Job Opening - Occupational Therapist
by Janice Beck on 7/23/2019

JOB OPENING:        OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

 

WHERE:                 Dodge County School System

                             Eastman, Ga.  31023

                             4 days per week

 

CLOSING DATE:      August 10, 2019

 

SALARY RANGE:     $ 30/hr. - $ 40/hr.

 

TO APPLY:              Send Resume’ , with references,

                             to:  levans@hgresa.org.

 

DESCRIPTION: 

 

  • Possession of good communication and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrates accurate and up-to-date knowledge of content
  • Knowledge of school-based occupational therapy techniques, research, and procedures
  • Knowledge of sound instructional practices in various areas of special education, including occupational therapy and the development of IEP goals related to occupational therapy instructional strategies, and writing and executing IEPs, billing Medicaid
  • Knowledge and expertise in the implementation and use of assistive technology related to students with disabilities and school-based occupational therapy practice
  • Knowledge of state and federal rules and regulations that govern the education of students with disabilities or those suspected to have a disability i.e. Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the state of Georgia commitment to federal court in the Marshall vs. Georgia lawsuit (SST) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft computer applications.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with teachers, administrators, service providers, parents, and students.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and responsibilities independently and effectively on a daily basis.
  • Ability to initiate tasks independently, analyze critical data, and monitor progress toward department goals.
  • Ability to make decisions, solve problems and recommend solutions in a constructive manner.
  • Ability to plan, organize, implement and evaluate instructional programming designed to enable the student to participate and progress in the general curriculum.
  • Will be working with all schools, grades pre-K through 12th grade 



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