Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana

  • Excel ASL Interpreter Paraprofessional

    Location(s) US-IN-Noblesville
    Category
    High Schools
    Type
    Part Time
    Compensation
    $12-$15 per hour
  • POSITION SUMMARY

    The ASL Paraprofessional will work under the direct supervision of a certified Special Education Instructor as well as within a grade-level interdisciplinary team in order to mold the educational experiences of a diverse group of students. Will facilitate the team relationship and meet individually with students to assist in overcoming barriers to each student’s educational progress.  Additional responsibilities include:  administering the intake process, assessing life experiences, determining education tracks with instructional staff, monitoring and connecting students with supportive services to ensure success. You will assist instructors by providing interpreting services and any additional help in the classroom. He/she employs a student-centered approach effectively tailoring the service delivery strategies to the individual students’ needs approaching education with creativity and innovation.  The position will work with the instructional team in meeting the educational objectives and adhering to the Indiana State Standards.  

     

     

    POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

    • High School Diploma
    • Know ASL
    • 2 years of experience in mentoring, counseling, advising, or related field.
    • Experience working with high school age students in a non-traditional setting and/or in adult education setting highly preferred.
    • Superior verbal and written communication skills.
    • Strong meeting facilitation skills.
    • Bi-lingual in English and Spanish highly preferred.
    • Has working knowledge of computer programs to perform clerical tasks: Google Applications (specifically Gmail), Excel, Word and Internet Explorer.                
    • Demonstrated ability to develop relationships at all levels and to relate to a diverse population.
    • Requires occasional local travel/transporting individuals.  Valid driver’s license, up-to-date auto insurance, and good driving record.
    • Awareness of community resources.
    • Ability to embrace change positively, strong planning and organizing skills, independent, self-manager.
    • Outstanding role model for success.
    • Must be able to successfully pass a background check.
    • Ability to gather and analyze data for informed decision making

    BENEFITS

    • Working to keep students focused on task and lesson
    • Models classroom behaviors
    • Assists instructors in developing student’s individual learning plans based on intake assessment. 
    • Becomes part of a reliable alliance and is able to connect emotionally and socially with group members.  Provides support and maintains open communication with instructors.  
    • Manages and monitors students’ learning experience to ensure student engagement and accomplishment of learning goals through individual and/or group meetings.
    • Identifies and connects students to community resources to remove barriers and support academic and/or personal goals.
    • Willingness to develop and refer to community resources.

    Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana, Inc. is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled

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