#200234 Deaf Education Interpreter I - Estelle / Huntsville / North Texas Region Open Until Filled

Windham School District has the following vacancy available to inside and outside applicants:
Deaf Education Interpreter I

Level I - Certified $30,384/MIN

Level I - Non-Certified $28,644/MIN
Estelle / Huntsville / North Texas Region
Position Number:
Application Deadline:
Open Until Filled
The only information to be considered for this position will be in the "State of Texas Application for Employment" packet you submit. ***FOR EACH POSTED POSITION FOR WHICH YOU ARE APPLYING, you must submit copies of all documents verifying minimum qualifications for the posted position. ***You must submit a photocopy of your official transcript verifying the required course work needed for verification of minimum education requirements. WSD will no longer be able to access employee or applicant files for transcripts or other documents.

Educational Requirements:
High School diploma from an accredited High School or hold a GED. Salary based on Non-Certification or Certification as defined by the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC). Certification levels I and II are based on the recommended levels from the Texas Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Board for the Evaluation of Interpreters (BEI).
Minimum Requirements for Non-Certified Applicants:
A minimum of one year of full-time, wage-earning experience in general clerical/secretarial duties or interpreter responsibilities. Must be able to communicate in a professional manner. General knowledge of language development preferred. Knowledge of deaf culture and ability to interact with the deaf community preferred.

Minimum Requirements for Certified Applicants:

Special Knowledge / Skills:

Major Responsibilities & Duties:
Provide voice to sign and sign to voice interpretive services in an educational setting utilizing appropriate forms of sign languages. Performs duties in support of assisting students in educational achievement. Interpret classroom, administrative, and social interaction communications as appropriate for students and staff. Provide assistance to teacher in preparing and using instructional materials. Assist and score objective measurement instruments. Assist in working with groups and individual students. Prepare instructional aids including displays and mock-ups. Assist with operation and use of educational media. Assist in testing routines. Under close supervision, serve as a substitute during brief absence of the certified teacher. Interpret for deaf offenders during admission, review and dismissal committee meetings. Execute duties in a professional ethical, and responsible manner as defined in 19 TAC Chapter 247, Code of Ethics and standard practices for Texas Educators. Adapt the Code of Ethics (Texas Board For The Evaluation of Interpreters or Registry of Interpreters) for an educational setting.

Other Information:

** This position will not be effective until September 1, 2017.**

The only acceptable application is the Supplement dated 01/17 and the State of Texas Application dated 09/09. These may be obtained through the Windham School District Human Resources Department or the Windham School District website at www.wsdtx.org.

A job description is available from WSD Human Resources upon request at (936) 291-5321.

* Outside applicants will be required to submit to pre-employment drug testing as a condition of employment.

Applicants who are ERS or TRS Retirees or Retirees from Correctional Managed Health Care are required to write "ERS/TRS/CMHC" at the top of the application form.

All outside applicants must submit "The State of Texas Application for Employment" and the "Texas Department of Criminal Justice Employment Application Supplement", along with all supporting documents, to the WSD Human Resources Department. The completed application packet should be hand-delivered to the WSD Human Resources Office, or sent by mail to: P.O. Box 40, Huntsville, TX 77342-0040 or overnight delivery to: 802 FM 2821 Huntsville, TX 77320. Applicants may fax an application to fax #: (936) 436-4823 to reach the WSD Human Resources Office by the closing date and time. Applicants who do so are requested to fax **ONLY** their "State of Texas Application for Employment", Applicant Contact Information form (HD-100) and verifiable typing score if required. Applications faxed to another fax number will not be accepted. It is the applicant's responsibility to verify receipt of all faxed documents by calling (936) 291-5322. WSD employees and all applicants with a current WSD application on file must submit the "State of Texas Application for Employment" and all supporting documents for each posted position to WSD Human Resources Office by the closing date and time. The application must be filled out entirely and must include a signed EEO form.

Interested applicants may contact Windham School District, Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 40, Huntsville, Texas 77342-0040; or call (936) 291-5321. You may download an application from the Windham website http://www.wsdtx.org/careers/how-to-apply

* * No telephonic interviews will be allowed. * *

WSD is an equal opportunity employer

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