Jackson-Madison County School System
  • Jackson, TN, USA
  • Full Time


Jackson Madison County School System

Deadline: Until Filled

TITLE: Workplace Readiness Specialist

REPORTS TO: Transition Case Manager


TERM: 10 months

JOB GOAL: To assist and instruct high school students prepare for paid and non-paid workplace learning experiences.


High School Diploma or GED

Two years of experience teaching and/or providing services to individuals with disabilities

Alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent might find appropriate and acceptable

EVALULATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board's policy on evaluation of personnel.


  • Assist students in establishing an appropriate working relationship with co-workers and supervisors
  • Teach students how to perform specific tasks and understand workplace policies while modeling appropriate workplace behavior
  • Assist students in determining priorities and goals for the work experience
  • Demonstrate creativity in developing methods of teaching job tasks and modifying processes to accommodate the student's barriers to employment
  • Understand and employ workplace safety procedures while monitoring the progress of students to ensure that safety policies are being followed
  • Assess a student(s) ability to independently perform a learned skill
  • Make independent decisions based on various factors to resolve any problems at the work site
  • Attend meetings with referring Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor and/or the Transition Case Manager
  • Help develop and assist with summer workshops (if applicable) and/or summer employment
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Transition Case Manager

The Jackson-Madison County School System (JMCSS) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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