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Job Posting - USD 253

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Purpose:                    The District Translator assists in communicating with Spanish speaking community members.  To accomplish these tasks, the District Translator must work closely with the staff and administration of USD 253.

Responsible to:         Director of Community Relations

Payment rate:            As established by the Emporia Board of Education

Qualifications:

1.   High school diploma or equivalent. 

2.   Speak, read and write English and Spanish fluently.

3.   Must be able to interpret and translate verbal and written English and Spanish with understanding       and accuracy.

4.   Experience as a translator.

5.   Desire to continue career improvement.

6.   Health and Inoculation Certificate on file in the Central Office.

7.   Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the board may find appropriate and acceptable.

Essential Functions:

$11.       Translates written communications to be shared with Spanish speaking community members.

$12.       Coordinates requests for temporary translators to serve district and building level verbal translation needs.

$13.       Provides training for translators who assist Spanish speaking parents or community members.

$14.       Recognize, interpret and translate information into primary language of the person to whom is being spoken.

5.   Ensure that all activities conform to district guidelines.

6.   Communicate effectively with all members of the school district and community.

7.   React to change productively and handle other tasks as assigned.

8.   Appropriately operate all equipment as required.

9.   Support the value of an education.

10.  Support the vision and mission of USD 253.

 

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

1.   Requires prolonged sitting or standing.

2.   Occasionally requires physical exertion to manually move, lift, carry, pull, or push heavy objects or materials.

3.   Occasionally requires stooping, bending, and reaching.

4.   Must work in noisy and crowded environments.

5.   May require a flexible work schedule, including evenings and weekends.

6.   May require working at multiple buildings.

 

General Responsibilities:

$11.       Serve as an interpreter or translator for sensitive or confidential documents or at public meetings.

$12.       Work effectively with administrators, staff, students, teachers, parents, community agencies, and others.

$13.       Respect the confidentiality of records and information regarding students, parents, and teachers in accordance with accepted professional ethics, and state and federal laws.

4.   Strive to maintain and improve professional competence.

5.   Stay abreast of new technologies, data management and communication.

6.   Comply with legal and regulatory requirements as provided by state and federal law.

7.   Uphold and enforce board policy, administrative procedures, and school rules/regulations     including but not limited to:

$1·         Acceptable use of technology

$1·         Sexual and racial harassment

$1·         Child abuse reporting

$1·         Health and safety including all precautions of the Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan

8.   Maintain safe and well-organized instructional spaces.

9.   Respond to change in a productive manner.

10.  Strive to communicate the positive aspects of our school program to the public in word and deed.

11.  Other duties as assigned by the Superintendent or Board of Education.

Purpose:                    The District Translator assists in communicating with Spanish speaking community members.  To accomplish these tasks, the District Translator must work closely with the staff and administration of USD 253.

Responsible to:         Director of Community Relations

Payment rate:            As established by the Emporia Board of Education

Qualifications:

1.   High school diploma or equivalent. 

2.   Speak, read and write English and Spanish fluently.

3.   Must be able to interpret and translate verbal and written English and Spanish with understanding       and accuracy.

4.   Experience as a translator.

5.   Desire to continue career improvement.

6.   Health and Inoculation Certificate on file in the Central Office.

7.   Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the board may find appropriate and acceptable.

Essential Functions:

$11.       Translates written communications to be shared with Spanish speaking community members.

$12.       Coordinates requests for temporary translators to serve district and building level verbal translation needs.

$13.       Provides training for translators who assist Spanish speaking parents or community members.

$14.       Recognize, interpret and translate information into primary language of the person to whom is being spoken.

5.   Ensure that all activities conform to district guidelines.

6.   Communicate effectively with all members of the school district and community.

7.   React to change productively and handle other tasks as assigned.

8.   Appropriately operate all equipment as required.

9.   Support the value of an education.

10.  Support the vision and mission of USD 253.

 

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

1.   Requires prolonged sitting or standing.

2.   Occasionally requires physical exertion to manually move, lift, carry, pull, or push heavy objects or materials.

3.   Occasionally requires stooping, bending, and reaching.

4.   Must work in noisy and crowded environments.

5.   May require a flexible work schedule, including evenings and weekends.

6.   May require working at multiple buildings.

 

General Responsibilities:

$11.       Serve as an interpreter or translator for sensitive or confidential documents or at public meetings.

$12.       Work effectively with administrators, staff, students, teachers, parents, community agencies, and others.

$13.       Respect the confidentiality of records and information regarding students, parents, and teachers in accordance with accepted professional ethics, and state and federal laws.

4.   Strive to maintain and improve professional competence.

5.   Stay abreast of new technologies, data management and communication.

6.   Comply with legal and regulatory requirements as provided by state and federal law.

7.   Uphold and enforce board policy, administrative procedures, and school rules/regulations     including but not limited to:

$1·         Acceptable use of technology

$1·         Sexual and racial harassment

$1·         Child abuse reporting

$1·         Health and safety including all precautions of the Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan

8.   Maintain safe and well-organized instructional spaces.

9.   Respond to change in a productive manner.

10.  Strive to communicate the positive aspects of our school program to the public in word and deed.

11.  Other duties as assigned by the Superintendent or Board of Education.