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Part-time Job Coach - Child and Career Development Center

Company: Chester County Intermediate Unit
Location: Coatesville
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Position Type:
Classroom Support/Job Coach/Trainer

Date Posted:

IU Child and Career Development Center

Closing Date:
until filled
The Chester County Intermediate Unite currently has vacancies for part-time Job Coaches within the Discover Program at our Child & Career Development Center. The Discover Program within our Student Services Division offers a comprehensive work-based learning approach related service that prepares high school students with disabilities to transition from school to adult life.

Job coaches accompany students one on one, or in small groups to community business partners to:

  • Teach students soft skills/employment readiness skills in a community-based location given real life, hands-on experiences
  • Identify the student's interests and strengths
  • Assist students in gaining confidence in their abilities
  • Develop work behaviors, problem solving skills, social skills, teamwork and independence
  • Collect data/information on 25 attributes that is shared with student and IEP team for skill development and goal planning *Job Coaches may either meet students at the workplace or be required to drive students in CCIU vans.*

    The CCIU is a dynamic educational service agency providing quality, innovative and cost-effective programs and services to enhance the lives of students, educators and members of our communities.

    The CCIU provides services to the 12 school districts in Chester County. This includes services to nearly 86,000 public and non-public school students and over 6,000 educators. The Chester County Intermediate Unit is one of 29 regional educational agencies established by law in Pennsylvania in 1971. Working between the Pennsylvania State Department of Education and the local school districts, the Intermediate Unit's mission is to provide services that can be offered most economically at the regional level.

    Are you motivated to create brighter futures for students, families, and the entire community? If so, we want you on Team CCIU! At the CCIU, we pride ourselves on the creativity, dedication, and collaborative spirit that our employees bring to their work every day, and we know that achieving success together takes a team approach!

    We strive to hire exceptional, diverse, and passionate individuals that help us achieve our vision of acting as educational leaders who contribute to a better Chester County and beyond.

    If you are looking for an exciting, challenging opportunity to grow your career, don't wait - apply today to make Team CCIU even stronger tomorrow!

    Quick Facts:
    Location: Child & Career Development Center - 1525 East Lincoln Highway, Coatesville, PA 19320
    Benefits Eligible: No
    Anticipated start date: conclusion of hiring process
  • We are flexible with the number of work days worked per week, provided you are available for 2 or more days.
  • For a maximum amount of hours per week (26.25 hours), all five work days would need to be worked (M-F)
  • Hours per week vary based on number of days scheduled per week and student schedules.
  • The maximum number of days per year is 180 following a school schedule between late August and midJune.
  • Summer work may be available for this position, if interested.
    Work Hours: Varies by location but are up to 5.25 hours per day for up to 26.25 hours per week. Please note that this position would take place during the school day, not after school or on weekends. An example schedule could be 8:30 AM -1 PM
    Exempt Status: Non-exempt position
    Salaried or Hourly: Hourly

    - High School Diploma or GED required
    - Experience with secondary students preferred
    - Experience with autism/special needs population strongly preferred
    - Experience with data collection for special education strongly preferred
    - Willingness to work in several areas of Chester County
    - Current Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) check required upon hire (CCIU to conduct)
    • Must have a valid PA Driver's License with no moving violations for previous three (3) years.
    • Must meet CCIU procedures for transporting students (including motor vehicle record check; please see attached document for more information)
      - Current police, child abuse & FBI Fingerprint clearances required upon hire
      - Clearance as an MA provider by the Commonwealth of PA and the federal government (conducted by the CCIU upon hire)

      Pay (2024 - 2025 rates):
      $23.00-$28.75 per hour based on direct experience taking students into the community and teaching job and life skills. Most successful candidates come in at $23.00/hour.

      Equal Opportunity Employer Chester County Intermediate Unit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Chester County Intermediate Unit ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, gender, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or disability. Chester County Intermediate Unit has a policy of active recruitment of qualified minority teachers and non-certified employees. Any individual needing assistance in making application for any opening should contact the Department of Human Resources at 484-237-5085.

      • 810.1-AR Motor Vehicle Record Check.pdf

Keywords: Chester County Intermediate Unit, Wilmington , Part-time Job Coach - Child and Career Development Center, Education / Teaching , Coatesville, Delaware

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