Department of Defense Education Activity Teacher - Computer Science - DoDEA Virtual High School (DVHS) in Sembach, Germany

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If you are interested in applying, please follow this link:

UNDER THE APPLICATION SECTION - Target Location - Select Virtual School - Sembach, Germany

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  • Teaches approved content daily via Schoology Learning Management System (LMS) to students located world-wide.
  • Monitors, tracks and evaluates student progress. Notifies administrators and counselors of any student progress issues. Communicates regularly with appropriate staff, students and administrators.
  • Creates a positive learning environment for students and establishes good rapport with stakeholders.
  • Collaborates with other teachers to exchange ideas and utilize best practices for online learning.
  • Individualizes instruction based on student need.
  • Coordinates with Special Education and English Second Language staff to provide accommodations and/or modifications for students.
  • Establishes office hours to meet the needs of students n a variety of time zones.
  • Utilizes synchronous tools to provide same-time support for students.
Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


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1701 General Education And Training

  • Requirements


Conditions of Employment
  • United States (US) citizenship is required.
  • Mobility agreement - selectees must be available for worldwide placement
  • Individuals hired from CONUS (Continental United States) and their family members (who are US citizens) are required to obtain Official Passports prior to departure to the overseas location.

A major in computer science, a minimum of 18 SH in computer science or 12 SH in computer science with additional qualification as a teacher of mathematics, science, or business is required. Course work must include programming languages such as JAVA, C++, VISUAL BASIC or other equivalent computer programming course work.


A baccalaureate degree from an institution accredited by a regional accrediting association is required. Academic preparation of at least 40 semester hours (SH) in general education course work distributed over such fields as English, history, social studies, mathematics, fine arts, languages, science, philosophy, and psychology is required. In addition, a minimum of 18 SH of professional teacher education course work in such areas as learning process, tests and measurement, educational philosophy, psychology, social foundations, methods of teaching and curriculum applicable to the type and level of the position for which applying is required.

Additional information

PLEASE APPLY TO- DoDEA Employment Application System (EAS) -


UNDER THE APPLICATION SECTION - Target Location - Select Virtual School - Sembach, Germany

EAS allows educators seeking employment with the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) the ability to submit and manage their applications in an online environment. EAS provides the applicant the ability to update their information each year.

All DoDEA educator applicants may view their applications online and make changes to their application at any time.

To view your application:

  • View application: click here

  • Once there, log on as a returning user (not as a new applicant) with your user name and password.

  • Username - your last name and last 4 digits of your social security number, e.g. smith0000

  • Password - whatever you chose (if you forgot your password, you can click on "Forgot Your Password" on the login screen under returning user).

The following documents must be uploaded to your online EAS application. You must submit all required documents; otherwise your application will be considered incomplete.

  1. Online EAS application - Required
  2. Official Transcripts - Required
  3. Copy of State or Territory Certification/License or DoDEA License
  4. Eligibility documentation (SF-50, DD-214, etc.) - If applicable to you (Eligibility documentation may contain: Copy of latest SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, if applicant has current or previous Federal civil service experience.

*Photocopy of all OFFICIAL college/university transcripts (front and back) with announcement number stated on them. To receive the maximum allowable credit you must include all transcripts (front and back) for each degree earned to include any additional courses currently in progress. Any transcripts submitted that are not in English or not official will be removed from the application and will not be considered. (Transcripts must be in English).

Applicants claiming 5-point veteran's preference must submit a copy of DD-214 (copy member 4), Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty. Applicants claiming 10-point veteran's preference must submit DD-214 and Standard Form 15, form available online under forms at Application for 10-Point Preference, as well as the required documentation indicated on the SF-15. Lack of supporting documentation will result in the agency's inability to recognize veteran status for this announcement.

Note: Applicants may not be considered or rated if they do not submit all of the forms indicated above and failure to submit the required forms will not be a basis for subsequent appeal or grievance.

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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.

Once your complete application is received (via EAS) and the announcement has closed, we will conduct an evaluation of your qualifications and determine your ranking. Regency of experience in computer science courses such as AP Computer Science, Java 1 and Java 2, and Coding is highly desirable. The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. Experience with the following is required:

  • Experience in teaching via online learning or relevant experience.
  • Experience working with a Learning Management System (e.g. Schoology, Blackboard, etc.)
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office, Google Applications for Education, and multimedia applications.
  • Experience utilizing asynchronous tools (emails, discussion boards, collaboration tools, etc.) and synchronous tools (instant messaging, web conferencing, etc.) to support online education.
  • Experience in working with high school students with an emphasis on supporting at risk learners.

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Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance

Not Applicable

  • Required Documents


Required Documents

Online EAS application - Under Target Location - Please select Virtual Schools - Sembach, Germany. Official Transcripts State Teaching Certificate

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.

  • Benefits



A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.

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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

  • How to Apply


How to Apply


PLEASE FOLLOW THE LINK to the DoDEA Employment Application System (EAS):

IN THE APPLICATION SECTION - TARGET LOCATION - Please select Virtual Schools, Sembach, Germany.

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Agency contact information
Trudy Wachala




Dodea Headquarters 4800 Mark Center Drive Alexandria, VA US

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Next steps

A referral list of certified candidates will be issued to the School Principal after the closing date and review of all applications.

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Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.

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Legal and regulatory guidance
  • Financial suitability
  • Social security number request
  • Privacy Act
  • Signature and false statements
  • Selective Service
  • New employee probationary period

This job originated on For the full announcement and to apply, visit Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 06/12/2018 to 06/26/2018

Salary: $44,170 to $89,205 school year

Pay scale & grade: TP 00

Work schedule: Full-Time

Appointment type: Multiple Appointment Types