Sign Language Interpreter

Position to begin – 2020-2021 school year

  • 7 hours a day (35 hours a week)
  • 171 days per year
  • Follow school calendar
  • Successful  experience desired

QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent.
    • Proficient in sign interpreting skills; certification preferred.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality of employment and student matters.
    • Ability and desire to work with students with disabilities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS(but not limited to)

• Works with individual or small groups of students as directed by the classroom teacher in all curriculum areas using sign language.

• Works with individual or small groups of students as directed by teachers in the following non-teaching activities: supervision of breaks, lunchroom, field trips, community access activities, self-care needs, and independent living skills using sign language.

• Assists the teacher with behavioral intervention procedures as requested.

• Assists the teacher in the development and organization of appropriate learning materials and activities for students needing sign interpretation.

• Prepares needed written communications, (i.e. notes home, messages to other staff, notice of meetings, newsletter, etc.) under the direction and approval of the teachers and Deaf Educator.

• Assists certified staff in the preparation of written reports/forms (i.e., IEP progress report, inventories, requisitions, etc.) as requested by the teacher.

• Maintains student information forms or data sheets.

• Performs other duties assigned by the teachers with administrator approval and the request of the Director of Special Education.

 

NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION It is the policy of the North Platte Public Schools not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, or other protected conditions, in its educational programs, activities, or employment policies as required by Title VI and Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, and Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments, Section 504 Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Nebraska Equal Education Opportunity Act. Any person who believes she or he has been discriminated against, denied a benefit, or been excluded from participation in any district education program or activity on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, or other protected conditions, may grieve such matters using the adopted grievance procedures of the North Platte Public School District. Such procedure shall provide for prompt and equitable resolution of complaints alleging acts of discrimination. This position is subject to a veterans’ preference. Inquiries regarding compliance with Title IX, Section 504, Title VI or the Nebraska Equal Opportunity in Education Act may be directed to the Director of Human Resources, 301 W F Street, North Platte, NE 69101

Position open until filled, may be filled prior to closing date.
Zone 2

Grades

K–5

Additional Information

Start date August 17, 2020

Contact Information

North Platte Public Schools
301 West F
North Platte, NE 69103
http://www.nppsd.org

Kevin Mills
(p) (308) 535-7100
(f) (308) 535-5300

How to Apply

Apply online at www.nppsd.org