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Cedar Rapids Community School District TAP Job Coach in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

TAP Job Coach JobID: 11961

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    Student Support Services

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  • Maintain case notes and documentation of services provided in the IRIS system within the IVRS network

  • Utilize proficiency scales to observational and quantitative data related to Job Candidate’s skills on various tasks

  • Communicate with community partners to get feedback and solve any problems that may have arised to ensure the student is successful in the position.

  • Transport students to job shadows, job sites, and provide on-site job training

  • Provide city bus training

  • Transport students to Community Service visits as a part of their transition plan

  • Attend IEP meetings and share out data as needed

  • Keep accurate documentation on students’ work experience performance

  • Initiate feedback from business partners/supervisors

  • Communicate regularly with TAP Transition team, IVRS staff, parents, Job Site supervisors and other stakeholders supporting Job Candidates

  • Assist students with personal care needs such as mobility, hygiene and special medical needs as related to job

  • Administer interest inventories and related work assessments to students prior to job placement

  • Complete the job task analysis after work sites have been identified

  • Identify and communicate site safety procedures with the employer, student, and other staff as needed

  • Promote a positive image of individuals with disabilities to employers, coworkers and the community

  • Support students and adult clients with resume writing, mock job interviews

  • Ability to work nights, weekends and summer hours

  • Regular attendance required

  • Other duties as assigned


  • 4 year degree required, preferably in Human Services, Social Work or Education

  • Experience with Google software preferred

  • Must have valid Iowa Driver’s License

  • A driving record satisfactory to the District and the District's insurance carrier.

  • Enjoy working with students with disabilities

  • Ability to take direction from professional staff

  • Willingness to assume responsibility and take initiative both at businesses and within the schools

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • Capable of effectively training and supervising students/adults ranging in age from 14-25 in off-campus job sites

CLASSIFICATIONNon-Administrative Meet and ConferFull-time; Eight (8) hours per day$35,550.00 Salary

261-day contract

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSTo perform essential functions successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation(s) may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. PHYSICAL DEMANDS:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands and fingers to handle and/or feel objects, tools or controls; talk and hear. The employee frequently must squat, stoop or kneel, reach above the head and forward 0 to 24 inches and on occasion up to 36 inches. The employee continuously uses hand strength to grasp items. The employee will frequently bend or twist at the neck and trunk more than the average person while performing the duties of this job. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds 0 to 12 feet and occasionally up to 20 feet, such as curriculum materials, desks, chairs, and boxes. The employee will sometimes push/pull items such as tables and carts. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus while supervising students and working with computers, written materials, reports, assessment data, etc. WORKING ENVIRONMENT:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. The position requires the commitment of professional working hours that may require the employee to extend beyond a typical 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. workday. The employee will frequently work in different areas of the classroom including in/at desks, on or near the floor, standing, in movement while supervising indoor and outdoor activities, etc. The employee will usually work in indoor temperatures but will work outdoors when supervising students outside of the classroom. The information contained in this job description is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individual holding this position and additional duties may be assigned. The Cedar Rapids Community School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The district does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or disability.