Open Positions for Woodland School District 404

Openings as of 2/15/2019

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Openings as of 2/15/2019
Support-Classified Staff

  • Spanish Translator JobID: 1354
  • Position Type:
      Support-Classified Staff/Paraeducator

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
      Woodland Primary School

  •   Woodland Public Schools - Spanish Translator 
    We appreciate your interest in employment with Woodland Public Schools. All applications are considered and reviewed. The most qualified and competitive applicant(s) that possess directly related experience and expertise, training, and education may be invited to participate in the interview/selection process. As part of the selection process, the District conducts confidential reference checks to include former and present employers and also requires a criminal background investigation. Unfortunately, due to the number of applications received, not all applicants will receive an interview.
    All district employees are encouraged to review their personnel file periodically to ensure that their file includes current and relevant documentation that supports their education, experience, training, etc., as it relates to qualifications described on job postings.

    Position Title: Spanish Translator
    Posting #: 1354
    Location: Woodland Primary School (Located at WPS but doing work districtwide)

    Days/Hrs: 6.5 hrs/day
    Start Date: As soon as possible
    Pay Schedule: Classified (qualifies for additional $1.00 per hour for being fluent in a Spanish)
    Benefits:  Approximately $750 per month from district for medical, dental and vision benefits.  Position is WA State Department of Retirement Systems eligible.

    Job Summary:  Successful candidate will work with individual teachers to help support our English Language Learners in various academic classes. In addition, successful candiate will help with translating school documents and working with high school staff to assist with phone calls and drop in visits which require Spanish speaking. To assist the superintendent toward the accomplishment of the mission of the Woodland Public Schools to assure that within a nurturing and stimulating environment each of our diverse students and graduates achieve literacy and appropriate core competencies and becomes a responsible and compassionate citizen. Work is performed under the direction of the principal.
    • High School diploma or equivalent
    • Fluent in both Spanish and English
    • A love of working with students and their pursuit of learning
    • Ability to work and communicate well with staff members
    • One year of job related experience working with children in an educational setting preferred
    • Experience which demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills and skills in working effectively in a team environment, providing support to achieve the desired goal(s) for the classroom and/or program area
    • Possess excellent problem solving, analytical, and conflict resolution skills and ability to think quickly.
    • Successful experience as part of an educational team
    • Must complete required Translator Certification
    Such alternatives to the above requirements and desirable qualifications may be made as the district finds appropriate.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Ability to effectively communicate with and appreciate individuals from diverse, socio-economic backgrounds
    • Ability to learn and use a computer monitor, keyboard, and appropriate adaptive technologies
    • Ability to be flexible with assigned tasks and schedules
    • Regular attendance to carry out the duties and responsibilities of the position to achieve program requirements
    • Treat co-workers, supervisors, students, parents and others with dignity and respect at all times
    • Serve as a positive role model for students, and practices the behaviors that are expected of our students
    • Work in a flexible and cooperative manner
    • Perform clerical duties such as typing, filing and record keeping
    • Perform other tasks and assume other responsibilities as assigned by supervisor
    Application Procedure:
    Apply Online

    Physical Demands:
    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 and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit.   Occasionally the employee will bend or twist at the neck more than the average person. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift up to 50 lbs.  The employee is directly responsible for safety, well-being, or work output of other people.
    Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.   
    Work Environment:
    The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud.

    Position Opens Internally:  6/11/2018
    Position Closes Internally: 6/15/2018
    Position Opens Externally (if necessary): 6/16/2018
    Position Closes: Open Until Filled

    If you are hired for this position, you will be required to pay for a background check, unless you have completed the background check in the past two years, and it is on file with the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI). 

Postings current as of 2/15/2019 1:36:12 PM CST.

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