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Vacancy # 3691
Position #
# of Openings 1
Category Special Education
Employment Full-time (permanent)
Salary $15.21 per hour
Calendar Days 192
Published Date 07/29/2019
Target Fill Date N/A 
Closing Date N/A 
Location District Wide
Experience 3-4 years
Degrees / Certificates High School Transcript / GED / Bachelor's Degree / Military DD214
Contact Information:
Dolores Anderson
753 FT Sill Blvd
Lawton, OK 73507


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Job Objectives:  To provide translation between spoken and manual (sign language) communication.


Minimum Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, license, certification, and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Skills and Abilities Required: 

·         Must have completed an interpreter training program, obtained a

                  Bachelor’s Degree, or worked three or more years in an area related to the

                  field of deaf education, which could include a non-educational setting

                  such as church, etc.


·         In addition to the above requirements, an educational interpreter must also 

            maintain one of the following:

1.      Certification by the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID), or

2.      National Association for the Deaf (NAD) Level IV or better, or

3.      Quality Assurance Screening Test (QAST) Level III or better, or

4.      National Council for Interpreters (NCI) Certification, or

5.      Signed Exact English Level 3.5 or better, or

6.      Educational Interpreters Proficiency Assessment (EIPA) Level 3.5 or better in the area for which they are certified (elementary or                     secondary)


Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

·         Translate spoken material into sign language for understanding of deaf. 

·         Interprets sign language of deaf into oral or written language for hearing

           individuals or others not conversant in sign language.

·         Assist in individual goals with students.

Working Conditions:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this 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 regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, keel, crouch, or crawl and sit.


The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.


Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this 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 regularly works near moving mechanical parts.  The employee frequently works in high, precarious places and in outside weather conditions and is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, vibration, and extreme heat and cold.


The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.






Application Procedure


The following items must be uploaded with the application:

  • Copy of your high school transcript, GED, or DD214, or college transcript.

When the completed application is submitted, the references you name will be sent immediately.



When a vacancy exists, the file of qualified applicants will be reviewed. If you are selected to interview, every effort will be made to give you as much prior notice as possible. Be sure that we have current telephone numbers at all times. At the interview, the supervisor and key staff members will be present. A second interview may be scheduled if necessary. Only the applicant selected for the vacancy will be notified.

If an applicant is not selected for a position, the application will be returned to the active file for future consideration. Once you have submitted your application in a job category, it will remain on file for the current school year.

If you would like to be considered for other job categories, please submit another application. 

National Criminal History Record Check is required of every employee. Background checks are $57.25 and are the responsibility of the employee. Information on how to obtain a background check will be given by the Human Resources office after you have been hired for a position.

If you are selected for the job for which you applied, you will receive a phone call from the Human Resources office regarding the selection. If you accept the job offer, an appointment will be set up for you to complete some paperwork for your personnel file and payroll office. Please bring your driver's license and social security card.


Your application and related documents are the sole property of the district; they will be kept confidential, and will be reviewed only by appropriate administration.

It is the policy of the Lawton Independent School District to provide equal opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, qualified disability, or military veteran status. 
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