American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreter | Olympia, WA

Olympia, WA 7 days ago

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Category Schools - Sign Language Interpreter
Job Type Contract

Soliant Health is seeking a dedicated and qualified ASL Interpreter to join our team for the upcoming school year. This is a full-time, onsite position, located in a reputable school district near Olympia, Washington.

As an ASL Interpreter, you will play a crucial role in facilitating effective communication between students who are deaf or hard of hearing and their peers, teachers, and other school staff. Your expertise in American Sign Language and your ability to accurately interpret spoken language into sign language will empower students to participate fully in their educational experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide on-site ASL interpretation services to students in classrooms, school activities, and related events
  • Facilitate effective communication between students who are deaf or hard of hearing and hearing individuals, including teachers, administrators, and fellow students
  • Interpret spoken language into sign language and vice versa, maintaining accuracy and clarity of the intended message
  • Collaborate with teachers and support staff to ensure the inclusion and accessibility of students with hearing impairments
  • Adapt interpreting techniques and strategies to meet the unique needs of individual students
  • Maintain professionalism and confidentiality at all times

Requirements:

  • Proficient fluency in American Sign Language (ASL)
  • Possession of appropriate certification as an ASL Interpreter (e.g., RID certification, NIC certification)
  • Experience working as an ASL Interpreter in an educational setting is preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of deaf culture and the challenges faced by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing environments and situations
  • Punctuality, reliability, and a strong work ethic

At Soliant Health, we are committed to creating an inclusive and supportive work environment where everyone is valued and respected. Joining our team means being part of a dedicated network of professionals who are passionate about making a difference in the lives of students.

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit your updated resume below or by emailing [email protected] today. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

  • Competitive Salary
  • Weekly Paycheck
  • Matching 401(k) Plan
  • Extensive Medical Coverage
  • Licensing Assistance
  • Custom Housing
  • Travel Assistance
  • Professional Development Reimbursement