• Transition Coordinator

    Job Location US-TN-Nashville
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(12/28/2019 12:27 PM)
    Job ID
    8271
    Full-Time / Part-Time
    Full-Time
    Regular / Temporary
    Regular
  • Overview

     Catapult Learning provide social / emotional and academic services to students with a variety of special differences.  It is our goal to develop student confidence and competence through individualized academic and behavioral programs.   

    Responsibilities

    Manages transition and follow-up between school and LEA

     

    • Participates in transition meetings and assessments
    • Maintains a "Transition Profile" for each student.
    • Collaborates with students, families and special education teachers in developing and realistic and achievable post-secondary transition plans
    • Links students with post-secondary special support coordinator
    • Participates in the Individual Education Plan (IEP) process as required
    • Facilitates the implementation of IEP program components relevant to transition planning, as well as, provides updates for IEP transition goals and objectives
    • Assists families, parents, and students to access transition services
    • Oversees maintenance of school attendance records and data
    • Facilitates meetings with students, parents and staff as attendance issues arise
    • Participates in multi-disciplinary meetings involving cooperation with other pupil personnel workers, school personnel, parents and community agencies
    • Maintains appropriate school records and provides written reports and communications
    • Participates as a resource person in in-service training and planning
    • Works in collaboration with the Social Services Team
    • Other duties as assigned by the Program Director

    Qualifications

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • An understanding of the IEP process; including current IDEA laws and state and local regulations
    • Knowledge of current state law/regulations regarding high school proficiency standards
    • Knowledge and competency of understanding credit and graduation requirements
    • Knowledge of policies and practices of the school with regard to truancy and discipline
    • Ability to aid in program development
    • Life Skills and Work Based Skills
    • Post secondary Planning

     

    Education, Training and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in related field (Master’s degree preferred)
    • Evidence of in-depth knowledge of special education programs and experience working with individuals with exceptional needs

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