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INTERPRETER - DHH (2022-2023)

Employer
Milwaukee Public Schools
Location
Milwaukee, WI, US
Salary
USD 34,464.00 - 50,684.00 per year

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Job Category
Support Staff, Translator
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Job Details

JOB SUMMARY

The Educational Interpreter's primary function is to facilitate communication among Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing students and their hearing peers, the classroom teacher, and other personnel in the school system. The Educational Interpreter provides interpreting and support services to Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing students mainstreamed in the school district. Other duties that may be performed when they do not interfere with interpreting may include tutoring, participation in meetings, and being an active member of the school's educational team.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Associate Degree
  • Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) #1884 Educational Interpreter License

Interested applicants should complete all sections of the application including the online submission of a current resume and three (3) letters of recommendation dated within the last year and signed by the author. Non-MPS employees should attach transcripts conferring their Associate Degree. Apply directly on the MPS website at: www.mpsmke.com >Careers >Join Our Team >Apply Online for Classified/Other Positions >View Classified/Other Positions (JOB POSTING #1020652)

Important message:

As of November 1, 2021, all MPS employees are required to be fully vaccinated. The health and safety of our staff and students is our number one priority. That's why all offers of employment are contingent on the candidate showing proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (currently one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine or two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine) to pass the pre-employment requirements. Individuals with medical issues or sincerely held religious beliefs that prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an accommodation from the vaccine requirement.

How To Apply

Interested applicants should complete all sections of the application including the online submission of a current resume and three (3) letters of recommendation dated within the last year and signed by the author. Non-MPS employees should attach transcripts conferring their Associate Degree. Apply directly on the MPS website at: www.mpsmke.com >Careers >Join Our Team >Apply Online for Classified/Other Positions >View Classified/Other Positions (JOB POSTING #1020652)

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Associate Degree
  • Wisconsion Department of Public Instruction (DPI) #1884 Educational Interpreter License


Responsibilities

JOB REQUIREMENTS
  • Provides expressive and voice interpreting for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing students in mainstream classes (this may include American Sign Language, Manually Coded English, Pidgin Signed English, and/or Oral Interpreting).
  • Under the supervision of the classroom teacher, provide tutoring services as necessary of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing students when it does not interfere with the task of interpreting.
  • Assist with the set-up of mote taking services for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing students when necessary.
  • Participate in educational team activities. Activities may include team meetings. parent/teacher conferences, Multidisciplinary Team meetings, and/or informal staffing. Input from the interpreter may involve informatin regarding communication strategies and progress related to the child's use of the interpreter.
  • Serve as a liaison to promote good public relations between the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing students, hearing peers, staff, and faculty memebers.
  • Lead or assist in providing in-services to hearing students, staff and parents as requested in regards to sign language.
  • Provide interpreting for school functions outside of the classroom, extracurricular activities, and parent meetings when available (Interpreting services provided outside of normal school hours would be compensated accordingly).
  • Actively supports the MPS Strategic Plan.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule

Salary Schedule $34,464.00 - $50,684.00/year (based on number of years of work experience)

8 hours/day-187 work days/year (10-Month School Year)

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Milwaukee Public Schools does not discriminate in its programs, activities, facilities, employment, or educational opportunities on the basis of a person's sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, or disability. Reasonable accommodations requested by qualified individuals with disabilities will be made in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, as amended by the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008.

In accordance with Wisconsin Statutes, every applicant for a position with Milwaukee Public Schools will be subject to the open records law. Any applicant not wishing to have his/her identity released, must submit a written statement to that effect to the Office of Human Resources. The identities of all "final candidates" may be released. Milwaukee Public Schools reserves the right to interview the best qualified candidates.

Company

Milwaukee Public Schools is the largest school district in Wisconsin and serves about 75,000 students across nearly 160 schools. 

There is a saying, "It takes a village to raise a child.." and at MPS we know that it takes out entire district to create the best learning environment for our students. Join our team where you'll not only grow your career but you will also make a difference in our community!

No matter what your passion is, you'll find a home in Milwaukee Public Schools. View a listing of all our current openings here: https://mps.milwaukee.k12.wi.us/en/Employment/Employment-Opportunities-at-MPS/Job-Openings.htm positions fill quickly and are available citywide. New positions are added frequently. Residency in Milwaukee is not required.

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Website
Telephone
4144758224
Location
5225 W Vliet St. Rm. 124
Milwaukee
WI
53208
United States
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