SLI/ASL: Full-Time Sign Language Interpreter needed in Covington, GA for 2022/2023 School Year.

Covington, GA
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SLI/ASL: Full-Time Sign Language Interpreter needed in Covington, GA for 2022/2023 School Year.

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An Educational Sign Language Interpreter (SLI) is a qualified interpreter who can provide communication access to students, teachers and staff in settings requiring sign language, both receptively and expressively in a preK-12 school setting.

Job Summary:

SLI is responsible for providing communication access through sign language in a wide range of instructional and extra-curricular activities within an educational program. Since deaf blindness is primarily a disability of access, the student will require extensive and novel modifications to the existing educational model. The student must have continual access to information that is otherwise not available, to provide equal access. The intervener serves as a bridge to the world for student who is deafblind, which allows the student to develop a sense of trust and security that will enable them to learn.

Position Description:

  • Full time
  • Dates: 08/01/2022- 05/24/2023
  • Caseload: More details given during interview.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in American Sign Language (ASL) or Educational Interpreting
  • EIPA, RID, and NIC Certified

Roles & Responsibilities (but not limited to):

  • Work under the direction and supervision of the teacher to whom assigned.
  • Interpret for students utilizing the student’s preferred mode of communications.
  • Provide interpreting during the school day in academic and nonacademic settings.  
  • Confer with educators to plan for interpreting.
  • Demonstrate and understand the educational process of interpreting by receiving training specific to job needs
  • Create activities and experiences to complement instructional program and Individual Educational Plan (IEP) goals.

Benefits and Compensation:

  • Competitive weekly compensation (W-2)
  • 401k matching
  • Insurance offered: Health, Optical and Dental

If you or anyone you know is interested in this position, please contact Amiea Summers directly at (678)-392-4685. For immediate consideration, email your updated resume to [email protected]. All applicants will be contacted within 24 hours.

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