Occupation Therapist (Part Time, 2 positions), District

Greeley/Weld County School District

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Part-time

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    • JobID: 10892

 

Position Type:
Special Education – Licensed/Occupational Therapist
Date Posted:
7/28/2021
Location:
District- 6
Closing Date:
Until Filled

Occupational Therapist (Part Time, 2 positions), District- 6

Classification: Exempt

Date Posted: July 28, 2021

Contract Length/ Days: (2021-2022/ 188 Days, .5 FTE)

Salary: Salary placement on our Certified Salary schedule is dependent on the employees’ education and/or work experience. Certified/licensed employees will be granted one (1) year for each full year of contractual and/or work experience up to a maximum of ten (10) years, which includes in-district and out-of-district contractual teaching and/or work experience. Responsibility for verification of outside experience shall rest with the individual employee. Click here for more information.

Benefits: We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance as well as other programs for benefit-eligible employees. The employee assistance program, voluntary life insurance through PERA, and 401(k), 403(b) & 457(b) plans are available to all employees regardless of hours worked and are available immediately (upon hire date). To learn more about our benefits, please see our Benefits Overview.

Paid Leave: Article VII of the Master Contract covers the leave opportunities available for certified staff including sick and discretionary leave. More information about all leave options can be found here.

Reports to: Director of Special Education

Deadline for application: Until filled

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
Required:

Bachelor’s degree
CDE Special Services License or ability to apply for prior to beginning employment.
Valid Colorado DORA
NBCOT registration
Knowledge of the Colorado Specialized Service Professional Quality Standards
Must have some experience with the pediatric population.
Experience working with students with disabilities

Preferred:

Master’s degree
Successful experience working in an inclusive environment with increasingly diverse communities, emerging bilingual learners, culturally linguistically diverse learners, and students with special needs is desired.
Bilingual
Any other combination of related education, experience and training.

JOB DESCRIPTION
Summary/Objective
Ability to supervise adults who are charged with delivering medical/health services. Prefers leadership situations relating to meeting the social, emotional, psychological and academic needs of students. Prefers a work environment where flexibility, ability to deal with conflict, a high tolerance for stress, an ability to quickly internalize information and make informed decisions, and long hours are a part of the assignment. Experience indicating the ability to work closely with adults and students. Ability to follow and successfully complete both written and oral directions. Ability to perform all functions of the position.

Essential Functions:

Implements and coordinates an individual educational plan (IEP) for students who have been identified by IDEA.
Promotes the student functional independence or participation within the educational environment by:
Improving, developing or restoring functions impaired or lost through illness, injury or deprivation.
Improving ability to perform tasks for independent functioning if functions are impaired or lost.
Preventing through early intervention, initial or further impairment of loss of function.
Provides direct and indirect services that follow an established program based upon individual student educational needs.
Communicates and supervises other team members as well as family/caregivers.
Provide professional development to staff.
Maintains, completes and process records and documents required by Weld County School District 6.
Follows the policies and procedures established by Weld County School District 6.
Improves professional qualifications and effectiveness by participating in available staff development offered by Weld County School District 6, as well as those offered at the state level.

Other Duties:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Regular attendance is required for this position.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Work Environment/ Physical Demands:
Ability to sit for long periods of time, numerous distractions, visual, auditory and ambulatory acuity important. Occasional lifting of up to 30 pounds.

Travel: Some may be required.

EEO/AAP Statement
Greeley-Evans School District 6 shall not discriminate in its employment or hiring practices on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, gender identity, marital status or disability. The District shall identify, solicit, and consider applicants for employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will contribute to that effort. The Superintendent is committed to cultural diversity among district personnel as a means of enriching educational experience. The District shall identify, solicit, and consider applicants for employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will contribute to that effort.

 

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