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Certified/Pre-Certified Educational Sign Language Interpreter, .78125FTE - Duluth Public Schools IS

Posted on 2019-12-09 12:12:59 PM

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Certified/Pre-Certified Educational Sign Language Interpreter Myers-Wilkins Elementary 31.25 hours/week | Monday - Friday | 7:30 am - 2:15 pm Starting pay is $26.36/hr + Benefits *TEMPORARY POSITION UNTIL JUNE 5, 2020 RE-POSTED Join the Duluth Public Schools team, where we work to inspire every student to achieve their potential and prepare students to lead productive, fulfilling lives. Summary of position: Duluth Public Schools is seeking an Interpreter to facilitate communication between deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) students and their peers, our staff and other adults, using sign language. Interpreter will model signs for DDH students during instructional and non-instructional periods, such as playtime and school-related extracurricular activities. Minimum Qualifications: * High School diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience plus one year experience working with children. * 60 semester credit or 90 quarter credits of college or a passing score on the ParaPro assessment * Minimum of a certificate of graduation from a post-secondary interpreter training program. Certification Requirements: * Licensed (Certified) ASL Interpreter (NAD Level III or RID Certified); CI & CT required * NIC is also accepted Desirable Qualifications: * Understanding of the English language, especially grammar * Hearing aids and microphones; cleaning, testing and troubleshooting * Deaf culture * Children and their development Desirable Skills: * Expressive American Sign Language * Receptive American Sign Language * Ability to work with students * Organizing the necessary materials for teaching sign language * Ability to be flexible regarding work assignments Additional Information: * Individuals pursuing certification may apply (pre-certified). * Cued speech is not required. * Vacancies occurring from the first day of the second term through the last day of the school year will be considered temporary and will need to be reposted for the following year. Temporary appointees will be placed on the re-employment list at the completion of their temporary assignment. Temporary position based upon Article 7 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement. In addition to rewarding career opportunities, Duluth Public Schools offers an excellent benefit package to employees who are hired into positions scheduled to work 24 hours/week or more. Benefits include, but are not limited to the following: Medical/Prescription Drug Plan with Health Reimbursement Arrangement * Single Coverage &#8211; District pays 100% of premium (FREE) + contributes $2,000 into HRA annually * Family Coverage &#8211; District pays 75% of premium (25% employee contribution) + contributes $4,000 into HRA annually Dental Plan * Single Coverage &#8211; District pays 100% of Basic premium (FREE) * Family Coverage &#8211; District pays 25% of Premium Life Insurance * District provides minimum of $50,000 of life insurance at no cost, employee may purchase supplemental life insurance Long Term Disability * District-provided at no cost to employee Flexible Spending Accounts * Employees may elect to contribute on a pre-tax basis to Health Flexible Spending Accounts and Dependent Care Accounts Retirement * The District contributes 7.25% of your total salary in the Public Employees Retirement Association) pension plan. * Employees may also elect to participate in Tax-Shelter Annuity options. Time Off * Each bargaining unit contract defines time off provisions such as holidays, sick/personal leave, vacation, etc. Contact Information: If you have any questions about this position, please contact Chris Kohel at 218-336-8722 or email at christopher.kohel@isd709.org<mailto:christopher.kohel@isd709.org> Duluth Public Schools ISD 709 215 North First Avenue East Duluth, MN 55802 Confidentiality Notice: This E-mail message, including any attachments, is for the sole use of the intended recipient(s) and may contain confidential and privileged information. Any unauthorized review, use, disclosure or distribution is prohibited. If you are not the intended recipient, please contact the sender by reply E-mail and destroy all copies of the original message.
Certified/Pre-Certified Educational Sign Language Interpreter
Myers-Wilkins Elementary
31.25 hours/week | Monday - Friday | 7:30 am - 2:15 pm
Starting pay is $26.36/hr + Benefits

*TEMPORARY POSITION UNTIL JUNE 5, 2020  
RE-POSTED 


Join the Duluth Public Schools team, where we work to inspire every student to achieve their potential and prepare students to lead productive, fulfilling lives

Summary of position:
Duluth Public Schools is seeking an Interpreter to facilitate communication between deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) students and their peers, our staff and other adults, using sign language. Interpreter will model signs for DDH students during instructional and non-instructional periods, such as playtime and school-related extracurricular activities. 

Minimum Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience plus one year experience working with children.
  • 60 semester credit or 90 quarter credits of college or a passing score on the ParaPro assessment
  • Minimum of a certificate of graduation from a post-secondary interpreter training program.
Certification Requirements:
  • Licensed (Certified)  ASL Interpreter (NAD Level III or RID Certified); CI & CT required
  • NIC is also accepted
Desirable Qualifications:
  • Understanding of the English language, especially grammar
  • Hearing aids and microphones; cleaning, testing and troubleshooting
  • Deaf culture
  • Children and their development
Desirable Skills:
  • Expressive American Sign Language
  • Receptive American Sign Language
  • Ability to work with students
  • Organizing the necessary materials for teaching sign language
  • Ability to be flexible regarding work assignments
Additional Information:
  • Individuals pursuing certification may apply (pre-certified).
  • Cued speech is not required. 
* Vacancies occurring from the first day of the second term through the last day of the school year will be considered temporary and will need to be reposted for the following year. Temporary appointees will be placed on the re-employment list at the completion of their temporary assignment. Temporary position based upon Article 7 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

In addition to rewarding career opportunities, Duluth Public Schools offers an excellent benefit package to employees who are hired into positions scheduled to work 24 hours/week or more. Benefits include, but are not limited to the following:
 
Medical/Prescription Drug Plan with Health Reimbursement Arrangement
  • Single Coverage – District pays 100% of premium (FREE) + contributes $2,000 into HRA annually
  • Family Coverage – District pays 75% of premium (25% employee contribution) + contributes $4,000 into HRA annually
Dental Plan
  • Single Coverage – District pays 100% of Basic premium (FREE)
  • Family Coverage – District pays 25% of Premium
Life Insurance
  • District provides minimum of $50,000 of life insurance at no cost, employee may purchase supplemental life insurance
Long Term Disability
  • District-provided at no cost to employee
Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employees may elect to contribute on a pre-tax basis to Health Flexible Spending Accounts and Dependent Care Accounts
Retirement
  • The District contributes 7.25% of your total salary in the Public Employees Retirement Association) pension plan.
  • Employees may also elect to participate in Tax-Shelter Annuity options.
Time Off
  • Each bargaining unit contract defines time off provisions such as holidays, sick/personal leave, vacation, etc. 
Contact Information:
If you have any questions about this position, please contact Chris Kohel at 218-336-8722 or email at christopher.kohel@isd709.org


Duluth Public Schools ISD 709
215 North First Avenue East
Duluth, MN 55802



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