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  • Interprets teacher’s and other students’ comment to program students during classroom activities.
  • Interprets program students’ comments to teachers during classroom activities.
  • Reviews coursework materials in advance so that classroom activities can be conveyed clearly and accurately.
  • Researches and chooses signs to convey clear meanings in all settings.
  • Provides note taking or arranges note taking services.
  • Facilitates academic and personal communication for program students by providing interpreting services during tutoring sessions, counseling sessions, annual reviews, school assemblies, and after school activities.
  • Provides information about students’ communication and language needs consistent with the team’s direction to teachers in mainstream classes.
  • Exhibits knowledge of the language and communication needs of students who are deaf/hard of hearing and the ability to communicate with students who are deaf/hard of hearing.
  • Exhibits knowledge of the unique nature of educational interpreting/transliterating.
  • Exhibits exemplary interpersonal skills in dealing with students, staff, and parents
  • Projects a positive image of the district to students, staff, and parents as well as exhibiting a positive and collaborative attitude on the job.
  • Educates students and staff in the strategies, processes, and protocol for using an Interpreter.
  • Advocates for communication access and models self-advocacy skills.
  • Participates in professional growth activities.
  • Participates in staff and building meetings as appropriate and as requested by teachers or by Program Supervisor.


  • Have or obtain the Illinois State Board of Education Educational Interpreter Approval
  • Ability to read, write and communicate in English to understand directions and communicate with students and staff.
  • Ability to physically move about the building.
  • Ability to make minor decisions in accordance with established procedures.
  • Ability to participate in NSSEO approved behavior management procedures, Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) and to apply training in crisis situations including student restraints as needed.


competitive salary and benefits

How to Apply

To apply please visit www.nsseo.org - employment - Educational Support Staff

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