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Educational Interpreter Itinerant

Tucson Unified School District
sites vary, Tucson, AZ
July 12, 2023
Leah Forger
Phone: 520-225-6610
Job Description:
Facilitates communication between deaf and hearing impaired students and their hearing peers, teachers and others through interpreting and transliterating - voice-to-sign and sign-to-voice. This position does require travel from site to site. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma or G.E.D. Arizona IVP Fingerprint clearance Proficiency of Interpreting skills through one of the following: Minimum score of 3.5 on Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA) OR One or more of the following Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) Certifications: National Interpreter Certification (NIC) Certified, Advanced, or Master Certification of Transliteration Certificate of Interpretation Comprehensive Skills Certificate (CSC) OR Valid Certificate from the National Associate of the Deaf (NAD) at level 3, 4 or 5 Verbal, signed, and written communication skills in English and a demonstrated ability to read and comprehend written/graphic and oral instructions. Demonstrated proficiency in American Sign Language (ASL). Knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation, Signed English, fingerspelling and/or other modes of communication with Hearing Impaired (HI) students and adults. Basic knowledge of child development and language development. Familiarity with the deaf culture and cultural diversity. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Associate’s Degree, or higher General Interpreter License issued by the Arizona Commission of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ACDHH) Previous experience working with youth or adults in educational interpreting and/or tutoring. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS AFTER HIRE Proof of immunity to rubeola (measles) and rubella (German measles), or proof of MMR immunization. Must hold a current Driver’s license and personal vehicle insurance coverage greater than or equal to the state required minimum for car insurance as described under Governing Board Policy: EEB-R-1 Business and Personnel Transportation Services - Transportation by Employees. Reliable mode of personal transportation with evidence of auto insurance policy. Coverage must be valid throughout term of employment. Must submit evidence of insurance of $30,000 bodily injury liability & $10,000 property damage liability.