Contract Orientation Mobility Specialist | Morton, PA

  • Morton, PA
  • Schools - Orientation and Mobility Specialist
  • 15 days ago
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Orientation Mobility Specialist | Morton, Pennsylvania

ProCare Therapy is contract staffing and recruiting agency. We help staff school districts across the United States with qualified teachers and nurses.

We are working with a school district in the Morton area that is need of an orientation mobility specialist for the entire 2022-2023 school year. This position will be contracted for the entire school year and will have the opportunity to renew for the next school year.

As a contracted employee of ProCare Therapy you will receive weekly compensation, benefits through United Healthcare and a 401K.

If you are interested in a job with a great work life balance, please apply. If you have any further questions about this position my information can be found below.

Job Type: Contract Orientation Mobility Specialist

  • Full time: 30 hours/week
  • Start: August 15th, 2022 End: June 23rd, 2023
  • Caseload age: K-12th grade
  • Multiple School Sites

Essential Functions:

  • Collaborates with Individual Education Plan (IEP) team members in regards to the students' progress.
  •  Notifies case manager, completes and sends appropriate forms to parent or case manager, prepares report and provides copies to case manager, drafts goals, updates present levels and progress; when assessment or IEP is required at least three work days in advance of IEP.
  •  Plans and records monthly work schedule in electronic calendar (Outlook) at least 30 days in advance and record any changes as they occur to ensure accurate IEP scheduling.
  • Contacts parent and case manager and obtains a signed excusal form when unable to attend an IEP meeting.
  •  Sets up observations/home visits for transition IEP's.
  • Diagnoses and programs instruction for individual learners.
  • Plans, administers, and interprets student evaluations.
  • Prepares written reports as required.
  • Develops and maintains positive working relationships with parents, guardians, and significant others.
  •  Meets with parents on a regular basis to review student progress and work on individual development issues.
  • Works closely with other members of the program staff to develop and maintain curriculum and standards.
  •  Participates in transition plans for students moving to less restrictive environments.
  • Works cooperatively with personnel from the student's district of residence and outside agencies providing services to the student and family.
  • Participates in professional growth activities such as conferences, classes, staff meetings and visitations.
  •  Provides training, direction and supervision for assigned ancillary staff.
  •  Provides instruction and services as indicated on IEP for assigned pupils.
  •  Requisitions materials and supplies in a timely manner.
  •  Maintains attendance accounting, submitting this and other required reports in a timely fashion.
  • Instructs students and significant adults in the use of technological aids appropriate to the student's disability.
  •  Instructs visually impaired students in the development of skills and knowledge that enable them to travel independently to the highest degree possible based on assessed needs and the students' IEP.

Requirements:

  • Masters degree in Orientation Mobility
  • National certification CVREP or COMS
  • Previous school experience preferred
  • Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check

Benefits:

  • Weekly pay 
  • Competitive compensation
  • 401k matching
  • Insurance provided through United Health Care: Medical, dental & vision
  • Referral bonus program
  • License & continuing education reimbursements  

We are actively working with a school district in the Morton area that is looking to hire a contract orientation mobility specialist! Salary for this opening is negotiable and will be experience-based.

Sarah Hawes

Director of Educational Resources

(678)710-7738

[email protected]

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