Employment Opportunities
Title: (2) Certified Deaf Interpreter 10.7
Location: To be announced
Description: PRIMARY PURPOSE:
Help meet the physical and instructional needs of individual students with disabilities inside and outside classroom. Assist with the implementation of individual Education Plans (IEP), including self-help, behavior management, and instruction programs. Work under general supervision of principal and immediate direction of certified teacher.

ILLUSTRATIVE DUTIES:
Perform basic interpreting (primary voice to sign) in all mainstream classes, tutorials, and disciplinary situations
Perform basic sign to voice reverse interpreting
Perform transliteration of extra curricular activities
Translates class discussions, videotapes, and all spoken communications in the school setting
Keep teachers informed of special needs or problems of individual students
Maintain confidentiality in all school matters
Other duties as assigned

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 187 days per year

BEGINNING DATE: 2015 - 2016 school year

REPORTS TO: Campus Principal

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until filled
Requirements: QUALIFICATIONS:
High School Diploma or GED
Texas Commission for Deaf, Level 1 Certification or equivalent

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Ability to communicate no less than 50% of information or material verified by certification or experience
Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
Ability to communicate effectively

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Applicants must submit:

A letter of interest, a current resume, LISD Paraprofessional Application, a copy of certification, a copy of all college transcript(s), a copy of service record(s), and three letters of recommendation from past employer(s) or supervisor(s)

In-District applicants must submit

A letter of interest, a current resume, a copy of transcript(s) and certificates earned since being employed
Salary: ParaProfessional Pay Schedule
Contact Name: Loretta J. Thompson Martin - Director, Human Resources
Contact Phone: (903) 381-2200
Contact Fax: (903) 381-2286
Contact Address: 1301 East Young Street
Contact City: Longview
Contact State: TX
Contact Zip: 75602