SWAHILI TRANSLATOR (#3434856)

Location
Essex Junction, VT, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Mar 18, 2021
Ref
3470930
Job Category
Support Staff, Translator
Our Essex Westford School District is seeking an "on-call" as needed, Swahili interpreter/translator to provide oral translation at parent/teacher meetings, and written translation of specific school documents (e.g., grade reports, letters, etc.). Position pays $50.00/hour for oral translation for up to one hour/meeting, and $50/page for written translation (or $25/page if previously translated with minor edits).

We are currently accepting applications from qualified candidates who can provide English to Swahili and Swahili to English translation, supporting our Swahili population. Work will be available on an on-call as-needed basis. Qualified candidates will have excellent oral and/or written translation/interpretation skills. Excellent interpersonal skills, and an understanding of the diverse cultures of the individuals being served is also required. Preferred candidates have some experience providing translation services in a professional setting.

Candidates must live within driving distance to our school district and be able to attend school-based meetings.

Reference Check Requirements - Candidates who pass the initial application screening will be sent an email with a link to enter your references: 5 total of which at least 2 must be current or former managers/supervisors. If you are a recent graduate, teachers, professors and instructors may qualify as manager references. This process should be completed within 24 hours of receiving the email. Once your references are entered, they will receive an email with the web link to complete the reference. Please be sure to gather the necessary contact information (contact phone number(s) and email address) for your references after you submit your application to avoid any unnecessary delays. It is also a good idea to contact your reference to let them know what to expect so they will watch for the web link via email.

All selected applicants must also complete EWSD Mandatory Trainings prior to working in our districts. These trainings are provided at no cost to the applicant.

As a condition of employment, all selected applicants must complete the requirements for a criminal background check and registry checks. The cost of the checks shall be the responsibility of the applicant. All offers of employment (or continued employment) shall be conditioned upon satisfactory background check results. Please Click Here here for additional background check information.

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For consideration, please apply electronically to this posting through schoolspring.com. Selected candidates will be notified.

Position Type: Part-time
Positions Available: 1
Welcome to Essex Westford School District!
In 2017 three vibrant communities unified to provide enhanced and expanded educational options for all students, with the idea that we are better together. In the Essex Westford School District, we are designing opportunities that meet the unique needs of all our learners. As one of the largest school districts in the state of Vermont, approximately 4,500 students from preschool through 12th grade walk through our doors each day, eager to take advantage of the resources provided by our supportive communities. Every student is supported by highly qualified and caring educational leaders, educators, and staff who strive to make our schools a place where everyone belongs, feels safe, and is respected. Learning happens here ... students are challenged by a rigorous, well-balanced, proficiency-based curriculum and supported by our dedicated teachers and staff, who believe in and are passionate about what they do. Our staff are more than just employees, they are our neighbors as well. Nearly 50% of our staff live in one of the three communities that they support.

Job Requirements
  • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
  • Associate degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions There are no application questions required for this job posting.
    Contact Information Eliane Barrett
    58 Founders Rd
    Essex Junction, Vermont 05452
    Phone: 8028572014
    Email: ebarrett@ewsd.org

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