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TRAINING AND CURRICULUM SPECIALIST – McGuire AFB, New Jersey
Air Mobility Command, Department of the Air Force
Job ID: 417689Start Date: 03/02/2021End Date: 03/16/2021
In order to qualify, you must meet the basic requirement and specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Professional and Scientific Positions, to include the Individual Occupational Requirements (IOR) for the GS-1701, General Education and Training series BASIC REQUIREMENT FOR GS-1701 CHILD DEVELOPMENT TRAINING AND CURRICULUM POSITIONS: A Bachelor’s degree (or higher degree) in child development or early childhood education. NOTE: You must submit copies of your transcripts.
COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: courses equivalent to a major in education, or in a subject-matter field appropriate to the position, plus appropriate experience or additional course work that provided knowledge comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of the 4-year course of study described above. NOTE: You must submit copies of your transcripts.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicant must have one (1) year of specialized experience for GS-1701-09 which includes knowledge of professional principles, theories, concepts, and practices of early childhood development encompassing infant through school-age youth to provide training to the child development center staff members. Knowledge of professional childhood development principles, concepts, methods, and techniques to select, develop, and implement curriculum. Skill in developing curricula covering physical, emotional, social, and cognitive development to identify children with special need to ensure those needs are accommodated. Ability to perform inspections to enforce policies and regulations to ensure the adequacy to child care. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the GS-07 grade level or equivalent in the federal service.
EDUCATION: Master’s or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position. NOTE: You must submit copies of your transcripts.
COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. NOTE: You must submit copies of your transcripts. FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-07 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-09 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: 1. Knowledge of the principles, theories, concepts, and practices of early childhood development encompassing infant through school-age youth and child development theory, methodology, and practices.
2. Knowledge of child care regulation requirements and policies.
3. Skill in developing curricula which supports physical, emotional, social, cognitive development, and identifying children with special needs.
4. Skill in developing, adapting, and providing training to staff members, family child care providers, and parents as well as food service and custodial staff.
5. Skill in the administration and interpretation of the environmental, program, and child abuse probability assessments.
6. Ability to communicate, both orally and in writing. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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