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TSD Knoxville - Staff Interpreter (part-time)

TSD Knoxville - Staff Interpreter (part-time)
Knoxville, TN
The staff interpreter at TSD will provide interpreting services to students, staff, families, and others.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Serve as an interpreter for students, staff, families and other visitors
• Interpret student IEP meetings
• Interpret other meetings as needed (in-service trainings and workshops)
Support statewide outreach efforts to K-12 educational interpreters

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Demonstrated ability to work well with a diverse population
• Time management skills in scheduling events and meetings
• Ability to prioritize requested services
• Comfortable working with young students and adults
• Bachelor’s Degree required
• Professional certification with RID preferred, or the ability to obtain certification or licensure (Educational Interpreter State of Tennessee) within the designated timeframe upon employment
• SLPI:ASL rating of Advanced or above required; SLPI:ASL rating of Advanced with RID Certification or TN license preferred
American Sign Language (ASL) sign classes and skill development support available for selected qualified applicants who do not meet the rating level.
• Strong fluency in interpreting voice-to-sign and sign-to-voice in academic settings
• Demonstrated knowledge of Deaf Culture required
• Demonstrated knowledge and background in the Educational Interpreting field preferred
• Flexible schedule, willing to work evenings and weekends as needed
Determined by education and experience
Contact Human Resources
Phone: 865-579-2500
2725 Island Home Blvd., Knoxville, TN 37920