Coast Guard Community Services Command Child Care Teacher in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts
OMB NO: 1625-0120
Expiration Date: 10/31/2021
Announcement #: 3792
Opening Date: 7 January 2021 Pay Plan/Series/Pay Band: NF-1702-03
Closing Date: Until Filled Work Schedule: Full Time (30-40 hrs/wk)
Position: Child Care Teacher Salary: $17.56/hr
Who May Apply: All Sources Location: Buzzards Bay, MA
USCG Child Development Center
Plans and executes early childhood education and development activities. Teaches children with a variety of educational material and programs. Collaborate with parents to promote understanding and follow-up actions benefiting the children. Supervise classroom assistants or volunteers.
Ensures that program plans and activities incorporate the observed needs of the individual children and youth. Implements activities and special events that meet the physical, social, emotional, and cognitive needs of children. Incorporates special instructions provided by parents such as special dietary needs, physical needs, or other information that may affect the child or youth’s experience in the program. Prepares and implements program options for children and youth with special requirements.
Demonstrates, instructs, leads, and facilitates planned and spontaneous program activities. Role models developmentally appropriate practice and classroom or activity area management techniques. Promotes and models safety, fitness, health, and nutrition practices. Helps prepare, arrange, and maintain indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials. Inventories equipment on a recurring basis and recommends replenishing damaged, missing, and depleted supplies. Establishes a program environment that sustains participant interest and promotes positive interactions with other children, youth, and adults. Helps arrange for and/or serve appropriate snacks or meals where applicable. Interacts with children using approved child guidance development techniques.
You will be evaluated for this position based on how well you meet the qualifications below. Your resume/application must demonstrate the required experience/education. Please see additional information on how your application is evaluated.
1. Two 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 two years of experience.
2. Ability to satisfactorily complete background investigation - National Agency Check with Written Inquires (NACI), upon hiring and renew every 5 years.
3. Possess and maintain the physical ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds, walk, bend, and stoop and stand on a routine basis. Duties may involve working both indoors and outdoors.
Preferred (in addition to minimum):
1. A BA/BS degree in child development, early childhood education, home economics (early childhood emphasis), elementary education, special education or other degree appropriate to the position from an accredited college or Associate of Arts (AA) degree and at least 2 years’ experience in child care or preschool environment.
OTHER ESSENTIAL INFORMATION:
- Selectee will be required to participate in Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer as the Standard method of payment for payroll and travel purposes.
- Males born after 12/31/59 and at least 18 years of age must be registered with the Selective Service System, unless covered by an exemption under the Selective Service Law, in accordance with 5 U.S. Code 3378. Selectee will be required to provide a written statement regarding his registration status, unless he is exempted by this statute.
- Must satisfactorily complete a Federal Background check
US Citizens and non-citizens authorized to work in the US, must have lived in the US for three of the last five years, and meet residency requirements set forth below:
1.Resided in the United States or its protectorate or territories (excluding short trips abroad, such as vacations);
2.Worked for the United States government as an employee overseas in a Federal or military capacity; or
3.Have been a dependent of a United States Federal or military employee serving overseas.
Exceptions may be granted to applicants if they can provide complete stateside coverage information required to make a suitability/security determination. Applicants must provide this information with their application for employment.
HOW TO APPLY
Additional Information on how you will be evaluated:
Your resume/application must demonstrate the required experience/education. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through the National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social, committee, sports, internships). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and leadership experience that translates directly to paid employment. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.
You MUST submit a resume or any other written format in English of your choice which clearly identifies: (1) The announcement number, title and pay band of the job you are applying for, and, (2) Information such as full name; mailing address; country of citizenship (U.S. Citizenship or valid authorization to work in the U.S.); highest Federal grade or NAF pay band held with job series, title, and dates held (if applicable); a statement requiring proof of veterans’ preference by means of DD 214; education; and relevant work experience including start/end dates, supervisor’s name and phone number, salary and title, series and grade if experience was with a nonappropriated fund instrumentality of the Federal government. You must also include a copy of your most recent performance appraisal if you are a current Federal or NAF employee. Applications may not be sent in franked Government envelopes; applications filed in this fashion will not receive consideration. If information is not complete, you may be excluded from consideration. The first application and/or resume submitted for a specific requisition will be considered the only submission. Any duplicate submissions to the same requisition will not be considered. The application date will be used in determining these factors.
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Child Care Teacher FT 3792
Buzzards Bay, MA, US
Equal Employment Opportunity: All candidates will be considered without regard to any non-merit factor such as race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or marital status.
PRIVACY ACT NOTICE
Authority: The U.S. Coast Guard rates applicants under the authority of Title 5 of U.S. Code, Sections 301, 1104, 1302, 2103, 3301, 3304, Executive Order 9397, and Departmental Regulations.
Principal Purpose: To collect information needed to determine how well an applicant’s education and work experience qualify them for the job they are applying for.
Routine Use: This information provided will be shared with the hiring manager and interview panel members. It may also be shared in response to a request for discovery or for appearance of a witness, information that is relevant to the subject matter involved in a pending judicial or administrative proceeding.
Disclosure: Voluntary, however failure to disclose requested information may result in an applicant not receiving consideration for a position in which the information is needed.
Paperwork Reduction Act Statement: An agency may not conduct or sponsor an information collection and a person is not required to respond to this information unless it displays a current valid OMB control number and an expiration date. The control number for this collection is OMB 1625-new, expiration 10/31/2021. The estimated average time to complete this application is 40 minutes. If you have any comments regarding the burden estimate you can write to U.S. Coast Guard, Community Services Command, 510 Independence Parkway, Suite 500, Chesapeake, VA 23320.