Job opening: Instructional Systems Specialist (Autism Spectrum Disorder)
Salary: $93 689 - 126 215 per year
Published at: Jan 24 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
About the Position:
This position is located at: Department of Defense Education Activity, Department of Defense Education Activity-Southeast District, Fort Moore, GA.
Description of the Working Environment: Work is performed in an office setting.
Training administrators, teachers, specialists and other educators, in the methods for implementing and maintaining effective instruction and assessment both in the existing curriculum and in initiatives for curriculum improvement.
Providing information to the /Superintendent regarding program needs, status, and recommendations for improvement.
Representing DoDEA in meetings at various agencies and departments of the Federal government relating to the areas of educational expertise.
Integrating data from system-wide testing programs, accreditation reports, and supervisory field observations into comprehensive needs statements.
Implementing curriculum and program standards.
Developing system-wide action plans.
Identifying training needs related to educational needs of students with autism.
Assessing the system-wide effectiveness of autism programs by monitoring the implementation of curriculum/performance standards.
Developing goals and standards to include those that support the DoDEA Community Strategic Plan.
Directing the systematic review of curriculum, student performance, program standards and methodology for meeting the educational needs of students with autism.
Monitoring the quality of program services to ensure compliance with professional quality assurance standards.
- Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Requirement.
- Proof of U.S. Citizenship required.
- Direct deposit of pay is required.
- One year trial or probationary period may be required.
- Appointment subject to a suitability/fitness determination, as determined by a background investigation.
- This position requires a Tier 3 (T3) investigation with Childcare Checks since its duties require interaction with children and youth under the age of eighteen (18) years of age.
- You may be required to sign a transportation agreement.
- You will be required to sign a mobility agreement, be available for worldwide placement, and be willing to rotate to any DoDEA location.
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.
Current Competitive Service Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Civilian EmployeeCurrent Excepted Service Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) EmployeeCurrent Excepted Service Department of Defense EmployeeCurrent Excepted Service EmployeeCurrent Permanent Department of Defense (DoD) Civilian EmployeeExecutive Order (E.O.) 12721Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferPeople with Disabilities, Schedule APostal Service/Peace Corps and Other Unique AuthoritiesPriority Placement Program, DoD Military Reserve (MR) and National Guard (NG) Technician EligiblePriority Placement Program, DoD MR and NG Preference Eligible Tech Receiving Disability RetirementPriority Placement Program, DoD Retained Grade Preference Eligible
A Master's degree in the field of Special Education or Education. A Master's degree in Speech Language Pathology is also acceptable. The course work must have been completed at or accepted by a regionally accredited U.S. college or university.
***Applicants must provide ALL copies of Bachelor's and Master's transcripts (include EDS and Doctorate's if applicable).***
Specialized Experience Requirement (5 years): Specialized experience is special education experience gained in teaching, educational research, development of educational materials and aids, educational testing, educational administration, or comparable activities in an elementary and/or secondary school which has clearly demonstrated success in the application of principles, methods, and techniques of education and familiarity with current developments in PreK-12th grade education and training. This experience must have been in special education. This position requires a minimum of 2 years of autism experience.
Professional Licensure/Certification Requirement: Applicants must be currently certified or certifiable under the current DoDEA standards as a Teacher, Severely Learning Impaired/Multiple Disabilities (categories 0416, 0417 or 0418); Teacher, Physically Impaired (category 0419); Teacher, Mildly to Moderately Learning Impaired (categories 0420, 0421 or 0422); Teacher, Moderately to Severely Learning Impaired (categories 0423, 0424 or 0425); Teacher, Emotionally Impaired (categories 0426, 0427 or 0428); Teacher, Preschool Children with Disabilities (category 0429); Teacher, Hearing Impaired (category 0470); Teacher, Visually Impaired (category 0471); or Teacher, Speech/Language Pathology (category 0472).
Information on DoDEA teaching categories and requirements is located at: https://www.dodea.edu/offices/human-resources/work-dodea/teaching-categories-and-requirements.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
CommunicationInstructional ImplementationInstructional Materials & Curriculum DevelopmentInstructional Program Evaluation
Foreign Degrees and Course Work from Non-accredited Institutions. Credits or degrees earned from a foreign college or university must be evaluated prior to acceptance. Three evaluation procedures are acceptable:
1. The work may be evaluated and interpreted by the International Education Research Foundation, Inc., Credential Evaluation Service, Post Office Box 3665, Culver City, CA 90231-3665 or www.ierf.org/ or 310-258-9451.
2. The foreign institution that awarded the degree is on a list endorsed by a regionally accredited university or on a list endorsed by a state department of education for the purpose of teacher certification in that state (this procedure will require an English translation of the transcript and a copy of the document awarding the degree, together with an authenticated list produced by an American university or a state department of education); and
3. The work may be evaluated by the graduate division of a regionally accredited university and declared the equivalent of similar undergraduate or graduate work in a U.S. institution.
Graduates of non-accredited institutions may have their undergraduate work validated by admittance to graduate school and completion of a minimum of 5 SH of credit in a regionally accredited graduate college.
- Address DoDEA Americas Region Office
4800 Mark Center Drive
Alexandria, VA 22311
- Name: Army Applicant Help Desk