San Diego Unified School District
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This opportunity is open to all interested candidates. There is currently one 10-month, 6.5-hour position available with the Deaf & Hard of Hearing Department.
The Educational Interpreter facilitates communication between hearing students and students who are deaf and hard of hearing, parents, and others by providing comprehensive manual and/or oral interpreting services in academic or non-academic/technical classes or situations and other settings including general academic subjects such as English, history, and basic mathematics, and provide additional support for students having special needs.
Paraeducator Employees' Salary Grade: 53
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- Examples of Duties
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- Typical Qualifications
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
- Any combination of training, experience, and/or education equivalent to completion of 24 units of college or university coursework related to the assignment, and three years of paid experience working with individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing and use manual communication. Additional training and/or experience of an acceptable level and quality may be substituted for the education requirement.
1. Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) [ Certificate of Interpretation (CI) or Certificate of Transliteration (CT), or National Interpreter Certification (NIC) ] OR
2. Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA) Level 4.0 OR
3. National Association of the Deaf (NAD) Level 4.0
LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid California driver's license and availability of private transportation (mileage expense allowance provided). Maintenance of Certification.
- Supplemental Information
To be eligible for consideration, interested candidates must submit the following documents by the application deadline:
- A completed online employment application and supplemental questionnaire.
- To receive education credit, provide a copy of College Degree or Official Transcript.
- A copy of one of the following certifications:
- Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) [ Certificate of Interpretation (CI) or Certificate of Transliteration (CT), or National Interpreter Certification (NIC) ], OR
- Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA) Level 4.0 OR
- National Association of the Deaf (NAD) Level 4.0
The supplemental questions should be answered thoroughly, clearly and concisely as the responses provided (along with the entire application package) will be carefully reviewed to determine which candidates will move forward in the recruitment process. Please complete the online application to include all current and previous paid work history and education. Indicate on the application if you have unpaid volunteer or internship experience (unpaid work experience does not satisfy the minimum experience required to qualify for a position). The length of time you worked in each position or assignment must be clearly shown. If you have worked in a substitute or temporary position, please include the job title, school/department and employment dates for each assignment. A resume may be attached, but not substituted for completing the work history and education sections of the employment application.
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The San Diego Unified School District provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, immigration status, association with a group with one or more actual or perceived characteristics or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. The Title IX Coordinator's contact information is email@example.com, 619.725.8000 or by mail, 4100 Normal Street, San Diego, CA 92103. It is the policy of San Diego Unified School District to maintain a drug-free workplace. If needed, individuals protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may request accommodation.