Remote Bilingual (English/Spanish) School Sign Language Interpreter (SLI) - Wisconsin (WI)

Green Bay, WI 18 days ago

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Category Schools - Sign Language Interpreter
Job Type All Job Types

Job Details
Position type: Full-Time
Caseload: interpreting middle school classes given in Spanish in ASL
Pay range: $32+/hr; DPI license and 3.3 EIPA needed 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide ASL interpretation services during classroom instruction, school activities, meetings, and other educational settings to ensure effective communication for student
  • Interpret spoken language into ASL and vice versa, conveying the content and intent accurately and maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of all parties involved.
  • Facilitate communication between student and teachers, ensuring that students have equal access to academic instruction, classroom discussions, and other educational activities.
  • Collaborate with teachers, administrators, and other educational professionals to ensure that classroom materials and resources are accessible to student.
  • Support students in their understanding of and participation in classroom activities, providing clarification and additional explanations when needed.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) and other individualized plans for students, ensuring that appropriate accommodations and supports are provided.
  • Provide assistance during assessments and testing situations, including interpreting exam questions, prompts, and instructions for student.
  • Stay updated on current trends, practices, and educational resources related to ASL interpretation and deaf culture.
  • Maintain accurate and confidential records related to interpreting services, including logs of interpreted sessions and student progress reports.
  • Collaborate with other ASL interpreters, teachers, and support staff to develop strategies for improving communication and inclusion for student.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in American Sign Language.
  • Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL).
  • EIPA score, RID or NIC.
  • Experience working as an ASL interpreter in an educational setting strongly  preferred.
  • Knowledge of educational terminology and instructional practices to effectively interpret academic content.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport with students, teachers, and staff.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to meet the individual communication needs of students with diverse backgrounds and abilities.
  • Sensitivity and respect for the unique needs and experiences of individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills to handle multiple assignments and deadlines.
  • Proficiency in using technology and interpreting software to support interpreting services.
  • Professional demeanor and ability to maintain confidentiality.

To set up an interview, email a copy of the respective certificate/license required to Alfonso Camero at [email protected] after submitting your application.

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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