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August 21, 2013

American Sign Language – English Educational Interpreter

POSITION:

The Peel District School Board American Sign Language – English Educational Interpreter will report to the Co-ordinating Principal of Special Programs.  Responsibilities will include: interpret all information; teach beginning sign language to children and adults as necessary to foster communication between student and school community; keep abreast of the curriculum and pre-teach and post-teach where necessary to ensure that student is prepared with new sign language vocabulary and understands concepts and information; in consultation with the teacher modify the curriculum where necessary to meet student’s individual needs; other duties as assigned.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:

• College Diploma in American Sign Language and English Interpretation or equivalent and certification by the Association of Visual Language Interpreters of Canada
• Experience providing interpretation and facilitating student learning and training in a variety of settings
• Fluent in American Sign Language and English
• Knowledge of the elementary and secondary education system in Ontario
• Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
• Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively
 
SALARY: A1-5 (Min. $43,759 to Max. $50,656)  Under Review

Duties are to commence as soon as possible until June 27, 2014.

Quote file number: ASG #28 in the subject line

Applications in writing must be received by the undersigned no later than 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 28, 2013. You should allow two days for courier delivery to ensure that your application meets this deadline.  Please include an up-to-date resume including your work location, residence and business telephone numbers.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, but will only be interviewing candidates, whose skills, experience and qualifications best meet the requirements of the position.

The Peel District School Board is committed to equity in employment. We are committed to equitable hiring practices that allow us to hire qualified staff who reflect the full diversity of the Region of Peel.  We will make any reasonable accommodation, based on any of the human rights protected grounds, to support candidates to participate in the hiring process.

When contacted, candidates will be provided with an overview of the various elements of the selection process, such as tests and skill demonstrations. We will provide employment accommodation (i.e. an accessible location, rescheduling of interviews that fall on holy days) if we are advised of an applicant's needs in advance of any part of the selection process.

This job ad is available in alternate formats upon request.

Forward resumes to:
Marianna Lothringen
Employee Relations Officer
Peel District School Board
Human Resources Department
5650 Hurontario Street
Mississauga, ON  L5R 1C6
fax: 905-890-4955
email:  job.postings@peelsb.com as text or as an attachment in word with a .doc extension

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