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Issue Date:  Friday, February 01, 2019
Advertisement Period:  Friday, February 01, 2019 - UNTIL FILLED
Application Deadline:  11:30 PM, Thursday, February 14, 2019
Advertised No.: 1

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  NEW POSITION
TITLE Transition Teacher
Student Services/Milford, NE
M-F 8am-4pm
GENERAL INFORMATION The Transition Teacher develops job experiences, job descriptions, task lists, job analysis and plans for necessary modifications for students with disabilities. The Transition Teacher also works with students in multiple settings; training, job experience, and community. The Transition Teacher helps the students learn the following things: Completing job application and resume, performing job tasks to the employer’s specifications, learning interpersonal skills necessary to be accepted as a worker at the job and in the community, and leaning how to access college supports.
DUTIES
  • Participates in trans-disciplinary meetings, multidisciplinary staffing, annual reviews, parent conferences, and faculty meetings.
  • Implements student IEPs utilizing teaching methods, materials, and adaptations appropriate to meet individual student needs.
  • Instructs students on employability skills such as communication, problem solving, teamwork, grooming, budgeting and self-advocacy; correlate instructional content with training and student career objectives.
  • Instructs students on accessing college supports – Accommodations, financial aid, instructors, and transition staff.
  • Collaborates with team members to develop and modify goals and objectives on student IEPs.
  • Monitors and records daily attendance at work sites; teaches students to independently inform departments of absences/tardiness.
  • Demonstrates a consistent method of assessing student growth via the use of clear criteria and is congruent with student goals. Collects and summarizes performance data on an ongoing basis.
  • Transports students in community to activities.
  • Develops work portfolios for each student to include credentialing of skills attained, letter of recommendations from job sites, etc.
  • Develops linkages among other agencies to assure effective transition from school to work or from current placement to successful community employment.
  • Participates in professional growth activities such as conferences and in-service.
  • Schedules and attends appropriate team meetings.
  • Schedules, plans and implements written communication with parents and other appropriate parties.
  • Communicates regularly with SCC Staff and Job Coach to monitor student progress and issues.
  • Regular and dependable attendance is an essential function of this job.
QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's Degree in Special Education required; classroom teaching experience preferred; valid Driver's License; valid teaching, special services or administrative certificate with appropriate endorsement.
SALARY RANGE Commensurate with education and experience.
PROCEDURE FOR APPLYING Email, mail or deliver an application, cover letter, resume, transcripts & certificate (copy) to: Educational Service Unit 6 Attn: Nichole Hall, Director of Human Resources 210 5th St. Milford, NE 68405 Email: nichole.hall@esu6.org
Benefits Include: Health/Dental Insurance, Vision Service Plan, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Payflex, Wellness Program
Documents you will need to apply for this job:
ESU 6 Employment Application - DOC download
ESU 6 Employment Application - PDF download
Transition Teacher - Job Description download

Educational Service Unit 6 is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Milford Office: (main office) | 210 5th St | Milford, NE 68405 | Ph: 402-761-3341 | PH: 800-327-0091 | Fx: 402-761-3279
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