Occupational Therapist

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Description

Qualifications
Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited professional degree program.
Valid Occupational Therapy license through the Utah Department of Professional Licensing (DOPL)

Must have a valid driver's license to operate a motor vehicle in Utah.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (include, but not limited to)

Under the general supervision of the Director of Special Education, to lead the process in the development, implementation, and coordination of the school district's occupational therapy program for students with disabilities or physical/mental impairments by developing individualized programming based on occupational performance deficits activities of daily living, including personal care, interaction skills, community integration, work, and communication.

  • Develops, implements and coordinates the school district's occupational therapy program within the school district
  • Screens, evaluates and monitors students with disabilities or physical mental impairments for the purpose of providing educational programs, therapeutic intervention, and transition and exit planning and enhancing their ability to perform activities of daily living or participate in desired occupations.
  • Collaborates with staff to ensure team understanding of student occupational performance strengths and needs, as well as student outcomes.
  • Evaluates the student's ability and formulates the student's occupational profile, providing written reports that reflects strengths and barriers to student participation in the educational environment and guides evidence-based intervention.
  • Participates in the development of Individualized Education Programs.
  • Provides targeted, evidence-based therapeutic intervention to facilitate student participation and occupational performance within the school environment.
  • Assesses the need for assistive technology and equipment and makes recommendations for its use at school to help students function as independently as possible.
  • Documents occupational therapy services, and maintains records in accordance with school district policies, as well as state and federal laws and regulations.

Salary
Placed on Licensed Salary Schedule
Plus a $10,000 yearly stipend 

Hours
Full Time, 183 days (teacher schedule).  To begin August 12, 2024

Applications
Must submit application, resume, transcripts, letters of reference, and copy of valid DOPL license.

Deadline for Application
Open until filled

Contact           

San Juan School District
Human Resources Department
ATTN: Bev McDougall
200 North Main Street
Blanding, UT  84511        
 
 
Telephone:  (435) 678-1215                         
Email:  bmcdougall@sjsd.org
www.sjsd.org

 

 

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San Juan School District

200 North Main , Blanding, UT 84511
 

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200 N Main St. , Blanding, UT 84511