Special Education Job
Principal, Director for Special
Education, Special Education Supervisor, Assigned
Teacher, Transition Specialist
To provide job coaching/shadowing and support
the transition of students with disabilities into
community-based vocational training, job experiences and
diploma or GED certificate
Meet State certification requirements
Minimum 48 college hours
Demonstrated interest in
and aptitude for the work to be performed
Work well with students and adults
Demonstrate excellent verbal and written
Follow written and verbal directives
Experience in vocational training and job
placement assistance (preferred)
Assists under the
supervision of the Special Education teacher with the arrival
and departure of students.
with the special education teacher, transition specialist and
employer/job site contact to facilitate work-based learning
activities and experiences.
Works individually or
small groups with students to assist with classroom instruction
and supervises the transfer and generalization of vocational,
social and academic skills to the work environment.
concepts on the job that are related to employment.
Helps students take care
of physical needs and personal care including feeding, bathroom
needs and personal hygiene.
Manages student behavior
using variety of instructional and positive behavioral
strategies. This includes intervening in crisis situations and
restraining a student who becomes a danger to himself/herself
Teaches and reinforces
social skills which are prerequisites to successful employment
Teaches and reinforces
independent living skills on the job and in the
Assists in setting up job
sites and transportation.
Monitors and trains students
both in community job sites and in the classroom.
Participates in staff
development programs, faculty meetings, and special events as
Participates with on the job
training on the job site with student and employer.
Performs other work-related
duties as assigned by Special Education teacher or Transition
Performs duties in a safe
manner to avoid injury to oneself and/or others.
18. Upholds and enforces school rules,
administrative regulations, and state and local board
Individual and/or small group student
supervision on the job site
Maintain emotional control under stress.
Contribute to a positive
working climate both in the classroom and the campus.
Frequent standing, stooping, bending, kneeling, pushing, and
pulling, frequent heavy lifting of students. Assisting
students in feeding. Changing students when soiled. Work
outdoors in various weather conditions.
Wheelchairs, wheelchair lifts, feeding tubes,
use of bus ramps, site-specific vocational equipment.
The foregoing statements describe the general
purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not
an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may
be assigned or skills that may be required.
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copy of this job description.
The Mission Consolidated Independent
School District does not discriminate against any employee or
applicant for employment because of race, color, gender, age,
national origin, disability, military status, or on any other
basis prohibited by law.