Department of Defense Education Activity Assistant Principal (Elementary) in Misawa AFB, Japan
About the Position:
This position will be located in the Pacific East District; Misawa Air Force Base, Japan with the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA). Federal employees in Japan Misawa are currently entitled to receive a 30% Post Allowance (COLA) in addition to the base salary.
Establish DoDEA educator performance elements and evaluate teacher work.
Use student achievement and related data to make decisions regarding the school improvement plan, teacher professional development requirements, and programmatic changes.
Initiate communications between school administration, students, teachers, parents, the local community, and base offices.
Serve as the responsible officer for all government-owned or leased property assigned to the school.
Conditions of Employment
Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens In order to qualify, you must meet the education and experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Minimum Education Requirements for an Assistant Principal: A Master's, EDS or Doctorate's degree in Education Administration or a Master's degree with a minimum of 20 semester hours of graduate credit in School Administration, Curriculum Development, and Supervision of Instruction (or similar supervision related course work). Applicants must provide copies of official Bachelor's and Master's transcripts (include EDS and Doctorate's if applicable). In addition to the requirements listed above, you must also meet the requirements listed below: General Experience Requirements for an Assistant Principal: A minimum of three years of successful classroom teaching, specialist, or other professional educator experience at the Pre-K - 12 level is required. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Human Capital ManagementInstructional Program AdministrationLearning and Program EvaluationPartnering
FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
Applicants must comply with the Exceptional Family Member Program requirements as outlined in the DoD Instruction 1315.19. Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are not considered Ordinarily Resident under the applicable Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA). An ordinarily resident is anyone who has lived in the host country longer than the allowed number of days without being a member of the forces assigned, civilian component or a family member of either the aforementioned or who has obtained a work permit for any duration. Ordinarily Resident restrictions apply and vary depending on the host nation. Applicants who have family members with special medical needs should ensure that prior to accepting a position overseas their family members' medical needs can be met. Access to care in a military treatment facility may not be available to civilian employees except on a space available basis. Consequently, host nation medical facilities may be the only care available. The availability and level of care at host nation medical facilities will vary by location. Selectees initially recruited from the United States may receive certain foreign area benefits such as: Living Quarters Allowance (LQA) or government quarters, home leave, etc. (Subject to approval). Overseas allowances may be authorized in accordance with Department of State Standardized Regulation (DSSR) and DoDI 1400.25 volume 1250. http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/1400.25-V1250.pdf Selectees recruited outside the U.S. will have their eligibility for foreign area benefits determined at the time of hire. For positions in a foreign country, that country's laws or international agreements may have a direct impact on the ability of an employee's same sex domestic partner or spouse to accompany the employee and receive certain benefits. If you believe you may be affected by these laws and agreements, you should familiarize yourself with relevant information before applying for or accepting this position. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. You will find additional information about this vacancy in the How You Will Be Evaluated section.