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Helena School District Sign Language Interpreter - Para Educator in Helena, Montana

Sign Language Interpreter - Para Educator JobID: 2576

  • Position Type:

    Support Staff/ ParaEducator (Teacher Assistant)

  • Date Posted:


  • Location:

    District Wide


    Helena School District # 1 has openings for part time and full-time Sign Language Interpreters - Para Educators. At Helena Public Schools, our vision is to foster dynamic educational experiences that prepare all students for life. As a Level I (Special Education) Para Educator, you contribute to this mission by assisting students’ daily training programs who need a little bit of extra help. You will work as part of a team of 70 serving 8,000 students at 18 campuses across Helena.

    To become part of this dedicated team, you need:

  • An associate degree or at least 2 years of post-secondary education

  • Up to three (3) months of related experience and/or training;

  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience as determined by the District.

    Who are we looking for:

  • Prior successful experience assisting deaf or hard of hearing students and an Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA) score of 3.5 or higher is preferred.

  • Certification in American Sign Language (ASL) interpreting is desired.

    Entry level salary range is $16.01 per hour depending upon education, applicable experience and EIPA score. A comprehensive benefit package is provided including insurance coverage during the summer break. How to Apply Complete the online application to include three professional references. The hiring authority reserves the right to offer the position at any time during the recruitment process. It is to the applicant's advantage to apply as early as possible. Question? Email Important Notes

  • This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement between the Helena School District and the Helena Education Association.

  • Prior to employment, you must successfully complete the appropriate background check required for employment.

    The Helena School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, marital status, military status, citizenship status, culture, social origin or condition, use of lawful products while not at work, political affiliation, a mental, physical or sensory disability, or by any other distinguishing characteristic if otherwise able to perform the essential functions of a job with reasonable accommodations. Persons with a disability who need assistance in the application process or those needing this announcement in an alternate format may email or call (406) 324-2010. TTY users should first call 711 to access the Traditional Relay Service from Montana Relay.

    District online application is available at:

Helena Public Schools Human Resources Office 1325 Poplar Street Helena MT 59601 406-324-2010 e-mail: (