Sign Language Interpreter

Job Code: 3255942

Job Details

SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER

It is acknowledged that Central Okanagan Public Schools operates within the traditional unceded territory of the Okanagan Syilx peoples. The school district enrolls approximately 24,000 students (including over 3000 students who self-identify as having Indigenous ancestry). Central Okanagan Public Schools is located in the Central Okanagan encompassing the communities of Peachland, West Kelowna, Kelowna, Lake Country and Oyama. There are a total of 48 school sites with 32 elementary schools, 8 middle schools, 5 secondary schools and 3 alternate schools.

JOIN OUR TEAM:

Come be a part educational excellence where you can progress your career, take advantage of a robust benefit plan, contribute in a defined pension plan and participate in a wide range of continuous learning opportunities. We offer flexible hours and ample time off including summer and winter/spring breaks.

These positions will work in a team environment to facilitate language expression and comprehension using American Sign Language, tutor students, adapt teaching materials, compile and update student records, and monitor student behaviour.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Successful completion of Grade 12
  • Graduate of an accredited interpreter training program
  • Previous experience interpreting in an educational setting an asset
  • At least six (6) months experience working with Deaf students with language delays
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Willing to work collaboratively as a member of the IEP (Individual Education Program) team
  • Consideration will be given to candidates who are also fluent in ASL-French language interpreting

These 10-month permanent positions (27.5hrs / week) offer a wage rate of $31.42 per hour, as well as a comprehensive benefits plan, including extended health and dental care, and participation in Municipal Pension Plan. Successful applicants will be required to complete the District's Health & Safety training and consent to a Criminal Record Check.

Qualified candidates are invited to apply complete with cover letter, resume, three (3) professional references, copy of accredited interpreter training program certificate and copy of Grade 12 diploma (or transcripts)

A rewarding career with Okanagan Public Schools is within your reach – we want to hear from you!

Posted On
February 21, 2024
Closing Date & Time
Ongoing

Job Type
Part Time
Job Category
ECE, EA and Support Staff
City
Kelowna
School/Location
Multiple locations
Salary
$31.42/Hour
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter