Transition Specialist

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Employment Type
Full-time
Start Date
Immediately
Position Areas
Special Education

Description

General Definition of Work

Under the supervision of the Director II - Services for Exceptional Children, the Transition Specialist’s responsibility is to guide students toward the fulfillment of their intellectual, physical, and psychological potential, and to provide access to postsecondary goals.

Essential Functions

- Humanize instruction by planning a program of study that meets the individual needs of students - Coordinate with the Director II - Services for Exceptional Children and Coordinators II - Services for Exceptional Children in the planning, implementation, and delivery of secondary transition services for students with disabilities - Effectively communicate with students, parents, school personnel, and members of the community - Support teachers in the development of transition goals for IEPs - Provide support and technical assistance to division staff regarding procedures and services for students with disabilities - Plan and facilitate professional development for staff on requirements and implementation of transition plans - Support implementation of work programs for middle and high school students with disabilities - Collaborate with teachers, nearby school divisions, families, agencies, and employment sites to develop and monitor student programs - Collect data and prepare report for the submission of Indicator 13 and 14 for the Special Education State Performance Report - Participate in local, regional, and state organizations, conferences, and trainings - Conduct monthly audits and provide feedback to case managers on transition plans in IEPs Maintain high degree of professional ethics in activities in school and community - Maintain respect for the worth and dignity of each student - Participate in professional meetings and serve on and contribute to special committees - Provide for professional growth through an ongoing program of reading, workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced course work - Abide by adopted board of education policies and procedures - Conduct all school-related activities in a manner that serves as a positive influence on youth - Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

- Knowledge of secondary transition state and federal regulations, procedures, and research based practices that promote academic and behavioral growth and prepares students to achieve postsecondary goals - Considerable skill in the use of computer technology, data analysis, and data driven decision making - Ability to prepare written reports using clear and concise language - Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and meet multiple deadlines - Ability to observe, interpret, and document observations related to IDEA requirements for secondary transition

Posted By

Danville Public Schools

341 Main Street, Suite 100 P.O. Box 9600, Danville, VA 24543
 

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Danville Public Schools

341 Main Street, Suite 100 P.O. Box 9600, Danville, VA 24543