Institute for the Redesign of Learning (Transition and Adult Program) Whittier, CA
- Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
We are looking for a Job Coach to work in Whittier, CA. This opportunity is full-time at 35 hours per week.
Our Job Coaches provide support and training for individuals with intellectual disabilities to adapt and learn the job skills needed to be successful in the community.
You will need the following minimum qualifications to be considered:
- must clear a current background check through the FBI, DOJ, and Community Care Licensing must be submitted.
- CPR/First Aid, health clearance required but can provide in-house CPR training.
- Must be willing to complete 3 sessions of a 10-week graduate-level training program as part of the conditions of employment.
- Must be able to participate and complete mandatory CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) training and be able to utilize all aspects of this training within an instructional setting when necessary.
- If you transport clients in company-owned vehicles, you must be willing to participate in transportation training sessions.
- A current TB Test (within the last 6 months).
- Must have knowledge of individuals with intellectual disabilities.
- Bilingual English/Spanish a plus.
Preferred qualifications include:
- A.A. degree preferred, but an individual can be currently enrolled in a training program at college or university level, or have more than 3 years experience and evidence of job-related training.
- Must have a valid California Driver’s License in good standing.
- Must own a vehicle and possess proof of business-related insurance.
As a Job Coach at IRL, you will:
- Provides on and off-site coaching, counseling, and support to individuals with disabilities during the initial months of their employment, or to groups of individuals throughout their employment, in accordance with employer expectations and case manager recommendations.
- Performs all other duties as assigned.
If you are interested in this position, please apply online or send your resume to the following Career Agent:
The Institute for the Redesign of Learning (IRL) is a multi-service, community-based Special Education, mental health, job development, and training facility for special needs children, students, and adults. IRL began in 1974 when its founder, Nancy J. Lavelle, Ph.D., created the Almansor Education Center located in a church on Almansor Street in Alhambra, California. With a belief that every student has the ability to “take charge” of their own learning process, Dr. Lavelle established a unique environment, individualized curriculum, and created appropriate support and enrichment services designed to turn student and client learning failures into learning successes. Now over forty years later, the Institute for the Redesign of Learning offers six programs designed to provide a continuum of care for individuals with Special Needs, ages infants through adults, serving children, students, and clients throughout the greater Los Angeles and San Gabriel Valley communities.
Our Mission: To empower individuals of all abilities to take charge of their own learning and lives, making it possible for them to be competent, caring and contributing members of society; and to provide learning opportunities for families, professionals, and communities to support those efforts.
As part of our team, full-time employees enjoy:
- health, dental, and vision insurance as well as a $25,000 life and AD&D insurance policies (if eligible).
- up to 2 weeks paid vacation, 13 paid holidays, and 6 paid sick days.
- 403B retirement plan and medical and dependent flexible spending accounts.
- up to $2,500 in educational assistance.
- access to free employee assistant programs (EAP) 24/7.
- working with a team of dedicated professionals with a desire to make an impact in the lives of at-risk individuals.
- ongoing professional development and professional growth opportunities both in-house and up to $300 in CEU reimbursements.
We are looking for individuals who have the ability to :
- be proactive and have a solution-oriented approach to problem-solving.
- be an appropriate role model.
- thrive in a fast-paced, multifaceted environment.
- be flexible and embrace change.
- demonstrate emotional maturity and responsibility.
- innovate and act as an entrepreneurial self-starter.
- accept and value diversity.
- maintain a professional demeanor, attire, work schedule, and work ethic.
- ability to analyze, organize, prioritize, and follow through on all duties and tasks as assigned.
- further develop professional and technical skills
Environment & Physical Qualifications: An employee may encounter a noise level that is usually moderate to loud and from time to time and can be emotionally unsettling due to the fact that we work with students who have the potential to act out aggressively. The work environment is usually comprised of adults, children, and professional staff in an office setting. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
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Institute for the Redesign of Learning is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, national origin, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring, and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.
Institute for the Redesign of Learning (Transition and Adult Program)
The Institute for the Redesign of Learning's Transition and Adult Program offers personal and vocational skills training to youth and adults with developmental disabilities, emotional or mental health issues and/ or those with a dual diagnosis. Participants in T.A.S. are empowered to overcome social and adaptive skills deficits, which often prevent them from living and working independently or interfere with the quality of life that they are seeking to obtain.