Sign Language Interpreter

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Approximately 5,500 employees from all backgrounds embody the Muscogee County School District. We offer opportunities for everyone including support personnel, teachers, leaders, tradespeople and much more.

This posting is to recruit for existing vacancies and/or positions that become available at our various schools for the 2021-2022 school year. 

Join the Muscogee County School District in “Creating We” in an environment that values the unique experiences and perspectives each of us bring to our community.

POSITION TITLE:

Sign Language Interpreter

FLSA:

Exempt

SALARY:

Georgia Salary Schedule

WORK DAYS:

190

LOCATION:

To be announced

REPORTS TO:

Principal

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Interprets the speech and language of the classroom into sign language and/or oral lip reading for the students who are deaf or hard of hearing.

REQUIREMENTS:

1. Educational Level:                      

Bachelor Degree in job related field

2. Certification/License:                  

Current national certification from the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) or current Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA) level 3.5 or higher.

3. Experience:                                

None

4. Physical Activities:                      

Routine physical activities that are required to fulfill job responsibilities

5. Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:                

Written and oral communication; instructional strategies that connect the curriculum to the learners; student management

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  1. Demonstrates prompt and regular attendance.
  2. Assists deaf and hard of hearing students in academic and nonacademic activities, individually or in groups as well as deaf or hard of hearing staff and parents for the purpose of presenting and/or reinforcing learning concepts.
  3. Implements, under the supervision of assigned teacher, instructional/behavioral programs and lesson plans for the purpose of assisting the teacher in improving students' academic and life skill success through a defined course of study.
  4. Interprets at various meetings as may be requested (e.g. IEP, teacher/parent conference, etc.) for the purpose of facilitating effective communication.
  5. Interprets or transliterates all language necessary for student's education for the purpose of facilitating effective communication.
  6. Monitors individual students for the purpose of providing assistance as needed and ensuring a quiet, safe, and positive learning environment.
  7. Participates in meetings for the purpose of receiving and conveying information related to serving the general goals of education to the deaf or hard of hearing.
  8. Prepares for daily classroom lectures and activities for the purpose of ensuring a clear understanding and interpretation.
  9. Provides support to the deaf or hard of hearing student for the purpose of facilitating communication and/or reinforcing classroom objectives.
  10. Tutors deaf or hard of hearing students in a variety of subjects for the purpose of supplementing daily classroom learning and promoting student success.
  11. Performs other duties as assigned by appropriate administrator.

The Muscogee County School District provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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