Job Coach

Mar 14, 2023

Organization: Metro Deaf School

Remote: No

Location: St. Paul, Minnesota

Deadline to Apply: 03/27/2023
Employee Start Date: 08/17/2023

Job Summary:

Provide student(s) with work-related instruction as directed by the teacher and assists teachers with classroom and training activities on and off-site.

Functions/Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Assists teacher in meeting the needs of students in an appropriate manner.
  • Fosters students’ self-advocacy and independence skills.
  • Assists in the supervision of large and small group activities.
  • Updates the teacher daily on student progress as directed.
  • Assists teacher in maintaining accurate individual records on student progress.
  • Assists with classroom displays and preparation of teaching materials (e.g., copying, typing, assembling displays).
  • Provide supervision and coaching on job sites to assist student learning job skills.
  • Assists students with emergency drills and field trips.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the supervising teacher and transition coordinator.
  • Maintains confidentiality and data privacy as required by federal and state law.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Two years study at an institution of higher education OR Associate Degree or higher OR experience as a job coach OR willing to become “Highly Qualified”
  • Must be fluent in American Sign Language
  • Positive experiences with individual children and comfortable with groups of children and older children.
  • Comfortable being directed by another adult.
  • Experience with office machines, classroom equipment, and computers/printers, etc.
  • Willing to participate in staff development activities to become more knowledgeable and skilled as a CATS Job Coach.
  • Ability to work in teams Reliable and flexible
  • Proficiency in and knowledge of ASL and written English
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