Job ID: 25847293
Company: Bureau of Indian Education
Application Type: Seeking Full-time (post graduate opportunities)
Job Title: Special Education Teacher (Pine Ridge School)
Description: The Bureau of Indian Education's mission is to provide quality education opportunities from early childhood through life in accordance with the tribes' needs for cultural and economic well-being and in keeping with the wide diversity of Indian tribes and Alaska Native villages as distinct cultural and governmental entities. JOIN US AS WE INSPIRE THE NEXT GENERATION! POSITION TITLE & GRADE: Teacher (Special Education) CY-1710-11 thru 17 STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Uses alternative instruction to meet individual student needs. Prepares annual instructional outline and related lesson plans covering relevant unit of study and specifying objectives, activities and evaluate methods/instruments for both group and individual instructional methods and techniques. The teacher plans techniques/methods that lead students to decision making, and problem solving skills. Continuously evaluates individual and group academics progress through various assessment methods. Makes progress reports to parents and confers with parents. Maintains control of classroom(s) and handles discipline independently except for extreme problems. Supervises students as scheduled, and participates in educational activities that improve students personal skills. The teacher uses professional knowledge of current, traditional theories, strategies, research and instructional methodologies. The teacher has knowledge of and ability to select, develop, administer and interpret various assessment instruments for instructional modifications. POSITION INFORMATION: School Year (Full-Time/Seasonal) SALARY RANGE: $217.86/per day TO $437.54 per day (BIE Education Pay Schedule: based on education & experience) LOCATION: Department of Interior, Bureau of Indian Education, Phoenix Education Resource Center - BOS, Pine Ridge School, Pine Ridge, SD ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 18-11-PRS ISSUING DATE: 05/29/18 CLOSING DATE: 09/30/18 OUF INDIAN PREFERENCE POLICY: Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act of 1934 (Title 25, USC, Section 472). Verification Form BIA-4432 must be submitted with the application if claiming Indian Preference. Indian preference eligible that are not currently employed in the Federal Service will be appointed under the Excepted Service Appointment Authority (Schedule A). Consideration will be given to Non-Indian applicants (status or reinstateable) in the absence of qualified Indian Preference eligible. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Within the scope of Indian preference, all candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, national origin or other non-merit factors. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION LANGUAGE: This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify this agency. The decision in granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis. SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Refer to BIE Education Position Categories and Qualifications Handbook for additional qualification requirements and substitutions for education. Applicants must meet the qualification requirements contained in the BIE Education Position Category. BASIC EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Placement in the appropriate pay level is based exclusively on education levels as follows: Pay Level 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Education *BS B+15 B+30 Masters M+15 M+30 Doctorate (Earned) *A Bachelor s Degree with a minimum of 24 semester hours in Education courses is required, with a minimum of 12 semester hours in elementary to qualify at the elementary level, or 12 semester hours in secondary education, to qualify at the secondary level. In addition, applicants will have 12 semester hours of course work in the particular area of specialization. (Special Education). *All professional educators must meet the certification standards for the position in the State where the position is located. Emergency and provisional certificates may be accepted under the conditions they are issued by the State certification authority. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Good distant vision in one eye and ability to read without strain printed material the size of typewritten characters are required, glasses permitted. Ability to hear the conversational voice, with or without a hearing aid, is required except that some positions may be suitable for persons who are blind or deaf. In most instances, an amputation of arm, hand, leg or foot will not disqualify an applicant for appointment, although it may be necessary that this condition be compensated by use of satisfactory prosthesis. In addition, applicants must have mental and emotional stability. The positions require normal physical activity, field travel, and attendance at meetings and conferences away from the duty station. BASIS OF RATING: All applicants for this position will be rated and ranked based upon the extent and quality of their experience, training and/or education as reflected on the application. Applicants will be further evaluated according to the degree to which they possess or have the potential to acquire knowledge, skills, abilities, and personal characteristics as listed below. The judgment of qualifications will be based on the material submitted therefore, it is to the applicant s advantage to give complete and thorough responses and to present information in a neat and orderly fashion. Qualifications and veteran s preference eligibility will be determined on the basis of information submitted. SUITABILITY & CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: A background security investigation is required. Appointment is subject to the successful completion of the security investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to meet these requirements will be grounds for termination SPECIAL REFERENCE: You must be a U.S. citizen to qualify for this position. Applicant is subject to a favorable background investigation. This is a Non-Critical, Moderate Risk Position subject to a favorable adjudicated background investigation. Subject to probationary period for equivalent to two (2) academic semesters, which may be extended. A Pre-Employment Physical Examination will be required. The incumbent is required to drive a motor vehicle to conduct business at field locations. A valid State driver s license is required. All applicants MUST submit a current GSA Form 3607, Motor Vehicle Operator s License and Driving Record in order to receive consideration. Incumbent must possess a valid State Driver s License. (For Bus Drivers Positions Only) All male applicants born after December 31, 1959, will be required to complete the certification document to confirm their selective service status. Government Housing IS NOT available. Relocation Expenses WILL NOT be paid. NOTE: Persons submitting incomplete applications will be given credit only for the information they provide. It is the applicant's responsibility to submit all required documentation in support of their application in order to receive full credit for their Indian Preference, education, training and/or experience. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WILL NOT BE SOLICITED BY THIS OFFICE.
HOW TO APPLY: Applicants may file a resume. The resume must include Vacancy Announcement No., Job Title, Duties and accomplishments, Employers name and address, supervisors name and phone number, starting and ending dates (month and year), hours per week, and salary to ensure optimum consideration. The following forms listed with an * must be submitted in order to be considered for the position. 1. *Applicants may file a resume or any other written format of the applicant's choice. MUST CONTAIN: Vacancy Announcement No., Job Title, Duties and accomplishments, Employers name and address, supervisors name and phone number, starting and ending dates (month and year), hours per week, and salary. Complete names and telephone numbers of Employer references (must be within the past 5 years) and three (3) personal references. List people who are not related to you and who know you will on a personal basis and know your qualifications and fitness for the kind of job for which you applying. 2. *College Transcript is required for verification/documentation and for pay purposes (If selected, applicant must provide Official College Transcripts, if applicable) 3. *Copy of Valid State Teaching/Counselor License or Valid Administrative License 4. Form BIA 4432, Verification of Indian Preference for Employment, is required for claiming Indian Preference. The form must be completed by the appropriate official with the federally-recognized tribe where the applicant is enrolled as a member. No other form will be accepted. 5. Copy of most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, current or former Federal employees. 6. Applicant Screening Questionnaire, Indian Child Protection Requirement Form, must contain original signature and date. This position is covered by P.L. 101-647, Indian Children Protection Requirements, and persons convicted of crimes enumerated in the law are not eligible for the position. Optional during the application process; however, selectees will be required to submit as part of the pre-appointment process 7. Form GSA 3607, Motor Vehicle Operators License and Driving Record, available at: https://www.gsa.gov/portal/forms/download/117026 , (USE NONFILLABLE PDF VERSION). Optional during the application process; however, selectees will be required to submit as part of the pre-appointment process Applications become part of the official record and will not be duplicated or returned. This office will accept telefaxed applications. Applicants qualifications will be evaluated solely on the information submitted by them in their applications. Applications mailed using Government postage and/or envelopes are in violation of OPM and Postal Regulations and will not be considered. E-mailed applications/resumes will NOT be accepted. FAX APPLICATIONS TO: (605) 867-5610 or mail to: SCHOOL MAILING ADDRESS: Attn: Helena White Eyes Business Technician/Personnel PO Box 333 Pine Ridge, SD 57770 FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: CONTACT: Kevin Shot With Arrow TELEPHONE: (605) 867-5198 Applications and all accompanying documents must be received by the close of business (4:30 p.m. MST) on the closing date of the announcement. For VERIFICATION of our receipt of your application-resume, please contact: Business Technician/Personnel Helena White Eyes; 605-867-1306