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EDUCATIONAL TECHNICIAN (CHILD DEVELOPMENT) – Lackland AFB, Texas
Air Education and Training Command, Department of the Air Force
Job ID: 631576Start Date: 10/19/2022End Date: 11/23/2022
In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Clerical and Administrative Support Positions, GS-1702, Education and Training Technician Series. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-04, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes knowledge of an extensive body of child development program rules and procedures requiring extended training and experience to plan and perform a wide variety of interrelated child care assignments and resolve a wide range of problems. Knowledge of early child development theory, methodology, and practices relating to physical, intellectual, social, and nutritional development to effectively interact with the children and design and implement activity plans and specialized programs depending on the individual needs of the child. Knowledge of Child Development Center procedures to ensure processes such as receiving children from parents, maintaining accurate count of children, and seeing children home at the end of the day are properly carried out, and to ensure established procedures for preventing, treating, and reporting all child injury, illness, and/or abuse are adhered to. OR EDUCATION: Successful completion of four (4) years of education above the high school level obtained in an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, junior college, college or university. NOTE: You MUST submit a copy of your transcripts. OR COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: 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 a copy of your transcripts. 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 Child Development regulations, procedures, and processes. 2. Knowledge of early child development theory, methodology, and practices relating to physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development. 3. Knowledge of Child Development Center regulations, programs, and operations. 4. Ability to develop creative and innovative activity and special program plans. 5. Ability to promote and foster effective working relationships with others and to communicate effectively, both orally, and in writing. 6. Ability to ensure the safety and hygiene of children through constant supervision, effective arrangement of space, and proper management of equipment. 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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