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American Sign Language Paraprofessional, Ypsilanti Community Schools

Posted: February 23, 2021

Position Title: American Sign Language (ASL) paraprofessional

Position type: Permanent, full time

Location: Ypsilanti, MI

Application Deadline: March 8, 2021


  • Fluent in American Sign Language (ASL).
  • Able to lead student in classroom activities and building transitions
  • Support student with technology including communication devices
  • Teach and model appropriate classroom behavior, in person and virtually
  • Communicate on a regular basis with classroom teacher and ancillary support staff (i.e., occupational therapist, speech therapist, physical therapist, audiologist, and Washtenaw Intermediate School District staff)
  • Engage in play at appropriate times
  • Communicate with parents and/or guardian regarding student when appropriate, or as required
  • Document and support behavioral needs

Link to Apply: Ypsilanti Community Schools Careers: Special Programs

Extracurricular/Substitute Interpreter, Pewamo-Westphalia Schools

Posted: February 18, 2021

Position Title: Extracurricular/Substitute Interpreter

Position Type: Part time, temporary

Location: Westphalia, MI

Application Deadline: April 12, 2021

Description: The interpreter in this position will work one-on-one with a high school student during extracurricular activities and serve as a substitute for the student’s regular interpreter. The interpreter will provide instructional support via translation between spoken and sign language communication for the assigned student.

Link to Apply: Extracurricular Interpreter/Substitute Interpreter

ESE Teacher – Deaf/Hard of Hearing, Detroit Public Schools

Posted: February 5, 2021

Position Title: Exceptional Student Education (ESE) Teacher - Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Position Type: Full time, permanent

Location: Detroit, MI

Application Deadline: March 31, 2021

Description: This teacher will offer rigorous curriculum aligned with the State of Michigan Common Core guidelines while upholding the mission, vision, and values of the Detroit Public Schools Community District. Collaborates with families and other staff members to ensure academic success of students. Evaluates and monitors students’ progress on a periodic basis.

Link to Apply: ESE Teacher – Deaf/Hard of Hearing Opening

Sign Language Interpreter, Lakeview School District

Posted: January 25, 2021

Position Title: Sign Language Interpreter

Position Type: Full time, permanent

Location: Battle Creek, MI

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Description: The individual in this position will be responsible for providing sign language services to elementary students who qualify as Deaf/Hard of Hearing and require an auditory/oral program. This position includes a competitive benefit package.

Link to Apply: Lakeview School District Sign Language Interpreter

Educational Interpreter, Harper Creek Community Schools

Posted: January 14, 2021

Position Title: Educational Interpreter

Position Type: Full time, permanent

Location: Battle Creek, MI

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Description: The individual in this position will effectively and impartially facilitate communication between persons who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing and hearing persons within the educational environment. Interpreters must be fluent in varies forms of communication, including ASL or the sign mode determined by the educational team. Support may be in-person or virtual dependent upon state and local guidance.

Link to Apply: Harper Creek Community Schools Employment Opportunities (posting located under “Student Support Services”)

Sign Language Interpreter, Iosco RESA

Posted: September 8, 2020

Position Title: Sign Language Interpreter, EIPA 4.0

Position Type: Part time, permanent

Location: Tawas City, MI

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Description: Working within the DHH program, this position reports to the Director of Special Education and provides instructional support via translation between spoken and sign language communication for specifically assigned students. The interpreter will also assist the teacher with other teaching/learning activities and work with teacher as a member of an instructional team. Must have the ability to follow established policies, procedures, and protocols. Must have received at least a 4.0 on the Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA), elementary/secondary.

Link to Apply: Iosco RESA Employment Opportunities

Sign Language Interpreter, Lenawee ISD

Posted: August 19, 2020

Position Title: Interpreter for DHH

Position Type: Full time

Location: Adrian, MI

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Description: This position will assist students who are DHH in the learning process through sign language interpretation. View the full Interpreter for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Job Description [PDF].

Link to Apply: Lenawee ISD Sign Language Interpreter Opening

Educational Interpreter, Montcalm Area ISD

Posted: August 5, 2020

Position Title: Educational Interpreter for DHH

Position Type: Full time, permanent

Location: Stanton, MI

Application Deadline: Open until filled



  1. High school graduate with advanced training in a degree-granting institution whose training program is approved by the Michigan Department of Education.

  2. Meet requirements of state and federal special education legislation for educational interpreters.

  3. Experience working with children who are DHH.

Job Goal: To facilitate communication between students and others in the educational environment using American Sign Language (ASL), Signing Exact English (SEE), and/or oral communication.

Link to Apply: MAISD Support Services Openings

Specialist/Consultant, Eaton RESA

Posted: July 31, 2020

Position Title: Specialist/Consultant – Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Position Type: Full time, maternity coverage

Location: Various, Eaton County, MI

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Description: Under the general direction of the Related Services Supervisor, and in accordance with the established policies and procedures of Eaton RESA, the Specialist/Consultant – DHH will provide direct and consultative services for students who are DHH enrolled in regular or special education programs to facilitate the student's needs in their educational program.


  • Valid Michigan teaching certificate with approval as a teacher for DHH.

  • Full approval as a Teacher Consultant for DHH or meet the criteria for Specialist for DHH.

  • Required: Bachelor’s degree in special education with an endorsement in DHH.

  • Desired: Master’s degree in special education with an endorsement in DHH and three years or more satisfactory teaching experience as a teacher of DHH.

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