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Department of Defense Education Activity Teacher Advanced Academic Programs and Services Resource (Middle School) in TAEGU, South Korea

Summary About the Position: This part-time Advanced Academic Programs and Services Resource (Middle School) Teacher position is at Daegu Middle/High School in Taegu, South Korea. Federal employees in Taegu, South Korea are currently entitled to receive a 15% Post Allowance (COLA) in addition to the base salary. Post allowance changes frequently. IMPORTANT INFORMATION: If you are interested in applying, please follow this link: DoDEA Employment Application System (EAS). Responsibilities Differentiate instruction for individual student learning styles/needs. Document student progress using formative and summative assessment tools. Provide effective strategies to assist students in mastering grade level content standards. Collaborate with educational staff (such as other teachers, school-based specialists, resource personnel, and community resources) to meet student learning needs. Evaluate the educational progress of students. Demonstrate respect for each students' background experience/culture. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens Family Member Preference (FMP) for Overseas Employment Military Spouse Preference (MSP) for Overseas Employment In order to qualify, you must meet the requirements described below. Minimum Academic Preparation and Requirements. A baccalaureate degree from an institution accredited by a regional accrediting association is required. Academic preparation of at least 40 semester hours (SH) in general education course work distributed over such fields as English, history, social studies, mathematics, fine arts, languages, science, philosophy, and psychology is required. In addition, a minimum of 18 SH of professional teacher education course work in such areas as learning process, tests and measurement, educational philosophy, psychology, social foundations, methods of teaching and curriculum applicable to the type and level of the position for which applying is required. (Note: Speech Language Pathologists, Social Workers, School Nurses, School Psychologists, JROTC Instructors, and non-certified Training Instructors are excluded from the minimum academic preparation requirement.) AND Minimum Academic Requirements for 0434 Advanced Academic Programs and Services Resource (Middle School): A major in gifted education or a minimum of 15 semester hours in gifted education. Coursework should include content such as nature and needs of gifted students, identification, differentiation of instruction, curriculum design, and models and strategies for teaching gifted students. AND Student Teaching or an Internship - Student teaching or an internship as part of an approved teacher education program in an accredited U.S. institution is required. In the absence of an approved student teaching or internship program, applicants may be given credit for one year of successful full-time employment as an educator. Since that one year of employment substitutes for a course, no credit may be given for pay purposes. (Note: Speech Language Pathologists, Social Workers, School Nurses, Guidance Counselors, School Psychologists, JROTC Instructors and non-certified Training Instructors are excluded from the student teaching requirement.) AND Testing Requirements - Applicants must submit proof of achieving DoDEA's minimum scores for the required PRAXIS tests if applicable to you. Please note that DoDEA has adopted NEW test names and qualifying scores for PRAXIS I. There is no change in requirements for PRAXIS II and both PRAXIS I and PRAXIS II must be met. For more information about qualifications and education needed for this DoDEA mixed specialist/teacher please go to the following links: Basic Requirements: Teaching Categories and Requirements | Human Resources | DoDEA 0434 Teacher, Advanced Academic Programs and Services Resource (Middle School): Teaching Categories and Requirements | DoDEA Education FOREIGN EDUCATION: Credits or degrees earned from a foreign college or university must be evaluated prior to acceptance. Three evaluation procedures are acceptable: 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. 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 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. Additional Information DoDEA Employment Application System (EAS) - To apply go to: Welcome to the DoDEA Employment Application System! EAS allows educators seeking employment with the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) the ability to submit and manage their applications in an online environment. EAS provides the applicant the ability to update their information each year. All DoDEA educator applicants may view their applications online and make changes to their application at any time. Once your complete application is received (via EAS) 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 as vacancies occur. - Once there, log on as a returning user (not as a new applicant) with your username and password. - Username - your last name and last 4 digits of your social security number, e.g. smith0000 - Password - whatever you chose (if you forgot your password, you can click on "Forgot Your Password" on the login screen under returning user). The following documents must be uploaded to your online EAS application. You must submit all required documents; otherwise your application will be considered incomplete. Online EAS application - Required. Copy of All applicable scripts* uploaded to EAS application - Required. Copy of State or Territory Certification/License or DoDEA License uploaded to EAS-if applicable and should not be expired. PRAXIS test scores-if applicable Eligibility documentation (SF-50, DD-214, etc.) - If applicable to you (Eligibility documentation may contain: Copy of latest SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, if applicant has current or previous Federal civil service experience uploaded to EAS. *Photocopy of all applicable college/university transcripts (front and back) with announcement number stated on them. To receive the maximum allowable credit, you must include all transcripts (front and back) for each degree earned to include any additional courses currently in progress. Any transcripts submitted that are not in English or not legible will be removed from the application and will not be considered. (Transcripts must be in English). Applicants claiming 5-point veteran's preference must submit a copy of DD-214 (copy member 4), Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty. Applicants claiming 10-point veteran's preference must submit DD-214 and Standard Form 15, (form available online under forms at http://www.opm.gov/Forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf). Application for 10-Point Preference, as well as the required documentation indicated on the SF-15. Lack of supporting documentation will result in the agency's inability to recognize veteran status for this announcement. Note: Applicants may not be considered or rated if they do not submit all of the forms indicated above and failure to submit the required forms will not be a basis for subsequent appeal or grievance.

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