CYS Program Associate Instructor NF-03

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    The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is worldwide. (Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.)

    This vacancy will fill various instructor positions for Fort Bliss' SKIES program. The areas of instruction that will be filled on an as needed basis are:
    -Dance (Tap, Ballet, Jazz, etc)
    -Tae Kwon Do

    **This announcement is announced as Best Qualified, based upon the areas of instruction. Applicants meeting both minimum qualifications and best qualified criteria based upon answers in assessment AND experience reflected in resume will be considered before candidates only reflecting minimum qualifications of the position in their resume.**

    Applicants must be able to work schedules based upon need for classes. Hours could range from 9:00am-1:00pm or 2:00pm-9:00pm, or could be split shifts. Applicants must be able to work weekends as needed for competitions and/or exhibitions.
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    1. Serve as an Instructor for the SKIES Unlimited program. Develop lesson plans in accordance with professional recognized and accepted curriculum including scope and sequence of skills and indicate learning objectives of each session.
    2. Provide instruction in swimming using a variety of techniques and interventions based on the age, skill level and learning style of each child. Provide recommendations in scheduling, class offerings (following ratios and downsize/create classes) and equipment/materials purchase to supervisor. Ensure that students are instructed in the proper technique for each skill and are under supervision at all times.
    3. Comply with work schedule established by supervisor, to include regular office hours as well as teaching schedule
    4. Maintains control of and accounts for the participant's safety. Keep attendance rolls up to date by checking roll at the beginning of every class session. Check phone and email addresses to ensure Child and Youth Management System (CYMS) is current.
    5. Demonstrate MWR Customer Service elements when working with parents, students, coworkers and supervisors. Complete all Army, MWR and CYS training requirements

    In addition to the above duties, specific areas of instruction may have additional duties such as:

    Swim Instructors: Utilize National Red Cross guidelines.

    Music Instructors: Conduct classes and teach children instruments such as Piano, Guitar, Violin, etc

    Gymnastics Instructors: Teach Gymnastics lessons in accordance with USAG Olympic guidelines for parent and me classes, and Levels 1-10 in the development of lesson plans. Have professionally recognized and accepted curriculum in each lesson, including scope and sequence of skills and indicated learning objectives for students. Provide instruction in gymnastics using a variety of techniques and skills based on the age, skill level, and learning style of each child.

    Dance Instructors: Teach appropriate dance (tap, ballet, jazz, etc) moves to children 18 months to 17 years of age. Manage a classroom of 8 or more children to include: take attendance, write incident reports, write lesson plans appropriate to age. Participate in team activities, working with other dance instructors to create a formal dance recital once and year, and informal dance recitals 3 times a year.

    Tae Kwon Do Instructors: Oversee the preparation of individual for area competitive readiness. Keeping track of belts and records for belts and submitting the belts to national organization. Recognize student achievements and be responsible for at least on exhibition a year in which student will show case their skills.

    Cheer Instructors: Utilize National Cheer Association guide lines in the development of lesson plans, utilizing United States of America Gymnastics (USAG) Olympic guidelines for level 1 through 10 in the development of lesson plans in a professionally recognized and accepted curriculum, including scope and sequence of skills and indicating learning objectives for each lesson. Oversee the preparation of individual routines for area competitive meets. Develop and choreograph routines to be performed, incorporating creativity and artistry with required and professionally accepted elements and guidelines.

    Judo Instructors: Recognize students' achievements and be responsible for at least on exhibition a year in which student will showcase their skills.

    Travel Required
    Not required

    Supervisory status

    Who May Apply This job is open to… US Citizens and Non-Citizens
    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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    1702 Education And Training Technician

  • Requirements
    Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
    • Direct Deposit and Social Security Card is required
    • Meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position
    • A one year probationary period may be required
    • Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check

    Conditions of Employment:
    1. If selected, a completed and signed copy of our job application form (DA Form 3433) is required prior to entrance on duty. (Click here to view form or copy this URL to your browser:
    2. All required background checks in accordance with AR 215-3, Chapter 2, paragraph 2-13; i. must be successfully completed and maintained to include the initiation/completion of Child and Youth National Agency Check with Inquiries (CNACI). Successful completion of prescribed training (transition and/or annual) and demonstrated on the job competency is required.
    3. Immunizations may be required as a condition of employment for the health and safety of those in the facility as determined by medical authority. Already immune individuals (based on documented receipt of vaccine series or physician diagnosed illness), or those subject to religious exemption, or medical contraindication are exempt from this requirement.

    Experience meeting qualification requirements, whether it is minimum qualifications or best qualified criteria, MUST be reflected in resume to be considered eligible.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    1. Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate.
    2. Be able to communicate in English (both written and verbal).
    3. Be 18 years of age at the time of appointment.
    4. Possess and maintain 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.
    5. Possess and maintain health and freedom from communicable disease.
    6. Demonstrated skill/evidence of competence in instructional area.

    Preferred are those candidates who possess a Professional Certificates/Credentials; or Associates Degree or higher with 15 semester hours of college credit in the area of instruction.

    Best Qualified Criteria:
    -work experience teaching the area of instruction to children ranging in 18 months - 17 years of age
    -(For Dance Instructors) at least two years experience in dance performance
    -(For Cheerleading Instructor) -experience in cheer coaching to include an understanding of fundamental gymnastics/basic tumbling and familiarity with National Cheer Association (NCA) rules
    -(For Judo Instructors) -a member of a nationally recognized Judo Federation
    -(For Music Instructors) -ability to teach more than one instrument
    -(For Swim Instructors) -a current nationally recognized swimming instructor certification (i.e Red Cross, YMCA, USA Swimming etc.)
    -(For Tae Kwon Do Instructors) - a current membership with a nationally recognized Tae Kwon Do association (World Tae Kwon Do, USA Tae Kwon Do) and at least a Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do
    -(For Gymnastics Instructor) -at least once year participating in gymnastics


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    • Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date.
    • Payment Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.
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    • Applications are valid for 90 days after submission date. Applicants will be referred to selecting officials as additional vacancies occur.
    • Any individual who was required to register with Selective Service and who is not registered or knowingly and willfully did not register before the requirement terminated or became inapplicable to the individual, will not be appointed.

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    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Applicants can claim the following eligibilities:
    • NAF Preference - Involuntarily Separated From the Military
    • NAF Preference - Spouse Employment Preference (SEP)
    • NAF Priority Consideration - Business Based Action
    • NAF Priority Consideration - Current Appropriated Funds Employee CNE (APF)
    • NAF Priority Consideration - Current/Former NAF Employee (CNE/FNE)
    • NAF Priority Consideration - Outside Applicant Veteran (OAV)
    • NAF Priority Consideration - Spouse/Widow/Parent of Veteran (OAV)

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    Security clearance
    Not Applicable

  • Required Documents
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    The following documents must be submitted with your application:
    • Resume
    • Transcript

    Optional: Our Job Application (DA Form 3433) will accepted in place of a Resume (click here to view form or copy this URL into your browser: )

    The below items are accepted and may be needed to support a qualification and/or a claimed priority/preference:
    • Cover Letter
    • DD-214
    • PCS Orders, DA Form 3434
    • Resume
    • SF-50
    • Transcript

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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    You may submit your application package using one of the two methods identified below:
  • Electronically (preferred) at and search for Vacancy Identification Number (VIN)
  • Manually: A manual application can be obtained by contacting the servicing NAF Human Resources Office listed on this vacancy announcement.
    • 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 2:00pm MST on the closing date of this announcement in order to process your application in a timely manner.

    Neglecting to respond to the job related questions will result in an ineligible rating.

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    Agency contact information Jessica Chavez

    (915) 568-6524


    Fort Bliss, TX 79916

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Army Installation Management Command
Full time
Fort Bliss, TX, US