Nacogdoches Indep Sch District

Deaf Ed Certified Interpreter Aide (119)

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TitleDeaf Ed Certified Interpreter Aide
Posting ID119

Job Title:        Deaf Education Certified Interpreter Aide             Wage/Hour Status: Nonexempt

Reports to:      Coordinator of Deaf Education                             Pay Grade:              6

Dept./School:  Special Education                                                  Date Revised:

Primary Purpose:

Provide interpreting services for hearing impaired students in a variety of educational settings.  Work under the direct supervision of certified hearing impaired teacher.




High school diploma or GED

Valid Interpreter certification as granted by Board for Evaluation of Interpreters or Registry for Interpreters for the Deaf

Valid Texas educational aide certification

Highly qualified Aide Status


Special Knowledge/Skills:

Ability to write routine reports and correspondence

Ability to work with hearing impaired students

Interprets or translates English into American Sign Language and American Sign Language into English

Travels to daily assignments in a prescribed time frame

Communicates and expresses ideas clearly and concisely through sign language, orally, and in writing

Knowledge of interpreter role and follows the interpreter’s code of ethics

Knowledge of Deaf Culture



Some experience working with children

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Instructional Support

  1. Interpret in educational settings including classrooms, co-curricular activities, school-related programs and meetings, conferences, staff development, and other situations.
  2. Attend and interpret Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee meetings as needed.
  3. Tutor hearing impaired students under the direction of classroom teacher.
  4. Help maintain administrative records and prepare required reports.

Student Management

  1. Assist in managing student behavior throughout the school day. The classroom teacher is responsible for discipline of students.)
  2. Assume responsibility for learning and adapting to each student’s communication needs.
  3. Keep teacher informed of special needs or problems of assigned students.


  1. Maintain confidentiality.
  2. Participate in professional development programs, faculty meetings, and special events as assigned.
  3. Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:


Equipment Used:

Copier, personal computer, and audio visual equipment.

Working Conditions:

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Repetitive hand motion. Maintain emotional control under stress. Moderate stooping, bending, and lifting. Works outside and inside.

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Range$22,619.00 - $33,928.00 / Per Year
LocationSpecial Education

Applications Accepted

Start Date08/22/2018
End Date06/01/2019