Interpreter Aide (Bilingual - Spanish)

Posted: Continuous 2011-01-11
Closes: Open Until Filled
Various Sites


Perform duties for the school which may include: speaking and reading English and Spanish; run office machines and answer telephone/inquiries for non/limited English speaking families; interpret for parent meetings, conferences, or other activities for non/limited English speaking families; support parent involvement and community outreach activities through oral contacts in English/Spanish; support/assist site staff, classroom teachers, and school programs as needed; provide assistance to non/limited English speaking students under the direction of the classroom teacher. Employee may be designated to assist identified pupils in the provision of specialized physical health care services and/or assist identified pupils with personal requirements including eating and bathroom needs. The employee may perform other duties as assigned.


High school education or equivalent. Demonstrate ability to fluently speak, read, and write English and Spanish by passing a district screening test or equivalent; knowledge of office practices and procedures; ability to interact with the public tactfully and courteously. Must score satisfactory on the district screening assessment for oral interpreters.  Must meet No Child Left Behind requirements in one of the following ways:


1. Possess an AA college degree or higher

2. Successful completion of at least 48 college semester units

3. Pass the District’s screening test (CODESP) with a minimum score of 70%




Salary and Terms of Service:

Salary range $10.29 - $13.72 per hour, eight (8) steps, three (3) hours per day, five (5) days per week. Holiday, sick leave, and vacation benefits.

Application Procedure:

Apply online.  Application, resume, and one of the following documents: college degree, college transcripts verifying completion of 48 semester units or document verifying a passing score on the CODESP test must be on file in the Personnel Office in order to receive consideration for this position.  It shall be the applicant's responsibility to supply copies of his/her certificates of proficiency, letters of recommendation and any other materials desired to be included in the application.


Selection Procedure: 

All applications will be screened and interviews scheduled for qualified applicants. If after interviews suitable applicants are not found, the search will continue. As required by California State Law should you be employed by the District, your fingerprints will be taken and submitted to the Justice Department and the FBI for a background check. Processing fee will be at applicant's expense.

Panama-Buena Vista Union School District

4200 Ashe Road
Bakersfield, CA 93313
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