Vacancy

Sign Language Interpreter Specialist

December 18, 2020
Type:
Academic
Category:
Contract/permanent
Section:
Special Needs
Deadline:
December 31, 2020    [ closed ]

 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of Sign Language Interpreter Specialist.

Qualifications

Applicants must possess a Bachelor of Education Degree majoring in Special Needs from a recognized University. Those with a MANAD Certificate in Sign Language Interpreting will have an added advantage. The candidate should also have at least 3 years working experience in a similar field.

Duties

  • Providing a full range of interpreting services for students with hearing impairments

  • Interpret lectures, meeting, and training session, or other requested events.

  • Accommodating the special needs of students with hearing impairment into the general education curriculum

  • Liaising with Lecturers to ensure that special needs students have a chance to succeed in class

  • Communicating with parents, concerning all aspects of their child’s educational programs

  • Liaising with Lecturers in adapting instructional methods and assignments

  • Supporting students in assistive technology to enable learning and increase independence

  • Creating and implementing appropriate behavioral support plans in liaison with Lecturers and students

  • Enhancing good relationship between special needs students and their classmates

  • Implementing best inclusion practices for students with a range of disabilities.

Applications, including a detailed curriculum vitae with up to date contact details (preferably working mobile phone numbers), copies of certificates and academic transcripts and names of three traceable referees should be submitted, not later than 31st December 2020 to the address below.

The Registrar

Chancellor College

P.O. Box 280

Zomba

 

Malawi

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