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This position is part of the Tuba City Boarding School, Bureau of Indian Education. As a Teacher (Science) you will be responsible for serving as a classroom teacher in a BIE school on or near the Navajo Reservation. The instruction area(s) will normally be specialized subjects in a middle school setting.

Open & closing dates: 05/17/2023 to 06/07/2023

Salary: $30.70 – $62.29 per hour

Pay scale & grade: CY 11

Location: Tuba City, AZ

Remote job: No

Telework eligible: No

Travel Required: Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.

Relocation expenses reimbursed: No

Appointment type: Seasonal

Work schedule: Full-time

As a Teacher (Science) CY-1710-11, your typical work assignments may include the following under supervision:
Prepare yearly instructional outlines and related daily lesson plans covering relevant units of study and specifying objectives, activities and evaluative methods/instruments for both group and individual instructional programs.
Teach students by selecting, developing, adapting and implementing appropriate instructional methods and techniques utilizing available resources to provide for academic achievement.
Continuously evaluate individual and group academic progress through the use of criterion-referenced tests, periodic standardized tests, oral tests, and/or other relevant evaluative methods/instruments.
Develop and conduct instruction within an environment that provides and promotes opportunities for the students to develop rapport, inter-relationships, self-discipline and a positive self-image.
Maintain control of assigned class(es) and handle discipline independently except for chronic or extreme behavior problems.
Supervise assigned students as scheduled, or provide for their supervision, throughout the academic day and/or activity in order to provide for the safety, health, and welfare of the students in compliance with school, Agency, and Area Guidelines.

Conditions of Employment
Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
Must be certified by a state’s Department of Education.
Must obtain and maintain a Teacher Certification related to the instructional area identified on this announcement (MIDDLE GRADES-SCIENCE).
Must obtain and maintain valid state driver’s license.

Qualifications
Who May Apply:
Applicants with Indian Preference
All U.S. Citizens

This position is also being advertised as a TRANSITIONAL TEACHER , that does NOT require a state issued teaching license/certificate AND is for those enrolled in ALTERNATIVE LICENSURE programs OR have DODEA certification pending renewal of their State certification. If you would like to be considered for that vacancy announcement, please click on this link: BIE-11970093-23-LS

Qualifications: In order to qualify, you must meet the education and licensure contained in the approved job category for P.L. 95-561 described below.

Basic Education Requirement for Pay Level 11-17:
Possess a Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) from an accredited education institution.
All professional educators must meet the certification standards for the position in the State where the position is located. Emergency and provisional certificates may be accepted under the conditions they are issued by the State certification authority.
Applicants must complete any state mandated testing and requirements for that State in which the position is located. Applicants with valid State Certification in state other than where the position is located, will provisional contract to outline the requirement to obtain full State Teacher Certification within two full contract terms.

Pay Level Requirements: To qualify for a pay level, you must have completed the degree requirement from an accredited university in a related field of study or education.

Pay Level 11 requires a Bachelor’s Degree
Pay Level 12 requires a Bachelor’s Degree and 15 graduate semester hours
Pay Level 13 requires a Bachelor’s Degree and 30 graduate semester hours
Pay Level 14 requires a Master’s Degree
Pay Level 15 requires a Master’s Degree and 15 graduate semester hours
Pay Level 16 requires a Master’s Degree and 30 graduate semester hours
Pay Level 17 requires a earned Doctorate

Pay tables for Bureau of Indian Education Title 25 positions can be found at https://www.bie.edu/topic-page/education-pay-table-archives

Basis of Rating: All applicants for this position will be rated based upon the documentation submitted. Applications are evaluated based on extent and quality of their experience, training and/or education as reflected in the assessment questionnaire.

Applicants will be further evaluated according to the degree to which they possess to determine the potential to acquire knowledge, skills, abilities, and personal characteristics as listed below.

The judgment of qualifications will be based on the material submitted; therefore, it is to the applicant’s advantage to give complete and thorough responses and to present information in a neat and orderly fashion. Qualifications and Indian preference eligibility will be determined on the basis of information submitted.

Experience is considered for determining appropriate pay setting and refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience to be considered.

Education
meet the education requirements, you must submit a legible copy of transcripts from an accredited institution with your name, school name, credit hours, course level, major(s), and grade-point average or class ranking. Official transcripts are required upon selection. Web print-outs and student advisement copies are NOT acceptable.

Education must have been obtained from an accredited or pre-accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications.

For further information on creditable education visit: Accreditation: Postsecondary Education Institutions | U.S. Department of Education

Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the 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. For further information, visit: Recognition of Foreign Qualifications | International Affairs Office (ed.gov)

To apply for this vacancy, click on the following link:
https://www.usajobs.gov/job/725810700

The documents you are required to submit are:
Resume
Official Transcripts
State Licensure/Certification
Completed online questionnaire/Assessment

If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

For applicants claiming Indian Preference, must submit BIA Form 4432. The Indian Preference BIA Form 4432 is required and located on the Bureau of Indian Affairs Website: Indian Preference | Indian Affairs (bia.gov). The form must be completed by the appropriate official with the federally-recognized tribe where the applicant is enrolled as a member. No other form will be accepted
1. Tips for Resume: Cover letter is optional
Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement.
Work experience listed must include for each position held:
Position Title
Employer address/information
Dates of Employment (include month/year)
Hours worked per week
Salary
Supervisor’s Name and telephone number
Duties – narrative to identify duties performed, accomplishments, grades taught, etc.
Resumes MUST NOT include a photograph, hypertext/hyperlinks, or other inappropriate material or content. Such items may result in your application removed from consideration.
For additional information see: What to include in your resume.
2. Official or Unofficial Transcripts: Must submit a legible copy of transcripts from an accredited institution with your name, school name, credit hours, course level, major(s), and grade-point average or class ranking. Official transcripts are required upon selection.
Education must have been obtained from an accredited or pre-accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications.
Transcripts can be photocopies of Official or Unofficial provided the following:
clearly identify school name
clearly identify student name
are legible
are NOT web print-outs
are NOT student advisement copies
list date degree awarded/conferred
list degree conferred
list coursework (transferred hours may requires original school transcripts to list actual courses)
3. State Certification/Licensure:
You MUST submit a copy of your professional certification or licensure, it must clearly reflect
the state issuing the certification/license
your name
issue date
expiration date
endorsements.
Additional Optional Forms
For current or former Federal employees, you can submit SF-50, DD-3434 or other federal agencies official “Notification of Personnel Action” equivalent (Note: SF-52 or agencies “Request for Personnel Action” is not acceptable)
Use to validate prior service and/or previous highest rate (NOT USED FOR QUALIFCATIONS)
For Military Spouse Preference claims PCS orders and marriage certificate;
For verification of Veteran status, DD-214 (which indicates character of service), SF-15, VA Letter and/or Activation/Deactivation orders
(NOT USED FOR QUALIFICATIONS NOR ELIGIBLITY).
Future Military Retirees*: You are required to submit a copy of your retirement DD Form 214 (Member 4 Copy) OR certification document** OR a copy of your retirement letter AND a copy of your terminal leave request (if applicable). You will be required to provide your DD Form 214 (Member 4 Copy) upon issuance.

Future Separation from the Military*: You are required to submit a copy of your most recent DD Form 214 (Member 4 Copy) OR certification document** OR a copy of your most recent active duty orders AND a copy of your terminal leave request (if applicable). You will be required to provide your DD Form 214(Member 4 Copy) upon issuance.

*Active duty military members who are selected may not be appointed unless on terminal leave or already separated from the armed forces.

** The “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is submitted. The Statement of Service must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters, AND the Statement of Service letter must include your rank, dates of active duty service, the Type of Discharge, Character of Service (i.e. honorable), and, if applicable, when your terminal leave will begin.

PLEASE NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents like military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for other than the applicant.

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