Job Description

Boulder Valley School District is committed to create challenging, meaningful, and engaging learning opportunities so that all children thrive and are prepared for successful, civically engaged lives. Our comprehensive and innovative approach to education ensures that each student meets expectations relative to intellectual growth, physical development and social emotional well-being. The district covers approximately 500 square miles and serves the communities of Boulder, Erie, Louisville, Lafayette, Superior, Broomfield, Nederland, Ward, Jamestown and Gold Hill. Website: BVSD.


School: Monarch K-8

Position Title: Educational Interpreter

Position Start Date: Immediately

Position Type: Paraeducators

FTE: 0.50 - 20 hours per week - Regular, ongoing

Work Schedule: 9 Month - Hourly

Pay Range:* $26.48 - $34.73

Closing Date: April 2, 2023


Assist teachers of the deaf/hard of hearing (DHH) in carrying out the educational goals of students identified for DHH services. The primary assignment is to function as a signing interpreter for students with hearing loss and to support an efficient and effective educational environment for students to access signed communication.


  • Sign language interpretation (may include sign to voice as well as voice to sign) for a student or students throughout the school day so that they may access all instructional and social environments.
  • Work collaboratively with general education classroom teachers to facilitate signing interpretation and environmental feedback.
  • Collaborate with teachers of the deaf, speech pathologists and other staff regarding the individualized needs of students with which they work.
  • Attend monthly professional development and collaboration meetings.
  • Plan for upcoming lessons and activities.

  • Provide input for student meetings, such as formal Individualized Education Programs (IEPs).

  • Teaching and clarifying for students when needed, especially as related to new terms or language and the student use of an interpreter.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.



  • Associate’s Degree with a major/area of study in: Educational Interpreting.
  • Passing scores on state or national assessment systems if interpreting skills (i.e. EIPA) OR a plan that aligns with EEIA license requirements for passing such an assessment.
  • Ability to provide signing communication (ASL preferred) including both sign to voice and voice to sign.
  • Educational Interpreter Authorization .
  • OR
  • Emergency Educational Interpreter Authorization (EEIA) from the Colorado Department of Education; the EEIA can be applied for at hire due to required District signature and EIA can be in process.
  • Completed and submitted BVSD online application.


  • Possess good time management skills.
  • Experience in Interpreting.

Salary Information:

Salary Placement varies according to experience and education.

*Pay range listed above is for employees newly hired to BVSD or current BVSD employees that are new to the employee group (existing employees currently in this unit please refer to the pay range on the appropriate salary schedule). BVSD engages in a salary placement process vs. a salary negotiation process. This information is provided in compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and is the company's good faith and reasonable estimate of the compensation range and benefits offered for this position. The compensation offered to the successful applicant may vary based on factors including experience and education. All salaries are set by Human Resources based on a review of qualifications compared to the requirements on the job description; therefore listing all related education and experience on your application is recommended. All salaries are set by Human Resources based on a review of qualifications compared to the requirements on the job description; therefore, listing all related education and experience on your application is recommended.

Application and Selection Procedure:

  • External Candidates: Apply on-line at jobs.bvsd
  • Current BVSD Employees: Must apply through the INFOR portal
  • If you do not have internet access, a computer is available in the Human Resources Division, Education Center, 6500 E. Arapahoe, Boulder, Colorado.
  • Applications are reviewed to match candidates with position qualifications, with a limited number selected for interviews. For the final selection, employment is contingent upon successful completion of the post-offer screening process, including a background check and possible medical examination.

The Boulder Valley School District is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in admission or access to, and treatment and employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries or complaints: BVSD Legal Counsel - 720-561-5903; Office for Civil Rights -

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