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LOCATION: Norristown, PA, United States

Job Coach

We are currently seeking a full-time job coach to work with a student in the Norristown, PA area. This person’s primary responsibility is to guide students through the process of searching for, applying to, interviewing for, and independently working through a position with an employer.

Qualifications:
  • Must have a high school diploma.
  • Should have experience working with children with special needs.
  • Must have a valid PA driver’s license.
  • Ability to recognize the individuality and uniqueness of each student & treat him/her with respect & dignity.
  • Ability to engage intellectually and physically in all components of the educational process.
Responsibilities:
  • Work with students 1:1 and in small group settings on resume creation, interview preparation, professional skills and self-advocacy in the workplace.
  • Collaborate with students’ case managers and therapists to determine the best course of action for the students’ training and assessment.
  • Network and partner with local businesses to find inclusive, good-fit job opportunities for individuals in the community.
  • Develop for employment with students out in the community through filling out job applications, completing on the job assessments, and speaking with hiring managers.
  • Arrange interviews for students and act as a support for them while they interview.
  • Assist students with scheduling, on-boarding and orientation after they start a position, and work with them to gain independence at work.
  • Support students to form natural supports while at work and encourage them to take advantage of work place culture.
  • Assess students’ progress through the on-boarding process as well as their performance in the workplace.

CATEGORY: Education | JOB TYPE: Full-Time |

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