Language Interpreter

Job | Posted 5 days ago
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Instructional/Educational Coordination


Please note that this posting closes at 3:00 pm on the date listed above.

Granite School District

If you have questions regarding this position, please contact Becky Dees, Assistant Principal, at (385)-646-6606 or email

Hours per week: Up to 29 Hours a week

Job Title  Language Translator
Department  Educational Equity / Special Education
Supervisor  Principal
Salary Schedule  ESP Hourly (72)
Lane Placement  jj
Contract Length  Hourly Only
FLSA Classification  Non-exempt
Last Review Date  January 2021

Job Summary
Interprets at various meetings.  Provides translation services with patrons whose primary language is not English to assist school personnel, schedule appointments, and ask permission for testing.  Interprets during testing. Attendance, physical presence, and timeliness are required and are essential functions of this position.
Essential Functions
  • Interprets at various meetings (e.g. IEP, SEP, etc.)
  • Calls parents to communicate information, schedule appointments, etc.
  • Interprets during testing.
  • Assists in other areas when interpretation is needed.
Non-Essential Functions
  • Other duties as assigned*
*This description should not be construed to contain every function/responsibility that may be required to be performed by an employee assigned to this position.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of education, knowledge, and experience requirements; the machines, tools and equipment used; background; and any licenses or certifications required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Required Education and Qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent.
Must successfully complete three years of foreign language study or equivalent.
Some training in specialized education terminology.
Must have a valid Utah driver’s license.
Required Prior Experience
Must have six months of job-related work experience.
Required Knowledge and Skills
  • Must speak required foreign language and English fluently.
  • Broad language vocabulary.
  • Knowledge of other cultures.
  • Knowledge of specialized educational terminology.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills.
Assigned Decision Making
Decides the meaning and context of words and phrases that require translation.  Determines when to meet with students through parents and teachers.
Interactions with Others
Works closely with parents of students who require interpretation services.  Coordinates meetings with students. Works with teachers and administrators to schedule meetings.
Supervisory Responsibility
Budget Responsibility
Working Environment
May travel to different schools.  Some stress in striving for accuracy in interpretation.
Physical Requirements – Not limited to the following:
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to speak and/or hear.  Frequently required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, and crouch.  Occasionally required to use hands to handle or feel and must occasionally climb or balance.
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
  • Must be able to stand/sit for long periods of time.
Note:  The list of essential and marginal functions and of physical requirements is not exhaustive and may be supplemented in accordance with the requirements of the job.


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Granite School District

2500 South State Street , Salt Lake City, UT 84115

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