Bucks County IUC-Print Captionist

Bucks County IU

C-Print Captionist (19-16MV)

Job Posting

Job Details

TitleC-Print Captionist
Posting ID19-16MV



The C-Print Captionist is responsible for working 1:1 with students with hearing loss in their district classrooms.  Strong English language skills and collaborative thinking skills are a must.  Successful candidate should be an independent worker and have the ability to transcribe what is heard in a typical classroom.


Completion of the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID) C-Print Captionist training will be reimbursed for the successful candidate.  Please refer to the NTID website for further information about this training:


Essential Functions:

  • Utilize computer assisted technology to provide real-time access to classroom information through "meaning for meaning" captioning of lectures, video and classroom discussions.
  • Collaborate actively with the assigned teacher of the deaf to tailor notes to student language and academic levels
  • Provide edited notes to students, classroom and itinerant teachers to facilitate academic engagement
  • Demonstrate best practices in notetaking to produce effective notes
  • Preview and review academic information to develop and customize captionist’s abbreviation dictionary
  • Deploy professional development strategies to actively increase typing speed

 Supervisory Responsibility:  N/A



Physical Demands: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to handle or feel. The employee is frequently required to walk; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee may be required to stand for long periods, and to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.



Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:


This is a full-time, 185-day calendar position. Days and hours will match school to which employee is assigned.



Travel:  May be required between assignments and reimbursed in accordance with current IRS rate.



Education and Experience:


Minimum:  High School Diploma or 20 Hours Paraeducator certification

                 Associate's Degree or beyond 



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Typing speed of at least 50 words per minute

Will train qualified candidate(s)

Successful candidates must provide evidence of C-Print Captionist Training Program



To be hired for this position you will need the required PA clearances to be dated no more than one year prior to your employment start date.  Click here to learn more about the required clearances.

Shift TypeFull-time, 10 month, 185 day calendar
Salary RangeC-print
LocationItinerant locations throughout Middle Bucks County

Applications Accepted

Start Date08/14/2019