Transition Services Teacher

Category:  Teaching
Job Function:  Teaching-Non-Classroom
Department:  Exceptional Children - CTAE/Transition/V

Salary Schedule Range

 

Summary

The Transition Services Teacher assists students with disabilities by providing career assessment, job development and placement assistance, and supports pertaining to maintenance of employment, and self-advocacy. The incumbent in this position will also serve as a liaison between the adult education program, postsecondary education, and community service agencies to provide integrated education and training services (e.g. career assessments, job site development, mentoring, job coaching).

Essential Duties

  • Conducts assessments and advises students on academic and career issues; identifies the educational and career options appropriate for each student and assists with the analysis of each option, including possible outcomes and their implications
  • Serves as a District liaison with area businesses, advisory groups, and agencies to encourage the further development of school-to-work opportunities
  • Provides training and support to staff members on the integration of the Career Awareness curricula and workplace skills; Develops transition materials and resources
  • Collaborates with instructional staff to track student’s progress for academic, career, and personal growth
  • Develops ways to link secondary and post-secondary education and new approaches to integrate business with all levels of education
  • Provides information to parents regarding service options
  • Engages in professional readings for current best practice
  • Maintains the flow of communication between agencies and central office
  • Works with parents/guardians in all aspects of the student’s educational program
  • Facilitates home-school communication by such means as holding conferences, telephoning, and sending written communications
  • Uses technology to support instruction
  • Serves as a building level resource to faculty, administrators, and related services personnel
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the appropriate administrator

Required Education

Bachelor’s Degree

Certification/Licensure

Valid Georgia Teacher Certification for area of specialization required

Experience Qualifications

0-1 year classroom experience required

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Proven communication and instructional strategies
  • Classroom management skills
  • Excellent communication skills both orally and in writing
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Knowledge of basic first aid methods, techniques for positioning and moving physically challenged students

Working Conditions

  • Community job-sites

Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift and carry 30-50 pounds with assistance
  • Ability to push or pull a maximum of 50 pounds
  • May require stooping or crouching
Posting ID:  29119

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