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Braille Transcriber (PAF 3110)

Braille Transcriber (PAF 3110)




About the Employer

The San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE) serves the region's most vulnerable students, and supports school leaders, teachers, and students across the county. We support about 780 schools and nearly 500,000 students, including the children we educate each year through our Juvenile Court and Community Schools. SDCOE provides a variety of services for the 42 school districts, 129 charter schools, and five community college districts in the county. Our mission is inspiring and leading innovation in education and our North Star goal over the next several years is to reduce the percentage of students qualifying for free or reduced lunch as part of a larger effort to elevate the needs of historically underserved students and families. To learn more about SDCOE and the North Star Goal, please visit: To learn more about working at SDCOE, please visit:

Job Summary

The San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE) is recruiting to fill a vacancy for a Braille Transcriber for the East County SELPA based out of El Cajon, CA. The East County position will work 185 days, 5 hours per day, and will offer the classified support benefits package. Under general supervision, the Braille Transcriber transcribes a wide variety of instructional materials into Braille and large print; operates various Braille equipment including a Braillewriter, Braille word processor, computer and related software and electronic Braille printer; prepares tactile educational materials such as maps, charts, graphs, and pictures for students with visual impairments.

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Requirements / Qualifications

This position requires a high school diploma (or equivalent document) and two (2) years paid or volunteer experience producing and formatting materials into Braille literary and Nemeth Code of Mathematics for students with visual impairments. Possession of the Library of Congress certificate may stand in for one year of the required experience. Candidates will be expected to have knowledge of braille transcription techniques for EBAE, Unified English Braille (UEB), and Nemeth braille codes, and the ability to prepare raised line drawings, diagrams, or charts for students with visual impairments.

To be considered for this position, you must individually attach the following items to your completed EDJOIN application and submit by the application deadline: • Resume, detailing education and experience • Letter of Introduction • Copy of current, valid Library of Congress Certificate for Braille Transcription (if applicable) Diversity Statement: Because each person is born with inherent worth and dignity, and because equitable access and opportunity are essential to a just, educated society, SDCOE employee commitments include being respectful of differences and diverse perspectives, and being accountable for one’s actions and the resulting impact.




Comments and Other Information

Please note that your completed online application must include all of the required supplemental documentation. Emailed or Faxed supplemental documents will not be accepted. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Employment with the San Diego County Office of Education is contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer background check and physical exam, which includes a drug and alcohol screening. The San Diego County Office of Education is an equal opportunity employer.

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