Occupational Therapist

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Summary Information:
Employer: Green Bay Area Public Schools
Position Type: Admin./Support
Categories: Occupational Therapist
School / Org: Green Bay Area Public Schools
Location Green Bay, Wisconsin
FTE: .6
No. of Positions: 1
Reference #: EAN7858
Posting Date: 26 October 2017
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Details:
Green Bay Area Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):

Occupational Therapist (60%)

Location: Green Bay Area Public Schools

Description:
The Green Bay Public School District is pleased to accept applications for a part-time (60%) Occupational Therapist position for the 2017-18 school year. School Occupational Therapists work with school staff, students, and parents to facilitate student participation and occupational performance in a variety of learning environments. Applicants who are qualified and interested in this educational area are encouraged to submit their application materials including resume, letters of recommendation, transcripts and a cover letter.

Essential Functions:
1. Follows the Core Values of the Green Bay Area Public School District as driver of our words and actions.
• Excellence: Students and educators analyze, pursue learning, research, think creatively and work independently and/or collaboratively while applying their knowledge, abilities and skills with depth and critical thinking to both familiar and unfamiliar situations.
• Engagement: Active and enthusiastic involvement in and out of the classroom.
• Equity: Systems and procedures we use to place students into nurturing and rigorous settings where students’ cultural approaches are honored and students are empowered to fully use their capacities. Equity enhances the quality and accessibility of opportunities.
• Integrity: Demonstrating fairness in judgment and action.
• Responsibility: Fulfilling obligations in a dependable manner and accepting consequences.
2. Promotes efforts on diversity, establishes best practices and utilizes skills to remove barriers for students of diverse backgrounds.
3. Creates a favorable professional impact on students, parents, community, and other employees.
4. Evaluates students, interprets evaluation findings as a member of the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) team, and makes appropriate recommendations for services.
5. Based on individual evaluation and the IEP, develops and implements direct and indirect services for students.
6. Participates in the development of IEPs for students found to have a disability and attends IEP meetings and parent/teacher conferences.
7. Uses Assistive Technology to support student participation.
8. Develops individual intervention plans for all assigned students.
9. Observes student engagement and provides strategies and evidence-based therapeutic intervention to facilitate student participation and occupational performance with adaptations/modifications.
10. Strives to improve and optimize student performance in a variety of learning environments through adaptations/modifications.
11. Completes and maintains required records and/or documentation of services provided.
12. Teaches, monitors and collaborates with educational personnel, community agencies, parents, and students regarding occupational therapy and individual needs in order to increase understanding and student performance.
13. Provides continuing education and in-service for educational personnel.
14. Performs all other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Working Conditions:
1. Work involves frequent disruptions of daily schedule.
2. Work involves frequent deadlines under pressure.
3. Work requires travel to a variety of assigned schools to provide services to children.

Candidate Requirements:

Years of Experience:
0

Degree: Bachelor

Licenses:
- Occupational Therapist

Additional Requirements:
- Standard Questions
- Custom Questions


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