23-24 Sign Language Interpreter (SLI) - Maryland

Barstow, MD
Soliant Health Schools - Sign Language Interpreter Contract 13 days ago Apply

Job Description: Sign Language Interpreter

Job Summary:
We are seeking a dedicated and skilled Sign Language Interpreter to join our educational team for the full school year. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in providing effective communication support for students who are deaf or hard of hearing, ensuring their meaningful participation and integration within the school environment.

- Interpret spoken language into American Sign Language (ASL) and vice versa to facilitate communication between students, teachers, and staff.
- Collaborate with educators, parents, and other support staff to develop and implement individualized education plans (IEPs) for students.
- Assist in classroom instruction by interpreting lectures, discussions, and instructional materials.
- Foster a supportive and inclusive environment for students with hearing impairments, promoting their engagement and participation in classroom activities.
- Provide one-on-one or small group sign language instruction to students as needed.
- Help students develop language and communication skills, both expressive and receptive.
- Stay updated on the latest techniques and advancements in sign language interpretation and Deaf culture.

Educational Requirements:
- Bachelor's degree in Sign Language Interpretation, Deaf Education, Special Education, or a related field.

- National Interpreter Certification (NIC) or equivalent from a recognized certifying organization.
- State-specific teaching or interpreting certifications, as required.

Skills and Qualifications:
- Proficiency in American Sign Language (ASL) and English.
- Experience working with students with disabilities is preferred.

Working with Various Caseload Options:
The Sign Language Interpreter / Language Facilitator role offers a diverse range of caseload options, allowing you to work with students of different ages and grade levels. You can choose caseloads that align with your expertise and interests, ensuring a fulfilling and rewarding experience.

Position Details:
- Full-time hours for the duration of the school year.
- Immediate interview availability.

If you are a passionate and dedicated professional interested in making a meaningful impact on the lives of students with hearing impairments, we encourage you to apply. To apply, please contact Catalina Diaz at [email protected] or call 678-373-0450.

*Note: Interviews are happening immediately, so don't miss this opportunity to join our team and contribute to the success of our students.*

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