Virtual Sign Language Interpreter Position - 24/25 School Year

Apply

Job Details

Location Hattiesburg, MS
Discipline Sign Language Interpreter - Telehealth
Date Posted June 11, 2024

Job Description

VocoVision is seeking a skilled and dedicated Sign Language Interpreter to provide virtual interpreting services for students in a Mississippi school district. As a contracted interpreter, you will work remotely to facilitate communication and support students with hearing impairments in their academic learning and extracurricular activities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide accurate and fluent American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation for students, teachers, and other school staff during classes, meetings, and school events.
  • Support students in various settings, including individual and group classes, school assemblies, and extracurricular activities.
  • Collaborate with teachers and staff to ensure an inclusive and supportive learning environment for students with hearing impairments.
  • Prepare and review lesson materials to be familiar with subject matter and vocabulary used in classes.
  • Maintain confidentiality and adhere to ethical standards as outlined in the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) code of professional conduct.
  • Communicate effectively with teachers, staff, and parents regarding the progress and needs of students.
  • Adapt interpreting methods to suit the unique needs of each student and situation.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Certification as a Sign Language Interpreter (e.g., NIC, CI/CT, or similar recognized certification).
  • Bachelor's degree in ASL/English Interpretation, Deaf Studies, or a related field is preferred.
  • Proven experience interpreting in educational settings, ideally within K-12 schools.
  • Familiarity with the Mississippi Department of Education's standards and regulations for sign language interpreting.
  • Proficiency in American Sign Language (ASL) and English.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a virtual environment.
  • Access to reliable internet and a quiet, professional workspace for remote interpreting.
  • Flexibility to work during school hours, and potentially evenings and weekends for school events or meetings.
  • Passionate about working with students and supporting their educational journey.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit a resume and proof of certification to [email protected]. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Sunbelt is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. No question on the website is used for the purpose of limiting or excluding any applicant’s consideration for employment on any basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Application

  • Attach resume from...

    We accept .doc, .docx, .txt, .rtf, .pdf, or .pdf and must be no larger than 3MB.

This website uses cookies for audience measurements and advertising purposes. You can learn more about our use of cookies and configure your browser settings in order to avoid cookies by clicking here. By navigating this website, you agree to our use of cookies.