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South Bend Empowerment Zone English/Spanish Translator - Front Office Support in South Bend, Indiana

POSITION TITLE: English/Spanish Translator - Front Office Support RECRUITED BY: Director, Bilingual Services Department IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Director, Bilingual Services Department POSITION SUMMARY: The translator should have the ability to understand and accept the philosophy of the Bilingual Education Department in reference to the education of English Learners (ELs), have basic knowledge of bilingual education and its terminology, and have excellent English & Spanish (listening, speaking, reading and writing) skills. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must be bilingual/bicultural in Spanish and English Advanced knowledge of written Spanish and English College degree required Must be able to use Google Suite (including advanced knowledge of Google Sheets) Trained in the use of PowerSchool preferred KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Good communication between coworkers and third parties Ability to follow procedures Excellent organization skills Ability to use initiative and work without close supervision Update and review all paperwork pertaining to translations Ability to exercise tact and discretion when dealing with people and to maintain confidentiality with regard to student / family information Sensitivity to cultural differences PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: Translate (English/Spanish) documents and maintain files and translations log Interpret in meetings/expulsion hearings as needed Assist parents in completing various school forms, transportation information and school locations Handle student registrations/files and inform parents of EL services - to include placement testing if certified or on EP Update and review all paperwork pertaining to registrations, including magnet registrations General clerical tasks (fax, copies, file, etc.) Assist in maintaining BSD website Perform other duties as assigned WORK-RELATED CHARACTERISTICS: Is sensitive to the needs of Multilingual Learners and their families Maintains confidentiality about student and family information Has consistent daily attendance and follows procedures for reporting absences Reports for work on time - is punctual Uses time constructively Works cooperatively with other BSD/MRSC and building staff Displays a positive attitude Adapts to changes in work assignments Accepts direction and constructive criticism in a positive manner Displays appropriate initiative and self-direction with minimal supervision Contributes with innovative ideas and changes Recognizes situations where staff response is necessary and reacts appropriately SPECIAL NOTATION: The position requires a flexible scheduling of work responsibilities and, at times, evening work. " />

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English/Spanish Translator - Front Office Support

Job Description

Primary Location Bilingual Programs

Salary Range Per Hour

Shift Type Full-Time

Job Contact Information

Name Julia Cordova-Gurule

Title Director