Educational Interpreter/Student Support

Location
Wilmington, DE 19801, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 09, 2015
Ref
5200001811
Job Category
Support Staff, Translator


Qualifications:
-Bachelors Degree
-Fluency in American Sign Language
-Registry for Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) Certification
-Knowledge and experience in educational and other interpreting situations
-Passing score on Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators (or Praxis I if before 7/1/2014)
-Eligible for State of Delaware Permit (obtained from DOE when all above requirements are met)
-Must be able to stand and work continuously for a minimum of 4 hours per work day.
-Minimum lifting requirements- 50 pounds (with assistance).
-Must be able to use arms and hands without restrictions to accommodate the physical, mobility, and ambulatory needs of students.

Position Description: Educational interpreters/student support persons serve students placed in mainstream settings with support from the Delaware School for the Deaf to public schools within the local districts. Educational interpreters may also be assigned to a variety of interpreting situations within DSD.

A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND REPORT & PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG TESTING ARE REQUIRED PRIOR TO EMPLOYMENT WITH THE CHRISTINA SCHOOL DISTRICT.

Start Date: 8/24/2015

Job Posting Link: www.applitrack.com/christina/onlineapp/default.aspx

Salary Range: From/To: Salary Schedule can be found on the districts website: http://www.christinak12.org/ourpages/auto/2012/6/27/51310670/Teachers-Non-Grandfathered--FY2014-2015.pdf

Additional Job Information:
Performance Responsibilities:
-Facilitate communication between the deaf student(s), staff and other students in the general education setting
-Interpret subject matter in specific subject areas
-Support general education staff and students in techniques for working with a deaf/hard of hearing student
-Provide input as needed in the development of the IEP
-Provide input as needed in the coordination of the students/programs in the general education setting and the program at DSD
-Provide support when appropriate and as outlined in the IEP
-Communicate, in accordance with established procedures, regarding students? progress
-Interpret for deaf/hard of hearing staff members
-Interpret for meetings/conferences/workshops when requested
-Other duties as assigned

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

A person may not be employed by a public school employer in any position requiring licensure and certification if the person does not meet licensure and certification requirements established under Chapter 12 of [Title 14 of the Delaware Code]..., except pursuant to a license extension and/or emergency certificate issued pursuant to Chapter 12. See 14 Del. C.§ 1313.

Direct deposit of paychecks is a condition of employment for all new employees hired after December 31, 1995

Use of any published data or content on this web site is prohibited without the written consent of the Delaware Department of Education.

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