at United Ability (view profile)
Location Birmingham, AL
Date Posted 01/02/2019
Category Programs
Job Type Full-time
Address 100 Oslo Circle

Description

Transition Specialist- Employment Services

Monday-Friday; 40 hours per week; Benefits Eligible

Coordinates all Pre-Employment Transition Services (ETS) classes, plans, and develops curriculum for the Pre-ETS classes and summer programs, and implements curriculums in classroom settings and summer programs. The Transition Specialist also serves as a job coach during the summer program.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops and implements curriculum for Pre-ETS classes.  Selects, develops, modifies and/or adapts materials and resources which support learning.
  • Instructs students in the classroom, on skills necessary for competitive employment based on the specific class authorized.
  • Communicates with school staff to build rapport and to maintain positive relationships.
  • Organizes teaching and student materials for efficient distribution and collection.
  • Documents all services provided (including summer program) through Therap in a timely manner and in adherence with CARF standards.
  • Completes billing paperwork due to ADRS for services provided.
  • Plans and implements extra services as needed per the counselor and school instructor.
  • Implements summer program services.  Coordinates interviews and new hire processes for the program participants.
  • Job coaches participants during the summer program and implements an instructional period each day.
  • Potentially may need to be available to work flexible hours when job coaching.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR POSITION:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Prefer experience working with individuals with disabilities.
  • Valid driver’s license, own car, and car insurance.
  • Must be skilled in communicating with high school staff and students with disabilities.
  • Ability to plan and implement employment readiness skills.
  • Physical and emotional ability to perform required work in a self-contained and essentials pathways classes.

Interested candidates may submit resume to jobs@unitedability.org. Please indicate the job you are interested in applying to in the subject line.

United Ability is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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