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55566 / Elementary Teacher
Bureau of Indian Education

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$217.86 to $437.54 per day (BIE Education Pay Schedule is based on education & experience)
The Bureau of Indian Education's mission is to provide quality education opportunities from early childhood through life in accordance with the tribes' needs for cultural and economic well-being and in keeping with the wide diversity of Indian tribes and Alaska Native villages as distinct cultural and governmental entities.


POSITION TITLE & GRADE: Teacher(Elementary), CY-1710, Level 11 -17 (1 Position)

The teacher will provide instruction at the professional level, as a classroom teacher, as a team teacher or a remedial or special services teacher according to the setting and organizational structure of the school. He/she will be responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating instructional activities under stated guidelines.

POSITION INFORMATION: School Year Contract (Full-Time Seasonal)

SALARY RANGE: $217.86 to $437.54 per day
(BIE Education Pay Schedule: based on education & experience)

LOCATION: Department of Interior, Indian Affairs, Bureau of Indian Education

T’iists’oozi’Bi’Olta Community School (Crownpoint)
Crownpoint, New Mexico


ISSUING DATE: 11/01/2017
CLOSING DATE: 09/28/2018


INDIAN PREFERENCE POLICY: Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act of 1934 (Title 25, USC, Section 472). Verification Form BIA-4432 must be submitted with the application if claiming Indian Preference. Indian.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Within the scope of Indian preference, all candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, national origin or other non-merit factors.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION LANGUAGE: This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify this agency. The decision in granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Refer to BIE Education Position Categories and Qualifications Handbook for additional qualification requirements and substitutions for education. Applicants must meet the qualification requirements contained in the BIE Education Position Category.


Placement in the appropriate pay level is based exclusively on education level as follows:

Pay Level: 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
Education: Bachelor BA+15 BA+30 Master MA+15 MA+30 Earned Doctorate

Professional teachers must have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher with a license issued by State teacher licensure department in the appropriate teaching subject area, grade levels and endorsement. License issued must be in the State where the position is located, which may include certifications issued by other states recognized by the State in its teacher Reciprocity Program. Alternative teacher license will not be accepted or substituted for professional teacher license. Emergency, provisional or conditional certificates may be accepted under the conditions they are issued by the State teacher licensure department.

BASIS OF RATING: Once the announcement has closed, all applicants for this position will be rated and ranked based upon the extent and quality of their experience, training and/or education as reflected on their resume. The judgment of qualifications will be based on the material submitted; therefore, it is to the applicant’s advantage to give complete and thorough information in a neat and orderly fashion.


• You must be a U.S. citizen to qualify for this position.
• Applicant is subject to a favorable background investigation. Upon selection, selectee will be required to complete a Declaration for Federal Employment, OF-306. This is a Non-Critical, Moderate Risk Position subject to a favorable adjudicated background investigation.
• Subject to probationary period for equivalent to two (2) academic semesters, which may be extended.
• The incumbent is required to drive a motor vehicle to conduct business at field locations. A valid State driver’s license is required. All applicants MUST submit a current GSA Form 3607, Motor Vehicle Operator’s License and Driving Record in order to receive consideration. Incumbent must possess a valid State Driver’s License.
• All male applicants born after December 31, 1959, will be required to complete the certification document to confirm their selective service status.
• Government Housing IS NOT available.
• Relocation Expenses WILL NOT be paid.

NOTE: Persons submitting incomplete applications will be given credit only for the information they provide. It is the applicant's responsibility to submit all required documentation in support of their application in order to receive full credit for their Veteran Preference determination, Indian Preference, education, training and/or experience. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WILL NOT BE SOLICITED BY THIS OFFICE.

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1011 Indiian School Rd NW

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