Department of Defense Education Activity Substitute Teacher/Training Instructor in Maxwell AFB, Alabama

Department of Defense Education Activity
Many vacancies in the following location:
  • Maxwell AFB, AL
Work Schedule is Intermittent - Temporary NTE School year

Opened Monday 2/1/2016 (262 day(s) ago)

** Closes Saturday 12/31/2016 (72 day(s) away)

Job Overview

Do you want to work for an exciting educational organization, with the children of our dedicated U.S. Military members? Our mission is to provide an exemplary education that inspires and prepares all students for success in a dynamic, global environment. Come work for the Department of Defense Education Activity, Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools at Maxwell Air Force Base, Montgomery, AL!

The Department of Defense Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools (DDESS) is currently accepting applications under examining authority of 10 U.S.C., Section 2164. This vacancy announcement may be used for the purpose of filling multiple temporary, intermittent, on-call seasonal positions for School Year 2016-2017.

The purpose of this position is to provide instructional services to students, grades Kindergarten-12, as a substitute for the regular 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.

Applicants who have a high school diploma or GED but less than a Bachelor's degree will be appointed to the Training Instructor position.

Salary rates will be determined by position: Substitute Teacher = $10.00 per hour

Training Instructor = $10.00 per hour

If you are a military spouse relocating to the duty location listed on this vacancy announcement, you can be considered for the position thirty (30) days prior to your spouse's reporting date at the new duty station. In order to be considered, you must submit the documentation listed under the How To Apply Section of this announcement.

This is an Excepted Service Position.


The substitute teacher/training instructor replaces the classroom teacher. The substitute teacher/training instructor plans, organizes, and presents information and instruction which helps students learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their educational and social development; has an 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; and follows a plan for professional development. The substitute teacher/training instructor reports to and is supervised by the principal.

Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this position
  • You must meet the Selective Service requirement
  • You must submit your complete application and all supporting documents
  • You will be subject to a background/suitability investigation/determination
  • ### Qualifications

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 (see item 2 in the How To Apply Section of this announcement).

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.

Substitute Teacher - at least a Bachelor's degree

Training Instructor - at least a High School diploma or GED

Must meet OPM minimum qualification standards to be considered for this position.

Security Clearance

Q - Nonsensitive

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

Once your complete application is received and the announcement has closed, we will conduct an evaluation of your qualifications and determine your ranking. The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview.


Working for the Department of Defense Education Activity offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. The following Web address is provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees. To find out more click here

For positions with intermittent work schedules or temporary appointments lasting less than one year, benefits may not be authorized.

Other Information

Positions under this announcement will be filled by appointment in the Excepted Service. Relocation expenses will not be authorized. Military Spouse Preference (MSP): You may be eligible for MSP if you are the spouse of an active duty military member and you are ranked among the Best Qualified for this vacancy. If you are selected for this position and are not a current DDESS 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 DDESS 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.

All selectees will be subject to a background investigation that must be favorably adjudicated.

Condition of Employment: Selectee will be required to participate in Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer as a condition of employment, reassignment, or promotion, in accordance with DoD Regulation 7000.14-R.

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, 2001 and August 31, 2010 OR be in receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary medal. The updated CFR language is available at;node=5%

Other qualifying eligibility for preference (e.g., disability) remains unchanged.

Salary Range: $10.00 to $10.00 / Per Hour

Series & Grade: AD-1710, 1712-00/00

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: All interested candidates in the Maxwell AFB, AL commuting area. You must be a US citizen to be considered for this position. This is a temporary, intermittent, on-call school year position.

Control Number: 427628300

Job Announcement Number: 16-MAX-013