Openings as of 10/23/2018Other
Burlington Community High School
Transition Alliance Program Job Coach
Work directly with students in business and community settings to learn and strengthen student’s employment skills and will assist employers in providing appropriate accommodations and supports for student independence. Assist youth in completing transition assessment to understand their skills and abilities in comparison to a career goal.
High School Diploma + Work Experience
Willingness to work with students with varying degrees of disabilities.
Successful completion of or willingness to successfully complete training in Job Coaching areas.
Successful completion of or willingness to successfully complete training in instructional support for students and businesses.
Physical and emotional stamina to meet daily student care needs.
Demonstrate professionalism in the workplace and in the community.
Communicate clearly and appropriately with student, staff, business, and community.
Work effectively and cooperatively with others.
Follow directions of TAP Coordinator, building administrators, and Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation.
Willingness to have a flexible schedule to accommodate student work needs. This will include evening, weekends, and holidays.
Dress in a professional manner.
Exercise maturity and sound judgment in making decisions.
Maintain accurate records.
Assist TAP Coordinator in computer entry of data and the application of technology.
Maintain effective discipline based on the policies and guidelines of the District.
Provide input and feedback to supervising TAP Coordinator as requested.
Support guided practice or monitor educational program as directed.
Assist with accommodations for students and businesses.
Possession of a valid driver’s license and automobile insurance. Have a clean driving record, and will be required to transport students in school vehicles.
Communicate with parent when appropriate, and business with student centered concerns, problem solving, accommodations and possible job carving components.
Complete task analysis of job’s for student.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Ability to lift, push and pull up to 50 lbs.
Ability to sit, stand, walk and climb stairs.
Model to students and peers a commitment to appropriate public behaviors towards all students, workplace, colleagues and the public.
Terms of Employment:
261 days, up to 29 hours per week at $14.50 per hour.
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