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Job Title: Deaf Education Interpreter
Job Location: Joplin Schools
Beginning: Aug 12, 2019
Deadline: Sep 09, 2019**
District: Joplin Schools
Joplin, MO 64802
Telephone: 417-625-5200
Job Description:
Joplin Schools is receiving applications for qualified deaf education interpreters. Candidates wishing to provide interpreting services to elementary and secondary educational settings must be certified at either the Comprehensive, Advanced, or Intermediate level, or they must hold either a Restricted Certification in Education (RCED) or a Provisional Certificate in Education (PCED). 
Position:                      Deaf Education Interpreters
Term:                           9-months
Classification:             Classified/Non-exempt
Location:                     McKinley Elementary
Qualifications:             Missouri Certification as required and other experiences and
                                    Expertise as deemed necessary
Supervisory:                No
Reports to:                  Building Administrator and Director of Special Services
The educational sigh language interpreter provides services to individual students with hearing impairments within the school environment.

Essential Functions:
  • Respond to the requests for consultation on students or consults on specific program needs.
  • Acts as a resource to school personnel and Student Assistance Teams as they develop and provide appropriate supports and services for students.
  • Collaborates with team members to identify and find resources to meet the health, social, and academic needs of students and families.
  • Demonstrate a competent level of skills and knowledge in interpreting educational program
  • Assist certificated and classified staff in local school districts in implementing the program for students with hearing impairments.
  • Provides assistance to the hearing impaired teacher in implementing the educational program for individual children with hearing impairments.
  • Works with individual students with hearing impairments and their teachers to develop language, articulation, and academic skills within the school and home environment.
  • May assist classroom teachers in understanding the role of the interpreter in issues of students with hearing impairments.
  • Maintains records including progress made.
  • Demonstrates a competent level of knowledge and skill in American Sign Language, Signing Exact English and/or Conceptual Accuracy Signed English.
  • Provides training to local school district instructional aides and students with hearing impairments in the appropriate sign language.
  • Demonstrates, manages, and organizes the special materials, equipment, and environment essential to the specialized programs.
  • Demonstrates the awareness of own limitations and strengths.
  • Demonstrates continued professional growth.
  • Demonstrates a successful level of performance in offering specialized programs.
  • Performs at an independent level in interpersonal and technical skills.
  • Demonstrates and fulfills IEP’s as prescribed by hearing impaired teacher.
  • Supports and implements policies, regulations, procedures, and administrative directives.
  • Submit records, reports, and assignments promptly and efficiently.
  • Deal with obstacles and constraints positively.
  • Demonstrates the ability to adjust to and use new approaches in the performance of his/her duties.
  • Seeks and takes advantage of opportunities for professional growth.
  • Maintains dress and appearance appropriate to a professional office setting
  • Assists with other responsibilities as assigned by the teacher, Director of Special Services, and Principal.
  • Carry out all other duties as assigned.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.