American Sign Language Interpreter (part-time)
Drew School San Francisco, CA
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ASL Interpreter 2021-22 (part time position)
Located in the heart of San Francisco's vibrant Lower Pacific Heights neighborhood, Drew School is an independent high school enrolling 280 students in grades 9 through 12. Drew's mission speaks to a fundamental belief in teenagers that truly sets the school apart. We recognize and honor their innate gifts, talents and curiosity, and strive to develop all of them as they construct a deeper sense of self and purpose. In service of the mission, we are committed to delivering on the three essential aspects of what we believe high school should be:
Drew connects what students learn to what's important to them and how to apply that learning to impact the world in a supportive environment that will not just prepare them for college but will equip them with the skills and competencies required of a 21st century global citizen. Our work around anti-racism, equity and inclusion is central to our focus in building multicultural competencies and empathy to help build a more just world.
Drew becomes a second home for our students where they will explore their independence and feel safe and validated in a welcoming, energetic and diverse community that celebrates their individuality and interests.
Drew's faculty and staff see each student as the individual they are and encourage them to not just use but to amplify their distinct voice as they discover a newfound sense of agency to use what they learn in their life.
Drew School is looking to fill a part-time American Sign Language interpreter position for the 2021-22 school year. The candidate will be working closely with our ASL teacher, who happens to be deaf. We seek a candidate who will be a collegial, collaborative, and supportive school community member.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Attend and interpret 3 morning faculty meetings from 8:00am to 8:45am. One of those meetings is a department meeting.
- Attend special after school events to interpret. These can range from 1 to 3 hours in length.
- Interpret during parent meetings. These can be scheduled in advance.
- Occasionally interpret during an ASL class to aid in the teaching lesson for the students.
Desirable Skills and Experience
- Experience as an ASL interpreter
- Educational experience with ASL
- Studied ASL in college, BA preferred.
- Culturally competent and committed to equity and inclusion
- Enjoys working with teenagers
- Self-reflective and growth-minded
- Collaborates with adults and students
To apply, please submit a cover letter and résumé.
Drew School Mission:
Drew knows and believes in teenagers. We engage each student in a process of intellectual discovery to develop an individual voice, the confidence to express it, and the empathy to understand its impact.
Drew School is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an identity-safe school, where all members of the community find opportunities for belonging and growth. Drew School offers a competitive compensation package. We strongly encourage candidates of color to apply.
Non-Discrimination Policy:Drew School of San Francisco admits students of every race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national and ethnic origin, or handicap to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities of the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, scholarship programs, athletic and other school administered programs.
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