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INTERPRETER FOR THE DEAF - JOB# CP14-001712 - SPECIAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

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8/29/2013
Sue Glover
619-644-8026
1
205 day calendar, 6.5 hours a day, Monday - Friday, 10 month position
Full Time
1/15/2014 10:15 AM Pacific
$30.16 to $38.39 + great benefits (medical, dental, vision, life & flex-pay)
Date Posted:
8/29/2013
Application Deadline:
1/15/2014 10:15 AM Pacific
Employment Type:
Full Time
Length of Work Year:
205 day calendar, 6.5 hours a day, Monday - Friday, 10 month position
Salary:
$30.16 to $38.39 + great benefits (medical, dental, vision, life & flex-pay)
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
1
Contact: Sue Glover Email: sglover@guhsd.net Phone: 619-644-8026
Special Education Sites
CP14-001712
Special Education Sites
CP14-001712
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JOB DESCRIPTION Grossmont Union High School District INTERPRETER FOR THE DEAF Purpose Statement: The job of Interpreter for the Deaf is done for the purpose/s of providing interpreting and other support services for students with hearing impairments; assisting students, teachers and parents in communicating and serving as a resource to other school personnel requiring communication or cultural assistance with hearing impaired persons. Incumbents in this classification provide direct academic support to students and teachers which directly supports learning. This job reports to Director, Special Education Essential Functions • Assesses classroom, assembly hall, and other room setups (e.g. noise level, visibility, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring proper setup to facilitate hearing impaired students’ learning. • Assist in adapting classroom work/homework materials for the purpose of providing voice to sign and sign to voice support and/or reinforcing classroom objectives. • Assists teachers in identifying special needs of students who are deaf and hard of hearing for the purpose of recommending environmental changes to enhance instruction. • Attends academic and vocational education classes with hearing impaired students for the purpose of providing expressive and receptive interpretation/transliteration of teachers’ lectures, instruction for completing assignments or projects and audio portions of classroom media aid. • Attends meetings as required for the purpose of providing expressive and receptive interpretation/transliteration. • Interprets for teachers, parents and/or appropriate community agency personnel for the purpose of assisting in evaluation of students’ progress and/or implementing students’ objectives/goals. • Interprets or transliterates for hearing impaired staff members for the purpose of facilitating communication at meetings and/or with teachers, students and parents. • Maintains a variety of manual and electronic documents, files and records for the purpose of documenting activities, providing reliable information, and complying with district, state and federal requirements. • Provides teachers with input for the purpose of assisting in evaluation of students’ progress and/or students’ individual education plan. • Recruits hearing students for the purpose of serving as note takers for deaf students. • Responds to inquiries from staff and/or students for the purpose of providing information and/or direction as may be required. Other Functions • Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment. Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications SKILLS are required to perform single, technical tasks with a potential need to upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skills required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: operating equipment used in instructional media machines and specialized equipment for the hearing impaired; operating standard office equipment using pertinent software applications; and preparing and maintaining accurate records. KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; read technical information, compose a variety of documents, and/or facilitate group discussions; and solve practical problems. Specific knowledge required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job includes: appropriate sign vocabulary for high school educational environments; philosophies and purposes of including students who are deaf or hard of hearing in general education classes; effective and efficient American Sign Language, Signed English or oral interpreting systems for the hearing impaired; and expressive and receptive interpretation/transliteration. ABILITY is required to schedule activities, meetings, and/or events; routinely gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use basic, job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to independently work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using defined methods. Ability is also required to work with a significant diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with data of widely varied types and/or purposes; and utilize a variety of job-related equipment. In working with others, problem solving is required to identify issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is limited. Specific abilities required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adapting to changing work priorities; communicating with diverse groups; maintaining confidentiality; setting priorities; working as part of a team; and signing fluently in various settings. Responsibility Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision following standardized practices and/or methods; providing information and/or advising others; and operating within a defined budget. Utilization of some resources from other work units is often required to perform the job's functions. There is a continual opportunity to impact the Organization’s services. Working Environment The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 50% sitting, 15% walking, and 35% standing. This job is performed in a generally clean and healthy environment. Experience Job related experience is required. Education Targeted job related education that meets organization’s prerequisite requirements. Required Testing As required for position Certificates & Licenses Certificate from Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf/ or equivalent A.C.C.I, E.I.P.A. A.S.S.E. Completion of 360 hrs as GUHSD Interpreter for the Deaf (Trainee) Continuing Educ. / Training None Specified Clearances Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance; TB Clearance FLSA Status Approval Date Salary Grade Non Exempt 11/10/2005 Unit II 46

Requirements for Applying

Required: Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID); Certificate of Interpretation (CI) or Certificate of Transliteration (CT), or National Interpreter Certification (NIC), or Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA) or Educational Sign Skills Evaluation-Receptive (ESSE-l/R) Level 4.0, or National Association of the Deaf (NAD) or American Consortium of Certified Interpreters (ACCI) Level 4.0.

Must be No Child Left Behind Compliant and scan your proof with your Edjoin application on the NCLB Button. REQUIREMENTS: As required by the “No Child Left Behind” legislation, paraprofessionals (Teacher’s Assistants, Special Education Aides, Avid Tutors, Instructional Aides, Library Technicians, Bilingual/Cross Cultural Aides, etc.) must meet a “Highly Qualified” criterion. This is accomplished by having either: complete 2 years of study at an institution of Higher Learning (48 units or more with official Transcripts submitted with application), OR obtain an Associate’s Degree or higher, OR demonstrated knowledge of and the ability to assist in instructing in the classroom in English, reading, writing, and math by passing the state or local assessment exam (No Child Left Behind test – NCLB).

  • NCLB Compliance

    Requirements for Applying

    Required: Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID); Certificate of Interpretation (CI) or Certificate of Transliteration (CT), or National Interpreter Certification (NIC), or Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA) or Educational Sign Skills Evaluation-Receptive (ESSE-l/R) Level 4.0, or National Association of the Deaf (NAD) or American Consortium of Certified Interpreters (ACCI) Level 4.0.

    Must be No Child Left Behind Compliant and scan your proof with your Edjoin application on the NCLB Button. REQUIREMENTS: As required by the “No Child Left Behind” legislation, paraprofessionals (Teacher’s Assistants, Special Education Aides, Avid Tutors, Instructional Aides, Library Technicians, Bilingual/Cross Cultural Aides, etc.) must meet a “Highly Qualified” criterion. This is accomplished by having either: complete 2 years of study at an institution of Higher Learning (48 units or more with official Transcripts submitted with application), OR obtain an Associate’s Degree or higher, OR demonstrated knowledge of and the ability to assist in instructing in the classroom in English, reading, writing, and math by passing the state or local assessment exam (No Child Left Behind test – NCLB).

    • NCLB Compliance


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