AN OPENING FOR A SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER
SCOPE OF DUTIES
Under the supervision of the Director of Pupil Personnel, provides educational interpreting services in the classroom.
Following Meriden Board of Education Calendar
Monday - Friday
Under the supervision of the Director of Special Education Services:
(a) Participates, implements, and evaluates I.E.P’s in communication for deaf and hard of hearing children and youth for both group and individual work.
(b) Integrates work with other r department programs; works with teachers.
(c) Gives special attention to instruction to children with hearing loss, especially those using interpreting services in the areas of sign language/oral/aural communication skills.
(d) Confers with school administrators, professional colleagues and parents concerning the program development and the overall communication needs of children.
(e) Works with teaching staff in integrating sign language, speech, and auditory training into classroom course context.
(f) Prepares lesson plans for the teaching of sign language and reports as required.
(g) Participates in student staffings, staff meetings, curricular project meetings, and staff development activities; functions as a member of the educational team.
(h) Maintains records and does other related work as required.
(i) Other related duties as assigned.
National Registry of the Deaf certification preferred
Bachelor Degree is desired. Applicants must have successfully completed significant coursework pertaining specifically to the development and implementation of educational interpreting utilizing various communication skills for deaf and hard of hearing students. Professional experience in the provision of such direct services is highly desirable. SCPI Level of Advanced. Interpreter Certification required: Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID): CI, CT, CI/CT or CSC or National Association of the Deaf (NAD): Level IV/ V. Ability to work in a collaborative setting.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
Compensation range is specified by education/certification and relevant experience.
The Meriden Board of Education is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, age, sex, disability, national origin, marital, gender identity or expression, veteran or other protected class status under applicable law in any of its education programs, activities or employment policies.