- Announcement Number:
- MWR 121-2018
- Child Care
- Position Status:
- Regular, Full Time
- $16 - Hourly
- Areas of Consideration:
- See Below
- Relocation Expenses:
- Application Email:
- Opening Date:
- Closing Date:
JOB SUMMARY: The purpose of the Child and Youth Program (CYP) Leader is to provide appropriate specialized developmental care and instruction for children and youth ranging in age from 6 weeks to 18 years in one or more CY programs. This includes the provision of guidance, assistance and mentoring for the CY Program Assistants. 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. Routine assignments are spot-checked; the more technical assignments are closely reviewed for adherence to policies, procedures and instructions.
MAJOR DUTIES: The duties and responsibilities of the CYP Leader have grouped into categories, including mentoring, curriculum, indoor and outdoor environment, interactions, relationships, supervision of children and youth, parent and employee communication, assessment, compliance and additional responsibilities. Works with Training and Curriculum Specialist(T&C), supervisor and the CY Program Assistants to implement activities and special events. Prepares and implements program options for children and youth with special requirements. Recommends to the T & C Specialist and CY Program Assistants changes and adjustments to activities and plans where necessary to meet unusual situations.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED: Please submit all copies of certifications and training documents.
Incumbents must have one of the following: Completion of DoN Standardized Module Training and 12 –months experience at the CY – II (GSE-04) Level; or a Child Development Associate(CDA) credential or Military School-Age(MSA) credential and completion of 1 year at the CY Program Assistant/Base Level 4 where incumbent displayed knowledge of and competency in developmentally appropriate programming for children and youth; or a minimum of a 2-year in Youth Development, Child Development or a related field , which can include Recreation, Youth Recreation, Physical Education, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Early Childhood Education, Psychology, Social Work, Home Economics with an emphasis in Human Development or other degrees as appropriate. Knowledge of developmentally appropriate programs designed to meet the physical, emotional, social and cognitive needs of children and youth from 6 weeks to 18 years of age. Knowledge of child and youth development principles, practices, and techniques. Skills to apply Federal and State Laws governing the detection and prevention of child abuse and/or neglect. Skill in program planning, organizing and employee scheduling as well as leadership, mentoring and guidance to CY program. Ability to develop curriculum outlines and lesson plans/guides. Ability to communicate in English, both orally and in writing and possess strong interpersonal skills. Ability to identify and respond to emergency situations. Ability to train employees on variety of issues to include recognition and identification of childhood illnesses and child abuse, etc.
NOTE: Some positions have special requirements. Selection may be tentative pending the completion of the satisfactory employment reference checks and receipt of proof of education (where applicable). Selectee may be required to complete a one (1) year probationary period. Participation in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within the first 30 days of employment is required. We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee’s eligibility to work in the United States. Salary is dependent on experience and/or education. This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies within 60 days of closing date. For positions requiring travel more than twice per year, selectee will be required to obtain and maintain in good standing a Government-issued Travel Card for official government travel purposes.
The Department of the Navy is an Equal Opportunity Employer where employees are respected and valued. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or any other non-merit factor. Reasonable accommodations are provided to applicants with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed for any part of the application and hiring process, contact the NAF HR Office. The decision on granting reasonable accommodations will be on a case by basis.
HOW TO APPLY: All interested applicants should submit an application OR resume(preferred) as well as the Declaration of Federal Employment (OF 306) (http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/of0306.pdf) in one of the following ways:
BY FAX TO: (904) 542-3424
SUBMIT VIA EMAIL(preferred) TO: JAXS_NAS_MWRJOBAPPS@NAVY.MIL
NAF Application form and Request for Military Spouse Preference form can be picked up at the MWR Personnel Office or can be downloaded from navymwrjacksonville.com under the "Jobs" tab. Please submit all copies of certifications and training documents.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Position is subject to special inoculation and immunizations requirements as a condition of employment for working with children. Employee is required to obtain appropriate immunization against communicable diseases in accordance with recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunizations Practices (ACIP), which includes the influenza vaccine.
Test Designated Position: In accordance with the Department of the Navy Test Designated Position listing issued 7 October 2003 this position is subject to both pre-employment and random drug testing as a condition of employment. A positive drug test, or failure to submit for testing may become the basis for removal from this position.
Must pass a pre-employment physical, provide evidence of immunization and be free from communicable disease.
Satisfactorily complete all background checks in accordance with PL 101-647 to include National Agency Check with Written Inquires(NACI).
Must satisfactorily obtain or complete required training or complete required training certificates and maintain certifications or credentials required by federal, state of National Accreditation institutions utilized as part of the DOD’s Child and Youth Programs.
EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE: If requesting any type of employment preference, supporting documentation must be submitted with the application/resume to prove preference eligibility. The submission of a preference does not guarantee a position as applicant still must be highly qualified with the knowledge, skills, and educational requirements of each submittal.
*If claiming Veteran's Preference, completed SF-15 and a legible copy of DD-214 (page 4) as well as any other supporting documentation (disability, official statements, proof of service, etc). is required.
*If claiming Gold Star Veteran's Preference, completed SF-15 and a legible copy of DD-1300 as well as any other supporting documentation (official statements, document of service, court decree, etc.) is required.
*If claiming Department of Defense (DOD) Non-appropriated Fund (NAF) Business Based Action (BBA) Priority consideration, submit a copy of the notice of separation.
*If you are a current federal employee, submit your most recent Personnel Action Report (PAR) or SF-50.
*Proof of education (transcripts/copy of degree/high school diploma), if applicable to position requirements.
SPOUSAL PREFERENCE: Spousal Preference can be used only once to gain regular full time employment in the commuting area but may be used multiple times for flexible type position.
To prove eligibility, you must submit the following with your resume/application:
- Request for Military Spouse Preference form
- Copy of spouses’ orders that state the “Ultimate Activity” is within the average commuting distance to NAS Jacksonville.
- A copy of the marriage certificate that provides proof that marriage occurred prior to the issuance of the orders.