GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES Performs intermediate skilled work assisting teachers and students by interpreting the spoken word through sign language; does related work as required. Work is performed under regular supervision.
ESSENTIAL TASKS The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude other duties if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment for this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job description. Other duties may be required and assigned. · Assisting teachers and students through sign language; · Provides an interpreting service to those students deemed eligible; · Accompanies hearing impaired students to regular classrooms; · Translates information presented by teachers into the primary language for hearing impaired students; · Serves as liaison between teachers and hearing impaired students; · Prepares by reviewing videos, lesson plans, textbooks and other materials to be used in class; · Meets periodically with teachers regarding student progress; · Assists the teacher with other duties when hearing impaired students are occupied or not present; · Adheres to rules set by the school system and the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf Code of Ethics; · Interprets verbal exchanges in the classroom; · Interprets exchanges between student and teachers, nurses, principal and other school staff; · Interprets films, record, and television programs; · Interprets physical education; · Interprets public address announcements, pep rallies and assemblies; · Redefines terms which the student does not understand; · Assists with various assignments during homeroom; · Assists hearing impaired students with homework when they don't understand the assignment; · Performs related tasks as required.