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Summer School OT - TBD

at Scottsdale Unified School District

Posted: 6/29/2020
Job Reference #: 11096
Categories: Summer Jobs
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Job Description

Number of positions has not been determined yet. 

Summer school session is: July 6th - July 23rd

                                       Monday - Thursday 8am - 12pm

PAY GRADE: Certified Salary Schedule

FLSA STATUS: Exempt

 

POSITION OBJECTIVE:

The job of Occupational Therapist is done for the purpose/s of assessing students’ functional development level; maximizing students’ functional level; providing information for program development and student placement; improving students’ performance; and providing information on child development and/or issues on specific students to instructional personnel.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)

  • Assesses school site facilities for the purpose of ensuring accessibility in compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Assesses students’ fine motor skills and developmental skills (e.g. perceptual-motor, motor coordination, sensory development) for the purpose of determining their deficits and developing recommendations.
  • Consults with teachers, parents, other personnel and/or outside professionals for the purpose of providing requested information, developing plans for services and/or making recommendations.
  • Facilitates meetings (e.g. IEP conferences, parent meetings, in-services, etc.) for the purpose of developing plans and/or providing information regarding students’ functional goals.
  • Instructs staff, students and parents for the purpose of implementing plans for remediation of functional limitations.
  • Participates in various meetings (e.g. parent conferences, in-service training, site meetings, etc.) for the purpose of receiving and/or providing information and/or meeting credential requirements.
  • Prepares documentation (e.g. evaluations, observances, progress, contacts with parents, teachers and outside professionals, etc.) for the purpose of providing written support, developing recommendations and/or conveying information.
  • Presents information on various topics related to professional expertise in occupational therapy for the purpose of communicating information and gaining feedback on treatment issues.
  • Researches resources and methods (e.g. intervention and treatment techniques, assessment tools and methods, community resources, etc.) for the purpose of determining the appropriate approach for addressing students’ functional goals.
  • Screens students for the purpose of determining the need for further individualized assessment.
  • Supervises occupational therapy interns from educational programs and assistants for the purpose of providing ongoing collaboration with COTA’s.
  • Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (positions in this class typically require):

  • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy from accredited program approved by the American Occupational Therapy Association
  • NDT training preferred
  • Minimum of one year clinical experience, sensory integration and pediatric experience preferred

SKILLS (position requirements at entry):

  • Demonstrated expertise in screening, evaluation and diagnosis
  • Technical competence in designing and implementing treatment plans
  • Good communication skills and ability to work effectively with the community, staff and administration

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Positions in this class typically require: stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.

Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, odors, chemicals, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, workspace restrictions, and intense noises.

NOTE:

The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.



Primary Location: Special Education

Shift Type: 4 hours/day

Job Contact Information
Name Courtney McIntosh
Title
Phone
Email cmcintosh@susd.org

Applications will be accepted
Friday, April 3, 2020 12:00 AM  -
Friday, July 3, 2020 11:59 PM
(Mountain Standard Time)

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