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Part-Time High School Job Coach

Company: The Cove School
Location: Northbrook
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Part-Time High School Job Coach
2022-2023 School YearDepartment: TransitionEducation and License: Minimum bachelor's degree. Illinois Substitute License or Professional Educator License preferred.

Job Summary

  • Job coaches meet with student workers to review job description and to help each student set personal goals for the experience.
  • Job coaches review work expectations and procedures with students including: work hours, work attire, sign-in/out routine, call-in procedures for sick or late, breaks, appropriate ways to advocate for needs, what to do during "down" time, how to ask for more to do
  • Discuss and practice appropriate social interactions with supervisor, co-workers, and customers
  • Practice asking work-related questions and providing appropriate feedback
  • At the work site, job coaches are expected to learn and perform the same tasks on the job as the students, work alongside them (modeling how the tasks should be performed) and then eventually fade the level of support as appropriate for each student.
  • Job coaches set up a weekly meeting time (10-15 minutes) with the work site supervisor to review student progress and collect written reports of progress monthly.
  • Job coaches coordinate an "exit interview" with the student and work site supervisor in order to obtain a final summary of overall performance and present level of employability.
  • Job coaches suggest strategies for student workers (different ways to approach difficult tasks)
  • Job coaches assist with problem-solving
  • Job coaches meet regularly with Transition Supervisor at Cove School to report on student progress and concerns

Keywords: The Cove School, Chicago , Part-Time High School Job Coach, Education / Teaching , Northbrook, Illinois

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