OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

Codman Academy Charter Public School ( learn more )

Dorchester, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3039280
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 7, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Supervisor: Special Education Coordinator/ Principal, K1-8

Hours: 8:15am-4:45pm Monday through Friday

Description: The Occupational Therapist is responsible for providing therapy services and supports to students, including individual, inclusion, and small-group based therapy. Additionally, the Occupational Therapist is responsible for managing and developing an integrated OT program within greater school community.

Responsibilities include (but not limited to):
Provide small group and/or individual occupational therapy for identified students in grades K-12 with sensory, physical, motor, and other therapy needs.
Maintain records on the initial evaluation, progress, and discharge of students to identify problems, track progress, and justify treatment.
Develop an individualized plan of care for each student. Provide present levels of functioning and OT goals and objectives for students’ IEPs.
Collaborate and communicate effectively with teachers, special educators, administrators, and families to develop and implement individual or group programs and support classroom activities.
Use qualitative and quantitative assessment methods, including screenings, standardized tests, and special instruments, to analyze and diagnose the nature and extent of occupational therapy impairments and to measure progress toward IEP goals and standards. Write comprehensive evaluations.
Participate in grade level team meetings, faculty meetings, Intervention and Referral Services meetings, and Student Support Team meetings as necessary.
Work in conjunction with Special Education Coordinator and Building Principal to plan further responsibilities of the role, in line with school development vision.
Community Engagement and Stewardship
We are crew, not passengers, and we uphold that ideal as we support each other in reaching our shared goals.
Every adult in our community is a teacher and a role model, and we model and implement Expeditionary Learning design principles and core practices to the best of our ability in our roles.
Advance the educational mission of the school by participating in duties and responsibilities consistent with building, upholding and promoting a strong Codman community.
We actively value and solicit feedback in order to improve performance.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Special Education > Occupational Therapist
    Student Services > Occupational Therapist
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Codman Academy Charter Public School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • We are looking for a dynamic team member with a valid MA Occupational Therapist License. Experience in a school setting is preferred. Team player looking to expand currently service based model into a whole school approach.
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Jobs at Codman Academy
    • 637 Washington Street
    • Dorchester, Massachusetts 02124

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