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Part-time Occupational Therapist

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$50.00 - $60.00 Hourly


American Academy (AA) is accepting applications for a part-time Occupational Therapist (OT) for the 2023-2024 academic year to deliver special education services for both mild to moderate needs students in a K-8 setting 2 days per week.  This position would be located at all three AA campuses.


- Complete eligibility educational assessments.

- Participate in the development of the IEP evaluation, goals and objectives, and accommodations/modifications which are relevant to a child’s needs in the educational environment. 

- Provide direct and indirect O.T. intervention where appropriate in the educational setting.

 - Collaborate and share expertise on targeted interventions.

- Communicate with teachers and parents regarding student performance.

 - Evaluate, document, and communicate progress toward student goals.

 - Support staff in their ability to observe fine and gross motor, visual-motor, sensory motor, and visual perceptual deficits which may be interfering in the educational process of a student.

 - Serves as a member of a multidisciplinary team working in cooperation with parents, other support services, educational staff and administration personnel.

 - Attend meetings such as IEP meetings, staff meetings, in-services, etc.


- CDE Special Services Provider license- School Occupational Therapist (0-21)


- Proven ability to integrate special needs children and modify and adapt curriculum.


- Vision for developing a high functioning special education team with psychologist, social worker, nurse, occupational therapist, learning specialist, and/or speech and language therapist.


- Report out and disaggregate student data and progress.


- Strong communication and interpersonal skills with staff, students, and parents.


- Familiarity with Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS)