Ombudsman, a growing, dynamic organization with a social mission to offer hope, is seeking an individual to join our family.
This individual will join an award-winning team and perform meaningful work in a culture that welcomes innovation, encourages creative expression and offers limitless potential for personal and professional satisfaction.
If you thrive in a fast-paced, goal-oriented, outcome-driven environment, seek a career with a social mission, and possess a problem-solving mindset, a sense of humor – and a stellar work ethic – we should talk.
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The Job Coach is responsible for working with students in career and post-secondary education exploration, research and planning; employment skills; and job placement to become independent, productive contributing community members. The Job Coach will work closely with Ombudsman teachers, Center Director AVP of Center Operations and School District personnel to accomplish this goal. The Job Coach meets the responsibilities of the position in a quality manner with an open mind toward performance improvement recommendations, so that all resources are utilized efficiently.
School Location - 905 E. Chester Street, Jackson, TN 38301
Assists with student enrollment and required data entry. Implements all policies and procedures outlined in Ombudsman issued manuals in a manner consistent with the educational goals and philosophy of Ombudsman. Participates in all activities within the center at various levels. Provides a collaborative environment for students, parents, center staff and administrative personnel. Is responsible for recording student progress and maintaining student files on a continuing basis according to the procedure. Meet with local community organizations and develop relationships for job shadowing, internships and work opportunities for students.
Develops a career and post-secondary education library of materials appropriate for the needs of students and staff as well as maintains an up-to-date bulletin board of post-secondary education and career opportunities and information
Assists students in the development of job readiness skills and personal qualities to prepare them to be competitive in the job market; i.e., personal appearance, punctuality, courtesies of expression, responsibility, confidentiality. Assists students in developing a post-secondary plan for students by obtaining information regarding post-secondary options such as community colleges, technical schools, universities and job placement. Assists students in locating resources regarding financial assistance for post-secondary education. Motivates students and encourages each student to meet academic goals.