Lead Educational Technician
Commander, Navy Installations
Bethesda, Maryland, United States
Job type: fulltime
Job industry: Community & Sport
The incumbent works under the direction of the supervisor or other qualified higher graded employee, who provides guidance on scope of assignments and assistance on the more complex, non-routine problems encountered. Work is reviewed in terms of results achieved and adherence to established standards and procedures. Routine day-to-day assignments are normally performed independently with technical assistance available from supervisor when required.
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### The duties and responsibilities of the CYP Leader have been grouped into categories, including mentor, curriculum, indoor and outdoor environment, interactions and relationships, supervision of children and youth, parent and employee communication, assessment, compliance, and additional responsibilities.
Mentors assigned CY Program Assistant team. Works with senior employees to provide instruction and training to lower-level employees. Assists lower-level employees in completing the Standardized Module Training. Assists the Training and Curriculum (T&C;) Specialist in helping lower-level CY Program Assistants translate professional development training into practice by mentoring, guiding and role-modeling.
Plans activities for program participants based on observed needs of individual children and youth. Continually reviews activities and plans for appropriateness. Works with T&C; Specialist, supervisor, and the CY Program Assistants to implement activities and special events that meet the physical, social, emotional, and cognitive needs of children and youth. Incorporates special instructions provided by parents such as special dietary needs, physical needs, or other information that may affect the child or youth's experience in the program. Prepares and implements program options for children and youth with special requirements. Assists children and youth with special projects, homework, and life skills.
**Indoor and Outdoor Environment**
Works with team members to prepare, arrange, and maintain indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials to accommodate daily schedules. Makes suggestions about improvements to the activity areas.
**Interactions and Relationships**
Encourages participant interest and establishes a program setting that promotes positive interactions with other children, youth, and adults. Interacts with children and youth using approved child guidance and youth development techniques.
**Supervision of Children and Youth**
Provides care and supervision, oversight, and accountability for program participants in compliance with the Department of Defense (DoD), NAF Component, and local installation command policies, guidance, and standards. Maintains control of and accounts for the whereabouts and safety of children and youth. Ensures children and youth (as applicable) depart with authorized person according to written parental instructions.
**Parent and Employee Communication**
Interacts professionally with employees, parents, and local installation command personnel. Participates in conferences with parents, employees, school representatives, and local installation command personnel.
Observes children and youth and documents developmental progression and/or concerns and uses the information in planning. Assists CY Program Assistants with assessment tasks when needed. Participates in program evaluation using designated instruments such as programmatic rating scales, risk assessment tools (as required), self-inspection materials, and national accreditation tools.
Ensures assigned area achieves and maintains standards for DoD certification and national accreditation or equivalent. Ensures compliance with law, policies, and regulations applicable to DoD CY programs.
Collects, maintains, and reports program participation data.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
### Travel Required
##### Supervisory status
##### Promotion Potential
* #### Job family (Series)
1702 Education And Training Technician
### Conditions of Employment
* Must pass a pre-employment physical with ability to lift up to 40 lbs, provide evidence of immunization, and be free from communicable disease.
* Employee is required to obtain appropriate immunization against communicable diseases in accordance with recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), which includes the influenza.
* Child Development Centers are open 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. The incumbent must be available to work within the hours of operation.
* Must satisfactory obtain or complete required training certificates and maintain certifications/credentials.
* Incumbents must satisfactorily complete all background checks in accordance with PL 101-647 to include National Agency Check with Written Inquiries (NACI).
In accordance with DoDI 6060.2, must be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent.
The Military Child Care Act requires national accreditation of CY porgrams. Minimum education requirements are required by the accrediting body.
Incumbents must have one of the following:
Completion of DoN Standardized Module Training AND 12-Months experience at the CY-II (GSE-04) Level.
A Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or Military School-Age (MSA) credential AND completion of 1 year at the CY Prgoram Assistant/Base Level 4 where incumbent displayed knowledge of and completency in developmentally appropriate programming for children and youth.
A minimum of a 2-year degree in Youth Development, Child Development or related field, which can include Recreation, Youth Recreation, Physical Education, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Early Childhood Education, Psychology, Social Work, Home Economics with an emplhasis in Human Development, or other degrees as appropriate.
### Additional information
**Due to Command policy on employee parking, employment does not guarantee a parking space on the installation. Metro is highly encouraged.**
****Test Designated Position:**** In accordance with the Department of the Navy Test Designated Positions listing issued 7 October 2003 this position is subject to both pre-employment and random drug testing as a condition of employment. "Marijuana is a Schedule I drug under the Controlled Substances Act and therefore use of marijuana is illegal under Federal law regardless of State laws. A positive drug test result for marijuana (or any other drug tested for) will result in withdrawal of the tentative job offer and ineligibility to apply for a position within the Department of Defense for 6 months from the date of the drug test."**
**MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE:**
Spouses of active duty military members of the Armed Forces may receive preference in hiring under this announcement if they are among the best qualified referred and are within reach of selection. To request spousal preference, please state so on resume and submit a copy of current PCS orders. Failure to submit current PCS orders with application will prevent spousal preference from being granted.
Applicants wishing to use veteran?s preference must state on their resume and submit a copy of their DD-214. **These documents may be uploaded to with resume and OF 306 (Declaration for Federal Employment).**
**SELECTIVE SERVICE REQUIREMENT:**If you are a male born after December 31, 1959 and at least 18 years of age, employment law (5 U.S.C. 3328) requires that you must register with the Selective Service System (military draft), unless you meet certain exemptions. If applicable, failure to register will prevent you from being considered for employment. To register, please visit the Selective Service web site at
**IMPORTANT INFORMATION:** All selections are contingent upon obtaining satisfactory employment reference checks. We are an E-Verify participant. As a condition of employment, the selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within the first 30 days of employment. Occupants of this position must maintain the privacy of official work information and data and demonstrate the highest level of ethical conduct.
**The Department of the Navy is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor.**
**The Department of the Navy provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who believe they require reasonable accommodation should contact our Human Resource Office to ensure that the Department of the Navy can consider such requests. The decision to grant an accommodation will be made on a case by case basis.**
### How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Applicants **must** submit proof of education with their application (high school diploma or GED and any additional supporting documentation)..... click apply for full job details