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Job Details

  • Job ID: 4185198
  • Application Deadline: April 17, 2023
  • Posted : March 18, 2023

Job Description

Posting Opens March 17, 2023                        Posting Closes April 17, 2023

The Akron Board of Education announces an opening for an Interpreter (Certified) for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing Program; Job Code 131, Time Schedule: 380. Salary TBD. This is a State Teacher Retirement position. 
Application must be made electronically through 

Please upload a letter of interest, resume and a current copy of the appropriate license in addition to completing the online application. The Superintendent reserves the right to either keep the position open until suitable applicants are found or to cancel and repost the position with such changes as may be deemed appropriate.  For further information, please contact Tammy Brady, Director, Special Education at 330-761-3145 or Human Resources, 330-761-2753. 
  • ODE Interpreter for the Hearing Impaired Associate License; 
  • Associate or Bachelor’s Degree from an Interpreter Training Program.
  • Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA), minimum 3.5 preferred  
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret/transliterate for all ages (Preschool through adults).   
  • Facilitate communication in a variety of environments; 
  • Demonstrate proficiency in English; 
  • Demonstrate proficiency in various signed language and communication modes (i.e. CASE, MCE, ASL); 
  • Be able to explain the appropriate use of interpreting services; 
  • Be able to interpret in a variety of educational settings and situations (classrooms, staff meetings, field trips, assemblies, sports, one-to-one, small groups, large groups); 
  • Provide oral, simultaneous or manual interpreter services depending upon the individual needs of the child or children served; 
  • Interpreting-the incidental or substantial rewording of the speaker’s remarks so that the content and spirit of the speaker’s communication is accurately conveyed to the deaf person, using language and communication mode that is most readily understood by the person for whom they are interpreting; 
  • Translating (transliteration) – the verbatim repetition of the speaker’s remarks in a communication mode most familiar to the deaf person for whom the interpreting is being provided; 
  • Ability to interpret from sign language to Spoken English:
  • Provide interpreting in Academic classes and/or Specials, based upon the determination of related services in the student’s Individualized Education Program (IEP):
  • Provides interpreting for parent-teacher or other conferences when appropriate;
  • Assists in additional support services as requested to carry out the school program. 

If you require any special services (such as interpreter, braille or large print, or wheelchair-accessible accommodations) covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Public Law 101-336, Section 102, please call the Department of Human Resources at 330-761-2949.  If you are using a TTY/TTD, please call the Ohio Relay Service, 1-800-750-0750.   

Akron Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation and transgender identity), disability, age, religion, military status, ancestry or genetic information (collectively, "Protected Classes").

Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Categories : Special Education > Hard of Hearing
    Student Services > Translator
  • Contact Information

    • Charles Yerkey
    • 10 North Main St
    • Akron, Ohio 44308

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