Website South St. Paul Public Schools
Effective immediately, the Human Resources Department will accept online applications for the position of Occupational Therapist (ECSE) for the 2022-23 school year. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Salary placement is based on education and experience as indicated in Teachers’ Collectively Bargained Agreement.
Occupational Therapists provide a related service to support the special needs of qualified students with IEP’s, assigning, designing, and implementing appropriate therapies, preparing and maintaining appropriate records, and related work as apparent or assigned.
Provide direct and indirect Occupational Therapy (OT) to identified students in home or schools.
Train special and general education staff, parent and other team members on specific interventions.
Recommend and train staff, parents and/or students on equipment; observes student in various educational environments and provides recommendations; adapts and/or modifies materials.
Implement educational plans as describe on individual IEP/IIIP/IFSP and provide information for building staff as needed.
Maintain appropriate IEP records and reports. Collect data on progress on goals and objectives for each student and meet all required timelines.
Maintain accurate up to date records in the areas of program data collection and third party billing.
Communicate effectively with students, families, educators, and administrators regarding student programs and progress.
Adhere to all district policies and procedures.
Support the district’s mission, vision and values.
Work cooperatively with general education teachers and staff and provide building consultation, support and training as needed.
Create and maintain a professional working relationship with families and staff.
Conduct assessments, comprehensive report results, and follow Minnesota state criteria in area(s) of special education eligibility as well as mandated timelines.
Determine and complete purchase orders for supplies, materials, and equipment based on student needs.
Participate in building and District level professional development activities.
Measure and document therapy outcomes and attendance.
Collaborate with district motor team to share best practices and new therapy initiatives.
Adhere to federal and state statute and rules related to individualized service and due process.
Perform all other duties and responsibilities in certification areas as directed by the Director of Special Services and/or the Building Principal.
Other duties as assigned.
Minnesota Department of Health Occupational Therapy License.
National Board of Health Occupational Therapy Certification.
Knowledge and experience with International Baccalaureate Program.
Ability to travel between sites as needed.
Excellent technology skills.
Commitment to working effectively with culturally, economically and socially diverse students and families.
Communicates with students, parents, co-workers, supervisors, and the community in a positive and responsive way that is consistently welcoming and enhances effective work relationships.
Demonstrate prompt, regular and reliable attendance.
Per master agreement
District Application Guidelines
To be considered for the position, submit online application at www.sspps.org. Posting will remain open until filled.
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