Now Interviewing: Educational Sign Language Interpreter
We are seeking a full time Sign Language Interpreter for the 2023/2024 school year. As an interpreter, you will provide essential support to students who are deaf or hard of hearing, ensuring their access to education and fostering an inclusive learning environment.
- Provide interpretation and transliteration services between spoken language and American Sign Language (ASL) in classroom settings, meetings, assemblies, and other school-related activities.
- Assist students who are deaf or hard of hearing in understanding and communicating information presented in a spoken language.
- Adapt instructional materials to ensure accessibility for students with hearing impairments.
- Collaborate with teachers, administrators, and other educational professionals to support students' academic and social needs.
- Help facilitate communication and interaction between students with hearing impairments and their hearing peers.
- Assist in maintaining accurate records of interpreting services provided and student progress.
- Stay updated on current practices and developments in the field of sign language interpreting and deaf education.
- Respect and maintain student confidentiality at all times.
- Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment for all students.
- Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL) and familiarity with Deaf culture.
- Proficiency in spoken English to effectively interpret between spoken language and ASL.
- Certification as a sign language interpreter (EIPA Score of 4.0) is required.
- Experience working as a sign language interpreter in an educational setting preferred
- Strong interpersonal skills to establish rapport with students, teachers, and staff.
- Sensitivity and patience when working with students who are deaf or hard of hearing.
- Commitment to maintaining professionalism and confidentiality.
- We offer medical, dental, vision, life and disability plans as well as 401k with employer match
Application Process: If you meet the qualifications and are excited about this opportunity to make a positive impact on students' lives, please apply with your resume.
We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. Qualified individuals from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
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