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Duties

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 Professionalism • Follows policies and procedures of SWCCCASE • Demonstrates professionalism while setting examples for students • Demonstrates continual assessment of personal and program effectiveness, responds effectively to feedback • Actively participates in the evaluation process • Demonstrates flexibility and is adaptable to change • Uses judgement appropriately • Conducts self in appropriate and ethical manner • Treats others with respect and dignity • Participates in professional growth activities • Maintains a clean work area • Dresses appropriately Communication Skills • Performs as an integral member of the educational team • Maintains confidentiality in matters related to this position • Relates in a helpful, positive, and efficient manner with peers, supervisors, and all those in contact with SWCCCASE

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

Salary/Benefits

Length of employment, salary and benefits determined by the Board of Directors of SWCCCASE

How to Apply

On Southwest Cooperative website only.

Email Address

dgallik@swcccase.org

Job Posting Date

5/3/2022

Start Date

8/8/2022

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