A PROJECT OF RURAL SCHOOLS COLLABORATIVE & NREA

Permanent - Part-Time

Occupational Therapist

St. Croix River Educational District, Rush City, MN

Qualifications

Required Experience

Position Purpose: School-based occupational therapists (OTs) use meaningful activities (occupations) to help children and youth participate in the educational activities they need and/or want to do in order to promote physical and mental health and well-being. Using a collaborative model, school-based occupational therapy addresses the physical, cognitive, psychosocial and sensory components of performance. OTs focus on supporting student growth in academics, play and leisure, social participation, self-care skills (Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)), and transition/work skills. The OT’s expertise includes activity and environmental analysis and modification with a goal of reducing the barriers to participation. Occupational therapy is provided through a collaborative model in schools.

Certification Requirements

Education & Training:
Minimum: Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from an Accredited Program

Work Experience:
Preferred: Three or more years working in a related position

Licensure/Certification:
Minimum: Current registration through National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT); current licensure as an Occupational Therapist in the state of Minnesota or ability to obtain

Other Requirements

Conduct in-home evaluations and assessments of infants and toddlers, ages birth to three, as deemed appropriate by screening results, medical records or evaluation team decisions . Develop therapeutic strategies and accommodations specific to the student’s needs. Provide input on curriculum and instruction development, selection, and implementation as requested. Assist in Individualized Education Program (IEP) planning for students with physical disabilities, differences in sensory awareness, and adaptive/functional needs, including attending IEP meetings.

Job Details

Role

Other

Grades

Pre-School and Other.

Salary Range

Dependent on Experience

Desired Start Date

7/1/2024

About the Area

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Position Location: This part time (.7 FTE) Occupational Therapist will serve Part C ECSE and the SCRED Programs

425 South Dana Ave.
Rush City, MN 55069

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