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Job Title: Visual Sign Language Interpreter
Job Category: Other
Job Location: Surrey, BC
Wage Range:
Job Type: Full-Time Permanent
Contact: Silvana Sam - silvanas@makeafuture.ca
Experience Required?:
Annual Equipment Budget: $
Annual Continuing Education Budget: $
Other Incentives:
Job Description:
The Visual Language Interpreter facilitates communication between deaf, hard of hearing and hearing students and staff by providing interpretive services in and out of the classroom and reinforcing the student’s educational program. Qualifications include: • Successful completion of a two (2) year post-secondary program in Sign Language Interpretation and at least one year related experience • Active member, in good standing, of Association of Visual Language Interpreters of Canada (AVLIC) • Active member, in good standing, of Westcoast Association of Visual Language Interpreters (WAVLI) and • Certification granted (or in progress) by the Canadian Evaluation System of the Association of Visual Language Interpreters (AVLIC) of Canada Skills, abilities, experiences, and requirements include: • Demonstrated fluency in American Sign Language • Knowledgeable of Deaf culture and community resources • Experience working or interacting with Deaf and Hard of Hearing person, especially children • Understanding of the language implications in the education of Deaf and Hard of Hearing students • Ability to adjust the signing, education and communication levels required, in accordance with students needs • Ability to support student(s) in the implementation of his/her IEP • Ability to understand and work with curriculum at the appropriate grade level (s) • Ability to be flexible to meet the varying academic, social, emotional and behavioural needs of students • Knowledgeable of the basic aspects of student’s physical, educational, social and emotional development • Knowledgeable of the basic principles of educational practices, the function of support services, and the role of interpreters as part of an educational team • Effective interpersonal skills Qualified and interested applicants can apply online at www.makeafuture.ca/surrey or forward their application, cover letter, resume, references and supporting documentation, quoting competition number, no later than 4:00pm on August 4, 2017 to: Competition #VLI: 883:17 Human Resources Department School District #36 (Surrey) 14033 92nd Avenue, Surrey, B.C. V3V 0B7 Fax: 604-595-6136 Note: Successful applicants will be required to consent to a Criminal Records Search prior to employment. Only those persons selected for interview will be contacted. To all others, thank you for your interest.
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