Job Title: Sign Language Interpreter - School Setting
Job Summary: We are seeking a dedicated and skilled Sign Language Interpreter to join our team near Erlanger. As a Sign Language Interpreter, you will play a vital role in facilitating effective communication between deaf or hard-of-hearing students and the school. Your expertise will create an inclusive and supportive environment, ensuring that students have equal access to education and social interactions. If you are passionate about bridging communication gaps and making a positive impact on students' lives, we welcome your application.
- Provide sign language interpretation services during classroom instruction, meetings, events, and extracurricular activities.
- Facilitate communication between deaf or hard-of-hearing students and teachers, staff, peers, and other individuals within the school community.
- Adapt and modify instructional materials to meet the unique needs of students with hearing impairments.
- Collaborate with teachers and support staff to ensure effective inclusion and participation of students in academic and social activities.
- Foster a supportive and inclusive learning environment for students with hearing impairments, promoting their independence and self-advocacy skills.
- Maintain accurate records of services provided and student progress.
- Attend professional development opportunities to enhance knowledge and skills in working with students who are deaf or hard of hearing.
- Proficient in American Sign Language (ASL) and/or other sign language systems.
- Solid understanding of deaf culture, educational practices, and the needs of individuals with hearing impairments.
- Ability to interpret complex subject matter, including technical terminology, within an educational setting.
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with teachers, staff, and parents to support the educational goals of students.
- Flexibility and adaptability to accommodate the needs of students and work in various educational settings.
- Prior experience working as a sign language interpreter in a school or with school aged kids.
If you are interested, please apply below. Upon completing your application, please send me an email or text message so that we can schedule some time to chat about the specifics of the job.