Occupational Therapist

Job | Posted 20 days ago
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Description

Overview:  Conduct occupational therapy assessments for evaluations and develop occupational therapy goals/services for preschool - grade 12 students.
 
Essential Job Functions:

  • Responds to requests for consultation on students or consults on specific program needs
  • Responds to evaluation referrals for students with suspected disabilities or re-evaluation of students with identified disabilities.
  • Develop a present level of function and an Individual Educational Plan (IEP) with goals and objectives in conjunction with the IEP team.
  • Implement service delivery to assigned students based on the goals, objectives, frequency/ duration, and placement as determined by the IEP team.
  • Exhibits knowledge of clinical theory and its application as it relates to the student’s educational needs.
  • Maintain oral and written communication with educational personnel, parents and administrators.
  • Work cooperatively with educational staff to identify areas where support is needed, including adaptation strategies

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree
  • Experience working with pre-school and school age students
  • Licensed as an Occupational Therapy in the State of Ohio
  • Valid Certificate/License issued by the Ohio Department of Education
  • Must be well-versed in applicable state and federal law
  • Collaborative, constructive team building skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships with students, parents, and other staff members
  • Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality and use sound judgment in all aspects of the job
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Minimum 3 years of experience
  • Experience working in a multicultural environment

Hiring Manager: Lindsay Baar, Coordinator of Student Services

Salary Range:   Salary and benefit package will be commensurate with the education and experience of the candidate.

HR Staff:            Paul A. Lombardo, Ed.D., Assistant Superintendent of HR and Operations
                           LaShae Daniels, Confidential Administrative Assistant, Human Resources
 

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Posted By

Cleveland Heights - University Heights

2155 Miramar Blvd., University Heights, OH 44118
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$23,518

State Average: $13,686

% ELL Students

2%

State Average: 3%

Student Teacher Ratio

12.12

State Average: 16.87

% IEP Students

19%

State Average: 15%

FTE

1,101

State Average: 294