Interpreter of the Deaf

Educational Service Center of Cuyahoga County - Valley View, OH4.3

Part-timeEstimated: $46,000 - $61,000 a year
EducationSkills
Educational English Language Interpreter of the Deaf

PART TIME Assignment: Garfield Heights City Schools 2018-2019

Preschool aged student assignment: Monday - Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday two (2) hours per day, four (4) days per week for a total of 101 day contract

Objective: Primary function is to facilitate communication, providing interpreting services in inclusive, mainstream, and self-contained settings. To serve as a liaison in promoting positive relations between the Deaf/Hard of Hearing students, their hearing peers, faculty, administration and other staff.

This facilitator will need to have strong American Sign Language skills as well as understand the role of facilitating language

Essential Job Functions:
Demonstrate knowledge of the Ohio Guidelines for Educational Interpreters
Follow classroom schedule and interpret for students as mandated by the student’s IEP
Interpret all class activities (during the contracted day) to include: lectures, discussions, films/videos, assemblies, and any related assignment
Collaborate as a member of the educational team obtaining lesson plans as well as providing in-service for new staff members about working with an interpreter/DHH student in the educational setting
Maintain confidentiality as required by District policy, The Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) Professional Code of Conduct, and applicable law
Pursue self-improvement and professional development opportunities in signing ability, interpreting skills and establishing a better understanding of the educational process
Attend all In-service/Professional Development programming and staff meetings as required

Minimum Qualifications:
Ohio Department of Education Associate License Interpreter for the Hearing Impaired
2 years of college coursework, OR an Associate's Degree or higher, OR high school diploma with passage of the ParaPro Assessment prior to employment
Strong interpersonal skills
Ability to lift equipment, supplies and/or children weighing at least forty (40) pounds
Physical ability to perform all of the essential functions of the job.

Preferred Qualifications:
Previous related experience
Experience working in a multicultural setting

Essential Job Functions:
Demonstrate knowledge of the Ohio Guidelines for Educational Interpreters
Follow classroom schedule and interpret for students as mandated by the student’s IEP
Interpret all class activities (during the contracted day) to include: lectures, discussions, films/videos, assemblies, and any related assignment
Collaborate as a member of the educational team obtaining lesson plans as well as providing in-service for new staff members about working with an interpreter/DHH student in the educational setting
Maintain confidentiality as required by District policy, The Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) Professional Code of Conduct, and applicable law
Pursue self-improvement and professional development opportunities in signing ability, interpreting skills and establishing a better understanding of the educational process
Attend all In-service/Professional Development programming and staff meetings as required

Minimum Qualifications:
Ohio Department of Education Associate License Interpreter for the Hearing Impaired
2 years of college coursework, OR an Associate's Degree or higher, OR high school diploma with passage of the ParaPro Assessment prior to employment
Strong interpersonal skills
Ability to lift equipment, supplies and/or children weighing at least forty (40) pounds
Physical ability to perform all of the essential functions of the job.

Preferred Qualifications:
Previous related experience
Experience working in a multicultural setting