Substitute Interpreter

Job | Posted 24 days ago
Position Areas
Pupil Services


Sub Interpreter

Rate of Pay:  $177.00 per day

Position Purpose
Performs responsible human support work assisting individual hearing impaired students by use of sign language from spoken English; does related work as required.  Work is performed under the regular supervision of the School Principal..

Essential Performance Responsibilities
  • Facilitating communication between deaf students and hearing faculty/staff using the process of interpretation/transliterating.
  • Interprets the spoken word by way of sign language for hearing impaired students assigned to regular classrooms;
  • Assists the regular classroom teacher and the hearing impaired teacher to achieve the instructional goals of hearing impaired students;
  • Assists the hearing impaired teacher in performing specific duties as assigned;
  • Works with individual or small groups of hearing impaired students to reinforce materials introduced by the regular and/or classroom teacher;
  • Participates in inservice training programs as assigned;
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.
                Note:    The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Uses standard office equipment such as personal computers, printer, copy and fax machines, and telephone.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
Works in standard office and school building environments.

Experience:  Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high and some experience working with hearing impaired students.

Special Requirements:  Possession of Level I of the Virginia Quality Assurance Screening Test of the Virginia Department for Deaf and Hard of Hearing within one year of employment. Possession of Level III of the Virginia Quality Assurance Screening Test of the Virginia Department for Deaf and Hard of Hearing within three years of employment.

FLSA Status:       Exempt

Posted By

Suffolk Public Schools

P.O. Box 1549 100 N Main Street, Suffolk, VA 23439

At the following locations

Suffolk Public Schools- All Locations

P. O. Box 1549 , Suffolk, VA 23439