Department of Defense Education Activity

Rota ES: Employment

Teaching Opportunities

The Employment Application System (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.

Educators seeking a teaching position in one of DoDEA's schools around the world, please review DoDEA's Application Requirements and then use DoDEA's Employment Application System (EAS) to submit your application. It is important to know that DoDEA does not post vacancy lists for open teaching positions.

Teaching positions are filled with qualified applicants from EAS. Applications must be active in EAS in order to be considered for open teaching positions. The Army Civilian Human Resources Agency (CHRA) staff, which is located at Rock Island, IL, is our current servicing recruitment and staffing office for DoDEA. For all questions and inquiries regarding access to EAS, EAS account issues, locked accounts, inactive applications, or the application process, please contact CHRA by e-mail at .

* All questions and inquiries must be sent through e-mail.

Staff and Educational Support Positions

Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) staff and educational support positions are listed on These positions include, but are not limited to Educational Aides, Office Automation, Principals and Assistant Principals, ROTC Instructors, Instructional System Specialists (ISSs).

Visit the website to conduct a job search of all available DoDEA vacancies, not including teaching positions.

Some of the jobs displayed on may be restricted to current DoDEA employees only. Please be sure to review the job announcements carefully; applications from those who do not meet the stated requirements will not be evaluated or acknowledged.

Becoming a Substitute Teacher/AVID Tutor/Training Instructor

So, you would like to be a Substitute Teacher/AVID Tutor/Training Instructor?

There are many positions in which an individual can serve DoDEA Schools. Individuals with a high school diploma/GED or higher may apply to be a Substitute Teacher, AVID Tutor, or a Training Instructor. The availability and requirements for these positions vary by Region; please visit for information on current vacancies.

Opportunities for People with Disabilities

Competitive employment status is not required when applying for Competitive Service DoDEA positions if the applicant is an individual with a disability who is eligible for appointment under Schedule A of the excepted service. Visit Opportunities for People with Disabilities to learn more.


Information on DoDEA Employee Benefits