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Team Leader TSW (Transition from School to Work)

Company: Flagstaff Unified School District
Location: flagstaff
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

FLAGSTAFF UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 1

Team Leader TSW

(Transition from School To Work)

Position Title: Team Leader TSW (Transition from School To Work)

Department/Section: Coconino High School

Supervisor: Principal

Hourly Rate: $15.20 - $15.72/hour (depending on experience)

Pay Grade: 8

Schedule: 31.5 hours/week (6.5 hours M,T,Th,F; 5.5 W); Monday-Friday (hours TBD); 9 month position; Benefits offered; Arizona State Retirement System

SUMMARY:

Responsible for job coaching at risk and special needs students at work sites in the community setting. Supervise and assist student workers at job sites so as to maintain positive, meaningful employment. Also responsible for developing and maintaining strong TSW community and school networks. Coordinate activities for secondary students with special needs, provide vocational assessment and assist in the development of student transition plans.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

* Provide supervision and job-coaching for students during work site placement. * Mentor and guide TSW students from enrollment in the TSW program through graduation. This will involve assisting mentored TSW students with scheduling of classes, facilitation of job shadows, facilitation of potential employment, scheduling of ASVAB, ACT and/or SAT testing, meeting with military recruiters and/or post-secondary school DR coordinators, college and FAFSA applications, etc. * Implement approved strategies for behavior management. * Counsel students regarding appropriate conduct and self-discipline. * Apply approved emergency procedures in case of accident, injury or severe student misbehavior * Make regular follow-up visits to students' work sites to monitor job skills. * Maintain monthly case notes and daily activity log on all students who participate in work experience. * Provide evaluation for students' onsite work performance. * Provide Teacher Coordinator with information and written reports of students' progress at work sites. * Maintain absolute confidentiality of student information

Education and Experience

* High school diploma or equivalent certification required. * Candidate must meet NCLB qualifications; NCLB = 60 post-secondary hours of college coursework or minimum of an AA Degree (or higher) or meet the minimum score required on an Arizona Department of Education approved test. (The FUSD Family Resource Center administers the Parapro test. Call 928-774-1103 for more information and to schedule a testing time.). In addition, please submit documentation showing how you meet the NCLB requirement (attach transcripts, copy of degree or copy of parapro assessment scores). * Knowledge of/ experience working with RSA-Vocational Rehabilitation preferred * Knowledge of/ experience working with post-secondary education sites, programs, financial aid, disability resources, etc., preferred * Knowledge of/ experience working with public secondary education programs, students with special needs, case managers knowledge of/ experience working with, IEPs, etc., preferred * Knowledge of/ experience working with vocational assessments, summaries of student transition needs, etc., preferred * Knowledge of/ experience working with community resources, local businesses, business organizations, etc., preferred

Key Competencies

* Communication skills, especially with at-risk youth, education and agency professionals, the business world, etc. * Job coaching skills * Planning and organizing events * Work and time management * Information gathering and monitoring related to report filing, financial aid application, etc. * Initiative and adaptability * Teamwork and collaboration

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or listen. The employee is occasionally required to move from location to location and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position, and additional duties may be assigned.

Thank you for your interest in the Flagstaff Unified School District. Education information must be included in the application. Complete work history needed for proper placement on the salary schedule. If this information is not complete, your application will be returned. All applicants (including current district employees) must submit a complete online application.

Current Internal candidates, please contact Human Resources @ HR@fusd1.org for hourly rate information. Years of service and grade movement (up or down) will be considered.

All employees are subject to a criminal background check. The Flagstaff Unified School District is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in relation to race, color, religion, gender expression, sexual orientation, military status, age, national origin, or disability. Offers of employment, contingent upon funding.

Keywords: Flagstaff Unified School District, Flagstaff , Team Leader TSW (Transition from School to Work), Other , flagstaff, Arizona

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