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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3257600
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : April 8, 2020

Job Description

This position is for the 2020-2021 School Year. 


This posting will create a pool of applicants. As openings become available, these applications will be reviewed and considered for interview.


RRPS will consider temporary, part-time and full-time positions.



Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Satisfied all requirements as set forth by the National Board for Certification in Occupational      Therapy, Inc. 
  • Licensure with the NM PED and Board of Examiners Licensure in New Mexico.
  • Will need to file a signed statement of supervision by the Occupational Therapist who will be responsible for supervision.


Essential job responsibilities:

  • Evaluates referred students in the areas of neuromuscular, sensory processing, perceptual motor skills, postural reflexes, self-care and needs for adaptive devices and equipment.  Works with all exceptionalities identified in accordance with state regulations.  Participates in appropriate placement of students; develops and implements individual educational plans geared to the student’s physical and psychosocial needs and facilitate the student’s ability to function and adapt to the educational program. 
  • Maintains working relationship with classroom teachers and parents to assure follow through of therapy goals in classroom and home.
  • Participates in meetings pertinent to the student’s therapy needs.
  • Provides consultative services to teachers and parents pertaining to occupational therapy maintains documentation of student performance and progress in reaching treatment goals.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Work Hours:

Work hours are established in employment contract.  Additional work hours may be

required as scheduled by School Principal.


Application Procedure:

The following documents must be attached to complete this application:

  • One (1) transcript from each crediting college or university
  • Copy of Professional License



Review salary information here.


An Equal Opportunity Employer


  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Categories : Special Education > OT Assistant
    Student Services > OT Assistant
  • Contact Information

    • Vanessa Burge , Administrative Assistant
    • 500 Laser Rd.
    • Rio Rancho, New Mexico 87124

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