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  • 0.5 FTE Work Experience Coordinator (Northwest Sector) JobID: 43546
  • Position Type:
      Student Support Services/Transition Consultant/Coordinator

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
      Central Rivers AEA - Clear Lake

  • Date Available:

  • Closing Date:
      Open until filled

      Central Rivers Area Education Agency - website

    If a Central Rivers AEA staff member has an interest in this position, a transfer request form (found in IV portal) must be filled out and sent to the Human Resources office between June 1 and June 11, 2018.

    Title: Work Experience Coordinator
    1. Teacher license for special education at secondary level.
    2. Endorsement as a Work Experience Coordinator.
    3. Demonstrated successful teaching of individuals with disabilities.
    4. Such alternatives as seen appropriate and acceptable by the Board.
    Skills and Abilities
    Ability to develop and maintain professional relations as evidenced by ability to relate positively with staff, parents, students, and the community. Verbal and written communication skills, including communicating a positive attitude, and ability to make presentations. Ability to function as a professional team member. Excellent organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills. Proven professional management skills such as planning, directing, organizing, and coordinating. Demonstrated ability to produce results through a completion of previous assignments. Demonstrated leadership skills and a desire to lead. Ability to establish and maintain a favorable working and learning atmosphere. Ability to demonstrate actions that support the agencies (AEA, LEAs, and other partners) and their missions. Knowledge of curriculum and instructional strategies, procedures, and state and federal statutes. Knowledge of technology as it relates to education. Maintain confidentiality related to agency, district, students, and family information. Demonstrated sensitivity and respect for diversity.
    Reports To: Designated AEA Special Education Administrator.
    Supervises: Job Coach, when needed.
    Job Goal: To support the development of an instructional and experiential sequence of vocational and career activities.  To develop and provide career/work experiences and to assist in developing and implementing transition activities for individual students receiving work experience services.  The activities developed are designed to increase student independence, to assist students in making feasible career decisions, to develop vocational skills, and to help students become productive members of society as they transition to adult life.
    Performance Responsibilities
    1. Develop and provide career/work experiences and to assist in developing and implementing transition activities for individual students receiving work experience services.
    2. Provide, administer, and/or interpret interest inventories and assessments.
    3. Identify, locate, and/or develop a variety of school and community-based work sites for students who are entitled.  Work sites are developed to provide career exploration and related instruction in work skills.
    4. Facilitate job coaching/job mentoring services.
    5. Provide ongoing job monitoring, problem solving, and evaluate and communicate progress with student, employer, and LEA.
    6. Facilitate/assist career related instruction and development of employability skills (e.g., job seeking, job retention, job termination).
    7. Participate in the IEP and transition planning for students receiving work experience services.
    8. Facilitate linkages with adult service providers for students receiving work experience services.
    9. Participate as an active member of an AEA/LEA team.
    10. Be knowledgeable and provide consultation and technical assistance to LEAs in the areas of career/vocational and work experience services including:
    • Child labor laws.
    • Employment trends.
    • Accommodating diverse learners in the work place.
    • Student advocacy for accommodations.
    • Career-vocational programs and services.
    11.  Provide assistance to the Work Experience/Transition Coordinators in assessing needs, planning, implementing, and evaluating transition events and activities.
    12.  Participate in professional development opportunities related to work experience and transition.
    13.  Perform other duties as may be assigned.
    Physical, Mental, and Visual Effort
    Continuous speaking, hearing, and visual effort. Frequent walking, sitting, standing, and reaching. Occasional climbing, kneeling, and transporting up to 50 lbs. High degree of concentration requiring continuous and often intense mental and visual attention. Numerous irregularities, complicated and complex tasks are involved.
    Working Conditions
    Work is primarily performed in an office setting. Occasionally exposed to dust, noise, odors, and other irritants. Stress associated with work pace and pressure. Work involves irregular hours and days. Travel required. Exposed to hazards of the road when driving.
    Terms of Employment: Length of work year as established by the Administration with Board approval. Salary as determined by Master Contract provisions.
    Evaluation: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with the Administrative Guidelines Provisions.


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