(1) Occupational Therapist

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Special Education

Description



Job Summary: Provides school-based therapy that is integrated into the school’s educational program as a means to enhance functioning and attain educational objectives; provides support to the total educational system; assists with problem solving to eliminate barriers that hinder access to educational environments and provides modifications and accommodations to support students in their education program.


Qualifications:

  • Current Illinois licensure as an occupational therapist or physical therapist 
  • Verification of prior therapy experience


 Responsibilites:

  1. Designs, develops, and coordinates, in conjunction with other team members, the therapy objectives within the educational program for individual students under the therapist’s direction
  2. Provides supervision for Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants (COTA) or Physical Therapist Assistants (PTA)
  3. Implements professional practices and standards associated with discipline (e.g. IDFPR, ISBE)
  4. Implements ECHO’s policies and procedures
  5. Utilizes prevention, promotion, and intervention strategies to support academic achievement and social participation in the educational environment
  6. Contributes to the professional community (e.g. committee work, professional development, and parent support)
Application Procedure:
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Posted By

Except. Children Have Opport. (ECHO)

350 W. 154th Street , South Holland, IL 60473
 

At the following locations

Prairie Hills Elementary School

3035 W. 163rd Street , Markham, IL 60428



Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

State Average: $13,341

% ELL Students

State Average: 10%

Student Teacher Ratio

State Average: 15.71

% IEP Students

State Average: 15%

FTE

484

State Average: 246