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Sign Language Interpreter

Company: Calhoun Intermediate School District
Location: Marshall
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

JOB TITLE: Sign Language Interpreter

DEPARTMENT: Special Education

REPORTS TO: Special Education Supervisor

WORK LOCATION: Battle Creek Public Schools

WORK SCHEDULE: 182-186 days per year

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • EIPA score of 4 or better; BEI I, II, III/NIC/CI/CT, CSC
  • Must be fluent in various forms of communication including ASL or the sign mode determined by the educational team.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Regular and consistent attendance
  • Effectively and impartially facilitate communication between persons who are deaf/hard of hearing and hearing persons within the educational environment.
  • Interpret and/or translate according to the specifications of the students' Individualized Education Program (IEP)
  • Act as a resource for classroom teachers, administrators and families regarding the role and responsibilities of interpreter services.

Other knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to interpret, comprehend, and follow oral and written instructions in order to perform duties described above.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently
  • High level of discretion and integrity

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of administrators, staff, student, parents, and the general public. Communicate clearly and

concisely both orally and in writing.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Basic math skills are required.

REASONING ABILITY:

Apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable

accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, bend, and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable

accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment varies.

TRAVEL:

The employee may be expected to travel to various buildings within the district, professional development conferences/trainings, and to other events as necessary.

Participating in after hour events as necessary.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person in this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties that may be performed by such a person.

SCHOOL SAFETY CLEARANCE: The successful candidate will be subject to a fingerprint and background check as a condition of employment. All fees required for this check (estimated $73.00) will be the responsibility of an applicant.

The Battle Creek Public School District is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, handicap, sex, age, religion, national origin, weight, height, or marital status in its employment practices.

Keywords: Calhoun Intermediate School District, Kalamazoo , Sign Language Interpreter, Other , Marshall, Michigan

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