Career Opportunities
S2021-040 - Continuing Program Worker - Interpreter - Elementary
Job Code: 2852214
School District #71 (Comox Valley)
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: Jul 08, 2020 
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
ECE, EA/TA/ERW, Clerical, Secretarial, Administrative, Custodians, etc.
Mandatory Document:
Student Services
Start Date:  Sep 08, 2020
End Date: 
Job Description & Requirements
We are currently searching for a Program Worker - Interpreter - Elementary, 26.25 hours per week, Monday through Friday. 
Locations are determined by Student Services and are subject to change.
*The current rate of pay is $26.81 per hour.


Grade 12 education supplemented by an interpreter training program from a recognized Canadian program; active membership in provincial and/or national interpreter associations such as Westcoast Association of Visual Language Interpreters (WAVLI); experience working with school-aged population is preferred; proficiency in American Sign Language (ASL) to provide  message equivalent interpretations; willingness to work in an inclusionary setting supporting differentiated instruction with adapted  and modified curriculum; ability to deal effectively with staff and students; meets the physical requirements of the position; ability to work independently and as a member of a team; excellent interpersonal and communication skills. 

Duties are performed under the supervision of the school/district Principal or Vice Principal and the Director of Student Services or designate; follows the guidance and leadership of the Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, learning support teacher and the classroom teacher(s); maintains familiarization with instructional vocabulary and concepts in preparation for classroom  interpreting; provides interpreting for deaf and hard of hearing students, classmates and educational staff; provides tutorial assistance  to deaf and hard of hearing students when required and to other students when available; carries out personal and health  care routines as directed; provides interpreting for extra-curricular activities and parent meetings as required; participates in student  observation, data collection and implementation of the individual education plan; provides information to school based team, itinerant  staff and relevant agency personnel as requested by School/Program leaders; follows proper work procedures, observes all  regulations pertinent to the work, maintains a good working relationship with other employees, and cooperates in maintaining a  healthy learning and working environment; performs other related duties as assigned by the Supervisor; student supervision as  required by the Principal or Vice Principal.

We can only consider qualified applicants who submit a complete application package including:
  • Full completion of the Portfolio sections labelled:  Personal Information, Language Skills, Experience, Education and References
  • Copy of certificate/diploma
  • Letter of application / chronological résumé (optional)
Successful applicants will be required to successfully complete the district’s medical form and criminal background check as a condition of employment.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
We thank all applicants for their interest in School District 71 (Comox Valley).
An Equal Opportunity Employer.

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