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Openings as of 11/21/2018
Student Support Services

  • Sign Language Interpreter JobID: 5068
  • Position Type:
      Student Support Services/Hearing Impaired

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
      Jackson Elementary School

  • District:
      Cedar Rapids Community School District
  •   Overview:

    • Interpret using Signing Exact English II to translate verbal and written educational information or instructions.
    • Accompany students to regular classes and serve as the interpreter
    • Instruct students individually or in groups in accordance with prescribed learning objectives under the supervision of professional staff.
    • Assist teacher with supervision responsibilities
    • Assist students with behavior as needed
    • Regular attendance
    • Attend work as scheduled and arrive on time fully prepared to begin work. Follow established building/department procedures if there is a need to arrive late, be absent or leave the workplace
    • Other duties as assigned
    • Seven (7) hours per day
    • Nine (9) months per year


    • Licensed State of Iowa Hearing Impaired Interpreter REQUIRED
    • Enjoy working with young people
    • Ability to work well with others
    • Signing skills required
    • Good oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to work independently
    • Flexibility in working with classroom teachers
    • Regular attendance

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodation(s) may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Licensed State of Iowa Hearing Impaired Interpreter required.

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands and fingers to handle and/or feel objects, tools or controls; talk and hear.  The employee frequently must squat, stoop or kneel, reach above the head and forward 0 -24 inches and on occasion up to 36 inches.   The employee continuously uses hand strength to grasp items.  The employee will frequently bend or twist at the neck and trunk more than the average person while performing the duties of this job.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds 0 - 12 feet and occasionally up to 20 feet, such as curriculum materials, desks, chairs, and boxes.  The employee will sometimes push/pull items such as tables and carts.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus while supervising students and working with computers, written materials, reports, assessment data, etc.

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made too enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.  The position requires the commitment of professional working hours that may require the employee to extend beyond a typical 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. workday.  The employee will frequently work in different areas of the classroom including in/at desks, on or near the floor, standing, in movement while supervising indoor and outdoor activities, etc. The employee will usually work in indoor temperatures but will work outdoors when supervising students outside of the classroom.
    The information contained in this job description is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties are performed by the individual holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.
    The Cedar Rapids Community School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The district does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or disability.
    Federal law obligates an employer to provide reasonable accommodation(s) for the known disabilities of applicants, unless doing so would pose an undue hardship on the employer.  If you or someone you know requires accommodation in the hiring process, contact the Executive Director of Human Resources, at 319-558-2421.

    Salary and Benefit:
    Salary: Hourly
    Benefit: Standard employee benefit
    Salary range: $25.05 hourly rate


Postings current as of 11/21/2018 6:36:05 AM CST.

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