Teacher (Substitute) / Training Instructor (Substitute)

Dahlgren, Virginia
Jun 18, 2021
Jun 26, 2021
Full Time


This announcement is for Substitute Teacher/Training Instructor positions located at Dahlgren, Virginia for the following school: Dahlgren Dependent School.
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  • 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

Conditions of Employment:
  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship required Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Requirement.
  • Direct deposit of pay is required
  • This position requires a Tier 1 (T1) investigation with Childcare Checks since its duties require interaction with children and youth under the age of eighteen (18) years of age.
  • Failure to successfully meet/maintain these requirements may be grounds for termination.
  • 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 who hold a Bachelor's degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university will be appointed to the Substitute Teacher position.
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.


To qualify based on education, you must submit a legible photocopy of official transcripts from an accredited institution with your name, school name, credit hours, course level, major(s), and grade point average or class ranking.
Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet qualification requirements, you must show that your 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.

Additional information

Please visit the link to below to review DoDEA's school operations during the COVID-19 pandemic for more information.

DoDEA COVID Safety Info:

Positions under this announcement will be filled by appointment in the Excepted Service under examining authority of 10 U.S.C. Sec 2164.

This announcement may be used for the purpose of filling temporary, intermittent (on call, as needed) seasonal positions for School Year 2021-2022.

This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies.

This in an inventory of candidates, as such candidates can submit applications at any time; however, an initial cut-off date of 04-15-2021 will be used to begin applicant consideration.

Applications received after the initial cut-off date will be considered in subsequent cut-offs on the last day of the month, as needed.

Pay rates will be determined by position:

Substitute Teacher : $15.04 per hour.
  • Long-term assignment may increase per hour rate.
Training Instructor : $15.04 per hour
  • Long-term assignment may increase per hour rate.

DoDEA is looking for motivated substitutes as the need has increased exponentially due to COVID impacts. DoDEA has taken a serious approach to ensuring a healthy and safe school environment. The health and well-being of our students and staff is our top priority. We are taking many precautions to help protect our staff utilizing guidance from the CDC to include masks, sanitizer stations, social distancing, and stringent reporting and response to COVID cases. We want all applicants to know that we have worked hard to create an environment that is safe to work in. To learn more, please see the Additional Information section.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Once the announcement has closed, a review of the application package (resume and supporting documents) will be reviewed for completeness and used to determine whether the qualification and education requirements listed on this announcement have been met. If a complete application is not submitted, candidates will be marked as having an incomplete application package and the application will not be considered any further. If the qualification and education requirements are met, candidates' applications may be referred to the hiring manager for consideration.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required

Required Documents

Resume -
Personal Information: Full name, mailing address, phone numbers, and email address
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, position start and end dates, hours worked per week, rank/grade if military
Other Qualifications: Job-related training courses, skills, certificates, and licenses, honors, awards, and special accomplishments
For additional information see: What to include in your resume. https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/faq/application/documents/resume/what-to-include/

Transcripts - Photocopy of all OFFICIAL transcripts from an accredited college/university. Any transcripts submitted that are not in English will not be considered. Teaching Certificate -Photocopy of current, valid state issued Teaching Certificate. Certificate must be in English.

Veterans' Preference Documentation -If you are a Discharged, Non-Disabled Veteran, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 showing character of discharge (Member 4 copy), or other Documentation of Service and Separation under Honorable Conditions, as listed on the SF15. If you don't have your DD-214, you may request it after discharge from the National Archives. If you are a veteran within 120 days of discharge, you must submit signed documentation from the Armed Forces certifying: 1) your expected release/retirement from active duty, 2) under honorable conditions, 3) your pay grade/rank/rate at time of discharge, 4) dates of active duty service, 5) any campaign or expeditionary medals received, & 6) dated within 120 days of your separation. If you are a Disabled Veteran, Purple Heart Recipient, or Mother or Spouse of a Disabled or Deceased Veteran, you must submit all additional proof required by the SF15, and if applicable, a completed SF15. You may request a copy of your Department of Veterans Affairs letter fromwww.ebenefits.va.gov or call 1-800-827-1000 to establish proof of disability.

Reemployed Annuitant Information -
If you are a retired Federal employee (annuitant) meaning that you are an individual receiving an annuity from a civil service retirement fund (Civil Service Retirement System/CSRS or Federal Employees Retirement System/FERS), please provide the following supporting documentation: - Retirement SF-50 - OPM current Annual Annuity Statement - Statement or email stating you will not accept the position without the salary dual-compensation waiver - DD-214, if applicable Please note: - Annuitants who are reemployed with a salary offset (dual compensation) waiver are not eligible for additional retirement coverage (other than Social Security coverage) or annual, sick leave or holiday pay if on an intermittent work schedule - All reemployed annuitants serve at the will of the appointing authority, i.e., they may be released at any time based on the management needs of the organization

Note: Do not submit photographs with your application package. Documents with photographs may not be seen by hiring officials - you must remove your image from any badges, licenses, etc.

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.