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

High School Diploma or G.E.D.

Arizona IVP Fingerprint clearance

Proficiency of Interpreting skills through one of the following:

Minimum score of 3.5 on Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA) OR

One or more of the following Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) Certifications:

National Interpreter Certification (NIC) Certified, Advanced, or Master

Certification of Transliteration

Certificate of Interpretation

Comprehensive Skills Certificate (CSC)

OR

Valid Certificate from the National Associate of the Deaf (NAD) at level 3, 4 or 5

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

Demonstrated proficiency in American Sign Language (ASL).

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

Basic knowledge of child development and language development.

Familiarity with the hearing impaired culture and cultural diversity.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Associate’s Degree, or higher

General Interpreter License issued by the Arizona Commission of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ACDHH)

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.

Must hold a current Driver’s license and personal vehicle insurance coverage 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.

Reliable mode of personal transportation with evidence of auto insurance policy. Coverage must be valid throughout term of employment. Must submit evidence of insurance of $30,000 bodily injury liability & $10,000 property damage liability.

COMMENTS
Effective: 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR

Location: Miles ELC - Braodway & Highland Area

http://www.tusd1.org/miles

5 hours per day

This position is temporary and not eligible for district benefits.

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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 Patricia Ross
Title Principal
Phone 520-225-2200
Email patricia.ross@tusd1.org
Applications will be accepted beginning
Wednesday, May 26, 2021 12:00 AM
(Pacific Standard Time)

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