Career Opportunities
(Temporary) Educational Interpreter
Job Code: 2798078
School District #79 (Cowichan Valley)
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: Mar 18, 2020 
Job Type:
Full Time
Contract / term
Job Category:
ECE, EA/TA/ERW, Clerical, Secretarial, Administrative, Custodians, etc.
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Certificates & Diplomas
Reference Letter(s)
Criminal Background Check (VSS)
Additional Documents
Start Date:  Jan 06, 2020
End Date: 
Job Description & Requirements


Applications are being accepted for the position of


(Temporary) Educational Interpreter

Under the general supervision of the Principal, the Educational Interpreter will provide interpreting for deaf and hard of hearing students, classmates and educational staff in order to support students in their school activities and their Individual Education Plans. Applicants must have:

  • Completion of 2 and up to 3 years of post secondary education in Visual Language Skills (Signed English and/or ASL and/or Sign Supported Speech and/or Cued Speech) and Deaf Studies at Vancouver Community College or equivalent education and experience as individual positions require.

  • A demonstrated fluency in ASL and/or Signed Exact English and/or Cued Speech and/or sign supported speech, oral Interpreting as required by the position

  • Demonstrated ability to work at the level of independence and with the degree of initiative appropriate to the position

  • More than 6 months experience at providing communication facilitation

  • A swimming certificate and be willing to enter the pool with student as required


Full Job Description, #97, available at


Complete resumes must include copies of official transcripts, and all other certificates along with a covering letter telling us how you believe you meet our qualifications and three work-related references with contact information and permission to contact. Please submit electronic applications as one PDF.


Applications can be dropped off at the School Board Office, emailed or faxed to:


VANESSA A. LYSNE, Human Resources Officer

School District No. 79 (Cowichan Valley)

2557 Beverly Street, Duncan, BC   V9L 2X3 - Fax:  250-748-6591



Thank you for your interest in this temporary position. 

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Ongoing until filled.


School District #79 (Cowichan Valley) does not accept online applications through for Support applicants.

Please visit their website for more information on how to apply.