Hancock Central School ( learn more )

Shaker Mountain School Union #70

Hancock, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3079444
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : April 9, 2019
  • Starting Date: August 26, 2019

Job Description

Hancock School is looking for a Part Time Occupational Therapist. This position is 3 hours a week.

Performance Responsibilities:

1. Evaluate students referred for occupational therapy assessments, keep appropriate records, and adjust program according to evaluation results.
2. Participate in Team evaluation and review meetings for students on caseload.
3. Write Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), including goals and objectives for students receiving occupational therapy services.
4. Complete progress reports for all students on caseload, according to the schedule set by school and special education regulations.
5. Perform re-evaluations of students focusing on areas of educational needs at intervals determined by the individual education plan and/or state special education regulations.
6. Plan, organize, and conduct occupational therapy programs in school setting to facilitate the development and enhance the learning of students with fine motor, gross motor, and sensory motor challenges.
7. Treat children with a wide range of disabilities using a variety of modalities, equipment, activities, and tasks in order to improve or facilitate skill development in gross motor, fine motor, or sensory motor areas.
8. Collaborate with other members of the teaching staff to schedule treatment consistent with the needs and capabilities of the student, especially with respect to school goals and guidelines.
9. Encourage the development of individual and compensatory skills required for productive participation in school learning process.
10. Requisition supplies and equipment needed for delivery of services.
  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Special Education > Occupational Therapist
    Student Services > Occupational Therapist
  • Job Requirements

    • Essential Functions
      Must possess the ability to:
      • Carry out assessment and evaluation procedures for referred students in accordance with special education regulations and local procedures.
      • Plan and develop therapeutic intervention goals that are educationally relevant and will be used in students’ educational and home programs.
      • Establish and maintain a system of documentation that is professional, efficient, and accountable and conforms to state and district policy.
      • Order and adapt equipment to meet the therapeutic needs of the students.
      • Maintain and be accountable for the occupational therapy equipment budget and inventory of occupational therapy supplies.
      • Communicate results of evaluations and reports of occupational therapy services to the educational staff, parents, and, when appropriate, students and other professionals and agencies.
      • Attend staffing meetings, IEP reviews, and other school meetings when requested.
      • Facilitate inservice education and professional development for related service and occupational therapy staff.
      • Provide consultation to the education system regarding student needs, professional needs, and system needs.

      Send cover letter, resume and letters of reference to:

      Jay Merselis, Principal
      Hancock School
      3080 Hancock Road
      Hancock, MA 01237

      or email Jmerselis@hancockschool.org

      We will start reviewing applications May 1 and continue until the position is filled.
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Jay Merselis , Principal
    • 3080 Hancock Road
    • Hancock, Massachusetts 01237

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