Child and Youth Program Training and Curriculum Specialist
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
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.
Must possess a valid state drivers license.
Must pass a pre-employment physical, provide evidence of immunization and be free from communicable disease.
Satisfactorily complete all background checks in accordance with PL 101-647 to include National Agency Check with Written Inquiries (NACI).
Must satisfactorily obtain or complete required training certificates and maintain certifications or credentials required by federal, state or National Accreditation institutions utilized as part of DOD’s Child and Youth Programs.
Knowledge, skill, and ability to independently manage a developmentally appropriate program for the age groups served. Knowledge and background of child and youth programs including principles, practices and techniques of child and youth development. Knowledge of Federal and State laws governing the detection and prevention of child abuse and/or neglect. Knowledge of the NAEYC, COA and NAFCC accreditation criteria and process, the required programs of the BGCA, 4-H, and the skills and knowledge to implement the Department of Defense (DoD) certification standards. Skill in planning, organizing, and implementing a variety of programs. Skill to develop curriculum outlines, courses of study lesson plans/guides, and to conduct training workshops. Ability to provide guidance and leadership to employees and providers. Ability to identify and respond to emergency situations including evacuations, child illness, and physical and emotional disorders.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES:
A 4-year degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Elementary Education, Special Education, Home Economics (early childhood emphasis) or related field of study AND 3 years of full time experience working with children and/or youth.
A Master's degree in the related field of study AND minimum of 1 year professional experience working with children.
A combination of education and experience (e.g. courses equivalent to a major in a field (24 higher level semester hours) appropriate to the position (see above) plus appropriate experience or additional course work that that provided knowledge comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of the 4-year course of study described above AND 3 years of full time experience working with children and/or youth.
Due to Command policy on employee parking, employment does not guarantee a parking space on the installation. Metro is highly encouraged.
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 to www.usajobs.gov with resume and OF 306 (Declaration for Federal Employment).
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.
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.
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.Read more
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Applicants must submit proof of education with their application (high school diploma or GED and any additional supporting documentation). We will only accept high school diplomas from state accredited high schools and/or college transcripts from institutions accredited by an organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Documents in a foreign language must be professionally translated into English. Applicants who fail to provide OF-306 (Declaration for Federal Employment) AND proof of education with their resume will be disqualified from further consideration. Completed documents can be submitted with resume on USAJOBS.
Ranking and Rating Criteria of knowledge, skills and abilities will be used for each application.
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