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Job Opening Information TEACHING ASSISTANT - INTERPRETER - OBLAMSKI

Job Number
71 CTE 20

Position Title
TEACHING ASSISTANT - INTERPRETER - OBLAMSKI
Required Application Type
Teacher / Admin
Job Description

LOCATION:    Elmira, NY

DESCRIPTION:    Full-time position (1.0 FTE), hours per day dependent on site location; 10 months per year, school calendar position

  • Translate or interpret into sign language all academic and non-academic activities and reverse interpret as needed
  • Instruct and aid student in the use of an interpreter
  • Document student behavior and use of an interpreter on a daily basis
  • Tutor hearing impaired student in subject area of mainstreaming
  • Meet consistently with classroom teacher to determine vocabulary which may need prior explanation
  • Meet on a regular basis with appropriate teacher/consultant of the hearing impaired
  • Assist classroom teacher with normal classroom routine when not interpreting
  • Dress in a manner which will assist the student in reading signs
  • Communicate directly to the teacher/consultant of the hearing impaired regarding mainstreamed situational concerns
  • Collect data for the IEP interpreting goals
  • Participate in parent conference and IEP development under the direction of teacher/consultant of the hearing impaired
  • Interpret all situations including testing situations (e.g., psychological & counseling sessions)
  • Troubleshoot auditory training equipment
  • Carry out all other duties as assigned 
Job Qualifications
  • Valid NYS Certification in the area of Teaching Assistant
  • Two (2) years of college level coursework in the area of deafness, interpreting, education or human services  AND  ability to interpret for the hearing impaired using oral and manual forms of communication  AND  ability to successfully complete an appropriate Interpreter Level 1 receptive/expressive sign language evaluation.
  • Experience with students with special needs preferred

SALARY:  Per Educational Association Contract plus comprehensive benefits package

Application Procedure

Please complete your file by submitting the following information:

*  Employment application

*  Letter of interest

*  Detailed résumé

*  Evidence of NYS certification, license or Registration Certificate (if applicable)

*  College undergraduate and graduate transcripts conferring degree

*  If no college education, furnish a copy of high school diploma or GED

*  One to three current, dated and signed letters of professional reference (must be less than 1 yr. old)

Job Category
INSTRUCTIONAL
Job Location
GST BOCES REGION

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