Sign Language Interpreter Jobs

As a school sign language interpreter, you empower deaf students by serving as a bridge of communication between teachers and students. You play an essential role in helping deaf students earn a quality education and prepare them for a successful future. At ProCare Therapy, we empower sign language interpreters, like you, to thrive in your career. We offer outstanding sign language interpreter job opportunities at all academic levels – elementary, middle school, high school, and college – and provide ongoing career support, comprehensive benefits and more.

Sign Language Interpreter Responsibilities

A sign language interpreter’s main job is to translate spoken word into American Sign Language. To do so, it is important that a sign language interpreter understands the subject matter of what is being discussed. This ensures a more accurate translation. In the school setting, an interpreter typically works one-on-one with a student and might even use a form of technology to provide interpretation remotely.

How to Become a Sign Language Interpreter

Most Sign Language Interpreters are required to have some form of vocational training or degrees. Some colleges offer sign language programs specifically. Certification requirements typically vary by the employer and are not always required. However, certifications are offered by the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) and American Translators Association.

Sign Language Interpreter Salary & Job Outlook

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the occupation as a whole is expected to see an 18% growth between 2016 and 2026, which is muster faster than average. The salary you receive will depend on the setting and state you work in. Typically school districts with a larger caseload will pay more, however, there are exceptions to this. Your level of certification can also play a factor in your wage.

If you’re looking for school sign language interpreter jobs in your area or elsewhere in the country, ProCare Therapy can help you find the right job!

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Sign Language Interpreter (SLI) job available - Full time

  • Oak Creek, Wisconsin
  • Schools - Sign Language Interpreter
  • 10/27/2020
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ProCare Therapy is working with a school in the Oak Creek, WI area that's looking to bring on a Sign Language Interpreter (SLI) for a full time contract. This will be for the full school year. The candidate will be providing services to an K-12 school student population with American Sign Language. The candidate will need to have a 3.2 or better EIPA, or RID certification. DPI certification is also needed. Candidates that would like to be considered should reach out to me quickly before this job closes.

Contract specifics

  • Sign Language Interpreter (SLI)
  • Full time hours
  • K-12 student ages
  • ASL skills needed

Assignment qualifications

  • 3.2 EIPA or RID
  • DPI certification
  • ASL skills

For more information about this position, please contact Tom Chapman at 678.837.1507. Resumes should be sent to Thomas.Chapman@procaretherapy.com 

Tom Chapman
Sr. Director of Educational Resources
ProCare Therapy

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