Anson County Schools JOB TITLE: Educational Interpreter / Transliterator I Exceptional Children ServicesGENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB
An employee in this position performs transliterating and interpreting in the classroom or at school related activities for students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Daily directions are provided by the general education teacher and /or the teacher of the deaf. The employee consults with the teachers when problems arise. The educational interpreter reports to the teacher, principal, and/or the Administrator of the Exceptional Children Program. SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS
- Facilitates communication between the student and his/her peers and the student and adults in the school environment.
- Studies the content of the lessons prior to class to ensure accurate representation of the lesson.
- Tutors students who are deaf or hard of hearing under the direction of the teacher.
- Provides feedback to teachers upon request.
- Serves as liaison to promote positive and cooperative relationships within the school environment.
- Teaches beginning sign language to students and staff.
Performs other related work as assigned. MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- High school diploma.
- Must demonstrate ability to interpret and translate in sign language (specifically American Sign Language).
- A minimum of Level 3 on the Educational Interpreter Proficiency Assessment or a passing score on a state level interpreting evaluation.
- Must annually complete 15 hours of training related to interpreting approved by the local education agency.
- Competence in the communication modality used by the student who is deaf or hard of hearing.
- Competence in English grammar, including syntax, spelling and punctuation.
- Working knowledge of typical language development.
- Strong interpersonal skills relating to students and adults,
- Working knowledge of subjects being interpreted.
- Understanding of deafness and its impact on language development.
- Skill in expressive transliterating/interpreting at a rate commensurate with conversational speech and class lectures.
- Adequate reverse interpreting/transliterating skill while maintaining the integrity of the message.
- Ability to work as a member of an Individualized Education Program (IEP) team.
Job Category: Student Services > Translator
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job.
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"Anson County Anson County, once the largest county in the state with a border on the Mississippi River, was carved from Bladen County in 1750. It was named for Lord George Anson, a British admiral. The first courthouse was built on the bank of the Pee Dee River at Mount Pleasant. Anson is a largely rural area with 536 square miles and a population of 25,275 (2000 Census). Located in the south central region of North Carolina, the county is bordered by Richmond, Stanly and Union counties, and Chesterfield County, S.C. The county seat is Wadesboro. Anson enjoys a mild climate, with an annual average temperature of 76 degrees Fahrenheit. January is the coldest month, with an average temperature of 42.5 degrees. July is the hottest, with an average temperature of 78.9 degrees. The annual average rainfall is 41.52 inches. Centrally located, Anson is approximately one hour from Charlotte (50 miles), two hours and 10 minutes from Raleigh (115 miles) and two hours from Greensboro (100 miles). For further information about Anson County, please feel free to visit Anson County Chamber of Commerce website at http://www.ansoncounty.org/ Learn more about us... Equal Opportunity Employer
Anson County Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, or national origin. Contact Information
- Pam Gathings, HR
- 320 Camden Road
- Wadesboro , North Carolina 28170
- Phone: 704-694-4417
- Fax: 704-694-7479
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