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Date: Feb 8, 2019

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: Houston Independent School District

Teacher, Special Education SC Lifeskills JobID: 60054
Position Type:
Closing Date:
04/07/2019
Certified Teacher/Special Education - Life Skills
Date Posted:
2/6/2019
Department:
Anderson Elementary
Date Available:
02/07/2019
Location:Area:Job Category:
Anderson ElementarySouthwestCertified Teachers
Job Code:Contract Type:Months:
30001211Teacher Contract10
Salary Minimum:Salary Maximum:
$52,530$74,360

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  • Teacher, Special Education Transition - 009415
POSITION TITLE: Teacher, Special Education Transition

CONTRACT LENGTH: 10M

DATE: 08/02/18

DATE OF LAST REVISION: 08/02/18

JOB CODE: 009415 SAP 30009277

PAY GRADE: RT

FLSA EXEMPTION STATUS: E

Job Family - Academics

JOB SUMMARY:

The Teacher, Special Education Transition provides students with support and specially designed instruction to assist students in developing the competencies with their post-secondary goals. These post-secondary goals could include goals related to careers, as well as goals related to independent living, and are aligned with the student’s individualized education program (IEP).
This position reports to a Senior Manager, Special Education.

MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

List most important duties first

1. Assists with the development and progress toward mastery of transition goals and objectives in the implementation of the IEP.
2. Identifies/develops job opportunities, assists students with completion of applications, trains students on appropriate work-related behaviors and social skills, participates in job interviews, and provides job coaching according to the individual needs of the student.
3. Maintains a regular schedule of direct involvement with the student in the implementation of the student’s IEP in partnership with community partners.
4. Provides a continuum of supports and services to community partners for the students including: internship collaborations, ongoing communication, and on-the-job supports and job coaching.
5. Assists with evaluation of student vocational skills and behavior to assist in determining work readiness, abilities, interests, and preferences.
6. Collaborates with parents, the student, and community partners in the development, implementation, alignment, and mastery of transition goals and objectives.
7. Networks with local business and community leaders to gain knowledge of the job market in the community and help secure job sites for student placement.
8. Leads and participates in IEP meetings for students assigned to designated caseload.
9. Prepares and maintains IEP documents in a timely manner, including progress updates.
10. Plans lessons that reflect accommodations and modifications for individual differences.
11. Implements positive behavioral interventions and supports with discipline management procedures.
12. Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for teacher assistants and/or employment representatives.
13. Performs other job-related duties as assigned

EDUCATION:

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Varies

TYPE OF SKILL AND/OR REQUIRED LICENSING/CERTIFICATION:

Texas Teacher Certificate appropriate for level and/or subject area of assignment
Special Education Certification
General knowledge of curriculum and instruction, including Texas Essential Knowledge and
Skills (TEKS) and the Texas assessment program.
Knowledge of federal and state rules and regulations regarding the following areas:
employment law, child labor regulations, wage and hour requirements, vocational
rehabilitation, special education, and transition planning.
Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, in a variety of environments
(education, business and industry, parental communication).
Microsoft Office
Office equipment (e.g., computer, copier)

LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES:

No supervisory or direct people management responsibilities. May provide occasional work guidance, technical advice and training to staff.

WORK COMPLEXITY/INDEPENDENT JUDGMENT:

Work is substantially complex, varied and regularly requires the selection and application of technical and detailed guidelines. Independent judgment is required to identify, select, and apply the most appropriate methods as well as interpret precedent. Position regularly makes recommendations to management on areas of significance to the department. Supervision received typically consists of providing direction on the more complex projects and new job
duties and priorities.

BUDGET AUTHORITY:

Analyzes and interprets data and figures.

PROBLEM SOLVING:

Decisions are made on both routine and non-routine matters with some latitude, but are still subject to approval. Job is occasionally expected to recommend new solutions to problems and improve existing methods or generate new ideas.

IMPACT OF DECISIONS:

Decisions have minor, small and possibly incremental impact on the department or facility. Errors are usually discovered in succeeding operations where most of the work is verified or checked and is normally confined to a single department or phase of the organizational activities resulting in brief inconvenience.

COMMUNICATION/INTERACTIONS:

Information sharing - gives and receives information such as options, technical direction, instructions and reporting results. Interactions are mostly with customers, own supervisor and coworkers in own and other departments.

CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIPS:

Follows through with customer inquiries, requests and complaints. Forwards difficult and nonroutine inquiries or requests to appropriate level for resolution.

WORKING/ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

Work is normally performed in a typical interior work environment which does not subject the employee to any hazardous or unpleasant elements.
Ability to carry and/or lift less than 30 pounds.




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