(PA) Educational Interpreters BCIU
Posted 3 years ago
A MissionOne interpreter in the educational setting provides interpreting services between the deaf/hard of hearing student(s) who use sign language to communicate and the people present at the school and school sanctioned events who do not use sign language to communicate. The interpreter’s primary function is to interpret. Other duties may be performed when they do not conflict with the responsibility to interpret.
- Provide spoken language to signed language and signed language to spoken language interpreting and/or transliterating services as appropriate for the situation
- Interpret for meetings, extra curricular activities, and parent/teacher conferences when necessary and in compliance with the Sign Language Interpreter and Transliterator State Registration Act (amended 2010)
- Participate in in-servicing administration, teachers, staff, and students as to the role, function, and responsibilities of an interpreter in the educational setting
- Provide information regarding the access and success of communication to other members of the educational team
- Participate in educational team meetings as necessary
- Meet with teachers prior to classes to gather course material in order to prepare
- During student absences, prepare to interpret for upcoming coursework, work on professional development, team with another interpreter, provide interpreting/transliterating services to another student
- Demonstrate cooperation and flexibility in performing other related duties as assigned by school administration and MissionOne
- Understand and adhere to all MissionOne and intermediate unit policies and procedures
- A High School diploma/GED is required; Associate’s degree and/or Bachelor’s degree preferred
- Hold a 3.5 or higher on the Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA) or be Pennsylvania state-registered
- Pennsylvania State Police Clearance
- Child Abuse Clearance
- FBI Fingerprinting
- School Health Form: Physical and Tuberculosis Test
- Pennsylvania Department of Education Form 6004: Arrest/Conviction Report and Certification
Why Work for MissionOne?
MissionOne was established in 2009 with the vision of helping all students achieve their maximum potential. A leader in the field of educational staffing and management, MissionOne enhances the quality of student support by providing highly skilled paraprofessional, clerical, and other support personnel to school districts. As a MissionOne employee, you will enjoy the security of working in a permanent position. We will give you the individualized attention and ongoing support that you need to succeed!
MissionOne is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.