Occupational Therapist

Pajaro Valley Unified School District - Watsonville, CA4.0

Full-time$83,000 - $110,000 a year
Pajaro Valley Unified School District

Date Posted:

Linda Mejia
831-786-2100 2646
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
Not Specified

Length of Work Year:
4.8 hours/184 days a year

Employment Type:
Full Time

Application Deadline:
Until Filled

$82,671-$110,805/year (+$3,054 Masters Stipend if Applicable)
Date Posted: 3/27/2019 Application Deadline: Until Filled
Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 4.8 hours/184 days a year
Salary: $82,671-$110,805/year (+$3,054 Masters Stipend if Applicable) Number Openings: (At time of posting) Not Specified
Contact: Linda Mejia
Email: linda_mejia@pvusd.net
Phone: 831-786-2100 2646

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Requirements for Applying
The District is accepting applications for Occupational Therapist.

To be considered, the following must be furnished:
Any combination equivalent to: master’s degree in occupational therapy or related field and one year experience in a school setting.

Valid Certified Occupational Therapy Certification issued by the American Occupational Therapy Certification Board.
Valid First Aid and CPR Certification issued by an authorized agency.
Valid California driver’s license.

Individuals interested in employment are asked to describe any training, education, experience, or skills relevant to this position. Resumes are optional. Letters of recommendations are encouraged. Please attach to your application packet. All materials received will be acknowledged and treated confidentially. In order to meet an application deadline, materials may be faxed and followed by submission of original.

Under the direction of the Program Director, provide assessment and direct services related to sensory-motor development and other identified developmental needs; provide consultation related to sensory-motor development; provide direct and consultative occupational therapy services based upon individual student needs.

Knowledge and Skills: Requires knowledge of child growth and development, and the theory and practice of occupational therapy as applied to infants, children and youth. Incumbent must be familiar with special education law relative to occupational therapy services, the strategies and methodologies used in educational settings, and the common disabling conditions of children. Requires sufficient skill to communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing. Abilities: Requires the ability to administer appropriate assessments, interpret history and assessment data, and design and implement appropriate intervention strategies. Incumbent must be able to work effectively with parents, community and education colleagues, and function as a positive, contributing member on an educational team. Requires the ability to develop a schedule and manage time effectively. Must be able to assist in the management of the programs, interpret and implement rules relating to the programs, make policy decision, evaluate results, and make determinations relative to the effective performance of the tasks. Access to reliable transportation to and between assigned school sites during the day is required. Fingerprinting and criminal record checks will be done on all prospective employees.