JobID 9343 : DHH Educational Interpreter Tutor (#1800792)
DHH Educational Interpreter Tutor, District- 6
Salary Grade/Level/Family/Range: Classified
Hourly $23.66 (Full-Time, M-F)
Reports to: Special Education Coordinator
Contract Length/ Days: (2019-2020/180)
Date Posted: September 10, 2019
Deadline for application: Until-Filled (Applicant screening will begin no later than 09/17/2019. Applications are still accepted until the position is filled; however, we recommend that you apply as soon as possible).
Associate’s degree (Interpreting or related field)
Valid Colorado Educational Interpreter Certification of Verification (CEIC) or Authorization: Educational Interpreter granted by Colorado Department of Education with a minimum score of 3.5 on the EIPA.
Experience in related field
Under the direct supervision of the Special Education Department, the AAC/AT Specialist provides support, services and consultation to address a student's defined AAC/AT needs as outline in their individual Education Program (IEP). The AAC/AT specialist provides support to IEP teams with consideration of student communication and assisting in technology needs. The AAC/AT Specialist provides training, consolation and monitoring of staff in the use of equipment/devices.
Adapts language level to communication needs of the student for the purpose of ensuring optimum visual communication.
•Assists as a resource to regular education for the purpose of orienting staff to the functions of an interpreter.
•Assists in modifying classroom logistics for the purpose of meeting the needs of students who are deaf or hard of hearing.
•Assists students who are deaf or hard of hearing in academic and non-academic activities, individually or in groups (e.g. regular classroom, library, computer lab, cafeteria, recess, sports, music, assemblies, special events, etc.) for the purpose of presenting and/or reinforcing learning concepts.
•Interprets or transliterates all language necessary during classroom instruction for the purpose of facilitation effective communication.
•Maintains daily notebook/log for the purpose of providing assistance as needed and ensuring a safe and positive learning environment.
•Participates in meetings (e.g. in-service, workshops, IEPs, parent/teacher meetings, etc. as requested) for the purpose of receiving and/or conveying information related to the general goals of education to parents and/or students who may be deaf or hard of hearing.
•Prepares for daily classroom lectures and activities (e.g. appropriate lighting, seating, optimum visual, etc.) for the purpose of providing a clear understanding and interpretation.
•Provides support/tutoring to students who are deaf or hard of hearing for the purpose of facilitating communication and/or reinforcing classroom objectives under the direct supervision of the teacher of the deaf/hard of hearing.
•Responds to inquiries (e.g. parents, teachers, staff, etc.) for the purpose of providing information or referring to appropriate personnel.
•Tutors students who are deaf or hard of hearing in a variety of subjects for the purpose of supplementing their daily class activities and enhance learning.
•Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
Supervisory Responsibilities: None
Work Environment/ Physical Demands
Ability to sit for long periods of time, numerous distractions, visual, auditory and ambulatory acuity important
Occasional lifting of up to 30 pounds
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 based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include; concepts of grammar and punctuation; fluent in receptive and expressive sign language in one or more of the following, American Sign Language, Pidgin or a manually coded English system such as Signing Exact English or Signed English; knowledge of the RID/NAD Code of Professional Conduct; and knowledge of Deaf Culture and child development. Ability is required to schedule activities; gather and/or collate data; and use basic, job related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a significant diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with a variety of data; and utilize job-related equipment. Problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is limited to moderate. Specific ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: communicating with diverse groups; maintaining confidentiality; and working as part of a team.
Greeley-Evans School District 6 shall not discriminate in its employment or hiring practices on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, gender identity, marital status or disability. The District shall identify, solicit, and consider applicants for employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will contribute to that effort. The Superintendent is committed to cultural diversity among district personnel as a means of enriching educational experience. The District shall identify, solicit, and consider applicants for employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will contribute to that effort.
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Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Regular attendance is required for this position.