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Duties

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assessment

  • demonstrates knowledge of formal and informal assessment procedures
  • selects appropriate assessment instruments
  • conducts assessments appropriately
  • interprets assessment information accurately
  • demonstrates knowledge of the screening/referral evaluation process
  • conducts ongoing assessment of instructional/therapeutic goals and objectives

 Provision of Instruction/Therapy/Counseling

  • demonstrates an understanding of the content area
  • defines and/or revises specific and sequential goals and objectives appropriate for student, based on assessment
  • develops long range plan according to instructional/therapeutic sequence
  • demonstrates daily preparation to achieve IEP goals and objectives
  • selects, prepares and/or adapts materials to meet individual student’s needs
  • organizes time, space, materials, equipment for instruction/therapy
  • plans for substitute and has materials available at all times (when applicable)
  • employs a variety of techniques, methods and materials appropriate for student needs
  • demonstrates effective individual and group behavior management techniques

 Communication Techniques

  • communicates in an effective, constructive and positive manner with students and parents
  • interacts positively and effectively with school personnel, including supervisors, administrators, teachers, auxiliary staff, building secretaries, etc., as an effective team member
  • promotes positive public relations

 Management Tasks

  • facilitates, coordinates and/or schedules for teacher/therapist, classroom paraprofessional, student, district personnel
  • manages and coordinates require meetings/conferences
  • manages and coordinates required paperwork
  • trains, supervises and evaluates paraprofessionals (when applicable)
  • completes, monitors and/or forwards pupil data as required.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy or related area with a certificate in occupational therapy
Current Illinois licensure as an occupational therapist
Current AOTA registration
Verification of prior therapy experience

How to Apply

Apply online on our employment page at:  www.swcccase.org  

Link to District/Third Party Online Application Web Page

https://www.applitrack.com/swcccase/onlineapp/default.aspx#

Job Posting Date

4/8/2021

Start Date

4/7/2021