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Educational Interpreter - Great Expectations School

Posted on 2018-04-14 10:15:48 AM

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Great Expectations School, a K-8 charter school in Grand Marais, MN, is accepting applications for an Educational Interpreter. This position will can begin immediately or next fall depending on applicant availability. Candidates must have a commitment to addressing the needs of all learners; and a passionate, reflective, and collaborative approach to achieving professional excellence. More information is included below. Please visit www.GreatExpectationsSchool.com<http://www.greatexpectationsschool.com/> for more information about the school and an Application Form (under the &#8220;Contact&#8221; tab). Interested applicants should submit a completed application, resume, and three letters of reference to: Peter James, Director Great Expectations School 550 E. Fifth Street PO Box 310 Grand Marais, MN 55604 or via email to: Peter.James@GreatExpectationsSchool.com<mailto:Peter.James@GreatExpectationsSchool.com> Questions may also be addressed to the email above. Educational Interpreter Job Summary: Interprets and translates spoken language using American Sign Language or other appropriate manual sign system to provide appropriate educational benefits for Deaf/Hard of Hearing students. Facilitates communication between hearing and Deaf/Hard of Hearing individuals. Duties and Responsibilities: &#61623; Interprets class instruction, discussions, announcements, conversations, events, and other spoken word situations using manual sign system appropriate for the language and cultural background of Deaf/Hard of Hearing students. &#61623; Accurately interprets Deaf/Hard of Hearing students' signs, words, and speech for other students, faculty, and staff where necessary and according to the student's Individual Education Program (IEP). &#61623; Works with teachers to gain understanding of relevant concepts to better facilitate translation for deaf/hard of hearing students according to the student's IEP. &#61623; Maintains current and accurate data required for students'; files and IEP. Participates in IEP meetings and other meetings as appropriate. &#61623; Communicates with local school staff regarding student's communication abilities and modifications as appropriate. &#61623; Performs other job-related duties as assigned. Qualifications: Successful completion of an interpreter training program; RID/NAD certification;
Great Expectations School, a K-8 charter school in Grand Marais, MN, is accepting applications for an Educational Interpreter.  This position will can begin immediately or next fall depending on applicant availability.

Candidates must have a commitment to addressing the needs of all learners; and a passionate, reflective, and collaborative approach to achieving professional excellence. More information is included below.

Please visit www.GreatExpectationsSchool.com for more information about the school and an Application Form (under the “Contact” tab). 

Interested applicants should submit a completed application, resume, and three letters of reference to:

Peter James, Director

Great Expectations School
550 E. Fifth Street
PO Box 310
Grand Marais, MN 55604

or via email to:

Peter.James@GreatExpectationsSchool.com

Questions may also be addressed to the email above.

Educational Interpreter

Job Summary: 

Interprets and translates spoken language using American Sign Language or other appropriate manual sign system to provide appropriate educational benefits for Deaf/Hard of Hearing students. Facilitates communication between hearing and Deaf/Hard of Hearing individuals.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

 Interprets class instruction, discussions, announcements, conversations, events, and other spoken word situations using manual sign system appropriate for the language and cultural background of Deaf/Hard of Hearing students.

 Accurately interprets Deaf/Hard of Hearing students' signs, words, and speech for other students, faculty, and staff where necessary and according to the student's Individual Education Program (IEP).

 Works with teachers to gain understanding of relevant concepts to better facilitate translation for deaf/hard of hearing students according to the student's IEP.

 Maintains current and accurate data required for students'; files and IEP. Participates in IEP meetings and other meetings as appropriate.

 Communicates with local school staff regarding student's communication abilities and modifications as appropriate.

 Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications: 

Successful completion of an interpreter training program; RID/NAD certification;