Website Hiawatha Valley Education District #6013
Hiawatha Valley Education District (HVED) provides special education services to 13 School Districts and 2 Charter Schools within five counties of southeast Minnesota: Fillmore, Houston, Olmsted, Wabasha, and Winona. HVED also has a Setting IV Federal Program that provides programming for students in grades K-12 with special education services. The Setting IV Behavior Program is located in Kellogg (SAIL). In addition, HVED provides programming for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (SPECTRUM). Our SPECTRUM program is located in Hokah. HVED is committed to providing the best services to staff, students, and member districts in southeast Minnesota. Come join our team to be a part of a great organization!
Location: Serving multiple school districts within southeast Minnesota.
Hiawatha Valley Education District is seeking a talented and qualified Occupational Therapist to meet the student needs. This is a .2 position.
Certification/License:Licensure with Minnesota Board of Occupational Therapy
Valid Driver’s License
Experience:Experience working as an OTR strongly preferred
Experience working in an education or school setting strongly preferred
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE (but not limited to): Develops, implements, and coordinates Hiawatha Valley Education District’s occupational therapy program within the member school districts, including philosophy, vision, procedures and goals.
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 (IEPs).
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.
Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.
APPLICATION DUE DATE:
Open Until Filled
ANTICIPATED EMPLOYMENT DATE: SY 2022-2023
WORKING CONDITIONS: Works in standard school building environments and offices.
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