Under the general supervision of the school administrator and Supervisor, Office of Outreach Services, the interpreter interprets spoken information to parents of students in the educational environment.
The educational environment includes classroom, school, curricular activities, and other educational processes that are deemed appropriate for student learning.
Languages needed: Arabic, Urdu, Hindi, Telugu, Vietnamese, Korean, Farsi
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: * Acts as the facilitator of communication between parents, students, school staff, and others as appropriate * Accurately interprets between school staff and parents. Interprets the message faithfully, always conveying the content and spirit of the speaker, using the parent• s and student• s primary language of communication in the educational setting * Respects the confidentiality in all areas and maintains an appropriate interpreter relationship at all times. Avoids advising, counseling, or interjecting personal opinions into the interpretation * Strives to further professional knowledge and skills through participation in workshops, professional meetings, and interaction with professional colleagues * Maintain credible reports and submit in a timely manner to the Office of Outreach Services * Must complete LCPS Interpreter Trainings and professional development * Performs duties related to interpreting as assigned
* High school diploma or GED Certificate * Certification as an interpreter preferred * Experience as an educational interpreter preferred * Ability to relate to children, teachers, and other school staff * Proficient score of a minimum of Advanced on the ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Test) oral proficiency exam
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the 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 sit; use hands to touch and hold objects or instruments; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to see, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch or bend and may be required to lift up to approximately 15 pounds.
Band 10, $27.50 per hour
Assigned hours are within the typical school day (8am-4pm) and evening activity hours Assigned Hours are contingent upon need of school
This is a Non-Exempt position.
A person in this position reports to: Supervisor, Community Outreach Services
The Loudoun County School Board is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and to the provision of equity in its educational programs, services and activities for all students and employees.
Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, age, religion, national origin, disability, or genetic information in employment or in its programs and activities. LCPS provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.
The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
Assistant Superintendent for Department of Human Resources and Talent Development Loudoun County Public Schools 21000 Education Court Ashburn, VA 20148
How To Apply
To submit an application online, please select • Apply Now• To be considered for the vacancy, please complete ALL sections of the application. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.
Please be sure to upload the following:
• Three (3) current professional references (Name, phone number, email address). At least one reference should be a current supervisor or most recent supervisor. • Resume