Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Job | Posted a year ago
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


Title:  Certfied Occupational Therapy Assistant

Position Summary:

Works under the supervision of an Occupational Therapist to facilitate the development of fine motor and self help skills for students receiving occupational therapy services.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides therapy per IEPs under the direction of the OTR/L
  • Collects data on therapy progress and, in consultation with OTR/L completes progress reports according to IEP
  • Adjusts or modifies therapy plan based on therapy data
  • Reviews plans and schedules with the OTR/L on a regular basis
  • Consults, as appropriate, with the building principal or OTR or other appropriate management before initiating any procedures or changes not previously approved
  • Communicates with school staff regarding students as appropriate
  • Provides occupational therapy services on interim basis for OTR/L on leave or vacant OTR positions
  • Completes all local, state, and federal reports as assigned
  • Documents services for Medicaid billing
  • Attends District-wide staff meetings and trainings
  • Follows the policies, rules, and procedures as appropriate to which regular OTR/L are subject
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the appropriate administrator

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Proven ability to utilize appropriate procedures for student's safety and welfare
  • Demonstrated ability to manage classroom environment
  • Ability to work independently and to work as a team member
  • Demonstrated ability to work with personal and confidential information
  • Must be able to successfully manage multiple tasks, projects, and responsibilities
  • Ability to apply critical thinking skills in rendering solutions to various issues
  • Must be able to collaborate effectively with District and school personnel, the general public, and work with diverse groups of people
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Associate's Degree from an accredited COTA program at a technical or community college, college, or university required

  • Two (2) years clinical or school-based pediatric experience is preferred

  • Must hold current licensure as a Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant by the State of Georgia

Salary Information: 
Salary Range for 2019 - 2020
  • $37,411 - $44,154

Step placement credit may be granted for up to a maximum of 8 years (Step 9) of prior verifiable experience. Salary placement with Fulton County Schools is non-negotiable. Actual salary placement will be based on Fulton County Board of Education experience calculations from the Non-Teaching Salary Schedule A-190, Professional Scale, Step 1 - Step 9

Complete Application:
  • Application
  • Resume

It is the policy of the Fulton County School System not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability in any employment practice, educational program, or any other program, activity, or service.  If you wish to make a complaint or request accommodation or modification due to discrimination in any program, activity, or service, contact Compliance Coordinator Ron Wade, 6201 Powers Ferry Rd, NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30339, or phone 470-254-4585.TTY 1-800-255-0135.


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Fulton County School District

6201 Powers Ferry Road NW , Atlanta, GA 30339

At the following locations

Exceptional Children

6201 Powers Ferry Road NW , Atlanta, GA 30339

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $10,179

% ELL Students


State Average: 6%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.55

% IEP Students


State Average: 12%



State Average: 968