County Fairfax County Public Schools
Public SUPPORT EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS
Employee’s Name Employee ID No
School/Department Evaluation Year
Position Title Educational Interpreter I/II
JOB-SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
The employee demonstrates knowledge of department and office processes.
complies with rules & regulations of the department and those governing hours of work, absences, and use of leave.
provides documentation of assessment results
recognizes people and their positions in the FCPS environment and knows to whom to refer teachers, students, and
parents when necessary: principal, guidance, department chair, etc.
The employee displays knowledge of job responsibilities.
Is familiar with and follows Educational Interpreter Handbook.
Follows NAD-RID/TECUnit codes of professional conduct.
Performs other duties as assigned by the Lead Interpreter/Transliterator and/or school administrator.
The employee plans, organizes, and executes assignments.
Manages logistics related to the interpreting environment.
Prepares for assignments as needed.
Familiarizes self with specific instructional needs, accommodation, and current level of functioning of student based on
QUALITY AND PRODUCTIVITY
The employee works with minimum supervision.
Follows routine assignments without asking for guidance.
Uses good judgment and common sense.
Acts independently within established guidelines.
Checks information sources regularly as described in the Educational Interpreter Handbook.
Completes and submits appropriate forms promptly.
The employee demonstrates time management skills.
Is punctual for all assigned duties.
Observes designated work hours.
Uses free time effectively.
The employee uses problem-solving techniques.
Works with teachers to ensure equal access is provided for Deaf/Hard of Hearing students.
Knows when to solve a problem and when to refer it to the appropriate supervisor.
Responds appropriately to temporary or unusual circumstances.
Solves problems thoughtfully and effectively.
The employee effectively performs job-related tasks.
Satisfies VDOE regulations with regard to qualifications and certification.
The employee uses available resources appropriately
Utilizes office materials for skill building (CD’s, videotapes, DVD’s, books, etc.)
Shows respect for property.
Returns materials in a timely manner.
HUMAN RELATIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS SKILLS
The employee promotes and maintains a positive working relationship with diverse groups.
Is sensitive to social and cultural backgrounds of others.
Adapts to different student populations.
Accepts assignments with a variety of student or staff populations.
The employee provides accurate and timely information to coworkers, clients, and the public.
Provides on-going explanation and demonstration of appropriate role and responsibilities.
Shares expertise gained with other staff members in a constructive manner.
Informs supervisor of changes to schedule or other needs.
The employee demonstrates teamwork.
Maintains appropriate role and support in team-interpreted settings.
Accepts assignments and executes them in collaboration with others.
Mentors other interpreters/transliterators.
The employee demonstrates effective communication skills.
Is clear and concise in oral and written communications.
Demonstrates ability to maintain the natural dynamics of communication in the classroom.
Is tactful when discussing issues with team members,
Responds to correspondence in a timely manner.
The employee is responsive to the needs of coworkers, clients, and the public.
Establishes and maintains effective working relationships.
Displays a positive, professional, and cooperative attitude towards others.
Encourages Deaf/Hard of Hearing students to be independent and to appropriately advocate for themselves.
SAFETY AND SECURITY
The employee practices and maintains effective safety procedures.
Wears and uses FCPS identification badge regularly.
Maintains confidentiality concerning teachers, students, sensitive documents, and all work assignments.
The employee follows FCPS security procedures.
Is familiar with fire, tornado, lock-down, and other safety drills and stays with class during there drills or events.
The employee maintains a safe work environment.
Reports issues of life, limb, and/or legal liability in a timely and professional manner to the appropriate persons.
Accepts responsibility for class ONLY in emergency life/limb/legal liability situations.
The employee demonstrates a positive attitude toward accomplishing program goals.
Renders full, efficient, and competent services.
Presents a professional demeanor at all times and is a good example to colleagues.
Dresses appropriately as defined in the Educational Interpreter’s Handbook.
The employee participates in a meaningful and continuous process of professional development.
Strives continuously ti improve interpreting/transliterating skills by participating in workshops, classes, etc. in order to
obtain or maintain a VQAS level III or higher.
Registers for and takes the appropriate performance assessment in a timely manner.
The employee adapts to changing situations.
Exhibits flexibility in adapting to change.
Accepts assignments to work with a variety of student populations/job sites while maintaining appropriate professional
MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP (optional)
The employee makes informed decisions to achieve program goals.
The employee manages the daily operations in compliance with regulations and legal mandates.
The employee selects, supports, and evaluates personnel.
The employee fulfills job specific leadership roles.
The employee provides staff development programs for employees.
Job specification is attached.
Signature of Supervisor or Evaluator: Date:
Signature of Employee: Date:
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