American Sign Language Interpreter near Mathis, TX

Mathis, TX 7 days ago

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Category Schools - Sign Language Interpreter
Job Type Contract

Soliant Schools is working closely with a school in the Mathis, Texas 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 and is comfortable with students in grades K-12. The director encourages and welcomes new graduates to apply. They are looking to interview and hire quickly!

Requirements:

  • BEI or RID certification is Required
  • Two years of experience interpreting for the deaf or hard of hearing, preferably in an educational setting, is desired.
  • Prefer a Bachelor’s degree in Sign Language. EIPA score.
  • Authorized to work in the United States of America

The employee directs any concerns regarding job function or student performance to the appropriate staff members. Under the supervision of a general education and/or special education teacher, the Sign Language Interpreter functions in a support position working with Deaf/Hard of Hearing students. The employee reports to the teacher of the deaf and hard of hearing and the Director of Special Education. 

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:

  • Meets with teacher and deaf student(s) prior to first class for introduction and gives an explanation of the role of interpreter.
  • Stands in a place that provides the best distance, lighting, background and angle for student viewing.  Consults with teachers and students regarding this.
  • Guards confidentiality in accordance with Registry Of Interpreters For The Deaf Code Of Ethics.
  • Reports to general education class on time.
  • Interprets lecture material accurately.
  • Voice interprets student responses accurately.
  • Directs student questions to the teacher and teacher questions to the student.
  • Additional Duties as assigned 

Job Details:

  • Full-time Position (35 guaranteed hours per week, Monday-Friday)
  • Onsite Position (W2 Contracting)
  • Caseload: K-12 openings
  • 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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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