Amherst-Pelham Regional School District
Employment Opportunities

BILINGUAL INTERPRETER


Amherst-Pelham Regional School District
Amherst, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3128959 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Re-posted: August 23, 2019 Starting Date: August 28, 2019

Job Description
Our school district is seeking Bilingual Interpreters for the 2019-20 school year, who are fluent in English and one of the following languages: Chinese,Cape Verdean Creole, Portuguese, Spanish, Kinyarwanda, Tigrinya, Vietnamese, Swedish, Arabic, and other languages for part-time paid assistance during the school day for students grades K-12. The role of the interpreter is to translate classroom instruction into a student’s native language and provide support to make content accessible to the student while they are learning English.


Contact: Amherst, Amherst- Pelham Regional and Pelham Public School District, Kate Richardson, richardsonkn@arps.org or by calling 413 362-1810 if you are or know someone who is interested in this opportunity.

Candidates interested in this vacancy should apply online
through our web site in partnership with www.schoolspring.com.

We are an Affirmative Action /Equal
Employment Opportunity Employer.

Position Type: Part-time
Positions Available: 20


Welcome to Amherst-Pelham Regional School District!

The mission of our schools is to provide all students with a high quality education that enables them to be contributing members of a multi-ethnic, multicultural society. We seek to create an environment that achieves equity for all students and ensures that each student is a successful learner, is fully respected and learns to respect others.

Our teachers, schools, and our community-at-large play an essential part of that mission.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The Amherst Public, Amherst-Pelham Regional and Pelham Public School Districts prohibits discrimination against employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, genetic information and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment.

Job Requirements
The Amherst Public, Amherst-Pelham Regional and Pelham Public School Districts prohibits discrimination against employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, genetic information and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment.

Candidates may provide a brief description of any experience that you feel will prove helpful in the work for which you are applying. Give any additional information that will afford a clearer interpretation of your qualifications which may include any verifiable work
performed on a voluntary basis.

Under the laws of MA the ARPS have the final responsibility for establishing educational policies for ARPS and may require additional professional development as a condition of employment
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    This employer has requested that all applicants answer the following questions. It is highly recommended that you type any essays in a word processing program, save them, and then paste them on the proceeding job application page.
    1. Briefly describe any experience that you feel will prove helpful in the work for which you are applying. Give any additional information that will afford a clearer interpretation of your qualifications. Applicants may include in their statement of experience any verifiable work performed on a voluntary basis.
    Long Essay (Answer limited to 4000 characters, including spaces)

    2. Our district is committed to "Becoming a Multicultural School System". We work to provide all students with an education that enables them to be contributing members of a multiethnic, multicultural society. We strive to ensure that our community of students, families and staff are learning, treated equitably, and share the job of creating a caring environment. Please describe any personal background, training, work, or other experience that you feel would help us in achieving this goal.
    Long Essay (Answer limited to 4000 characters, including spaces)

    Contact Information
    Yahdira Torres Manzano, Central Office Administrative Assistant
    170 Chestnut Street
    Amherst, Massachusetts 01002
    Phone: 413-362-1810
    Fax: 413-549-6108
    Email: torresy@arps.org