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CTE ASL INTERPRETER

South Kitsap School District - Port Orchard, WA

Posted: 9/22/2023


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INTERPRETER-ASL
Reports To:
Director of CTE
Bargaining Unit:
PSE
Department:
Career Technical Education
Salary Schedule:
Schedule A
Employment Type:
Classified
Salary Range:
$29.95 -$33.63
FLSA Status:
Hourly
Adoption Date:

Hours per Day:
7.0
Revised Date:
8/6/2020
Days per Year:
180 (+11 Holidays) = 191



Belonging is a core value in the South Kitsap School District. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable learning environment for all students and staff. We actively seek to understand the complex and rich identities of self and others and lean into and engage in courageous conversations. We know the educational environment is enhanced when diverse groups of people with unique ideas come together to learn and grow.

South Kitsap Employees Will:
Maintain and enhance a sense of belonging and success for traditionally marginalized populations.
Cultivate and develop inclusive and equitable working relationship with students, families, staff and community members.
Demonstrate understanding of our unique cultures and celebrate differences.
Embrace and actively promote an inclusive and equitable learning environment.
Summary:
The job of INTERPRETER-ASL is done for the purpose of assisting teachers and students by adapting teachers’ lesson plans to relay necessary information for students to gain subject knowledge. This position will be interpreting for a Deaf ASL teacher in the ASL classroom.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Adapts teachers lesson plans for the purpose of relaying necessary information to gain subject knowledge;
Consults with staff and parents for the purpose of advising teacher and parents of expectations, abilities, and adaptations for students;
Collaborate with the certificated teacher in order to lead, guide, and/or coordinate students;
Interprets spoken language to sign language and reverse for the purpose of enabling students and staff to relay information so that student and teacher can understand one another;
Monitors student progress for the purpose of providing accurate and timely feedback and documentation;
Works under both direct and indirect supervision using standardized routines;
Provides clerical and general classroom assistance for staff (e.g. collecting and inputting data, correspondence, copying, filing, preparing and organizing classroom materials) for the purpose of documenting student progress and providing general support for classroom activities related to learning goals and objectives;
Participates in meetings and trainings for the purpose of sharing information and/or improving the employee’s skills and knowledge;
Utilization of some resources from other work units may be required to perform the job's functions;
Operates within a defined budget;
Performs other duties as assigned.
Responsibilities include working under limited supervision using standardized practices and/or methods; leading, guiding, and/or coordinating others; and operating within a defined budget. Utilization of some resources from other work units may be required to perform the job's functions. There is some opportunity to significantly impact the District’s services.
Competencies:

Teamwork – Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; gives and welcomes appropriate feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests;

Flexibility-ability is required to schedule activities; gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use basic, job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others in a variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing specific, defined processes;

Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; conserves organizational resources;

Computer Skills – To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of computer operating systems; are required to perform single, technical tasks with a need to occasionally upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skills required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: none specified

Customer Service – Maintains professional demeanor when dealing with difficult or emotional situations; responds promptly to staff, student and public needs; solicits feedback to improve service; responds to requests for service and assistance;

Mathematical Skills –ability is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percent’s, and/or ratios; read a variety of manuals, write documents following prescribed formats, and/or present information to others; and understand complex, multi-step written and oral instructions. Specific knowledge required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job includes: ASL or SEE (with requirement to attain the second skill within timeframe established by the District

Interpersonal Skills – Keeps emotions under control; remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things; shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; promotes a harassment-free environment;

Oral and Written Communication – Listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; participates in meetings; read and comprehend written and verbal instructions; writes clearly and informatively;

Professionalism – Approaches other in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments;

Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality;

Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly;

Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; arrives at meetings and appointments on time;

Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; meets commitments; follows policies and procedures.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

The environmental factors described here are representative of those that may be present in the work place while the employee performs the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions requires the following physical demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some climbing and balancing; some stooping, kneeling, crouching and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 25% sitting, 25% walking and 50% standing. The job is performed under minimal temperature variations, a generally hazard free environment, and in a clean atmosphere.

Education and Experience:
High School graduate or equivalent;
Completion of at least two years of study at an institution of higher education (72 quarter credits at 100 Course Level and above); OR completion of an Associate's (or higher) degree; and or Vocational School degree with study in job related area.
Job-related experience is required.
Expertise to perform single technical tasks.
Experience interpreting in an educational setting is preferred.
Required Testing:
District General Knowledge Test (to register, email skjobs@skschools.org mailto:skjobs@skschools.org requesting to complete the district skills test);
Continued Education/Training:
Required to maintain all state license/certification required for positions as noted in the job description
Clearances:
Washington State Patrol and FBI Fingerprint Background Clearance.
Certificates:
Interpreter Certification__ASL or SEE as determined by the District based on program need.
Educational interpreters employed by SKSD must have successfully achieved a score of 3.5 on the performance portion of the Education Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA) or hold Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) certification and pass the written assessment of the EIPA by the 2020-2021 school year
First Aid/CPR Certification required;
Valid Washington State Driver's License required.
Other Requirements:
Completed online application (with supporting documents)
Passing the required district tests is a prerequisite for consideration for Clerical, Para-educator and Playground Attendant positions (review EACH job posting for specific testing requirements). To register, follow the instructions on the district testing information page of our district website.

Health Benefits Information:
Most positions within the South Kitsap School District are governed by collective bargaining agreements that specify the benefits related to employment with the district, including insurance provisions, vacations, holidays, and other related benefits

For more information about benefits, you may review the individual collective bargaining agreements and SEBB 2023 School Employee Enrollment Guide https://www.hca.wa.gov/assets/pebb/20-0049-employee-enrollment-guide-2023.pdf which are located on our website SK Staff Resources https://www.skschools.org/work-sk/staff-resources or contact our Payroll and Benefits Department at (360) 874-7028 or payrollstaff@skschools.org mailto:payrollstaff@skschools.org .

Application Procedure: Complete the online application at www.skschools.org http://www.skschools.org/ and apply to the position(s) to which you are qualified within your online application.

Submitting and completing your online application and applying to open positions ensures immediate availability of your data to our hiring administrators.

PRINCIPALS AND HIRING ADMINISTRATORS CONSIDER ONLY THOSE APPLICANTS WITH COMPLETE AND CURRENT APPLICATIONS.

Positions close at 4:00 p.m. on the final day of posting. Your online application and required District Testing (if applicable-see job posting when applying) must be submitted by the closing date for an applicant to be considered for a position.

If you need assistance with this process, please contact Human Resources at (360) 874-7074 or skjobs@skschools.org mailto:skjobs@skschools.org .

The South Kitsap School District provides equal educational and employment opportunity without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, honorably-discharged veteran or military status, sex, sexual orientation – including gender expression or identity, marital status, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability. Equal access to activities, facilities and program is provided to the Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups. District procedure complies with all applicable state and federal laws.

The Title IX Officer and Section 504 Coordinator with the responsibility for monitoring, auditing and ensuring compliance with this policy are:

Compliance/ADA/Title IX Coordinator:
Will Sarett
Executive Director of Human Services
2689 Hoover Avenue SE, Port Orchard, WA 98366
360-874-7071
sarett@skschools.org mailto:sarett@skschools.org

Section 504 Coordinator:
Paul Hulbert
Principal
2689 Hoover Avenue SE, Port Orchard, WA 98366
360-443-3610
hulbert@skschools.org mailto:hulbert@skschools.org

South Kitsap School District will also take steps to assure that national origin persons who lack English language skills can participate in all education programs, services, and activities. For information regarding translational bilingual education programs, contact the Executive Director of Teaching and Learning at (360) 874-7050.

All Employees are required to furnish proof of identity and employment authorization status.

The South Kitsap School District is committed to providing a drug-free, tobacco-free environment for all persons-students, community and staff.

Any offer of employment with the South Kitsap School District is on a conditional basis pending the successful completion of an FBI and Washington State Patrol fingerprint background check.

Job Summary


Company Details

Company Name
South Kitsap School District

Job Details

Location
Port Orchard, WA