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Sign Language Interpreter Tutor- Integrated Services (Fort Collins)

Poudre School District

compensation: $27.17-$30.43 (min – 12% above min)/hr*
employment type: full-time
job title: Sign Language Interpreter Tutor
SUMMARY: Responsible for supporting deaf and hard of hearing students, school staff, peers and others by facilitating communication, spoken and signed, through the use of sign language. Tutor academic classes and lessons as needed under the supervision of a Licensed Teacher.

Tasks:
1. Facilitate all communication between deaf and hard of hearing students, staff, peers and others by using appropriate sign language. Interpret message faithfully and completely per CDE code of ethics guidelines in all situations. Use sign language appropriate for learning level of students, and adapt sign language level and/or mode to meet the communication needs of students. Ensure appropriate logistics for background noise levels, environmental lighting, student seating and use of adaptive devices. Scribe for students that are receiving the service as stated on their Individualized Education Plan (IEP).
2. Tutor academic classes and lessons as needed under the supervision of a Licensed Teacher.
3. Record daily documentation of all student-related activity. Maintain required records and files.
4. Prepare instructional visual/tactile aids and prepare for future lessons.
5. Consult with team to ensure student is meeting current IEP goals.
6. Attend work and arrive in a timely manner.
7. Advocate for students by communicating students’ social, emotional and academic progress and needs with appropriate staff and by assisting staff and peers in understanding hearing loss/deaf culture, sign language rates and use of interpreters/tutors.
8. May assist multi-needs students with toileting and/or medical needs.
9. Attend appropriate inservices, building meetings, training, IEP meetings, parent conferences and/or school functions. 10. Foster student independence and peer relations by introducing sign language to hearing peers.
11. Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements:
• Associate’s degree from an accredited Interpreter Preparation/Training Program leading to an Educational Interpreter Authorization/Certification
• Completion of year 2 in a 4 year program (eligible for the EIPA exam and to apply for a CDE temporary authorization) • One to two years of related experience
• Equivalent combination of education and experience acceptable
• Educational Interpreter Authorization issued by Colorado Department of Education
• Valid Colorado driver’s license
• Criminal background check required for hire
• Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) required within 1 month of hire
• Special Education Paraprofessional Academy classes (5 in first 2 years of hire)

Please apply to this position through the following link: https://psdschools.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=8082
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.

post id: 7746577758

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