not be considered any further.**
**1. Your resume:**
- Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the
specialized experience described in this announcement.
- If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate
material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and
qualification determinations and you may not be considered for
this vacancy.
- For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours
worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week
and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your
resume does not contain this information, your application will
be marked as incomplete and you will not receive consideration
for this position.
- You should list any relevant performance appraisals and
incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken
into consideration during the selection process. If selected,
you may be required to provide supporting documentation.
- For additional information see: What to include in your resume.
**2. Other supporting documents:**
- Cover Letter, optional
- Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable
- **Transcripts:** This position has an individual occupational
requirement and/or allows for substitution of education for
experience. You MUST submit a copy of your transcript with your
application package or you will be rated ineligible.
NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to
include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human
Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military
orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information
for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to
remove another person's personal information before you submit your
application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of
the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.
- Benefits
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a
comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your
family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to
make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal
Review our benefits
Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold
and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent.
Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific
benefits offered.
- How to Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the online
questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required
Documents section above.
The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST)
on 08/12/2019 to receive consideration.
- To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will
need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do
not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before
beginning the application
- Follow the prompts to **select your r sum and/or other
supporting documents** to be included with your application
package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional
documents to include in your application before it is submitted.
Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the
virus scan process.
- After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package,
complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem
appropriate and **click to continue with the application
- You will be taken to the online application which you must
complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online
application, verify the required documentation is included with
your application package, and submit the application. **You must
re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS
account or your application will be incomplete.**
- It is your responsibility to verify that your application
package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the
questionnaire) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the
closing date. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to
clear the virus scan.
- Additional information on how to complete the online application
process and submit your online application may be found on the
USA Staffing Applicant Resource Center.
To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS
account (sajobs.gov/Account/Login), all of your
applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application
Status will appear along with the date your application was last
updated. For information on what each Application Status means,
visit: sajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/.
### Agency contact information
### Army Applicant Help Desk
##### Phone
##### Email
##### Website
##### Address
West Point Elementary School
705a Barry Road
West Point, NY 10996
Learn more about this agency
### Next steps
If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message
acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package
will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and
quality ranking for this position. If you are determined to be
ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no
further consideration.
- Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent.
Please read the following guidance.
### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on
the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and
gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual
orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age,
membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental
status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
- Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job
### Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants
with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable
accommodation for any part of the application process should follow
the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part
of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the
hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable
accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work
environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an
individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties
or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide
reasonable accommodations when:
- An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an
equal opportunity to apply for a job.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform
the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive
equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and
office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the
application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are
considered on a case-by-case basis.
Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations
or how to contact an agency.
#### Legal and regulatory guidance
- Financial suitability
- Social security number request
- Privacy Act
- Signature and false statements
- Selective Service
- New employee probationary period
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to
apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/541209700. Only resumes
submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed
at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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