Transition Specialist-Lewiston

Spurwink Services Lewiston, ME

The candidate will have working knowledge of/with clients who present emotional, learning, and behavioral problems. This person will also have working knowledge of the resources available in the community. Experience in designing individualized programs for multi-disabled students is preferred. Transition planning and the ability to provide clear and accurate documentation is essential to the position.


Typical duties include but are not limited to: In conjunction with the treatment team, provide families with information (ie. Transition Planning Checklist, Definition of Roles in the Transition Process, Transition Plan) about the transition process before the initial meeting; Develop a transition plan prior to each student's 16th birthday. Meet with team every six months to review progress with plan. Two years prior to graduation increase meetings to quarterly/monthly as recommended by the treatment team; and Update transition plans annually in conjunction with the IEP.


Maine State certification as Teacher of Exceptional Students (282) or Teacher of Students with Severe Intellectual and Associated Impairments (286) for grades 7 - 12, or eligibility for conditional certification as a special education teacher.

Spurwink is an equal opportunity employer.

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