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Deaf Ed Inter (AA Degree)

at DFW Area Application Consortium

Posted: 1/2/2020
Job Reference #: 2763_111035
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Openings as of 1/24/2020
Adm. Support/Clerical: Campus

  • Deaf Ed Inter (AA Degree) JobID: 2763
  • Position Type:
    Clerical / Paraprofessional/Deaf Education Interpreter

  • Category/Recruitment Type:
    Other

  • Date Posted:
    11/12/2019

  • Date Available:
    19-20 School Year

  • Closing Date:
    Until Filled

    District:
      Denton ISD
  •   Job Title: Deaf Ed Inter (AA Degree)
    Dept./School: Campus of Assignment
    Reports to: Campus Administrator and Coordinator, Denton Regional Day School Program for the Deaf
    Wage/Hour Status: Nonexempt
    Pay Grade: Varies with Certification

    PRIMARY PURPOSE: Provide sign language interpreting/transliterating services for students who are deaf or hard of hearing in a variety of educational settings.

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    Education/Certification:
    Associate Degree or Bachelor’s Degree
    Current certification approved by the Texas Board of Evaluation of Interpreters

    Special Knowledge/Skills
    Ability to communicate effectively in sign language, including Signed English (SEE).
    Ability to interpret in sign language in an educational setting
    Knowledge of educational interpreter role and the Interpreter Code of Ethics
    Ability to work with students who are deaf/hard of hearing
    Ability to read and interpret documents
    Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
    Ability to speak effectively to groups

    Experience:
    Some experience working with children

    MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
    • Provides in-class interpretation and transliteration services using sign language communication for deaf and hard of hearing students in educational settings including classrooms, co-curricular activities, school-related programs and meetings, conference, staff development, and other situations. Assess student needs and the interpreting situation before and during assignments and makes adjustments as needed
    • Be prepared for the classroom subject matter by researching or studying, communicating with the teacher, etc. in advance of the assignment.
    • Attend and interpret Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee meetings as needed
    • Provide assistance to students who are deaf/hard of hearing under the direction of a classroom teacher during independent practice activities and/or assignments.
    • Help maintain administrative records and prepare required reports, as needed and requested.
    • Assist teaching staff with student behavior by implementing classroom management plans and individual behavior management plans.
    • Assume responsibility for learning and adapting to each student’s communication needs.
    • Keep teacher informed of special needs or problems of assigned students.
    • Maintain confidentiality.
    • Participate in professional development programs, faculty meetings, and special events as assigned.
    • Know your schedule and arrive on time to all assignments.
    • Attend any district required Professional Development (ex. Signing Exact English Skillshop) as determined by the RDSPD Supervisor.

    WORKING CONDITIONS:
    Mental Demands: Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written); interprets policy, procedures and data; maintains emotional control under stress

    Physical Demands/Environmental Factors: Frequent district-wide and occasional statewide travel; occasional prolonged and irregular hours; frequent standing, stooping, bending, kneeling, pushing and pulling, occasional lifting up to 50 pounds; prolonged use of computer and repetitive hand motions

    MINIMUM SALARY: Varies with Certification

    DUTY DAYS: 187

    APPOINTMENT: The appointment of this position will be recommended to the Board of Trustees by the Superintendent of Schools on the basis of the applicant's training, experience, and expertise. The Board of Trustees must give final approval.

    APPLICATION PROCEDURES:
    District Employees
    Interested candidates must complete and submit the Denton ISD on-line Internal Application at . Upload employment credentials and a current résumé detailing experience, qualifications and professional accomplishments.

    Out of District Applicants
    Interested candidates must complete and submit the Denton ISD on-line External Application at . Upload employment credentials and a current résumé detailing experience, qualifications and professional accomplishments.

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: Position will remain vacant until qualified applicant is employed.

    THE DENTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER