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SWAP/Transition Coordinator

RE-1 Valley Schools
Job Description
.75 FTE SWAP Coordinator (192 working days/school year) /.25 FTE Transition Coach (172 working days/school year)
Secondary Special Education
4-Day school week, Tuesday-Friday
Full Time with benefits
Starting range $17.80-$19.74/hour

Description:
Provide case management and direct services to young adults with disabilities who are potentially eligible, applicants of or are eligible to receive DVR services (meeting disability documentation requirements and able to benefit from the program); and have mild to moderate needs in employment; need support in developing vocational awareness, career exploration, and experiencing career and employment opportunities to become competitively employed and to achieve successful employment outcomes. Assess, monitor, evaluate and assist students with a variety of disabilities by supporting appropriate vocational and community activities for students as developed by the Individual Education Plan (IEP) teams.

Job Summary:
SWAP Coordinator:
  • Collaborates to schedule and complete intake process for applicants
  • Liaison to assist in the understanding of DVR processes
  • Eligibility, comprehensive assessment and plan development 
  • Provide direct service to DVR eligible individuals and eligible students with disabilities
  • Provide pre-employment transition services
  • Collaborate with DVR to identify community resources
  • Complete necessary documentation within timelines as identified through the DVR process
  • Develop and participate in inter-agency transition practices and procedures that result in the creation of viable career pathways and successful employment for young adults
Transition Coach:
  • Coordinate vocational tasks at job training sites. Provide job coaching and follow-up support. Assist employers with supporting student’s rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Model and instruct effective vocational, interpersonal, consumer, mobility, domestic and safety skills. Train students in positive living skills by analyzing tasks, providing appropriate cues and opportunities for problem-solving, providing consistent behavior management intervention and planning for “fading” supervision of student activity. Provide mobility training so that the student can access public facilities and public transportation.
  • Modeling and instructing on effective occupational, interpersonal, consumer, mobility, domestic and safety skills 
  • Implementing vocational placements: providing job coaching and transportation 
  • Assisting students with alternative communication systems and/or adaptive equipment/technology
  • Monitoring and evaluating students’ health and personal needs by collecting data
  • Performing clerical duties and acting as a liaison between vocational placements and IEP teams.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in human services or related field; equivalent years of related experience can be considered in lieu of educational requirement
  • Minimum of two (2) years experience in job development or related experience
  • Experience working with diverse populations of young adults with disabilities
Working Conditions:

Interaction with multiple business/community contacts, parents, teachers and employers.  Working environment conditions may be variable and diverse dependent on location and job duties performed.

Application Procedure:
Apply Online
 
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