Educational Interpreter

Category:  Support
Job Function: 
Department:  Exceptional Children

Salary Schedule Range

 

Summary

Provides interpreting and other support service for deaf and hearing-impaired students to facilitate communication among hearing-impaired students and their hearing peers, classroom teachers, and other personnel

Essential Duties

  • Interacts in a professional manner with students, parents, and teachers
  • Provides services to students, parents, and teachers for conferences according to District policies
  • Maintains confidentiality of students and student records
  • Works cooperatively with school administrators, teachers, support personnel, parents, and community agencies
  • Enforces regulations concerning student conduct and discipline
  • Provides required information for substitute interpreters
  • Models appropriate use of language: oral, written, and signed
  • Demonstrates accurate expressive and voice interpreting
  • Adheres to RID Code of Ethics as it applies to the educational setting
  • Provides tutoring and/or note-taking services for hearing-impaired students when necessary and when interpreting is not needed
  • Complies with conditions as stated in contract
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the appropriate administrator

Required Education

None required

Certification/Licensure

Must hold a current Georgia Quality Assurance Screening (G-QAS) rating of Level III or higher in both interpreting and transliterating, as approved and maintained by the Georgia Department of Labor/Vocational Rehabilitation Program (DOL/VRGDL/VRP)
and/or documentation of advanced interpreting skills and qualifications through current national certification from the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID)
and/or documentation of advanced interpreting skills and qualifications through current national certification from the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) Levels III, IV, or V
and/or documentation of advanced interpreting skills and qualifications through a current Educational Interpreters Performance Assessment (EIPA) rating of Level 3.5 or higher; The EIPA rating cannot be more than 5 years old

Experience Qualifications

0-1 year(s) experience working as a sign language interpreter required

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Must be able to communicate information and ideas effectively to students and staff
  • Interpersonal skills needed to work effectively with students, parents, administrators and staff
  • Excellent communication skills both orally and in writing

Working Conditions

  • Normal office environment

Physical Demands

  • Routine physical activity associated with normal office environment

It is the policy of the Fulton County School System not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability in any employment practice, educational program, or any other program, activity, or service.If you wish to make a complaint or request accommodation or modification due to discrimination in any program, activity, or service, contact Compliance Coordinator Gonzalo LaCava, 6201 Powers Ferry Rd, NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30339, or phone 470-254-4585.TTY 1-800-255-0135.

Posting ID:  25121

It is the policy of the Fulton County School System not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability in any employment practice, educational program, or any other program, activity, or service.  If you wish to make a complaint or request accommodation or modification due to discrimination in any program, activity, or service, contact Compliance Coordinator Ron Wade, 6201 Powers Ferry Rd, NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30339, or phone 470-254-4585.TTY 1-800-255-0135


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