American Sign Language (ASL) - English Interpreter

  • Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch
  • London, Ontario, Canada
  • Dec 15, 2021
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Job Description


Organization: Ministry of Education

Division: Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch

City: London

Job Term: 5 Temporary – Irregular, on-call/supply positions (to work on an as-needed basis)

Job Code: 02794 - Translator 3

Salary: $1,429.00 - $1,788.80 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
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Posting Status: Open

Job ID: 174311 (PDSB21-184)

The Ministry of Education, Robarts School for the Deaf in London, Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch, require ASL-English Interpreters to provide interpreting services in educational and resource services programs for students and staff who do not share the same language or culture.

What can I expect to do in this role?

  • Provide interpreting services for Deaf students and staff in various settings.
  • Provide interpreting services for administrative and professional staff in sensitive and demanding situations.
  • Provide interpreting services for training sessions and workshops.

How do I qualify?


  • Graduation from an Interpreter Training Program
  • Fluency in American Sign Language and English

Knowledge and Skills:
Your background and experience enables you to meet the following requirements:

  • Ability to interpret in a wide range of formal, informal, educational and professional settings.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Professional Code of Ethics of the Canadian Association of Sign Language Interpreters (CASLI).
  • Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL) and knowledge of Deaf culture.
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively as a member of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experience interpreting in both small and large group settings.
  • Ability to operate a fully programmable computer.

Effective October 1, 2021, the OPS COVID-19 Safe Workplace Directive requires all Ontario Public Service employees to provide proof they are fully vaccinated, meaning they are fully vaccinated as defined by the Ministry of Health (refer to: COVID-19 Fully Vaccinated Status in Ontario), including 14 calendar days have passed since receiving their final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Employees who do not provide proof of full vaccination will be deemed ‘not vaccinated' under the Directive and will be required to attend a vaccine education program and undergo regular rapid antigen testing. Employees who are not vaccinated under the directive with a valid medical exemption will not be required to attend a vaccine education program but must undergo regular rapid antigen testing.


  • 5 Temporary - Irregular On-Call, duration up to 6 months, 1515 Cheapside St, London, West Region, Vulnerable Sector Check

Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
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Schedule: 3.7
Category: Education and Training
Posted on: Wednesday, December 15, 2021


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Remember: The deadline to apply is Thursday, June 30, 2022 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

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