Sign Language Interpreter

Des Moines Public Schools
Des Moines, IA, US
Closing date
Dec 27, 2021

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Job Category
Support Staff, Translator
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Job Details

Position Type:
Student Support Services - Non Licensed/Sign Language Interpreter

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  • Two positions available - East High and McCombs Middle Schools

    Job Summary
    Interpret between spoken English and ASL at a fluent rate. The essential functions as shown below represent only the key areas of responsibility; specific position requirements will vary depending on the needs of the student services department.

    Please see attached job description for full details.

    Hiring requirements:
    Valid Iowa Department of Health Interpreting license

    Highly Qualified Candidates will possess:
    Two-year (or more) interpreter training program and/or experience involving extensive contact with the deaf and hard of hearing community.
    AA degree in interpreting or Bachelor's Degree in an area
    Educational interpreting experience with DHH children

    Position Details:
    190 Days
    7.50 hours
    Salary starting at $21.65

    Final salary will be determined by experience

    Des Moines Public Schools offers a generous benefits package including:
    • Family Health Insurance at no cost to the employee during the first year of employment ($600/year after that)
      • There is opportunity to have the $600/year waived via participation HealthyU program.
    • Family Dental Insurance with a minimal monthly cost (Single dental insurance coverage at no cost)
    • Enrollment in IPERS (Iowa Public Employee Retirement System)--a defined benefit plan

    Des Moines Public Schools serves a community rich in diversity - in every measure of the term - and strives each and every day to support our students and staff so that they thrive, learn and belong. DMPS is committed to Becoming the Model for Urban Education, and creating a transformational system oriented toward equity and anti-racist leadership. See more about how Des Moines Public Schools is Becoming The Model of Urban Education and the role you can play in our organization.


    About Des Moines Public Schools

    Des Moines Public Schools is the largest public school provider in the state of Iowa with over 32,000 students, almost 5,000 staff and over 60 locations. Our vision is to become the model for urban education in the United States.

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    2100 Fleur Drive
    Des Moines
    United States
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