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Job Opening Information EXTENDED SCHOOL YEAR PROGRAM (Summer 2024) - Transition Specialist

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Position Title
EXTENDED SCHOOL YEAR PROGRAM (Summer 2024) - Transition Specialist
Required Application Type
Teacher / Admin
Salary/Pay Scale
$31.00 - $45.00/ Hour based on experience
Job Description

Orientation (New Staff Only):  July 8 - 9, 2024  /  Orientation (All Staff): July 8, 2024      

Program Dates:  July 10, 2024 - August 20, 2024

Coordinates, plans, prepares and monitors the development of Work-Based Learning Placements for students with special needs for their Special Education Program.  Provides training and technical assistance to high school staff, parents and students on issues related to work-based learning placements.


  1. Identify students in need of work-based learning placements and assist in locating and securing placements for the students in the ESY Program. 
  2. Educate students, parents, school district staff and community service providers about work-based learning opportunities and train each group to develop skills to assume their role in the work-based learning placement. 
  3. Schedule, convene and facilitate meetings, ensuring maximum involvement of the student, parent and community providers. 
  4. Develop and implement work-based learning goals, objectives and activities that present student/family goals, which are useful to school and agency staff and comply with state and federal mandates.
  5. Collaborate with community service and resource providers to ensure appropriate and effective linkages for students with disabilities.
  6. Provide professional consultation regarding students who fall under the IDEA regulations.
  7. Perform other such duties as may be assigned by the Special Education Supervisor.
Civil Service Title
Vocational Rehab. Counselor (Competitive)
Job Qualifications

Experience: 1. Two years, minimum, experience working with individuals with disabilities. 2. Knowledge and experience in transition planning for students with disabilities, job placements and job development at the secondary level. 

Education: Must meet the requirements for, or own the title of, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor (a Civil Service position). Requirements for the title include: Bachelor's degree in Human Services, Sociology, Psychology, Social Work or a closely related field plus two years of experience as an employment specialist or job counselor working with the disabled or in a closely related field. 


Hold NYS Certification as a School Social Worker or School Counselor 

Application Procedure

Please apply online at:

Please refer to above Required Application Type to complete before applying.

Job Category
Job Location
Extended School Year (Summer)

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