EXTENDED SCHOOL YEAR (ESY) SUMMER PROGRAM OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST - (REPOST) (#Stipend)


Randolph Public School District
Randolph, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 2797281 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: May 23, 2017 Starting Date: July 5, 2017

Job Description
The Occupational Therapist is needed for Randolph's Extended School Year Program. This program provides education and support services to special needs students during the summer. Program operates Tuesday through Thursday mornings from July 5th through August 10th. Program hours are 8:00am to 12:00pm at the Lyons School and 7:15am to 11:15am at Randolph High School.

Compensation: REA workshop rate of pay for 4.5 hours per day/3 day per week (contingent upon enrollment)

The OT is accountable for working with students throughout the school system who may have physical, sensory, and/or cognitive delays, which may be impacting their academic achievements. They will provide individual, group, and or cooperative lessons. They will work cooperatively within the summer program with special education staff to best enable the students to benefit from their academic experiences.

Responsibilities:

1. Provide therapeutic and educational treatments consistent with the recommendations of a registered staff person. Treatments may include but are not limited to, lifting, transferring, positioning, using adaptive equipment, changing when necessary, setting up positioning devices, assisting with mobility training (i.e. wheelchair, crutches, walker), as well as assisting and supporting during activity execution.
2. Work cooperatively with special education summer staff to accommodate the needs of the students within the academic environment.
3. Provide information relevant to the student’s recommended program in writing or verbally.
4. Provide individual therapy, classroom groups, small groups, and or cooperative therapy according to the recommendations of the educational plan.
5. Collaborate with the members of the summer school staff regarding students as needed.

Qualifications:
Licensed in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as Occupational Therapist

Position Type: Summer
Positions Available: 2


Welcome to Randolph Public School District!

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Randolph (MA), a town of over 32,000, resting about 10 miles south of downtown Boston, is one of the most diverse communities in the state of Massachusetts and is proud to have the 2015 Massachusetts Milken Educator Award winner. Our diverse population of over 3,000 students represents 45 different countries, speaking 40 different languages and dialects including Haitian-Creole, Vietnamese, Spanish, and Russian to name a few. We have four prek-5 elementary schools, one 6-8 middle school, and one 9-12 high school with an enrollment of approximately 800 students. As a whole, our students’ growth on the MCAS has outpaced the State with some tremendous growth. Student performance on Advanced Placement exams continues to be a point of pride and the class of 2015 was accepted into more than100 colleges and universities. We continue to use NWEA as our benchmark assessment measure and TeachPoint to document educator observations.

Prospective Teachers of Color in Critical Need Content Areas (Math, Science, Special Education, and English as a Second Language/SEI) and diverse, experienced Administrators are strongly encouraged to apply.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Randolph Public School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
Please submit a letter of interest for the specific position desired and include qualifications and experience.
Individuals must commit to the full 6 weeks of the program
Individuals may be asked to attend a 1/2 hour orientation session prior to the start of the program on a date to be determined in the Special Education Office at Randolph High School.
Filling this position is contingent upon enrollment
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Instructions
    Please submit a letter of interest detailing your qualifications and experience for the position

    Application Questions
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information
    Alpha Sanford, K-12 SPED Coordinator
    70 Memorial Parkway
    Randolph, Massachusetts 02368
    Phone: 781-961-6220
    Fax: 781-961-6235
    Email: sanforda@randolph.k12.ma.us




     
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