Job Coach

Job | Posted 25 days ago
Start Date
Valid Through
Position Areas
Pupil Services


Position Description:

The Job Coach works directly with students with special needs at various job sites and provides on the job training and feedback; also works closely with employers at various community/job sites.  May require lifting and/or restraints. 


  • Assist in the implementation of the Windham Public Schools Board of Education and administrative policies, rules, regulations and directives
  • Follow Windham Public school policy to ensure student safety
  • Follow teacher's oral or written directions with accuracy                                                                                                                                                                                          
  • Assist the teacher with documentation of student progress
  • Encourage students to interact appropriately with peers
  • Assist students during recess, breaks, emergency drills, assemblies, on school buses and field trips
  • Maintain respect at all times for confidential information  

  • Experience working with young children
  • Ability to implement behavioral goals
  • Ability to understand child development
  • Ability to communicate ideas and directives clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Effective, active listening skills
  • Ability to work effectively with others
  • Organizational and problem solving skills

  •  High School diploma or equivalency
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Successful experience in the position
  • Two (2) years of experience working with children or young adults in a school setting, preferred
  • Experience working with students with special needs
  • Ability to communicate in Spanish preferred, not required

Please apply to:

Windham Public Schools
It is the policy of the Windham Public Schools to ensure equal employment opportunity to every person regardless of  race, color, religion, creed, age, marital status, national origin, gender; gender identity or expression, sexual preference or physical and mental disability; and to ensure equal educational opportunity for all students  and to prohibit unlawful discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, age, marital status, national origin, gender, sexual preference, or physical and mental disability in the school district's educational program and activities.


Posted By

Windham Public Schools

322 Prospect Street , Willimantic, CT 06226

At the following locations

Windham High School

355 High Street , Willimantic, CT 06226