To facilitate the conveyance of information to and from Deaf/Hard of Hearing students, employees, and parents including concrete information and the social and emotional content of information.
- Bachelor’s degree
- Valid New Mexico Interpreting License (through the NM Regulation and Licensing Department)
- RID Certification OR EIPA Score of 4.0 or above.
- Effective Communication Skills, both verbal and written
- Flexibility, organization, decision-making and problem-solving skills
- Interpersonal skills with diverse populations in-person and on the telephone.
- Ability to meet deadlines, work on multiple projects and coordinate the work of others.
- Knowledge on state policies regarding immunization, medication, first aid, child abuse/neglect and substance abuse.
- Ability to maintain positive relationships with students’, parents, community staff members and other staff members.
- Competitive Pay!
- Health insurance for employee
- Performs services in a manner commensurate with students’ age, maturity, and academic abilities.
- Interprets the locations and times designated and adjusts scheduling as requested to meet students’, employees’, and/or parents’ needs.
- Refers questions and concerns regarding Deaf/Hard of Hearing students to appropriate program personnel or to school officials.
- Assumes correct position for interpreting to allow clients to see both the speaker and the interpreter.
- Provides directions and materials for substitute interpreters.
- Using appropriate signing methodologies to ensure the most comprehensive understanding for most
- Deaf/Hard of Hearing students in the classroom.
- Voices for Deaf/Hard of Hearing students, employees, and/or parents as appropriate.
- Participate in IEP meetings as requested by deaf/Hard of Hearing program personnel.
- Assumes additional responsibilities to support the mission of the district/charter as appropriate.