Portuguese Interpreter and Translator

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Sector de la Instrucción


Watertown, Stati Uniti


Remuneración bruta 30.00 $ Horario

Job Type

Duración determinada

Horario de trabajo

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Job Description

We are seeking a highly skilled and qualified Interpreter and Translator to join our team. You will play a crucial role in facilitating effective communication between educators, parents, and students with diverse linguistic backgrounds. The ideal candidate will have proficiency in the Brazilian Portuguese language, excellent translation skills, and an understanding of the education in the United States.


  • Interpretation Services:
  • Provide real-time interpretation services during meetings, parent-teacher conferences, and other relevant school events.
  • Facilitate effective communication between educators, parents, and students to ensure a comprehensive understanding.
  • Cultural Competence:
  • Demonstrate cultural competence and understanding of the unique needs of students and families from diverse linguistic backgrounds.
  • Help bridge the cultural gap by providing insights into cultural nuances that may impact the interpretation and translation process.
  • Collaboration:
  • Collaborate with educators and administrative staff to gather context and background information necessary for accurate translation.
  • Work closely with the school community to ensure a seamless and inclusive communication process.
  • Documentation and Record-Keeping:
  • Maintain accurate records of translated documents.
  • Ensure confidentiality and privacy of sensitive information in accordance with legal and ethical standards.


  • Language Proficiency:
  • Proficiency in English and Portuguese.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both languages.
  • Educational Background:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Translation, Interpretation, Linguistics, Education, or a related field
  • OR a Bachelor’s degree and an Interpretation/Translation Certificate from an accredited institution.
  • Experience:
  • Proven experience in translating educational documents, particularly IEPs.
  • Prior experience in interpretation services within an educational setting is preferred.
  • Cultural Sensitivity:
  • Demonstrated cultural sensitivity and understanding of the diverse needs of students and families.
  • Professionalism:
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to maintain a professional and neutral demeanor during sensitive discussions.


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