Thorough knowledge of sign language methods and procedures; general knowledge of classroom procedures and instruction program; ability to sign accurately and rapidly process information for extended periods; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, and parents; ability to work independently without direct guidance or supervision.
-High School Diploma required; Associate Degree or higher preferred.
-Fluent in American Sign Language.
-Successful completion of a passing score on the Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA) Written Test along with a minimum of a Level 3.5 on the EIPA Performance Test or any other state qualification or national certification (excluding Certificate of Deaf Interpretation) recognized by the Virginia Department for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing as equivalent to or exceeding the VQAS Level III.
-Participate in ongoing interpreter educational opportunities and attend training workshops as available; must have 20 hours of documented CEUs per year to maintain current EIPA score.
-Prior background knowledge of assistive technology (especially Phonak FM systems and equipment) used within the educational setting is preferred.
**Applicable salary scale dependent upon level of qualifications as a hearing interpreter.**
Dependent on Experience
Desired Start Date
About the Area
What do People Like Most About This Area?
Henry County is located on the southern border of VA in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Centrally located, this rural community is within a day’s drive of some of the largest cities in the United States. The mild climate in Henry County is perfect for those who like their winters just a little cool and their summers delightful. The view of the Blue Ridge Parkway highlights our breathtaking spring and spectacular autumn. Enjoy time on one of our many walking trails, watch a NASCAR race, go fishing at Philpott lake or shop at one of our small businesses. The possibilities are endless!
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