Language Interpreter - Casual/On-Call
WHO WE ARE
From coastal beaches to mountain
forests, North Vancouver School District – “the natural place to learn” –
provides world-class instruction and a rich diversity of engaging programs to
inspire success for every student. Our 25 elementary and 7 secondary
schools, 2600 staff and 16,000 students offer a safe and nurturing
environment based on trust, respect, responsibility and collaboration. We are
looking for enthusiastic and positive individuals to learn, share and grow with
us in “the natural place to work”.
Language Interpreter, you will support students who are deaf and hard of hearing with
sign-language interpreting services. As the communications link between
students and the external world, you are responsible for facilitating
communication between deaf and hard of hearing students with their peers,
teachers, and the school community. You will play an important role in
contributing to students’ Individual Education Plans (IEPs) by helping teachers
adapt educational materials, vocabulary and concepts to assist deaf and hard of
hearing students learning in a positive classroom environment.
you will help students participate in the school community and recreational
activities by accompanying students to assemblies, field trips, team practices
and club meetings. Ultimately, your work will help students develop the
necessary life and social skills to be successful in the future.
The ideal candidate should understand and empathize with Deaf
culture and issues pertaining to deaf/hard of hearing students and possess an
understanding of issues and challenges related to the educational context with
deaf and hard of hearing students.
DESIRED TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
Five years of experience working with children or young adults in
an educational or community setting, or an equivalent combination of training
Completion of Visual Language Interpreter Program
Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent plus basic First Aid
Membership in the Canadian Association of Sign Language
Interpreters (CASLI) and Westcoast Association of Visual Language Interpreters
Working knowledge of adaptive technology
This is a casual, on-call, unionized
The current rate of pay is $31.24 per hour, plus
14% in lieu of benefits.
All candidates are required to submit to a BC
Ministry Criminal Record Check and a local Police Criminal Record Check as
condition of employment.
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At the North Vancouver School
District, our values guide what we
do. We support diversity and inclusion in our workplaces and schools; we
welcome and respect the diverse backgrounds,
experiences and talents of all our employees and students.
*All applicants must be legally entitled to work in
Canada without sponsorship.
value the opportunity to learn, share
and grow on the traditional territory of the Coast Salish people, specifically
the Skwxwú7mesh Nation and Tsleil-Waututh Nation.
** The North Vancouver School District values the time you have taken to
submit your application; however, only those applicants selected to move
forward will be contacted.**