Department of Defense Education Activity Substitute Teacher/AVID Tutor in Agana, Guam

  • Duties




Salary for Guam District Substitute Teachers:

$10.25 per hour

$15.25 per hour (long term substitute)


Guam: United States Citizens

Okinawa Island United States Citizens with SOFA STATUS

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Substitute teachers present instruction in accordance with an established lesson plan and curriculum to students in a classroom environment. AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) Tutors are advocates and role models for the students, responsible for reporting student progress to the teacher. They tutor students individually or in small groups, review the students’ notes, entertain questions and discussions, determine the concepts which need to be reviewed, work with students in any phase of the writing process, and correct students’ work.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Who May Apply
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1701 General Education And Training

  • Requirements


Conditions of Employment
  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this position
  • Male applicants must meet the selective service requirements
  • A background/suitability investigation/determination is required.

DoDEA employs the best qualified professional staff to implement its program of learning.

Best qualified candidates are defined as:

  • Applicants who possess a baccalaureate degree from an institution accredited by a regional accrediting association which includes 18 semester hours of course work in the field of professional teacher education;

  • Applicants who possess a baccalaureate degree in any major;

Highly Qualified candidates are defined as:

  • Applicants who possess an associate degree or has completed 60 semester hours;

If necessary, selection may be made based on minimum qualification requirement. The minimum qualification is a high school diploma or graduate equivalency diploma (GED).


Transcripts: 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:

Additional information


Payment of travel and transportation expenses, LQA, and PA are not authorized.

NOTE: Applicants must be living within the local commuting area of the location/school they indicated interest in; or be on PCS orders to the respective location.

Citizenship/Ordinarily Resident Status: Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are not considered Ordinarily Resident under the applicable Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA).

An ordinarily resident cannot be appointed. An ordinarily resident is anyone who has lived in the host country longer than the allowed number of days without being a member of the forces assigned, civilian component or a family member of either the aforementioned or who has obtained a work permit for any duration. Ordinarily Resident restrictions apply and vary depending on the host nation.

Dual citizens will not be appointed to positions within the country in which they hold dual citizenship. Citizenship eligibility will be verified prior to appointment

Substitute teachers/AVID tutors work only when actually needed, and have no guaranteed tour of duty.

Substitute teachers may work no more than 90 consecutive days in a continuing full-time or part-time position with a prescheduled tour of duty.

Federal employees must participate in Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer in accordance with DOD Regulation 7000.14R.

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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.

No written test is required. Applicants will be rated on an evaluation of the applicability and extent of their experience, education, or training. Applicant-initiated information will be the sole basis to determine qualification for employment. Annotate N/A (not applicable) for those items in the application that do not apply unless instructions indicate otherwise. Failure to furnish complete, accurate, qualification information may lead to loss of employment and will not be a basis for grievance or appeal.

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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 to the school for a complete package

Please ensure all documents are complete, accurate, legible, signed and dated.

Applicants will not be considered or rated if they do not submit all of the forms indicated below. Failure to submit the required forms will not be a basis for subsequent appeal or grievance.

Most of the documents below are included in the DoDEA Pacific Substitute Packet

Geographic Availability Form

DD Form 2981 Basic Criminal History and Statement of Admission

* Criminal History Background Check for Individuals in Childcare Services Positions Release/Consent Statement*

Memorandum for the Provost Marshal Office (PMO)/Security Police, Family Advocacy, Drug and Alcohol Program Check


Personal Information (Full name, mailing address w/ zip code, phone numbers and email)

Education (Name, city, state, date degree attained, and type of degree)

Work and Volunteer Experience (Job title, duties and accomplishments, employer's name and complete

address, supervisor's name and phone number, starting and ending dates, hours per week, salary, indicate

whether we may contact your current supervisor)

Other Qualifications (Job-related training courses, skills, certificates and licenses, honors, awards and

special accomplishments; for example, publications, memberships in professional or honor societies, leadership

activities, public speaking and performance awards)

* DO NOT include in your resume: SSN/photos/classified information

SF-61 Appointment Affidavit

OF-306 Declaration for Federal Employment – Please sign and date Blocks 17a and 17b (do not date 17b)

SF-144 Statement of Prior Federal Service

*SF-256 Self Identification of Handicap *

SF-181 Ethnicity and Race Identification Form

I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification Form

DD-93 Record of Emergency Data Form

SF-1152 – Beneficiary Form (Optional), must be signed, dated and be signed by two witnesses

Dual Compensation Form

Pre-Employment Questionnaire

Military Reserve/Guard Status Form or Retired Military Data Form

Pre-Appointment Certificate Statement for Selective Service Registration

Copy of VISA stamp - KOREA ONLY

Pay Documents: Address Change Form, W-4 Tax Form, SF-1199-A Direct Deposit Form, State Tax Withholding Form* *

Signed Request for Personnel Action (SF-52)

Proof of Sofa Status:

Family Members of Civilians/ Active Duty/ Contractors - copy of Sponsor's Permanent Change of Station (PCS) travel orders indicating authorization of dependent travel/ Letter of Employment

Current/Former Federal Employees should provide a copy of latest SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action or Equivalent NAF AAFES Personnel action.

Applicants with prior military service must submit:

  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.).

  2. 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

*Active duty members may not be appointed unless separated or on terminal leave


* Local Police Clearance*

* Certification of Tuberculosis Screening*

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.

Substitute Teachers/AVID Tutor are not eligible for life insurance and retirement benefits and do not earn leave. However, they may be eligible for health insurance if they are expected to work 130 hours per month or more, for at least 90 days. For more information select the following link:

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
  1. Complete the DoDEA Pacific Substitute Packet Return your completed Substitute Application Packet to the nearest DoDEA school location. (The school that receives your application may become your home school if appointed as a Substitute Teacher)

NOTE: Applicants may only select schools within their local commuting area. Local commuting area is defined as the geographic area that usually constitutes an area in which you live and can reasonably be expected to travel back and forth daily to your place of employment. Applicants will not be considered for positions outside their local commuting area.

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Agency contact information
Pacific South Okinawa





OKINAWA District Unit 35007 APO, AP

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Next steps

After a receipt of your complete application packet, a Human Resources Representative will contact you regarding next steps in the hiring process.

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
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 applicants

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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: $53.75 to $107.50 per day

Pay scale & grade: TP 00

Work schedule: Intermittent

Appointment type: Intermittent