Mesquite Independent School District is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Educational Interpreter for the Hearing Impaired.  The appointee will report directly to the campus principal and will be responsible for interpreting for students in assigned classes and related school activities.  The person will work closely with the Coordinator for the Regional Deaf School, teachers, students, parents and other district personnel.


Qualifications:  The Interpreter will have at least a high school diploma or equivalent and college credit in American Sign Language.  The interpreter should have certification from the Texas Commission for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired at Level I or above.


Preference will be given to applicants who: 


--have considerable experience using ASL as a communication mode

--interpret fluently in signed English and/or American Sign Language

--exhibit the ability to work well with students

--have an understanding of and compassion for children with special needs

--possess strong analytical and organizational skills

--have a working knowledge of computer functions and programs including word processing,

   spreadsheet and database

--possess effective communication, public relation, and interpersonal skills


Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the administration may find appropriate and acceptable.


Salary:  Pay Range:  Professional (1); $37,026 to $54,230 (annual); 187 day position


Employment begins:  August 8, 2019


A formal online application should be made through the Mesquite ISD website:


Applications due by:  Open


The Mesquite Independent School District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnicity, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, military status, genetic information or for any other reason prohibited by law.