Educational Sign Language Interpreter

Nashville, TN 15 days ago

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Category Schools - Sign Language Interpreter
Job Type Contract

Soliant is seeking full time Sign Language Interpreters for the 2024/2025 school year. As a contracted 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. 

Qualifications:

  • 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.


Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Compensation/Benefits

  • 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 or email the recruiter, Catherine, at [email protected].

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. Qualified individuals from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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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