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Deaf and Hard of Hearing Interpreter

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Summary Information:
Employer: Carson City Schools
Position Type: Admin./Support
Categories: Interpreter
School / Org: Empire Elementary School
Location Carson City, Nevada
FTE: Full-Time
No. of Positions: 1
Salary: $17.70 - $22.60 / Per Hour
Posting Date: 3 November 2017
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Details:
Carson City Schools is seeking applicants for the following position(s):

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Interpreter - Intermediate (1:1)

Position ID#:
4810

SALARY & BENEFITS: Grade 24. Range begins with Step 1 = $17.70 per hour. 7.00 hours per day, 181 days per year with benefits according to the classified negotiated agreement. Employer-paid retirement, health and life insurance, sick leave benefits and personal leave. A new classified employee may receive up to a maximum of five (5) years of previous outside work experience. The prior position must be similar in nature and written verification of employment from the previous employer must be submitted to Human Resources upon employment. Per Administrative Regulation No. 311.1.

NOTE: This position begins the 2017-2018 school year. This position is a 1:1 for a specific student and is strictly contingent upon student's IEP needs, sufficient funding, and student enrollment.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE: Graduation from high school or the equivalent. A typical qualifying entrance background is completion of formal or informal training in sign language for the deaf and hard of hearing; completion of college-level course work in auditory disabilities, sign language, interpreting, or a closely related field; or experience performing the services for the deaf and hard of hearing where signing is required. Bilingual preferred.

The following credentials are required at the time of application: Certification from the National Association of the Deaf (N.A.D.) or its successor organization as having a level of proficiency in providing interpreting services at Level 4 OR, have completed the Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (E.I.P.A.) administered by the Boys Town National Research Hospital or its successor organization and received a rating of proficiency in providing interpreting services at Level 3 – 3.9 or higher.

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Interpreters are not guaranteed a specific site. They may be assigned to locations that will best serve the educational needs of the students and the school district. Each position is contingent upon the number of students with these particular needs remaining enrolled in the school district.

Must be able to pass the pre-employment drug screen test.

This is a new position.

General Job Description:
Under supervision, works as part of the team to support deaf and hard of hearing students and other individuals in an educational environment; and to perform related work as required. Instructional Assistants for the deaf and hard of hearing may move to the next level or pay grade in this class by achieving a rating of proficiency in providing interpreting services associated with the new job description. All pay increases will go into effect at the beginning of the school year immediately following obtainment of the new level of proficiency.

Licenses or Certificates required:
Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent certificate, a valid driver’s license issued by the state of residence, and an original Social Security Card. A passing score on the Nevada Department of Education competency test for Para Professionals is required.

The following credentials are required at the time of application:
Certification from the National Association of the Deaf (N.A.D.) or its successor organization as having a level of proficiency in providing interpreting services at Level 4 OR, have completed the Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (E.I.P.A.) administered by the Boys Town National Research Hospital or its successor organization and received a rating of proficiency in providing interpreting services at Level 3 – 3.9 or higher.

The Job Functions:
Positions in this class convey a variety of sounds to deaf and hard of hearing students on a tutorial basis or within a small group by use of sign language. Incumbents typically perform general instructional assistant duties in support of deaf and hard of hearing students both inside and outside of the regular classroom. Teaching of sign language may occur during student interaction. Lectures, assignments and other school activities for deaf and hard of hearing students will be conveyed using sign language. Reverse conveyance of sign language from a deaf and hard of hearing student into English is required. Restructures expressed language to receiving party for clarity and comprehension. May type and duplicate bulletins, instructional material, schedules, correspondence, reports, and a variety of classroom and school materials. Act as liaison among administrative/educational staff, resource personnel, and student body promoting an understanding and sensitivity toward the needs of the deaf and hard of hearing. Conforms to safety standards as prescribed. Performs educational tutoring in the classroom as the situation demands. Performs other tasks related to the position as assigned.




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