Transitions Alliance Program Job Coach

Ottumwa Community School District

Ottumwa, Iowa

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Date Posted January 25, 2023
Industry K-12: Public Schools
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Job ID #3026

POSITION TITLE: Transition Alliance Program Job Coach

The Transition Alliance Program (TAP) Job Coach is a position in partnership with Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services. The Job Coach will work directly with students in school, businesses, and community settings to learn and strengthen student employability skills and build independence in the workplace. Assist students with completing transition assessments to understand their skills, abilities, and experience in comparison to their career goals.
  • Transport students to job shadows, job sites, and provide on-site job training
  • Provide city bus training
  • Transport students to Community Service visits as a part of their transition plan
  • Maintain case notes and documentation of services provided
  • Keep accurate documentation on students work experience performance
  • Assist students with personal care needs such as mobility, hygiene and special medical needs as related to job
  • Administer interest inventories and related work assessments to students prior to job placement
  • Complete the job task analysis after work sites have been identified
  • Identify and communicate site safety procedures with the employer, student, and other staff as needed
  • Promote a positive image of individuals with disabilities to employers, coworkers and the community
  • Regular attendance required
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Must have valid Iowa Driver’s License
  • Enjoy working with students with disabilities
  • Ability to take direction from professional staff
  • Willingness to assume responsibility
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Capable of effectively training and supervising high school-age students in off-campus job sites

Miscellaneous Position
  • 261-day contract
  • 37.5 hours per week
  • $15.73 per hour
  • 11 paid holidays & leave package
  • $590/month stipend for insurance

All of the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability to perform the job proficiently. This job description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Individuals may be required to perform any other job-related instructions as requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.

Terms of Employment:
Salary and work year as established by the Board or by the collective bargaining agreement if such exists.

Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy on Evaluations of Support Services Personnel.

DATE: 12/2022

The Ottumwa Community School District has an established policy of equal employment opportunity with respect to race, color, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, age or disability. The district also has an established policy of taking affirmative action in recruitment, appointment, assignment, and advancement of women, minorities, and disabled. We expect the administration to make certain that no employee or applicant for employment be discriminated against because of race, color, national origin, gender (sex), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion or creed.