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Job Coach

at Bridgeport Public Schools

Posted: 4/3/2019
Job Reference #: 1783

Job Description

Openings as of 4/21/2019
Student Support Services

  • Job Coach JobID: 1783
  • Position Type:
    Student Support Services

  • Date Posted:
    2/7/2019

  • Location:
    BPS

  • Date Available:
    To Be Determined

  • Closing Date:
    Open Until Filled

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    BRIDGEPORT PUBLIC SCHOOLS
    JOB OPENING

    JOB COACH
    Part Time (19.5 hours per week)
    $15.00 per hour
    This is an unaffiliated position
    JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Provide employment support to students with disabilities at vocational work sites.
    • Assist students to become skilled in the specific requirements of the job; learn work-related activities and requirements such as time and attendance rules; and learn appropriate work-related (including societal) behaviors when working with co-workers and supervisors.
    • Determine areas of vocational and personal strength and weakness, for the student, and provide timely follow-up coaching to maximize success.
    • Utilize positive behavior strategies for ensuring a successful transition from a school setting to an employment setting. Help students to experience success and gain confidence in their ability to succeed.
    • Monitor the student’s outcomes and progress, in regard to decorum, attendance, communication, interpersonal relations and job development.
    • Provide training and support to help students perform their job tasks to meet expectations and performance standards; maintain a positive attitude; develop career goals; and learn job retention skills.
    • Perform related assessment tasks, entailing collection and compilation of data to demonstrate the outcomes and progress of the student.
    • Maintain records, as directed.
    • Attend professional development sessions.
    • Take the City bus and train students how to read the bus schedule and ride to and from destinations.
    • Model excellent attendance and punctuality.
    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
    • High School Diploma or G.E.D. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
    • Record of academic and professional success.
    • One or more years of experience working with people with disabilities preferred.
    • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of technology in a variety of applications, including memos, schedules, spreadsheets, and data entry.
    • Experience providing direction and assistance to others.
    • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
    • Flexibility to adapt to changing work priorities and handle multiple projects at the same time.
    • Demonstrated ability to work harmoniously and effectively with staff, students, job site employers and parents.
    • Ability to resolve conflicts in a positive and constructive manner.
    • Demonstrated organizational, problem solving and common sense skills.
    Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
    Qualified candidates who wish to apply should access the Bridgeport Public Schools on-line application web site: .
    The Bridgeport Board of Education is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.