Teacher (Substitute) - Training Instructor (Substitute)

Dahlgren, Virginia
Nov 08, 2019
Nov 17, 2019
Full Time


The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) is currently accepting applications under examining authority of 10 U.S.C., Section 2164. This vacancy announcement is for Substitute Teacher/Training Instructor positions located at Quantico and Dahlgren, Virginia to include the following schools: Crossroad Elementary School and Quantico Middle & High School and Dahlgren Dependents School.

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This announcement may be used for the purpose of filling multiple temporary, intermittent, on-call seasonal positions for School Year 2019-2020. Salary rates will be determined by position:
  • Substitute Teacher : Applicants who hold a Bachelor's degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university will be appointed to the Substitute Teacher position. They will earn $15.04 per hour.
  • Training Instructor : Applicants who hold a high school diploma or GED but less than a Bachelor's degree will be appointed to the Training Instructor position. They will earn $15.04 per hour.

The Substitute Teacher/Training Instructor:
  • Replaces the classroom teacher
  • Plans, organizes, and presents information and instruction which helps students learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their educational and social development
  • Provides instruction which is compatible with the school and system-wide curricular goals
  • Interacts effectively with students, co-workers, and parents
  • Carries out non-instructional duties as assigned and/or as needed
  • Adheres to established laws, policies, rules, and regulations
  • Follows a plan for professional development
  • Reports to and is supervised by the principal

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • All candidates must be U.S. Citizens.
  • Male applicants must meet the Selective Service requirement.
  • All requirements must be met at time of appointment. You are advised to submit your documents promptly as part of your application package.
  • You must submit your complete application and all supporting documents.
  • 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.
  • Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable suitability determination and favorable re-investigation every five years.


Substitute Teacher :
Applicants must hold a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university. Applicants who hold a Bachelor's degree can be considered for and hired for the Substitute Teacher position. Please note you must submit a copy of your official transcript (in English).

Training Instructor :
Applicants with at least a high school diploma or GED but less than a Bachelor's degree can be considered for and hired for the Training Instructor position.


Must meet OPM minimum qualification standards to be considered for this position.
    Training Instructor : High School Diploma or GED. Substitute Teacher : Bachelor's degree or higher.

Additional information

This in an inventory of candidates, as such you can submit your application at any time.

Cut-off dates are on an as needed basis on:
June 28
July 31
Aug 30
Sept 30
Oct 31
Nov 27
Closing date

This is a temporary, intermittent, on-call school year position for the 2019-2020 School Year.
  • Positions under this announcement will be filled by appointment in the Excepted Service.
  • The purpose of this position is to provide instructional services to students, grades Kindergarten through 12, as substitute for the regular teacher.
  • You must be U.S. Citizen to be considered for this position.
  • All selectees will be subject to a background investigation that must be favorably adjudicated.
  • This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies.
  • Relocation expenses will not be authorized.
If you are selected for this position and are not a current DoDEA employee, the documentation you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 on your entry-on-duty date will be verified through the DHS 'E-Verify' system. Federal law requires DoDEA to use the E-Verify system to confirm the employment eligibility of all new hires. Under this system, the new hire is required to resolve any identified discrepancies within eight (8) Federal government work days as a condition of continued employment.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO VETERANS : The Office of Personnel Management has published the end date for Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) as August 31, 2010. To receive veterans' preference for service during the Enduring Freedom/Iraqi Freedom era, you must have served for more than 180 days between September 11, 2011 and August 31, 2010 OR be in receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary medal. Other qualifying eligibility for preference (e.g., disability) remains unchanged.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your application package will initially be reviewed to determine whether you meet the minimum eligibility and qualification requirements. If you are qualified, you may be selected and appointed to the corresponding position based on the qualifications listed above.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

Required Documents

Please ensure you upload all required documentation applicable to you. Failure to upload the necessary documents can result in your application being deemed as incomplete and you may not receive consideration for the position.

______DODEA Substitute Teacher or Training Instructor Application Form which can be found at: Application Form (https://www.dodea.edu/Offices/HR/employment/upload/application-NEW-17Apr18.pdf) - Please use this link
______DODEA Americas Substitute Teacher or Training Instructor Geographic Form which can be found at Geographic Form (https://www.dodea.edu/Offices/HR/employment/upload/AM-Geographic-Form-NEW-17-Apr18.pdf) - Please use this link
_____ Current resume. Please include: Full name, mailing address, phone numbers, and email.
Education: Institution name, city, state, degree type, and date degree attained.
Work/Volunteer Experience: Position title, duties and accomplishments, employer's name and complete address, supervisor's name and phone number, and position start and end dates.
Other Qualifications: Job-related training courses, skills, certificates, and licenses, honors, awards, and special accomplishments. DO NOT include in your resume: Social Security Number, photos, and classified information.
_____ Photocopy of all OFFICIAL transcripts, front and back, from an accredited college/university with announcement number stated on them. To receive the maximum allowable credit you must include all OFFICIAL transcripts 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.)
_____ Copy of current Teaching Certificate, if applicable. (in English)
_____ DD Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, Member 4 copy (if applicable). If requesting 10-point Veterans Preference, SF-15 application can be found at: https://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/sf15.pdf .

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.

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