1.0 FTE Occupational Therapist at Lexington Public Schools
Lexington Children's Place [Get directions]
Job Qualifications & Physical Demands:
Must be licensed as Occupational Therapist.
Classroom experience and college degree required.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be willing and able to physically manage students if needed.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands or arms.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
Applicants for employment are considered without regard to age, physical, mental or psychiatric disability, genetics, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, or military status.
Anticipated 2018 - 2019 position
Position Title: Early Childhood Occupational Therapist
Reports to: Supervisor of Early Childhood Special Education
Terms of Employment: 184 day work year. Benefits and salary in accordance with the LEA Unit A collective bargaining agreement
- Supports Instructional programming by providing occupational therapy to students as required.
- Assesses small children as part of the Early Childhood Team to determine eligibility for special education services.
- Consults with staff to meet the needs of all students requiring occupational therapy
- Implements therapeutic plans
- Schedules students into appropriate instructional groups
- Assists with mobility, transitioning and personal care as needed
- Other duties as assigned
How To Apply:
Please apply online. Applications will be considered only when the online application is completed and a cover letter, resume and other supporting materials have been attached to your online application.
LPS is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Contact: Kari Grossman 781-861-2580
Salary: as per LEA contract and experience
Posting date: 2018-02-01
Expiration date: 2018-06-29