Special Education | Occupational Therapist | Pearson


Shakopee Public Schools is looking for¬†a 1.0 FTE Occupational Therapist (OT) to join the Early Intervention (birth-age 3) Special Education team. The Early Intervention Team’s primary worksite¬†is Pearson Early Learning Center.¬†

Job Summary:
The Occupational Therapist will join the Early Intervention (birth-age 3) Special Education Team. The person in this position will screen for and conduct evaluations for OT special education eligibility and services, complete referral intakes; develop Individual Family Service Plans as part of a team member; deliver services to children and their families in multiple settings including home visits, classroom collaborations with ECFE, child care, in a primary service provider model. The Early Intervention Team is participating in an EQIP (Evidence-based Quality Intervention Practices) Innovation with training and support provided by BrightWorks, a Minnesota Center of Excellence for Young Children with Disabilities


  • Valid License as an Occupational Therapist
  • Previous experience preferred
  • Experience with service delivery models in Early Childhood Special Education and Early Intervention preferred
  • Ability to build successful relationships with students, parents, and staff

Working Conditions: 
Classroom, office, lifting, sitting, standing, pushing, pulling, keyboarding, etc.

Application Procedure:
You must be an permanent employee of the district to use the internal application. Substitutes are not considered internal applicants and must complete the external application. Apply online at under job posting 6038.

Selection Procedure:
Candidates who are under further consideration will be contacted for an interview. Positions will remain open until filled.

Our Mission:
Shakopee Schools, in partnership with our community, will educate lifelong learners to succeed in a diverse world.

District Information:
The Shakopee district serves more than 8,000 students in Shakopee, Savage, Prior Lake, and the Jackson, Louisville, and Sand Creek Townships. Our district is located in one of the fastest growing suburbs in the Twin Cities.

We offer a myriad of programs and activities that give our students of all ages, backgrounds and interests the chance to learn, share, explore and expand their knowledge, talents, skills and abilities in academics, arts, athletics, community service, and so much more. We also offer a variety of high potential classes at all grades as well as programs at the high school that can earn students college credits. 

The Shakopee School District is committed to providing the best opportunities for our students. We are dedicated to helping them excel and achieve their educational goals and teaching them to be good citizens of our community, our nation and our world.

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