Army Installation Management Command CYS Training Specialist NF-04 in West Point, New York
Summary This position is located at the School Age Services (SAS). This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies throughout the program. Management has the right to assign staff to locations as mission requires. This position is Mission and Weather Essential. To better expedite the hiring process, we recommend including full contact information (name, address, phone number, email, etc.) for professional and personal references on your resume. Responsibilities Plan and implement a comprehensive training and professional development program that promotes positive growth and development of children and youth IAW all applicable regulations and standards. Designs, administers and conducts the Foundation, Annual/On-Going training requirements based on course outlines. Conducts training both on-the-job and in classroom settings based on developed training plan. Designs and implements annual CYS program plan to include training goals and objectives, plan to meet individual staff needs, curriculum framework that encompasses the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of children/youth. Observes in appropriate program settings throughout all hours of operation to assess and evaluate staff competency and provide feedback. Manages program to budget. Conducts written analyses of budget variances, and prepares justification for funding of program resource requirements. Performs other duties as assigned. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Successful completion of an undergraduate Degree that included or was supplemented by major study (at least 24 semester hours) in child development or early childhood education, or other fields appropriate to the position to be filled consistent with: For positions in SAS: an undergraduate degree in Early Childhood/Child Development; Youth Development; Elementary and Secondary Education is required. OR Combination of education and experience as follows: Successful completion of at least 24 semester hours in a major course of study in an appropriate CYS field commensurate with the program assigned as indicated above, plus appropriate work experience that provided knowledge skills and abilities directly related to the duties described in the fields appropriate to the position. Appropriate experience and course work must be comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of the four-year course of study described above. In addition, candidate must possess: 1. At least twelve (12) months experience working in child and youth programs. 2. At least one year of experience in the same or similar work equivalent to at least the next lower grade or level requiring application of the knowledge, skills, and abilities of the position being filled. 3. The ability to plan and organize work, analyze problems to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data and recognize solutions. 4. Experience in planning and conducting training for child and youth staff. 5. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. 6. The physical ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs, walk, bend, stoop and stand on a routine basis. Duties may involve working both indoors and outdoors. Candidates that possess the following will be considered highly preferred for this position: Experience working in an Army Child and Youth Services (CYS) School Age Center that includes: - Familiarity with Army and CYS policies and regulations, standard operating procedures and behavior management guidelines. - Familiarity with Army inspections (AHHI) and accreditation processes (COA) and requirements. - Experience completing training for children (focused on grades K-5) and familiarity/experience with the Early Childhood Environmental Rating Scale (SACERS). AND Experience working with children with special needs. The experience listed above must be reflected on your resume to be considered a Highly Preferred candidate. Applicants meeting the Highly Preferred criteria will be referred first to the Selecting Official. All other applicants will be referred for consideration if the certificate (referral list) is returned with no selection. A Bachelor's degree in the appropriate field as indicated above, and two years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or equivalent graduate degree in a directly related field is fully qualifying for the position. The full position description can be found here. Education Proof of education is required at the time of application. Additional Information Area of Consideration The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is worldwide. Proof of education is required at the time of application. Manual Application If you would like to apply manually, please contact the servicing NAF Human Resources (HRO) listed on this job announcement to request a copy of the manual application form. All completed manual application forms (along with resume and other supporting documentation) must be received no later than 3:00 pm CST on the closing date of this announcement in order to process your application in a timely manner. Allowances, Incentives and PCS Costs: Allowances, differentials, or incentives will not be paid. Payment Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest. Other: This is a Regular Part-Time position with a guaranteed 20 hours work week and eligible for NAF benefits. Rate of pay will be $31.23 - $38.46 per hour and pay is awarded based on the number of hours worked. NAF pay setting rules apply. Additional referrals may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date. Please check out our Applicant Information Kit to view additional information you may find useful when applying for our jobs. 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