Employment Opportunities

Educational Interpreters for Deaf/Hard of Hearing

The goal of an Educational Interpreter for Deaf/Hard of Hearing is to provide interpreting/transliterating services to deaf and hard of hearing students which facilitate communication within an instructional environment. This position is a full time position with benefits. Educational Interpreter positions have (4) four levels on a 196 work calendar:

  • Educational Interpreter I - Pay Grade 15 - $25,452 - $39,015 annually
  • Educational Interpreter II - Pay Grade 16 - $27,307 - $41,861 annually
  • Educational Interpreter III - Pay Grade 18 - $31,451 - $48,208 annually
  • Educational Interpreter IV - Pay Grade 20 - $36,208 - $55,509 annually
Educational Interpreters Must Meet The Following Criteria:
  • Standard high school diploma or satisfactory completion of an approved General Education Development (GED) Testing Program.
  • Three (3) years of experience providing interpretive services to the deaf and hard of hearing. Some experience with children who are deaf and hard of hearing preferred.
  • Demonstrate a minimum competency level based on performance standards developed by Broward County School District as evidenced by:
      • Panel interview
      • Code of Ethics - situational exercise
      • Classroom skills - interpretive exercise
  • Must be registered for standard certification screening before the end of the initial probationary period (131 work days) for continued employment in the position.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older. Computer skills as required for the position.
  • Additional education and certification is required for Level II - IV. Click here to view the full job description.
Application Process:

Applicants interested in applying for Educational Interpreter for Deaf/Hard of Hearing positions may apply by mailing or hand delivering their resume and any certifications to Theresa Spurlock at 1701 N. W. 23rd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311.

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Foreign Educated Applicants

Applicants with academic training and degrees granted outside the United States MUST submit a credential evaluation report that includes a statement of degree equivalency and a breakdown of the coursework and semester hour credits. Any academic traning, diploma, or degree granted from Puerto Rico must be translated to English. An accredited two or four year college or university in the U.S., or a credential evaluation agency can provide this report. A partial list of approved agencies is found here.

All materials submitted become the property of the Talent Acquisiton & Operations Department, will not be returned to the applicant, and are subject to the Florida Sunshine Statutes.

Important Notice

Per Florida Statute 119.071(5), this is to notify you of the purpose for collecting and utilizing your Social Security Number. Providing your Social Security Number is a condition of employment at Broward County Public Schools. To protect your identification, Broward County Public Schools will secure your Social Security Number from unauthorized access, and strictly prohibit the release of your Social Security Number to unauthorized parties contrary to state and federal law.

Social Security numbers are collected for legitimate business purposes during the recruitment, selection and hiring process with Broward County Public Schools. Your Social Security Number will be used for completing and processing the following actions: Employment application for determining certification eligibility [1012.56 F.S.], Completion of federal I-9 form for the filing and issuance of federal employment forms [8 USC 1324a(b)], Completion of federal W-4 form for filing and issuance of federal employment forms [8 USC 1324a(b)], Florida Retirement Contribution Report [119.07(5)(a)6.b], and Conducting criminal background screening [1012.56 F.S.]. Your Social Security Number may be used as a unique numeric identification within some of our systems and may be used for search purposes.