Schools Interpreter - Madison - $45/hr

Madison, Wisconsin

Category: Schools

Contract - Full Time

Job ID: 785983

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 39 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $1687 / Week

Posted Date: 5/22/2024

Madison, Wisconsin

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Schools

Contract Duration: 39 Weeks

Contract - Full Time

Est. Pay: $1687 / Week

Job ID: 785983

Posted Date: 5/22/2024

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HearingInterpreter/Sign Language – 

  • Interpret or transliterate any information presented in academic classes or extracurricular activities for students who are deaf or hard of hearing; as assigned by the Hearing Impaired staff.
  • Serve as a communication link for the student with a hearing loss and must also voice for a student whose speech is not intelligible.
  • Collaborate with the regular education teachers to explain or review the interpreter’s role and responsibilities in the mainstream classroom.
  • Voice accurately for the deaf student(s) in any classroom or school-related situation. 
  • Accurately sign for other deaf students if a question is spoken but not signed by a deaf classmate.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to identify and understand the speech and sign of another person
  • The ability to communicate via speech and sign clearly so others can understand you
  • Ability to convey the content and intent of speaker using language (speech, sign) most readily understood by the student.
  • Ability to follow written/oral directions
  • Ability to use provided tools and resources (computer, smartboard, ect)
  • Build relationships with adults and youth
  • Being dependable and able to adapt to changes
  • Experience working with children and youth (ages 4 years – 19 years)
  • Experience working cross-culturally and/or commitment to work toward improving one’s own cultural competence, i.e., valuing difference/diversity, recognizing personal limitations in one’s skills and expertise, and having the desire to learn in these areas.
  • Implements a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media
  • Acquaints self with and adheres to the policies and procedures as established by the Board of
  • Education and Administration in written or verbal form
  • Creates and implements response to Intervention programs as needed
  • Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities
  • Maintains records as required by law, District policy, and administrative regulations
  • Assists the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct
  • Services as a positive role model for students, demonstrating professionalism that includes a positive attitude, positive and respectful communication, and professional appearance
  • Holds and communicates high expectations of student achievement and behavior
  • Attends staff meetings and performs actively on committees as required by the administration
  • Meets expected standards of professional behavior
  • Performs other tasks assigned by the administration or required for the effective implementation of District goals, objectives, programs and policies
  • Administers assessments on a timely basis as directed by administration
  • Communicates effectively with parents when needed
  • Provides individualized and small group instruction as prescribed in the daily instructional plans.
  • Supports the Mission and Vision of the District
  • Maintains a professional and positive rapport with parents/co-workers/administration/School Board
  • Supervises classroom students, paraprofessionals and volunteers
  • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Provide evidence of competency as an Educational Interpreter in one or more of the following:  
    • Bachelor of Arts degree or higher in interpreting,  
    • Technical degree in training at a college, university or technical school,  association with a professional organization such as Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (R.I.D.),  
    • Long term association with deaf people thus enabling a person to develop the skill

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Bilingual in English and Hmong and/or Spanish
  • Teacher license/certification, as applicable by state or district
  • Willingness and ability to accept direct responsibility for safety, wellbeing, or work output of other people
  • Strong competency in oral and written English. 
  • Work requires ambulatory movement, lifting up to 50-lbs. unassisted, climbing, bending, reaching, and kneeling.

Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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