Supervisory Educational Technican (Teen Coordinator)

Washington D.C.
Oct 17, 2018
Oct 17, 2018
Full Time

Not required

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • 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.
  • Position is subject to special inoculation and immunization requirements as a condition of employment for working with children.
  • In accordance with DoDI 6060.4, an incumbent must be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • The Military Child Care Act requires national accreditation of CY Programs. Minimum education requirements are required by the accrediting body.
  • Must pass a pre-employment physical, provide evidence of immunization and be free from communicable disease.
  • Must 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 & Youth Programs.
  • There are 9 Classification Factors for this position:

    Factor 1. Knowledge Required by the Position

    Knowledge of developmentally appropriate programs designed to meet the physical, emotional, social, and cognitive needs of children and youth from 13 to 18 years of age.Knowledge of child and youth development principles, practices, and techniques. Knowledge of a variety of teen programming activities for children and youth.Knowledge of Federal and State laws governing the detection and prevention of child abuse and/or neglect.Skill in program planning, organizing, and employee scheduling. Skill working with military families and an understanding of military lifestyles is preferred.

    Ability to supervise others.Ability to lead, supervise, and interact with youth and teens.Ability to safeguard and account for monies and equipment.Ability to maintain records and reports.Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing, and possess strong interpersonal communication skills.

    Factor 2. Supervisory Controls
    Works under direct supervision of the Youth Director who is available for assistance with problems of an unusual nature or issues that require major policy decisions. Incumbent is responsible for developing and implementing a teen program based on the needs of the CYP. Incumbent is expected to operate independently with minimum supervision. Work is reviewed in terms of results, satisfaction and adherence to established standards and procedures.

    Factor 3. Guidelines
    Operational guidelines include, but are not limited to, DODINST 6060.2, 6060.3 and 6060.4; OPNAVINST 1700.9 series; Military Child Care Act (MCCA); NAVMED P-5010; Standard Operating Procedures; accreditation criteria for National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC), Council on Accreditation (COA); BGCA and 4-H standards; and all other applicable instructions and regulations. The incumbent assists in the implementation of program policies, regulations, standards, and procedures to ensure the timely implementation of Program goals and objectives.

    Factor 4. Complexity
    The work includes numerous and unrelated processes and  procedures concerning the wide variety of activities in teen programs for children and youth. Teen activities may include educational activities, special events, open recreation, preteen and teen clubs, classes, trips, dances and other programs that meet the leisure and developmental needs of youth and teens (ages 13-18). Incumbent ensures the activities planned as part of the teen program are age appropriate and provide physical, emotional, cognitive and social development that meet the interests of dependent children and youth living on and off the installation. The work is particularly challenging due to the complex and changing interests and needs of this age group and the social, emotional, and other challenges often confronted by youth and teens. 

    Factor 5. Scope and Effect
    This position supports the physical, emotional, social, recreational and cognitive development, interests and needs of teens (ages 13-18), children and youth. These programs provide safe and developmentally appropriate activities that promote a happy, healthy lifestyle, and meet the needs and interests of the participating children and youth. Positive effects of the program impact military families, communities and the command by involving children and youth in positive recreational and individual and group physical activities that help to deter  youth drug and alcohol abuse, reduce vandalism, reduce the loneliness and stress related to relocation and deployment and develop a life-time of healthy habits. The primary purpose of the position is to assist the Youth Director in the efficient operation and administration of a Teen Program and to implement developmentally appropriate programs for the children and youth served. This contributes to the emotional wellbeing and morale of military and civilian personnel whose children attend the CYP. 

    Factor 6. Personal Contacts
    Personal contacts are with the CYP Director(s), CYP Training Specialist(s), youth and their parents, employees, volunteers, and base civilian and military personnel. The incumbent has other contacts with members of the general public, individually or in groups, members of national youth organizations, local school officials and representatives of local civic volunteer groups.

    Factor 7. Purpose of Contacts
    The purpose of contacts is to facilitate the operation of the program, to ensure smooth implementation of programs and events, opportunities both on the installation and in the community, and gather new information related to teen programs.

    Factor 8. Physical Demands
    The incumbent is required to do considerable walking, standing,bending, stooping, and lifting up to 40 pounds. Activities may require incumbent to drive an automobile (to include driving a government vehicle while transporting children to and from activities). Most of the work is done in activity areas and outdoors, and the incumbent must be able to actively participate in the programs offered. The incumbent will be required to participate in field trips with a wide variety of activities such as trips to amusement parks, hiking, and canoeing.

    Factor 9. Work Environment
    The work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts that require normal safety precautions typical of a wide variety of teen programs and services, such as exposure to disease and injuries from lifting. The indoor work area has adequate light, heat and ventilation. The incumbent may spend a significant amount of time outdoors exposed to the climate while visiting events venues and arenas, and participating in a variety of field trips. May work an uncommon tour of duty to include evening and weekend work to accommodate teen schedules.

    Qualifications and Core CompetenciesMust have one of the following:

    A Child Development Associate (CDA) credential, Military School-Age (MSA) credential or equivalent AND 3 years of experience where the incumbent displays knowledge of a competency in developmentally appropriate programming.


    A 2-year degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE), Child Development or related field of study, which can include Youth Recreation, Physical Education, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Youth Development, Psychology, Social Work, Home Economics with an emphasis in Human Development or other degrees as appropriate AND 2 years of full-time experience working with children or youth.


    4 year degree in the above fields of study AND a minimum of 1 year of experience working with children or youth. 

    Spouses of active duty military members of the Armed Forces may receive preference in hiring under this announcement if they are among the best qualified referred and are within reach of selection. Spouse Preference does not apply to NF 04 and NF 05 positions. Please clearly identify in your application that you are asking for spouse preference and complete the Request for Military Spouse Preference form and submit a copy of current PCS orders.  Failure to submit current PCS orders with application will prevent spousal preference from being granted.  Acceptance or declination of a regular full or part-time non-appropriated or appropriated fund position ends your ability to claim this preference. 

    Some positions have special requirements.  In these cases selection is tentative pending satisfactory completion of these requirements.  Applicants may be required to provide proof of education, etc. All selections are contingent upon the obtaining of satisfactory employment reference checks.

    As a condition of employment, the selected individual will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer program.

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    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.

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