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To Apply:

Submit a Georgia School for the Deaf Application* or State of Georgia Application for Employment to:

Attn: Gail Blankenship, Personnel Representative
Georgia School for the Deaf
232 Perry Farm Rd SW
Cave Spring, GA 30124-3018
Phone: (706) 777-2286
Fax: (706) 314-7946 or (706) 777-2240
E-mail: gail.blankenship@doe.k12.ga.us

*Resume/application should include daytime telephone number and prior employment and salary history with addresses and telephone numbers. If a resume is submitted, it must be accompanied by a cover letter.
Announcement - GSD 14-04 All Job Openings
Job Title:Sign Language Interpreter (Full-time, 12-months)
Post Date:March 13, 2014
Apply by:Until Filled
Job ID:00055520 (Full-time, 12-month position)
Location:Georgia School for the Deaf, 232 Perry Farm Road, SW, Cave Spring, GA 30124
Program/Unit:Georgia School for the Deaf/Division of State Schools
Description of Duties:
Provides American Sign Language (ASL) voice interpreting and services for students, staff, and visitors of the Georgia School for the Deaf (GSD). Duties include, but are not limited to:  interpreting for classes, various meetings, staff development activities, assemblies, and Individualized Educational Program (IEP) meetings; interpreting for individual staff and students; providing professional learning to faculty and staff as needed; collaborating with the school’s ASL Specialist, ASL teacher, and school administration to support continuous development and emphasis on the bilingual instruction at the GSD; coordinating professional learning including after school ASL classes for families, community members, and staff  (beginner, intermediate, and advanced as needed) as well as ASL or other related instruction for staff as assigned; and completing any assigned documentation/paperwork related to the position. Note: Off-campus interpreting may require overnight and weekend travel.
Minimum Qualifications:
• Hold current national Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) certification in Certificate of Interpretation (CI), Certificate of Transliteration (CT), Comprehensive Skills Certificate (CSC), or National Interpreter Certification (NIC); and
• Five (5) years of professional interpreting experience; and
• Experience working in a school setting
Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following:
• Five (5) years of interpreting experience in a K-12 education setting
• Completion of a sign language interpreter program with three years of experience as an interpreter of which two (2) years are in an educational setting
Salary/Benefits:
Pay grade 17 – 12-month position - Annual salary range $43,063.23 (minimum) to $75,523.31 (maximum). Benefit options include life, disability, dental and health insurance; annual/sick leave; and Employees’ Retirement or Teachers Retirement.
Consideration/interviews will begin as soon as a list of applicants is established. Applications/resumes will be evaluated and only those meeting the qualifications will be considered. Top candidates will be contacted for interviews. No notification will be sent to applicants except those who are selected for interviews. Due to the large volume of applications received by this office, we are unable to provide information on your application status. 
It is the policy of the Georgia School for the Deaf and the Georgia Department of Education not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, or age in its employment practices. 
In accordance with Public Law 99-603, also known as the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the Department of Education employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. All persons hired by the Georgia Department of Education are required to verify identity and employment eligibility and must agree to undergo drug screening and a criminal background investigation.