Transition Specialist

Job | Posted 17 days ago
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Full-time
Grade Levels
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Benefits
Offers 401K
Offers Pension
Start Date
Upcoming School Year
Position Areas
Special Education

Description

Job Description The Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind (USDB) is seeking a visionary and dynamic individual to join USDB as a Transition Specialist for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. This full-time position will be required to travel to USDB locations in Ogden and Salt Lake.

Principal Duties As a Transition Specialist, you will: -Teach transition skills, post-secondary planning, self-determination, work based skills, as well as resumes/applications/interviewing skills. -Supervise job coaches/job crews/work experience program for credit. -Facilitate job shadowing and/or work experience opportunities in the community for USD students. -Coordinate transition team meetings and report to the Associate Superintendent about needs and achievements. -Maintain a “Transition Profile” for each student that tracks assessments and results with a suggested timeline of implementation. -Collaborate with community businesses to establish work experiences and shadowing opportunities. -Attend IEP meetings to discuss transition plans/options. -Collaborate with IEP teams to write meaningful transition plans, determine post-secondary goals and transition services, and/or serve as a resource to special education case managers. -Work closely with the guidance counselor on post-secondary options for students. -Work closely with teachers to ensure that transition needs are being met in the classroom and on IEPs. -Provide transition assessments to students. -Work with counselors to organize a yearly “College and Career Fair” for students and their families that would provide information from workplaces, colleges, transition programs, community resources, etc. -Facilitate tours/visits of Tech Campus, Colleges, and the University’s Office for Students with Disabilities. -Coordinate with the Division of Services for People with Disabilities and Vocational Rehabilitation for student services. -Implement the USDB Transition Curriculum amongst all divisions -Develop/maintain online transition courses for use in statewide and campus programs.

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Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind

742 Harrison Blvd. , Ogden, UT 84404
 

At the following locations

Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind

742 Harrison Blvd. , Ogden, UT 84404


Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind - SLC

1655 East 3300 South , Salt Lake City, UT 84106