Disability Assistant - Sign Language Interpreter
Classification: Disability Assistant (Sign Language Interpreter)
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TAFE NSW’s purpose is to skill the workforce of the future. It is Australia's leading provider of vocational education and training with over 500,000 annual enrolments and a proud history for setting the benchmark for quality service. As the NSW public provider, it supports the NSW Government's priority to grow skills for the economy and jobs of tomorrow. Critically, TAFE NSW plays a vital role in providing vocational education in rural and regional NSW, and job training pathways for the most vulnerable in the community.
TAFE NSW offers the best of campus-based delivery as well as flexible, online and work-based learning. The TAFE NSW values of Customer First, Collaboration, Integrity and Excellence guide our team in strengthening communities, delivering world-class training for our students and producing job ready graduates for employers. The operating environment for TAFE NSW is dynamic as we leverage our scale, expertise, passion and reputation to meet the rapidly changing VET landscape.
TAFE NSW is committed to its students and customers and the role it plays in changing lives and opening up opportunities through learning.
Your application for this role must include:
1. Two (2) referees with email addresses.
2. Claim for the position addressing the following key application responses (no more than 2 pages).
3. Resume, including evidence that you meet the specific requirements of the position you are applying for.
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Note: This is a child-related position. A Working With Children Check is a prerequisite for anyone in child-related work. It involves a national criminal history check and review of findings of workplace misconduct. More information on the Working With Children Check (WWCC) can be found at Office of the Children's Guardian.
Placement on a suitability list does not constitute an offer of employment, nor does it guarantee that an offer of employment will be made. The creation of a suitability list is to access suitable applicants for any short term, temporary or casual work that may arise. Suitability lists are maintained to ensure that there are sufficient lists of Administrative Officers that can be engaged when required to meet current and anticipated business needs.
For more information please contact Jenelle Copeland on (02) 6338 2590 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: Sunday 18 August 2019 at 11.59pm
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- Accompanying students to all venues associated with a course and to interpret all audible oral English into sign language.
- Modifying language where necessary for student’s understanding.
- Abiding by the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters interpreting code of ethnics.
- Understanding and becoming familiar with the concepts and vocabulary used within the educational setting. This includes advance preparation for all lectures or presentations (in conjunction with the Teacher and/or student) and reasonable knowledge of the technical language and signs used in specific areas.
- Performing other duties relevant to the position as required by the Teacher/Consultant for Deaf/hearing impaired students.
- Perform interpreting duties that facilitate communication between TAFE NSW staff or visitors who are Deaf and other Regional staff. In these instances the Sign Language Interpreter reports to the appropriate Head of Section.
- Reflect TAFE NSW’s values in the way you work and abide by policies and procedures to ensure a safe, healthy and inclusive work environment.
- Place the customer at the centre of all decision making.
- Work with the Line Manager to develop and review meaningful performance management and development plans
Key Application Responses
1. National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) paraprofessional accreditation equivalent to Level 2 in Auslan, or qualifications deemed appropriate by the employer.
2. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters code ethics of interpreting.
3. Demonstrated understanding of education and training settings within vocational education and training programs.
4. Highly developed listening, interpersonal, and communication skills.
5. Knowledge of the culture of the Deaf Community.
6. Previous interpreting experience in education and training settings.