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Sign Language Interpreter - Montgomery AL

Montgomery, AL
Please read everything below before applying and only apply if you are fully qualified.  

TDY does extensive background checks and reference checks. This is a contract assignment - Freelance Interpreters are welcome to apply.   This is a short term contract to perform for 2-6 months.

The American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter (SLI) shall possess: an undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited college or university with a major study in a field related to either interpretation or American Sign Language (ASL) studies; or be able to provide sufficient assurances that the American Sign Language interpreter has the required knowledge and skills necessary to act as a competent interpreter.  The SLI interpreter must have a demonstrated knowledge and understanding of American Sign Language and Deaf Culture.  In lieu of a degree, the interpreter may hold current generalist (or higher) licensure by either the National Association of the Deaf or the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf.  Preference will be given to the individual who has demonstrated experience working with children in an educational setting.

Hours of Operation:  The interprter will be responsible for conducting business between the hours of 8:15 AM and 2:50 PM, excluding lunch, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday; and between the hours of 8:15 AM to 1:50 PM on Tuesdays when classes are in session.  Exceptions to the stated hours of operation are Federal holidays and/or in instances when the facility is closed due to local or national emergencies, administrative closings, or similar directed facility closings.  The assigned staff shall at all times maintain uninterrupted performance of all tasks defined within this job description.

Pay Rate:  Negotiable.
Reports to: Site Supervisor/Coordinator
Location: Montgomery, Alabama
Working Conditions:  Elementary School environment.

Scope/Description of Services: The interpreter shall perform Sign Language Interpreter services for a 1st grade student attending an Elementary School in Montgomery AL area.  The student will receive cochlear implant surgery and upon return to school will be totally non-hearing for 2-6 months.  She is not yet fluent in sign, but is receiving instruction for this from a qualified teacher. The interpreter will provide sign language interpreting, lip reading services to the student (as needed), and support throughout the school day.

Provide Sign Language Interpreter services for a student who needs such services to further their educational development
Development and implementation of individualized academic skill targets, social skill targets, and functional skill targets; 
Development and implementation of data collection procedures, including trend analysis, and progress monitoring. 

TDY Medical Staffing, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and takes pride in maintaining a diverse environment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.  If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here.

Once you hit the “Apply Now” button, you will be directed to enter your information into our website general application – There will be several questions asked to ensure our Affirmative Action/EEOC compliance. 

TDY is a federal contractor and as such is required to provide self-identification questions regarding  race/gender/disability/veteran status to all qualified applicants.  We offer all applicants the VOLUNTARY opportunity to respond to the questions. 
You are under no obligation to respond to the questions and not answering the questions will have no impact on the application process or hiring decisions.  Your responses are not seen by the hiring authority and have zero impact on our decision making process.  Submitting this general application is not an offer of employment and does not a guarantee that the application process will proceed. 
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