EDUCATIONAL INTERPRETER FOR THE DEAF (437) [190]

Cobb County School District ( learn more )

Marietta , GA ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2877304
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : December 20, 2017

Job Description

POSITION TITLE:  Educational Interpreter for the Deaf

FLSA:  Exempt

DIVISION:   Academic

PAY GRADE:  CIT  (4, 5, 6, or 7)                   

DEPARTMENT:   Special Student Services

SALARY SCHEDULE:  Teacher

REPORTS TO:  Principal

WORK DAYS:  190

 

JOB CODE:  437

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 and pass the Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA) at a level 3.5 or higher within 5 years OR hold a valid certification through the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID)  

2.

Certification/License Required:  Must hold a valid state certificate/license issued by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC)

3.

Experience:  None; Interpreter training program preferred

4.

Physical Activities:  Routine physical activities that are required to fulfill job responsibilities

5.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:  Written and oral communication; ability to interpret/transliterate (sign and voice) at a normal conversational rate

The Board of Education and the Superintendent may accept alternatives to some of the above requirements.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

1.

Demonstrates prompt and regular attendance.

2.

Interprets classroom lectures, discussion, and tests for deaf or hard of hearing students in sign language form.

3.

Provides voicing for signing deaf or hard of hearing students.

4.

Participates in educational team meetings, including the development and review of progress on the Individual Educational Plan; provides input on the success of communication strategies.

5.

Provides orientation regarding deafness, interpreter roles, and special equipment to hearing students and staff.

6.

Accompanies student and interprets to school officials when necessary.

7.

Assists classroom teachers as needs arise in the classroom when those needs do not compromise the interpreter’s role as an interpreter for deaf or hard of hearing students.

8.

Serves as a language role model to teachers and students who are deaf or hard of hearing; may include provision of instruction in sign language to students.

9.

Performs other duties as assigned by appropriate administrator.

 

Estimated Start Date 01/02/2018

 

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Student Services > Translator
  • Contact Information

    • Human Resources
    • 514 Glover Street
    • Marietta, Georgia 30060

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