American Sign Language Interpreter near San Pablo, CA

San Pablo, CA
Soliant Health Schools - Sign Language Interpreter Contract 01/20 Apply

Soliant Schools is partnered with a school in the San Pablo, California area that is looking for an educational American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter to join their education team. The ideal candidate is skilled in a variety of modes of sign language. The director encourages and welcomes new graduates to apply. They are looking to interview and hire quickly!

Requirements:

  • Educational Interpreters with a high school diploma who have received a passing score of 3.5 or higher on the Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA)
  • Educational Interpreters with an associate’s degree in Educational Interpreting from an accredited program who have received a passing score of 3.5 or higher on the Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA)
  • Educational Interpreters with a bachelor’s degree in Educational Interpreting from an accredited program who have received a passing score of 3.5 or higher on the Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA)
  • Educational Interpreters must annually complete 15 hours of training related to interpreting approved by the local education agency. 
  • Authorized to work in the United States of America

The Educational Interpreter’s function is to facilitate communication between deaf and hard of hearing students and various personnel involved in the students’ education through the process of interpreting. The Educational Interpreter is employed to provide deaf and hard of hearing student’s equal access to communication. Educational Interpreters, as professionals, shall adhere to the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) Code of Ethics. Daily directions are provided by the special education teacher and /or the teacher of the deaf. The employee directs any concerns regarding job function or student performance to the appropriate staff members. The employee reports to the teacher of the deaf and hard of hearing and the Director of Exceptional Children. 

If this position sounds like a good fit for you, reach out to Jessica by sending her your updated professional resume and 2-3 times that work best for a preliminary phone interview. ([email protected])

Essential Functions:

  • Interpreting according to the specifications of the student’s Individualized Education Plan (IEP);
  • Conferring regularly with classroom teachers to obtain new instructional material in advance in order to insure quality interpreting/transliterating services;
  • Utilizing planning time to prepare for demanding course material (teacher’s lecture, videotapes, tests, etc.) as necessary for successful interpreting/transliterating;
  • Setting up a physical setting for the most successful interpretation (e.g., determining the best physical arrangement for the I/T in relation to the teacher’s presentation style and movement within the classroom, etc.);
  • Educating consumers as needed (e.g., training students in the effective use of interpreters, in-servicing teachers, referring people to other information sources);
  • Demonstrating professional development by attending interpreter training in order to maintain and improve skills, knowledge, and performance;
  • Demonstrating professionalism in all interactions with administrators, teachers, staff, parents, and students;
  • Participating in meetings with the educational team to provide input in the IEP development/review pertaining to the deaf and hard of hearing student’s utilization of interpreting/transliterating services; 
  • Following all school policies as stated in the individual school handbook.
  • Additional Duties as assigned 

Job Details:

  • Full-time Position (35 guaranteed hours per week, Monday-Friday)
  • Onsite Position (W2 Contracting)
  • We offer medical, dental, vision, life and disability plans as well as 401k with employer match

For more information on this position, contact Jessica Williams  [email protected]

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