JobID 2410 : Educational Interpreter (#1185150)

Job | Posted a year ago

POSITION TITLE:                           Interpreter

LOCATION:                                     Various

POSTING DATE:                             October 29, 2018

CLOSING DATE:                             For best consideration, please apply by November 5, 2018 - position will be open until filled.

ADDITIONAL INFO:                        6.5 hours per day

DAYS:                                              Nine month employment

SALARY SCHEDULE:                      Rate of pay Level 9 - $16.61 beginning level

START DATE:                                  As soon as possible.

JOB SUMMARY:                              

Primary Function: The principal function of an employee in this class is to perform sign language interpretation in the classroom to facilitate communication between deaf and hard of hearing students and hearing teachers and students.  The main objective is to help equalize the classroom environment for the deaf student to enhance learning abilities and education opportunities.  The work is performed under the supervision of a designated Teacher or building Principal.  The principal duties of this class are performed in a classroom environment. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
*Interprets/transliterates spoken English into ASL or another visual/manual communication system for deaf or hard of hearing students.
*Voices for the hearing teacher and students from the sign language system used by the deaf or hard of hearing students.
*Assists teachers in modifying and adapting materials and presentations used in the classroom as appropriate for instruction.
*Assists in IEP's as related to interpreting.
*Maintains student and district confidentiality.
*Conforms to the struct Code of Ethics for the profession of Sign Language Interpreting
*Advocates for the deaf or hard of hearing students without impeding or restricting the high school experience;
*Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with District policies, procedures, and and safety practices.

Competence Requirements:
Knowledge of:
*American Sign Language (ASL) or other required sign language systems, including appropriate signs, vocabulary and cultural or regional variations;
*Basic eudcational procedures and objectives, including classroom instruction and presentation, behavior management and modication and student-teacher relations and interactions;
*Cultural customs and boundaries related to deaf and hearing interactions.

Ability to:
Interpret/transliterate written and spoken English into ASL or another designed manual/visual communication system and ASL or sign language system into English;
*Interpret for teachers, administrators, other school staff and parents, including eudcation conferences as assigned;
*Inform and convey necessary information for school staff as srelated to deaf culture;
*Maintain student, school and parent confidentiality
*Follow written and oral instructions and observe Department policies and procedures;
*Operate standard office equipment and a personal computer and job-related software applications for word processing, spreadsheets, and other required applications;
*Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing;
*Establish and maintain effective working relationships and students, teacher and staff members, administrators and the general public.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:               In order to be paid the higher rate, must have or be working towards the EIPA.

EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION:   Transfer requests are available on-line, through APPLITRACKS, select the internal application.  A letter of interest and a resume' must be uopladed along with submitting your on-line transfer.  All other applicants must apply through the on-line application through APPLITRACKS.

BENEFITS INFORMATION:  Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Public Employees Retirement are available to Classified employees who work at least half time (20 hours per week) or more in a regular position to Certified employees with a 50 FTE or greater contract.


The Pocatello/Chubbuck School District is an equal opportunity employer/education with a drug, alcohol and tobacco free environment.  Discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, age, disability or national origin is prohibited.  Equal access to employment, services and program is available to all persons.  Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview. 

Posted By

Pocatello School District

Compare with State

Amount per Student

$7,012 (USD)

State Average: $7,469 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 5%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 18.67

% IEP Students


State Average: 10%



State Average: 163