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Young Adult Career Advisor, Learning to Work for Transfer Schools at Independence HS

Learning to Work (LTW) for Transfer Schools Program will provide services to 300-350 students, ages 14-21 who are over-aged for grade, under-credited, and have spent at least one year in another high school to earn a high school diploma and gain valuable vocational and life skills supports.  Using the Primary Person Model, each student will have a Career Advocate who will: guide students towards removing barriers toward graduation, engage students in college preparatory activities, provide supportive services, and increase self-direction and self-sufficiency through meaningful career exploration experiences, including subsidized internship placements for 66 students.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The person filling this position is expected, under general supervision, to:  (1) serve as young adult students' primary motivator and coordinator of program services; and (2) assist "at-risk" young adult students in eliminating barriers to education/employment. 

MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent experience.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: 

    Must obtain Dept. of Education fingerprint clearance.
    Ability to maintain fingerprint clearance throughout the duration of employment.
    Ability to adapt to the culture and environment of a public school.

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