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EDUCATIONAL INTERPRETER - SIGN LANGUAGE FOR DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING STUDENTS at Antioch Unified School District

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We are a unified school district serving more than 16,150 students in grades K -12. We have thirteen elementary schools, four middle schools, two comprehensive high schools, three specialized high schools, two alternative high schools and one K-8 school. We also offer a home schooling program, adult education courses and other unique programs to fit the needs of all students. Our school district employs approximately 1,100 certificated and nearly 900 classified employees. Antioch Unified School District is centrally located in the East Bay and provides ready access to scenic mountains, waterfronts, wine country, historical sites and the Pacific Ocean. Antioch is known as the “Gateway to the Delta” and is one of California’s oldest cities, with a diverse community of approximately 100,000. The Antioch Unified School District is a Merit System District. As such, final selection of our classified staff members will be made from candidates who have been placed on an eligibility list. Eligibility is determined via an evaluation and competitive screening/scoring of a candidate’s training and experience as demonstrated on the application and responses provided in the supplemental questions.

Job Information

Date Posted: 6/26/2019 Application Deadline: Until Filled
Employment Type: Full and Part Time Length of Work Year: 180 day work year calendar
Salary: CSEA Hourly Range Step A $23.05 to $29.50 hourly (step details below) Number Openings: (At time of posting) 4
Contact: Terri Canada Email: TerriCanada@antiochschools.net
Phone: 925-779-7500 43730
Requirement: : Certified with Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) or equivalent.
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   
ANTIOCH UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT CLASS TITLE: EDUCATIONAL INTERPRETER BASIC FUNCTION: Under the direction of the Principal, assist a certificated teacher in reinforcing instruction to individual or small groups of deaf and hard of hearing students in a classroom or other learning environment by performing interpreting, translating and tutorial services. REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Assist a certificated teacher in reinforcing instruction to individual or small groups of deaf and hard of hearing students in a classroom or other learning environment by performing interpreting, translating and tutorial services; monitor and oversee student drills, practices and assignments in various subjects. Interpret for individual or small groups of deaf and hard-of-hearing students to reinforce and follow-up instructional concepts in various subject areas utilizing sign language; interpret from spoken language into sign language and from sign language into spoken language; interpret questions, comments, explanations and other communications between students and faculty. Assist students in completing classroom assignments, homework and projects in various subject areas; assure student understanding of classroom rules and procedures; assist students by answering questions, providing proper examples, emotional support, friendly attitude and general guidance. Assist students by interpreting a variety of instructional exercises and presenting various instructional materials designed to enhance the learning process; interpret instructional directions to students and facilitate communications between students, teachers, parents and personnel. Interpret lectures, readings, videos, discussions and related communications for assigned students; accompany students into mainstreamed classes; assist with facilitating and enhancing the mainstream education process for students; assist with the implementation of IEP’s as directed. Serve as a liaison between mainstream classroom teachers, special education faculty, parents and others; assist with maintaining a safe and positive learning environment for assigned students; assist students with enhancing communication skills and independence. Observe and control behavior of students in the classroom according to approved procedures; monitor students during outdoor activities and lunch periods as required; report progress regarding student performance and behavior. Explain and assure student understanding of classroom assignment and homework instructions; assist assigned faculty with the implementation of lesson plans. Confer with faculty, students and staff concerning lesson plans and materials to meet student needs; prepare, develop and maintain supplemental instructional materials such as vocabulary signs; assist students with developing sign language skills Assure the health and safety of students by following health and safety practices and procedures; maintain classroom and other assigned areas in a safe, orderly and clean manner. Communicate with staff, parents and various outside agencies to exchange information and resolve issues or concerns. Operate a variety of office and classroom equipment such as copiers, fax machines, computers and assigned software; utilize specialized equipment for deaf and hard of hearing students such as assistive listening devices. Maintain various records and files related to students, instructional activities and assigned duties. Provide interpretation services for assemblies, counseling sessions, conferences and various other special events and activities as needed. OTHER DUTIES: Perform related duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: KNOWLEDGE OF: American Sign Language, Signing Exact English and various other assigned sign systems. General needs, problems, learning styles, and requirements of deaf and hard of hearing students. Current developments, trends and techniques in the field of interpreting for the deaf. Basic subjects taught in District schools, including arithmetic, grammar, spelling, language and reading. Basic instructional methods and techniques. Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary. Child guidance principles and practices related to deaf and hard of hearing children. Classroom procedures and appropriate student conduct. Safe practices in classroom and playground activities. Operation of standard office and classroom equipment including a computer. Oral and written communication skills. Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy. Record-keeping techniques. ABILITY TO: Assist with instruction and related activities in a classroom or assigned learning environment. Perform translating, tutorial and interpreting services for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Reinforce instruction to individual or small groups of deaf and hard of hearing students as directed by the teacher. Interpret for students using sign language, miming and manual communications. Understand and relate to deaf and hard of hearing students. Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Monitor, observe and report student behavior and progress according to approved policies and procedures. Understand and follow oral and written instructions. Operate standard office and classroom equipment including a computer and assigned software. Observe health and safety regulations. Maintain various records and files. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination equivalent to high school diploma and Special Qualifications upon hire for positions at a school site that is supported by Title I funds pursuant to the "No Child Left Behind Act of 2001": Complete at least 2 years of study at an institution of higher education (college level) OR Obtained an associate's (or higher) degree OR Met (pass) an assessment that demonstrates knowledge of and the ability to assist in teaching reading, writing, and mathematics OR reading, writing, and mathematics readiness. LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Certified with Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) or equivalent. WORKING CONDITIONS: ENVIRONMENT: Classroom environment. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Dexterity of hands and fingers to sign for students. Sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching to assist students. Seeing to read a variety of materials and interpret the sign language of others. Hearing and speaking to exchange information. Reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally.

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

Promotional/Open * The promotional group as well as the general public may apply. The promotional side of the eligibility list shall take precedence when certifying eligibles. Unit: CSEA Current Vacancies: 3 - Part-Time and 1 – Full-Time Hours/Months: 5 to 7 hours day/10 Mos. - 180 day work year calendar Required Documents: Proof of Certification with Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) or equivalent. Hourly Salary (CSEA Range 130) Step A $23.05 Step B $24.21 Step C $25.44 Step D $26.73 Step E $28.08 Step F $29.50 BASIC FUNCTION: Under the direction of the Principal, assist a certificated teacher in reinforcing instruction to individual or small groups of deaf and hard of hearing students in a classroom or other learning environment by performing interpreting, translating and tutorial services. Submit Completed Application, Supplemental & Resume: Open Until Filled - Applications reviewed weekly. Please apply here on Edjoin.org or visit the AUSD Classified Human Resources Office at 510 G Street, Antioch, CA 94509. You may also download an application and information at https://www.Antiochschools.net/Page/1100. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS, including any blank fields WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Any request for reasonable accommodations must be submitted along with application packet.

KNOWLEDGE OF: American Sign Language, Signing Exact English and various other assigned sign systems; General needs, problems, learning styles, and requirements of deaf and hard of hearing students; Current developments, trends and techniques in the field of interpreting for the deaf; Basic subjects taught in District schools, including arithmetic, grammar, spelling, language and reading; Basic instructional methods and techniques; Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary; Child guidance principles and practices related to deaf and hard of hearing children; Classroom procedures and appropriate student conduct; Safe practices in classroom and playground activities.; Operation of standard office and classroom equipment including a computer; Oral and written communication skills; Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy; Record-keeping techniques. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: REQUIREMENT: Certified with Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) or equivalent. Special Qualifications upon hire for positions at a school site that is supported by Title I funds pursuant to the “Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA): High School Diploma or equivalent; Complete at least 2 years of study at an institution of higher education (college level) OR Obtain an associate’s (or higher) degree OR met (pass) an assessment that demonstrates knowledge of and the ability to assist in teaching reading, writing, and mathematics OR reading, writing, and mathematics readiness.



      Promotional/Open * The promotional group as well as the general public may apply. The promotional side of the eligibility list shall take precedence when certifying eligibles. Unit: CSEA Current Vacancies: 3 - Part-Time and 1 – Full-Time Hours/Months: 5 to 7 hours day/10 Mos. - 180 day work year calendar Required Documents: Proof of Certification with Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) or equivalent. Hourly Salary (CSEA Range 130) Step A $23.05 Step B $24.21 Step C $25.44 Step D $26.73 Step E $28.08 Step F $29.50 BASIC FUNCTION: Under the direction of the Principal, assist a certificated teacher in reinforcing instruction to individual or small groups of deaf and hard of hearing students in a classroom or other learning environment by performing interpreting, translating and tutorial services. Submit Completed Application, Supplemental & Resume: Open Until Filled - Applications reviewed weekly. Please apply here on Edjoin.org or visit the AUSD Classified Human Resources Office at 510 G Street, Antioch, CA 94509. You may also download an application and information at https://www.Antiochschools.net/Page/1100. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS, including any blank fields WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Any request for reasonable accommodations must be submitted along with application packet.

      KNOWLEDGE OF: American Sign Language, Signing Exact English and various other assigned sign systems; General needs, problems, learning styles, and requirements of deaf and hard of hearing students; Current developments, trends and techniques in the field of interpreting for the deaf; Basic subjects taught in District schools, including arithmetic, grammar, spelling, language and reading; Basic instructional methods and techniques; Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary; Child guidance principles and practices related to deaf and hard of hearing children; Classroom procedures and appropriate student conduct; Safe practices in classroom and playground activities.; Operation of standard office and classroom equipment including a computer; Oral and written communication skills; Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy; Record-keeping techniques. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: REQUIREMENT: Certified with Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) or equivalent. Special Qualifications upon hire for positions at a school site that is supported by Title I funds pursuant to the “Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA): High School Diploma or equivalent; Complete at least 2 years of study at an institution of higher education (college level) OR Obtain an associate’s (or higher) degree OR met (pass) an assessment that demonstrates knowledge of and the ability to assist in teaching reading, writing, and mathematics OR reading, writing, and mathematics readiness.

          Comments and Other Information

          EXAMINATION: The first part of the selection process will be pass/no pass scoring of your application packet. The information you provide on the general and supplemental applications will be used to evaluate your overall qualifications for this position. Based on the results of this evaluation process of Pass/Fail, candidates will be invited to participate in other examination segments of the selection process. Vague and incomplete answers will not score well. An oral exam (weighted 100% of your score) will be conducted. A passing score must be achieved on each portion. Final selection will be made from those who achieve the three highest ranking scores. The Antioch Unified School District (AUSD) is committed to ensuring equal, fair, and meaningful access to employment and education services. AUSD prohibits discrimination, intimidation, harassment, and bullying in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis of actual or perceived age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, immigration status, marital, family or parental status, medical condition, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy and related conditions, race, religion, retaliation, sex (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation, Vietnam Era Veterans’ status, or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics or any other basis prohibited by California state and federal nondiscrimination laws respectively. Not all bases of discrimination will apply to both education services and employment. Inquiries regarding nondiscrimination and civil rights should be directed to the District's Title IX Coordinator: Christine Ibarra, Associate Superintendent, Educational Services, 510 G Street, Antioch, CA 94509, 925-779-7500 or by email at christineibarra@antiochschools.net. 6/27/19 A Merit System- Equal Opportunity Employer

          Comments and Other Information


          EXAMINATION: The first part of the selection process will be pass/no pass scoring of your application packet. The information you provide on the general and supplemental applications will be used to evaluate your overall qualifications for this position. Based on the results of this evaluation process of Pass/Fail, candidates will be invited to participate in other examination segments of the selection process. Vague and incomplete answers will not score well. An oral exam (weighted 100% of your score) will be conducted. A passing score must be achieved on each portion. Final selection will be made from those who achieve the three highest ranking scores. The Antioch Unified School District (AUSD) is committed to ensuring equal, fair, and meaningful access to employment and education services. AUSD prohibits discrimination, intimidation, harassment, and bullying in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis of actual or perceived age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, immigration status, marital, family or parental status, medical condition, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy and related conditions, race, religion, retaliation, sex (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation, Vietnam Era Veterans’ status, or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics or any other basis prohibited by California state and federal nondiscrimination laws respectively. Not all bases of discrimination will apply to both education services and employment. Inquiries regarding nondiscrimination and civil rights should be directed to the District's Title IX Coordinator: Christine Ibarra, Associate Superintendent, Educational Services, 510 G Street, Antioch, CA 94509, 925-779-7500 or by email at christineibarra@antiochschools.net. 6/27/19 A Merit System- Equal Opportunity Employer

           


          Application Deadline

          Until Filled

          Date Posted

          6/26/2019

          Contact

          Terri Canada
          925-779-7500 43730

          Number of Openings

          4

          Salary

          CSEA Hourly Range Step A $23.05 to $29.50 hourly (step details below)

          Length of Work Year

          180 day work year calendar

          Employment Type

          Full and Part Time

          Requirement: :

          Certified with Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) or equivalent.