Posted on January 10, 2022. Primary Region: Westman Region, MB
Competition Number: 2122-030e
Date: January 10, 2022
Assignment: ASL Interpreter 24 hrs/week
Location: Rosenort School
Start Date: As soon as possible
End Date: June 29, 2022
Competition Closing Date: Until filled
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
-Facilitate communication between the student, his/her hearing peers, the classroom teacher, school administration, parents, and staff within the school environment by:
-Providing interpreting services based on the communication as specified in the student’s Student Specific Plan. Communication modalities may include a combination of ASL, contact signing, and spoken language.
-Participate on the school’s educational team for the student(s) by:
-Regularly consulting and collaborating with teachers.
-Working with staff and students in the school to promote ASL
-Providing support for the teacher within the classroom to deliver instructional content.
-Performing duties to support student achievement of the educational objectives.
-Reviewing vocabulary and reinforcing specific concepts covered in class.
-Providing information about cultural and linguistic differences that may impact students’ performance and behavior.
-Prepare for interpreting by becoming familiar with course information, technical language and teaching styles.
-Participate in interpreting specific professional development.
-Maintain an active membership with the provincial and the national interpreting organizations and abide by the CASLI Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Professional Conduct.
DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
-Certificated ASL interpreter from an ASL-English Interpreting program.
-Demonstrated commitment to professional development specific to interpreting.
-Minimum 1 year of interpreting experience preferred.
-Demonstrated experience with students with special needs (toileting, feeding, behavior, etc) considered an asset.
-Demonstrated ability to maintain confidential information.
-Demonstrated ability to work well with K-8 students is an asset.
-Demonstrated ability to have good interpersonal skills with staff and community.
-Ability to take direction and work cooperatively with other adults.
-Ability to maintain daily records of activities and observations.
-Ability to work with minimal supervision.
-First Aid/CPR Training and WEVAS Training an asset.
Job type: Part-time