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Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES EXTENDED SCHOOL YEAR PROGRAM (Summer 2024) - Transition Specialist in Spencerport, New York

Orientation (New Staff Only): July 8 - 9, 2024 / Orientation (All Staff): July 8, 2024

Program Dates: July 10, 2024 - August 20, 2024

Coordinates, plans, prepares and monitors the development of Work-Based Learning Placements for students with special needs for their Special Education Program. Provides training and technical assistance to high school staff, parents and students on issues related to work-based learning placements.


  • Identify students in need of work-based learning placements and assist in locating and securing placements for the students in the ESY Program.

  • Educate students, parents, school district staff and community service providers about work-based learning opportunities and train each group to develop skills to assume their role in the work-based learning placement.

  • Schedule, convene and facilitate meetings, ensuring maximum involvement of the student, parent and community providers.

  • Develop and implement work-based learning goals, objectives and activities that present student/family goals, which are useful to school and agency staff and comply with state and federal mandates.

  • Collaborate with community service and resource providers to ensure appropriate and effective linkages for students with disabilities.

  • Provide professional consultation regarding students who fall under the IDEA regulations.

  • Perform other such duties as may be assigned by the Special Education Supervisor.

Job Qualifications

Experience: 1. Two years, minimum, experience working with individuals with disabilities. 2. Knowledge and experience in transition planning for students with disabilities, job placements and job development at the secondary level.

Education: Must meet the requirements for, or own the title of, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor (a Civil Service position). Requirements for the title include: Bachelor's degree in Human Services, Sociology, Psychology, Social Work or a closely related field plus two years of experience as an employment specialist or job counselor working with the disabled or in a closely related field.


Hold NYS Certification as a School Social Worker or School Counselor

Application Deadline:07/15/2024

Civil Service Title: Vocational Rehab. Counselor (Competitive)

Job Number: ESYP/TransSpec-1/12/24