Department of Defense Education Activity EDUCATIONAL AIDE in Agana, Guam

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*NOTE: This announcement is used to establish a register of applicants to fill multiple vacancies as they occur throughout the year. Location and work schedule of vacancies will vary based on the needs of the DoDEA District and can be located at any of our schools. There is no guarantee if or when vacancies will be available. *


A 13.01% non-taxable cost of living allowance (COLA) will be added to the salary. COLA may be subject to change without notice

Positions are in the excepted service. Selectee must convert to an excepted service appointment.

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This announcement is used to fill the following temporary part-time seasonal positions.

* Incumbent may perform some or all of the duties described below:*

EDUCATIONAL AIDE (General), GS-1702-04

Prepares instructional materials related to class lessons by typing, duplicating, arranging, or displaying materials as instructed. Prepares letters, tests, schedules, purchase orders, and other documents through the use of a personal computer or typewriter. The position does not require competitive level typing or office automation skills. Collects resources such as maps, charts, magazine articles, and library books for teachers and students to support the educational lessons designed by the classroom teacher. Monitors students on the playground, in hallways and restrooms, during study halls, during lunch, and in bus loading areas. Supervises small study groups and student committees, testing situations (as appropriate), and students' individual research projects. Assists students in subject areas and make-up work.

EDUCATIONAL AIDE (Kindergarten), GS-1702-04In this position, you will assist the Kindergarten teacher in the implementation of the full-day Kindergarten program for early childhood education by performing the following tasks: Assumes responsibility for conducting and guiding children in group activities such as reading, fine arts activities, etc., according to the guidelines and strategies of "Building the Primary Classroom," the DoDEA Kindergarten content standards, and other educational and DoDEA directives, regulations, guides, manuals, and handbooks as well. May monitor students on playgrounds, in classrooms, hallways, restrooms, and cafeteria during recess and lunch periods, and in bus loading areas before and after school, to assist students in their activities, ensure proper behavior, and observation of safety rules.

EDUCATIONAL AIDE (Special Education), GS-1702-04In this position, you will assist the special education instructional program for students with disabilities. Employees in this position provide assistance in teaching skills in toileting, feeding, eating, and personal hygiene. Lift, carry, transfer, and facilitate the motor development of physically impaired students. Observes and records student's behaviors and activities. Tutors students. Performs a variety of administrative tasks. Assists handicapped students to and from school. The employee may be assigned to work in classroom, media center, health clinic, or school office. May monitor students on playgrounds, in classrooms, hallways, restrooms, and cafeteria during recess and lunch periods, and in bus loading areas before and after school, to assist students in their activities, ensure proper behavior, and observation of safety rules.

EDUCATIONAL AIDE (Sure Start), GS-1702-04In this position, you will collaborate with and assist the Sure Start teacher in the implementation of the Sure Start Program for enrolled children. Sure Start Aides assist the Sure Start Teacher by providing administrative support. They plan and assist with room arrangement, activities, and schedules. Conducts and guides children in group activities. Participates in home visits. Contributes to reports and assessments. Assists in planning and conducting parent activities. Serves as Sure Start committee member. The employee may be assigned to work in classroom, media center, health clinic, or school office. May monitor students on playgrounds, in classrooms, hallways, restrooms, and cafeteria during recess and lunch periods, and in bus loading areas before and after school, to assist students in their activities, ensure proper behavior, and observation of safety rules.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


Who May Apply
This job is open to…

US Citizens in the local Guam commuting area

Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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1702 Education And Training Technician

  • Requirements


Conditions of Employment
  • You must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Male applicants must meet the Selective Service requirement
  • You will be subject to a background/suitability investigation/determination

Are You Qualifying Based on Education? An electronic photocopy of all OFFICIAL college/university transcripts (front and back) must be submitted. To receive the maximum allowable credit you must include all transcripts (front and back) for each degree earned to include any additional courses currently in progress. Any transcripts submitted that are not in English or not official will be removed from the application and will not be considered. (Transcripts must be in English.)

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; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit:


In order to qualify for these positions, applicants must possess one year of general work experience that has equipped the applicant with knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. General experience is defined as progressively responsible clerical, office or other work that indicates ability to acquire the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the position to be filled.


Applicants who do not meet generalized experience requirement, may substitute experience with education OR a combination of experience and education.

This position requires completion of two years above high school ORCombination of post high school level education and general experience that meets 100% of the qualification -i.e 6 months general experience with one(1) year education above high school.

One year of full time academic study is defined as 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours in a college or university or at least 20 hours of classroom instruction per week for approximately 36 weeks in business, secretarial or technical school.

Additional information

What To Expect Next - Application Status

This announcement is used to generate a register of applicants for positions throughout the opening and closing date of the announcement. Once vacancies are identified, résumé and application package submitted at the time will be reviewed and a list will be issued to the selecting official. Applicants will be notified of their status by email of their status. Referred applicants may be contacted directly by the hiring office for an interview.

You may also check the status of your application at any time by logging onto your USAJobs account and clicking on "Application Status." For a more detailed update of your status, click on "more information." Information regarding applicant notification points can be found in the USAJobs Resource Center at


All candidates must reside within the local commuting area where the position is located. Local commuting area is defined as the geographic area surrounding a work site that encompasses the localities where people live and reasonably can be expected to travel back and forth daily to work based on the generally held expectations of the local community. (5 CFR 575.203)

Incumbent may be required to complete a 2-year probationary or trial period.

You will be required to participate in Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer in accordance with DoD Regulation 7000.14R.

Selectee must undergo Background Checks IAW DoDI 1402.5 (e.g. Local Files Check, State Criminal History Records Check, and National Agency Check Inquiries). Employment in these positions is subject to successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet/maintain these requirements may be grounds for termination.

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How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Once your application is complete, the Human Resources Office will compare your resume and supporting documentation against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this position. 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 for this position. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documents, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted, including marking you ineligible for this position.

Applicants will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. Within these categories, selection preference will in the following order:

1) Military Spouse preference applicants and all applicants with veteran's preference

2) All other applicants

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Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance

Public Trust - Background Investigation

  • Required Documents


Required Documents
  • The following documents must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on Saturday, March 31, 2018.

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  • Applicants will not be considered or rated if all of the forms and supporting documents indicated below are not included in the application packet.

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    1. Questionnaire - Required
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    1. Resume – Required
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    1. Military Spouses: Copy of the sponsor's Permanent Change of Station orders indicating authorization of dependent travel; or a Command Sponsorship letter, if you are not on the sponsor's orders - Required
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  • In addition to the required documents above applicants must submit the following supporting documents that apply to them:

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  • Current Federal employees: Copy of latest SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action or Equivalent NAF/ AAFES Personnel action

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  • Electronic copies of all OFFICIAL college/university transcripts (front and back). To receive the maximum allowable credit you must include all transcripts (front and back) for each degree earned to include any additional courses currently in progress. Any transcripts submitted that are not in English or not official

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  • Applicants claiming veteran's preference must submit:

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    1. A copy of DD-214 (copy member 4), future separatees may submit Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty showing all dates of service, as well as character of service (Honorable, General, etc.).
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    1. Applicants claiming disability preference- letter from the Department of Veteran's Affairs, dated 1991 or later, certifying an Overall Service Connected Disability AND, Optional: Standard Form-15 (SF-15), an application for 10-Point Veteran's Preference (To obtain a copy of the SF-15, go to
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  • *Active duty members may not be appointed unless separated or on terminal leave

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  • Failure to submit supporting documentation will result in loss of Preference consideration*

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

  • 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 benefits.

For positions with temporary appointments lasting less than one year, benefits may not be authorized.

Working for the Department of Defense Education Activity offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. To find out more about the major benefits offered to most Federal employees, visit

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


How to Apply

Follow the steps below to apply online. Your application and ALL required supporting documents must be received by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on Saturday, March 31, 2018. Paper, faxed or e-mailed electronic applications submitted directly to the agency and not through the USA Jobs program using the instructions below will not be considered.

Step 1:

Click the APPLY button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. It is essential that your resume provide sufficient information to substantiate your responses in the self-assessments vacancy questions. If your responses are not adequately substantiated by your resume, the HRO will amend your rating to more accurately reflect the level of competency that is indicated by the content of your resume.

Your application/resume for Federal employment must include the following information in order to be considered for the position: Total employment period, i.e., starting and ending dates (month and year) and number of hours per week for each work experience, paid and unpaid. A description of your duties and accomplishments for each experience, including volunteer. if you are a current or former Federal employee, highest Federal civilian grade held, job series, and dates of employment. NOTE: USAJOBS resume tool is highly recommended.

Step 2: Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire. Step 3: Submit supporting documents. Submit the required documents specified in the "Required Documents" Section of this vacancy.

Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page using the following vacancy ID 2028410. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144. Note: To return to a previously Saved or Incomplete application you may use the following link: .

If you cannot apply online: 1. Click the following link to view and print the assessment questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire, and 2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the assessment questionnaire: and 3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.

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Agency contact information
Pacific South Okinawa





Guam District PSC 490 Box 7655 FPO, AP

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Next steps

Once your complete application is received and as vacancies occur, evaluations of applications will be conducted. The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview.

DoDEA is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. General information concerning EEO policies and procedures can be found on the DoDEA's Diversity Management and Equal Opportunity website at .

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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.

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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 and hiring process 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.

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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 For the full announcement and to apply, visit Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 01/26/2018 to 03/31/2018

Salary: $14.30 to $18.59 per hour

Pay scale & grade: GS 04

Work schedule: Part-Time - Part Time

Appointment type: Multiple Appointment Types