Summary

Summer Teacher Opportunities | Occupational Therapist | District-Wide | Available: June 2023 | Closing: 03/23/2023 or when filled

Description

Position: Occupational Therapist – Extended School Year
Location: TBD
Work Schedule: Prep date :TBD
                             Time: 7:15 am Р1:30 pm
                           Session dates: 20 hours of direct service/consultation on July 10-13, July 17-20, July 24-27
Pay and Benefits: $40.48/hour

Required Qualifications:

  • ¬†Current license in Occupational Therapy by the MN Department of Health
  • ¬†Certification from National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
  • ¬†Bachelor‚Äôs degree or higher in occupational therapy from an AOTA accredited institution
  • ¬†Experience in pediatric and/or school occupational therapy.
  • ¬†Experience¬†in preschool age evaluation, assessment, and intervention.
  • ¬†Excellent oral and written communication including report writing and family interview skills.
  • ¬†Knowledge and experience with Special Education due process and ECSE/Part C requirements

Desired Qualifications:

  • ¬†Understanding and experience in community resource systems.
  • ¬†Computer and data management skills.
  • ¬†Bilingual preferred.

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate students referred for possible exceptional educational sensory and motor needs and prepare written reports of the evaluation and findings.¬† With the IEP team, use federal and state criteria for decisions regarding service provision.
  • Collaborate with Child Study Teams in assigned buildings, IEP team members and other school personnel in providing appropriate services for students.¬† Work with the IEP team to develop an appropriate educational plan including specific and measurable goals, objectives and adaptations in the student‚Äôs educational environment.
  • Provide consultation, indirect and direct treatment to individuals and groups of special education students determined to need occupational therapy to benefit from their special education.
  • Develop treatment plans, collect data on students, review student progress, and write progress reports as specified on the student‚Äôs IEP.
  • Keep data and submit third-party reimbursement forms on all students who have billable IEP services.
  • Supervise Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants, as assigned to the OTR, and in conjunction with current professional standards.
  • Consult with educational staff about the following: instructional techniques related to fine and gross motor skill development, sensory strategies, activities of daily living, visual motor skills, and positioning and neuromuscular development.
  • Communicate effectively with families/caregivers and other service providers in areas related to occupational therapy evaluation and intervention.
  • Attend and actively participate in child study meetings, IEP team meetings, Motor Team meetings, parent/teacher meetings and other meetings as assigned by building principals.
  • Evaluate, prescribe and provide services supporting effective use of technology devices and adaptive equipment for students when appropriate.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

ISD 622 is an equal opportunity employer and supports an inclusive workplace environment.