OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST (.8 FTE)


Dennis-Yarmouth Regional School District
South Yarmouth, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3107148 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: May 24, 2019 Starting Date: August 27, 2019

Job Description
POSITION: Occupational Therapist (.8 FTE)
LOCATION: Marguerite E. Small Elementary School
EFFECTIVE: August 27, 2019
SCHEDULE: School-Year Position
SALARY: Per the Collective Bargaining Agreement between DYRSC and DYEA

Occupational Therapist (.8 FTE) - Test and evaluate all students for OT assessments, write IEP's for students enrolled in the program and attend all TEAM meetings. Provide direct occupational therapy to students individually, in a small group, or in classroom and supervise students in out-of-classroom activities during the school day. Use a multi-sensory approach, provide experiences for children to develop motor skills utilizing practical activities. Develop and/or enhance compensatory techniques for physical skills to help students work to his/her full potential in the regular education setting. Develop plans and instructional materials and provide individual and small group instruction. Translate lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction. Evaluate students' physical and social growth, keep appropriate records and prepare progress reports and adjust program according to evaluation results. Communicate with parents and teachers to discuss progress and interpret the school program. Maintain professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district and and self-selected professional growth activities. Select and requisition books and instructional aids, and maintain required inventory records.

ALL CANDIDATES MUST APPLY ON SCHOOLSPRING.COM IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR EMPLOYMENT. INTERNAL CANDIDATES MUST APPLY ON SCHOOLSPRING.COM BY JUNE 2, 2019, IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1


Job Requirements
A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Therapy from and accredited college or university. MA State License - Allied Health Professionals (or pending) as an Occupational Therapist. Strong technology skills. Proficient in file management, word processing, spreadsheets, presentation applications, database applicants and e-mail. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to occasionally be physically active in this position (stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl), and occasionally lift up to 10 pounds. Vision abilities (close, distance, color, etc.).
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

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

    Contact Information
    Dennis-Yarmouth Human Resources
    296 Station Ave.
    South Yarmouth, Massachusetts 026641862
    Phone: (508) 398-7611
    Email: cordeirl@dy-regional.k12.ma.us