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Instructional Systems Specialist (Assistive Technology) – Fort Benning, Georgia
Department of Defense Education Activity, Department of Defense
Job ID: 529514Start Date: 11/01/2021End Date: 11/16/2021
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 EmployeeNon-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferPeople with Disabilities, Schedule APostal Service/Peace Corps and Other Unique Authorities In order to qualify, you must meet the Education and Experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Minimum Education Requirement: 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. The undergraduate/ graduate course work must have included study in at least three of the following five areas: 1. Learning theory, psychology of/earning, educational psychology: Study of learning
theories as they relate to the systematic design, development, and validation of
2. Instructional design practices: Study of the principles and techniques used in designing
training programs, developing design strategy and models, and applying design methods
to the improvement of instructional effectiveness.
3. Educational evaluation: Study of the techniques for evaluating the effectiveness of
instructional educational programs, including developing written and performance tests
and survey instruments, and determining reliability and validity of evaluation
4. Instructional product development: Study of the techniques appropriate for developing
training materials, including identifying learner characteristics, specifying objectives,
applying training strategy, validating training materials, and evaluating training.
5. Computers in education and training: Study of the application of computers in education
and training. 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. Experience must have been in special education. The ISS (Assistive Technology) position requires a minimum of 2 years of experience directly related to assistive technology. 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). A second certification is required. Information on DoDEA teaching categories and requirements is located at:
https://www.dodea.edu/Offices/HR/employment/categories/. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Instructional Program AdministrationInstructional Program EvaluationNeeds/Occupational AnalysisPartneringStaff and Faculty Development
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