INTERPRETER FOR THE DEAF
To facilitate the conveyance of information to and from Deaf/Hard of Hearing students, employees and parents including concrete information and the social and emotional content of information.
- Operates in a manner commensurate with students’ age, maturity and academic abilities.
- Interprets the locations and times designated and makes adjustments to scheduling as requested to meet students’, employees’ and/or parents’ needs.
- Refers questions and concerns regarding Deaf/Hard of Hearing students to appropriate program personnel or to school officials.
- Assumes position for interpreting to allow clients to see both the speaker and the interpreter.
- Provides directions and materials for substitute interpreters.
- Voices for Deaf/Hard of Hearing students, employees and/or parents as appropriate.
- Participates in IEP meetings as requested by Deaf/Hard of Hearing program personnel.
- Assumes additional responsibilities to support the mission of the district as appropriate
Preferred skills and knowledge:
- Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
- Flexibility, organization, decision-making and problem-solving skills.
- Interpersonal skills with diverse populations in-person and on the telephone.
- Ability to meet deadlines, work on multiple projects and coordinate the work of others.
- Knowledge of District policies on immunization, medication, first aid, child abuse/neglect and substance abuse.
- Ability to maintain positive relationships with students, parents, community members and other staff members
- Bachelor's degree
- Valid NM Interpreting License (through NM Regulation and Licensing Department)
- RID Certification OR EIPA Performance Score of 4.0 or above.
Please submit the following to firstname.lastname@example.org:
Evidence of Licensure
At least one letter of reference
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