Occupational Therapist

Dover, DE 19904, US
Jul 03, 2018

Primary Responsibilities

Work with a multi-disciplinary team serving students with physical and cognitive disabilities, ages 3 to 21. Intervention will be primarily through an integrated therapy model in the classroom. Supervise a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA).

· Good interpersonal and collaborative skills.

· Experience with feeding and oral-motor programs.

· Experience with a variety of assistive technology and positioning equipment (i.e., sitting/standing equipment, adapted wheelchairs, special feeding equipment, etc.).

· Preferred experience with sensory motor integration strategies.

· Knowledge or experience with data collection related to occupational therapy goals.

· Observe a student engaging in an activity and provide strategies to facilitate the student's full participation.

· Reduce barriers that limit student participation within the school environment.

· Utilize assistive technology to support student success.

· Support the needs of students with significant challenges, such as: helping to determine methods for alternate assessment.

· Help identify long-term goals for post-school outcomes.

· Help plan relevant instructional activities for ongoing implementation in the classroom.

· Develop specific benchmarks related to annual goals to be part of the IEP.

  • Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.


· Certification: Licensure as an Occupational Therapist to practice in the State of Delaware.

· One year experience minimum as an occupational therapist.

· Experience with children exhibiting moderate to severe physical disabilities preferred.

Standard Requirements
  • Favorable Criminal Background Check for the candidate who is offered employment.
  • Tuberculin test & physical.
  • Mandatory Direct Deposit of paycheck.

Start Date: August 2018

Duty Days: 188

Reports To: Principal

Job Posting Link: www.capital.k12.de.us

Salary Range: From/To: 2018-19 Teacher Salary Schedule

A person may not be employed by a public school employer in any position requiring licensure and certification if the person does not meet licensure and certification requirements established under Chapter 12 of [Title 14 of the Delaware Code]..., except pursuant to a license extension and/or emergency certificate issued pursuant to Chapter 12. See 14 Del. C.§ 1313.

Direct deposit of paychecks is a condition of employment for all new employees hired after December 31, 1995

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