Vacancy Details

Position Information

Position Title:
PARENT LIAISON TRANSLATOR
Position Description:
PARENT LIAISON TRANSLATOR (ARABIC-ENGLISH)
Position Number:
908502
District - Site:
NEW HANOVER COUNTY SCHOOLS - INSTRUCTIONAL SERVICES
Position Type:
Classified
Full-Time/Part-Time:
Part-Time
Term:
10 month
Continuing or Temporary:
Continuing
Position Available Date:
8/20/2013
Position End Date:
Level of Benefits:
Full
Salary Range:
$11.68 per hour.
Vacancy Closing Date:
5/7/2013
Minimum Degree Level:
High School or equivalent
Minimum Experience:
Experience in an office environment with responsibility for a large variety of complex duties including data entry. Strong communication skills in both English and Arabic preferred. Demonstrate functional knowledge of computers and all aspects of Microsoft Office. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, ability to communicate with school personnel, employees, and central office staff while complying with the confidentiality requirements in local, state, and federal policies and statutes. Ability to work collaboratively and flexibly with ESL parents, students and school staff. Ability to interact and deal with the public in a professional manner. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignments. Physical ability and dexterity to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.
General Position Comments:
We are seeking bi-lingual candidates with native or near-native Arabic language skills. Serve as bridge of communication between schools and ESL families. Make telephone calls and/or home visits to build reciprocal communication between ESL parents and schools. Provide assistance and information to school personnel to improve relationships between parents, teachers, cross cultural understanding, and improve the involvement of ESL parents and families. Serve as emergency contact person in schools for ESL families. Provide direct support for families during registration and parent teacher conferences. Work with principals, teachers and staff to modify communication and contact procedures at each school. Translate necessary applications and enrollment documents, required forms, letters, for ESL parents/families. Perform other duties and responsibilities as requested by the Director and/or building principal.
Special Conditions:
Position is part time, 20 hours per week.
 

Contact Information

Site Supervisor/Principal:
Dr. LACHAWN SMITH
Phone:
(910) 251-2979
Email:
lachawn.smith@nhcs.net
Mailing Address:
6410 CAROLINA BEACH ROAD
WILMINGTON, NC 28412

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