Job Description

SUMMARY

Facilitates communication between deaf and hearing-impaired students and their hearing peers, teachers and others through interpreting and transliterating - voice-to-sign and sign-to-voice.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Associates Degree

AND

Proficiency in Interpreting skills through one of the following:

Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA)

Demonstrated proficiency in American Sign Language (ASL).

Knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation, Signed English, fingerspelling and/or other modes of communication with Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) students and adults.

Basic knowledge of child development and language development.

Familiarity with the hearing-impaired culture and cultural diversity.

Arizona IVP Fingerprint clearance

Verbal & written communication skills in English and a demonstrated ability to read and comprehend written/graphic and oral instructions.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s Degree, or higher

Previous experience working with youth or adults in educational interpreting and/or tutoring.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS AFTER HIRE

Proof of immunity to rubeola (measles) and rubella (German measles), or proof of MMR immunization.

Valid Driver’s License

MVReport - showing no more than the allowable points against Driver’s License as described under Governing Board Policy: EEB-R-1 Business and Personnel Transportation Services - Transportation by Employees.

Reliable mode of personal transportation with evidence of insurance compliance greater than or equal to the state required minimum for car insurance as described under Governing Board Policy: EEB-R-1 Business and Personnel Transportation Services - Transportation by Employees

COMMENTS
Effective: 2024-2025 SCHOOL YEAR
Location: Exceptional Education Department - Sites vary
Classification: Supervisory/Professional - Grade: 12

FTE: .875 - 7 hours per day - 2 positions available
Work Calendar: 9.5 month

Positions less than 30 hours per week are not eligible for district benefits.

Internal candidates will transfer at a rate commensurate with their bargaining unit language. For more information on salary schedule, please reference the Employee Agreements Webpage.

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Tucson Unified School District is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination based on disability, race, color, religion/religious beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or national origin.

Job Contact Information
Name Leah Forger
Title Educational Interpreter Supervisor
Phone 520-575-8623
Email Leah.Forger@tusd1.org
Applications will be accepted
Friday, May 10, 2024 12:00 AM  -
Monday, September 2, 2024 11:59 PM
(Pacific Standard Time)

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