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Occupational Therapist (.6)

at Skokie School District 69

Posted: 4/7/2019
Job Reference #: 735

Job Description

Openings as of 4/19/2019
Student Support Services

  • Occupational Therapist (.6) JobID: 735
  • Position Type:
    Student Support Services/Occupational Therapist

  • Date Posted:
    3/15/2019

  • Location:
    Administration Center

  • Date Available:
    For 2019-2020 School Year

  • Closing Date:
    Ongoing

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    Job Summary:

    The Occupational Therapist (OT) provides targeted, evidence-based therapeutic intervention to facilitate student participation and occupational performance within the school environment. The OT adapts and modifies the environment including assistive technology and training instructional staff to meet individual needs, supporting student independent function as much as possible. The OT monitors and reassesses the effect of occupational therapy interventions and determines need to continue, modify or discontinue services. The OT uses a variety of functional, behavioral, and standardized assessments, skilled observation, checklists, histories, and interviews, and should be familiar with sensory strategies to use within a school environment. The OT completes written reports, participates in multidisciplinary meetings to review evaluation results, integrate findings with other disciplines, offer recommendations, and develop individual education plans and goals. The OT manages the inventory of therapeutic equipment and assessments. The OT adheres to federal and state legislation, regulation, and policies that affect occupational therapy practice.

    *This position is a 3-day per week job, and will be primarily at Madison School (PreK-2nd Grade), but may be assigned to other District schools based on student needs.

    Qualifications:
    • Illinois State Occupational Therapy License through IDFPR, Required

    Salary:
    $51,500 minimum annually with benefits. Actual compensation based on prior experience.

    Application Procedure:

    Internal Applicants
    Internal District 69 candidates may apply by emailing an updated resume to Ms. Christina Bart.

    External Applicants
    Complete an on-line application at . You may upload materials (resume, letters of reference, transcripts etc.) along with your application. Please do not send paper copies of your materials. Questions should be referred to: Kristine Joaquin Schubert

    Selection Procedure:
    Screening of completed candidate files will begin immediately and continue through the selection of finalists. Interviews will be scheduled for selected qualified candidates. School District 69 is an equal opportunity employer. Decisions related to employment are solely based on the applicant’s ability to perform the essential functions of the position. District 69 ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, sex, color, national origin, religion, age or handicap.