Sign Language Interpreter - Steelwood, Alabama area
Soliant Education has partnered with a school district in the Steelwood, Alabama to prescreen, interview, and hire a Sign Language Interpreter.
Position Overview: As a School-Based Sign Language Interpreter, you will play a crucial role in facilitating effective communication between deaf or hard-of-hearing students and their peers, teachers, and other school staff. You will work closely with students on an elementary caseload, ensuring they have equal access to education and fostering a supportive learning environment.
Position Type: Full-Time (40 hours/week) W2 contract Caseload: Elementary School
- Provide sign language interpretation services during classroom instruction, meetings, and school-related activities.
- Collaborate with teachers and support staff to ensure the effective integration of students with hearing impairments.
- Assist in the development of Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) and educational goals for students.
- Foster a positive and inclusive classroom environment that promotes communication and learning.
- Act as an advocate for students with hearing impairments and ensure their needs are met.
- Maintain accurate records and documentation related to student progress and services provided.
- Valid Sign Language Interpreter certification, EIPA score, NIC or RID
- Experience working with elementary school-aged students preferred.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
- Knowledge of educational and sign language interpreting techniques.
- Understanding of deaf culture and the needs of students with hearing impairments.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality and professionalism.
- Flexibility and adaptability in a school environment.
- Hourly rate, commensurate with experience and certifications of applicant.
- Comprehensive benefits package.
- Health, vision, and dental insurance coverage.
- 401k retirement plan with employer match.
- Travel pay and stipends are available for those who qualify.
Note: This job posting is for the 2023/2024 school year. W2 contracted position for the 2023/2024 year, with renewals available if desired and a good fit.
For questions please contact Marlee Hobgood at Soliant Education:
Email: [email protected]
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