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Park Avenue Elementary School

Auburn School Department

Auburn, Maine (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3712442
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted: May 13, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

5 hours per day School Year only

Position Overview:
Position is responsible for facilitating cross- cultural communication by converting one language into another language. Essential Duties: • Serves as a language interpreter or translator between student, school, home, and/or community. Relay ideas and concepts between different languages.
  • good communication skills.
  • knowledge of cultures, beliefs, values and practices of diverse cultural groups.
  • decision making and problem solving skills.
  • builds positive relationships and bridges cultures to achieve success in the academic learning of students.
  • helps students and teachers who come from different cultural backgrounds to improve communication and enhance collaboration.
    • Position Type: Part-time
    • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category: Student Services > Translator
  • Employer Description

    Auburn School Department – Vision 2030
    “Empowering life-long learners to succeed in an ever changing world.”

    Our students:
    •Communicate, collaborate, think critically and flexibly.
    •Apply their knowledge to real-life situations.
    •Demonstrate the core values of compassion, courage, fairness, honesty, respect and responsibility.
    •Recognize learning as an ongoing process.
    •Appreciate diversity.

    Our educational program:
    •Serves the whole child.
    •Focuses on student interest, goals and career exploration.
    •Is student-centered within a standards-based approach.
    •Provides independent, collaborative and community-based learning.
    •Is flexible and personalized to maximize every student’s growth.

    Our staff members:
    •Are model learners and collaborative educational leaders.
    •Create safe environments for learning.
    •Have high expectations, motivating students to be their best.
    •Value reflection and creative thinking.
    •Encourage active learning and innovation.

    Our community members:
    •Actively share the responsibility for students to be career and/or college ready.
    •Partner with staff to ensure student success.
    •Demonstrate mutual respect.
    •Support safe, flexible and appropriate facilities for learning.
    •Provide learning opportunities for students outside the school walls.

    All Auburn students are supported to graduate with high aspirations, hope for the future, a passion for learning and the capacities to accomplish their dreams.

    Auburn is Maine`s 4th largest city with a population of 23,200. Geographically, Auburn is a mere 45 minute drive to pristine snow covered mountains or breathtaking coastal Maine. Excellent financial, medical and higher educational facilities are available in Auburn and Lewiston. Learn more about us...

    Location Description

    The vision of Park Avenue Elementary School is for students to become critical
    thinkers, with the knowledge and skills to become responsible citizens. They will
    be empowered to be life-long learners in our richly diverse society.
    The mission of Park Avenue Elementary School is to provide a quality
    educational program for all students in a challenging and secure environment.
    We, as professional and caring educators, in a partnership with our families and
    community, will provide a relevant, integrated curriculum that addresses the
    needs of the whole child.
    We believe that …
    • Every child is capable of learning.
    • Education is the shared responsibility of home, school, and community.
    • All members of our school community will act ethically and with integrity.
    • Everyone will be treated with courtesy and respect, accepting differences
    and celebrating uniqueness.
    • The Core Values of Respect, Compassion, Fairness, Responsibility,
    Courage, and Honesty are the foundation for life-long learning and
    responsible citizenship. Learn more about us...

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    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Auburn School Department is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Criminal History Record Check through DOE
    • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

    Application Instructions

    Please respond to all of the following application questions. Answers to the following are REQUIRED to process your application with the Auburn School Department.

    If you need support from School Spring, contact:
    Phone Number: 1-888-826-4034 (toll-free, US only). Auburn School Department, Personnel Assistant Diane Blais can be reached by calling 207-784-6431 ext 1424 or

    Application Questions

    This employer has requested that all applicants answer the following questions. It is highly recommended that you type any essays in a word processing program, save them, and then paste them on the proceeding job application page.

    • 1. Why do you want to become a substitute teacher in the Auburn (Maine) School Department?
      Short Essay (Answer limited to 600 characters, including spaces)
    • 2. Please describe any classroom experience you might have?
      Long Essay (Answer limited to 4000 characters, including spaces)
    • 3. Please describe any experience you have working with children.
      Long Essay (Answer limited to 4000 characters, including spaces)
    • 4. Please list any training, skills, or language proficiency that would improve your candidacy for desired position(s):
      Brief Response (Answer limited to 200 characters, including spaces)
    • 5. A CHRC (Criminal History Record Check) must be completed prior to beginning work. The fee is $70 for 5 year certificate. This is completed through the Department of Education. We will assist you in this process, if necessary. Have you had your fingerprints done for the CHRC?
    • 6. I affirm that all information set forth in this application is accurate, truthful and complete. If I am employed by Auburn School Department, I will abide by all Department of Education and school policies, work on assigned committees, and continue my professional growth to the best of my ability and within reasonable and personal standards. I grant permission for school officials to obtain a personal record check from federal, state, county, and/or local agency, including law enforcement agencies and Division of Family Services; also a credit history check may be made. I release individuals listed as references and current or former employers from any liability for information given in response to a request for an employment reference. I understand that I may be required to take a drug test and physical exam prior to assuming any position for which I may be employed. In the event that I am employed by the District and in the further event that I have provided false or misleading information in this application or in subsequent employment interviews, I understand that my employment may be terminated at any time after the discovery of the false or misleading information.
      Multiple Choice / Multiple Answers
      - I agree with the above statement, please give my application consideration.
      - I DO Not agree and understand I will not be considered for a position in Auburn.

    Contact Information

    • Stephanie Marris, Interim Principal
    • 161 Park Avenue
    • Auburn, Maine 04210
    • Phone: (207)333-6657
    • Fax: 207 786-6782
    • Email: click here

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