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Join Ames Community School District, where your journey matters! ACSD promotes an educational environment that is racially, ethnically, linguistically, and culturally diverse to broaden students' academic experience and to enrich our District. We are focused on creating and supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion within the organizational culture and in our community.

Ames Community School District is seeking Russian Interpreters/Translators to work on an as-needed basis.

Anticipated Work Schedule: Part-time,On-call. Onsite work required.

Responsibilities/Essential Functions
  • Establishes rapport with culturally diverse students and their families.
  • Accurately and completely interprets and/or translate languages between parents/guardians of District students to facilitate clear and meaningful communication and access to school services.
  • Works at the direction of Administration and ESL Facilitator.
  • Upon request from Administration, translates notes, forms, and school information from English into other languages or from other languages into English.
  • Collaborate with District staff to create a safe, trusting and professional environment.
  • Provides interpreter services at parent meetings, parent-teacher conferences, and other school functions, to include discussion about student academics, student discipline matters, medical emergencies and other sensitive matters.
  • Once scheduled, performs duties with punctuality, reliability, and professionalism.
  • Provides services as part of a team that enables each student to reach his/her full potential.
  • Brings forward questions or concerns to Administration or ESL Facilitator.
  • Abides by strict confidentiality at all times.
  • Proficient bilingual skills (Oral and/or Written) in English and Russian.
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills with culturally diverse students and families and school personnel.
  • Speak and understand two languages with fluency, at an educated native speaker level, with an understanding of the culture behind the language.
  • Ability to quickly establish rapport with students and families.
  • Punctuality.
District Spotlights

Ames Community School District is rich in demographic and cultural diversity. There are 28 primary languages spoken across the District. We have six languages where we have more than 10 students who speak that language (current number of speakers in parenthesis). They are Spanish (63), Chinese (47), Arabic (35), Dinka (15), French (12), and Korean (11). Across the District, there are 53 primary languages represented plus English for a grand total of 54 languages spoken by Ames students.

Compensation: $21 per hour.

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  • Position Type:Full-time
Job Categories :Classroom Teacher > Language: Russian

Student Services > Translator

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Contact Information
  • Sharday Grove
  • 2005 24th St
  • Ames,Iowa 50010
  • Phone: 515-268-6610
  • Fax: 515-268-6633
  • Email: click here

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