Job description:

Are you a professional educator who envisions working in a school where students are seen for their assets and growth potential, colleagues collaborate in a highly supportive and effective manner, and school administrators trust and empower teachers and students alike? If so, Amy Biehl High School, a highly innovative charter school that prepares all students for college and post-secondary service and life, has an opening for a full time for an ASL interpreter for SY 23-24.

We offer a unique work environment with a positive staff culture anchored by five weeks a year without students to plan, collaborate and learn with colleagues. We are looking for a colleague that thrives in our collaborative, community-based setting, and believes all students can achieve. We are a fully inclusive school.

A successful candidate must be able to pass a background check and be able to get a NMPED license for Interpreter for the Deaf.


  • 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.
  • Uses appropriate signing methodologies to ensure the most comprehensive understanding for the majority of Deaf/Hard of hearing students in the classroom.
  • 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
  • Attends all staff meetings.

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

ABHS Employment Application
Evidence of Licensure
At least one letter of reference

We are an ERB employer

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