CYP Assistant Training Specialist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Annapolis, Maryland
Posted
Apr 16, 2021
Closes
Apr 24, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

The purpose of the of the Child and Youth Program (CYP) Assistant Training Specialist is to assist the CYP Training Specialist in providing and delivering a comprehensive training program to CYP employees and Child Development Home (CDH) providers.
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Responsibilities

Major duties and responsibilities are summarized below.

Knowledge, skill, and ability to assist managing 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.

Knowledge in interests and motivation of individuals and groups.

Skill in planning, organizing, and implementing a variety of programs.

Skill to assist in developing 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 assist in training employees on a variety of issues to include recognition and identification of childhood illnesses and child abuse, etc..

Ability to assist in identifying and responding to emergency situations including evacuations, child illness, and physical and emotional disorders.

Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing, and possess strong interpersonal communication skills.

3 years of experience (i.e., with credential) where the incumbent displays knowledge of a competency in developmentally appropriate programming, OR 2 years full-time experience (i.e., with 2 year degree); or 1 year experience (i.e., with 4 year degree) working with children or youth.

A complete list of duties and responsibilities will be provided at the time of hire.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
03

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Undergo pre-employment and random drug testing. A positive drug test, or failure to submit for testing, is a basis for removal from this position
  • You must be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent Unit
  • Must successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of employment
  • Must have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer
  • Pass a pre-employment physical, provide evidence of immunization, be free of all communicable diseases, and obtain appropriate immunization against communicable diseases
  • Ability to sustain considerable walking, standing, bending and stooping, and lifting up to 40 pounds
  • This is a designated position and Random Drug Testing required


Qualifications

Knowledge, skill and ability to assista managing mentally appropiate program for the age groups served.

Knowledge and background of child and youth program including principles, practices and techniques of child and youth development.

Knowledge of the federal and state laws governing the detection and prevention of child abuse and/or neglect.

Knowledge of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), Council on Accreditation (COA), and National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC) accreditation criteria and processes, as well as the required programs of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) and 4-H, and the skills and knowledge to implement the Department of Defense (DoD) certification standards.

Knowledge of how to identify the interests and motivations of individuals and groups.

Skill in planning, organizing, and implementing a variety of programs.

Skill in developing curriculum outlines, training outlines, courses of study, and lesson plans and guides.

Ability to conduct training workshops.

Ability to provide guidance and leadership to employees and providers.

Ability to identify and respond to emergency situations (e.g., evacuations, child illnesses, individuals with physical and emotional disorders).

Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing, as well as possess strong interpersonal communication skills

Education

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

OR

A 2 year degree in Early Childhood education (ECE), Child Development or related field of study, which includes 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 and youth.

OR

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

Note: A minimum 2 year degree if preferred.

Additional information

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 submit a copy of current PCS orders along with the Military Spousal Preference Request form . Failure to submit current PCS orders with application will prevent spousal preference from being granted.

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.

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 .

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.

When relocation expenses are authorized to perform a Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the federal government, the IRS considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Additional information: https://www.dfas.mil/civilianemployees/civrelo/taxableentitlements.html

Public Trust is a type of background investigation, but it is not a security clearance. Depending on the job, you must complete either the Standard Form 85 (SF85) or 85P (SF85P) questionnaire.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

All resumes will be reviewed to determine if they meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement, and will be rated based on the information provided in the resume to determine the level of knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) related to the job requirements. Using the qualifications of the position, a predetermined rating criterion of KSAs will be used for each resume. Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews.

Click the following link to preview the applicant questionnaire: Preview Applicant Questionnaire .

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
Yes

Required Documents

  • If you are a veteran claiming Veterans' Preference, please attach your DD-214 "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty," showing all dates of service, receipt of medals and campaign badges, as well as character of service (Honorable, General, etc.). The member 4 copy of your DD-214, "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty," is preferable.
  • For a disabled veteran, you must submit a Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) letter on DVA letterhead that states your overall combined service-connected disability rating.
  • A resume should be provided. It should include relevant work experience (start/end dates stated in month/year, description of duties and salary), applicable education at a minimum, and your contact information. For current or previous Federal employees, it should also include the Pay Plan, Series and Grade for each work experience entry.
  • Please provide a copy of your College transcript(s) which support those qualifications for which you wish to have considered.


Military Spousal Preference (MSP) Form and Military Orders

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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