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High School Transition Specialist

JOB STATUS: Part time, Monday – Friday, 25 -28 hours/week, daylight hours 7:30 a.m. 3:30 p.m., 4 days a week.

This is ongoing position which runs in conjunction with the school year, summers off.

LOCATION: 131 Pleasant Drive 2nd floor, Aliquippa, PA 15001

JOB DESCRIPTION: Reporting to the Supervisor for Youth Services, the High School Transition Specialist will be responsible for providing support that helps individuals with disabilities to build a bridge between school and the opportunities of adult life.

KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Instructs students in all areas of transition from a school to adult environment including vocational, secondary education, independent living, and community involvement
• Aides in development and execution of student's Life Plan with transition team
• Creates classes and curriculum as necessary
• Arranges and coordinates job shadowing experiences and vocational tours of community businesses
• Records and tracks students progress and required program documentation
• Develops and maintains community assessment sites
• Informs students about the special allowances and supportive services available to them, and the process of obtaining needed services
• Implements goal plans and behavioral management plans in a consistent and positive manner
• Uses positive approaches to motivate students and maintains student confidentiality
• Provides systematic skill training for all students being supervised
• Maintains accurate and complete records
• Maintains a flexible schedule
• Transports students as needed using company and personal vehicle with mileage reimbursement

QUALIFICATIONS:

• High school diploma or equivalent
• Some post-secondary training / education preferred
• Experience working with individuals with disabilities helpful not necessary, training will be provided
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
• Ability to work in a team environment
• Strong work ethic with high integrity
• Familiarity with Microsoft Office – Word, Outlook
• A valid driver’s license
• Able to pass background checks and clearances