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Occupational Therapist

Competition
PostedMar 20
TypeFull-time
Description

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

Grasslands Public schools invites applications for a full time occupational therapist to join our team.  Our team provides support including assessments, program development and training to students and from grades K – 12 throughout the district.

You will actively work to help our students to build fine and gross motor skills and address sensory needs, self-help, social thinking and executive functioning as well as play skills.

Our team works in collaboration with teachers and other professionals to develop student centered programs and interventions and support professional development and capacity building with staff.

Major responsibilities will include:

  • Completing assessments and appropriate documentation to support the unique programming needs of children.

  • Developing goals and strategies, intervention plans and making necessary adaptation recommendations.

  • Supporting teachers as well as parents to implement strategies effectively.

  • Collaborating with multidisciplinary teams.

  • Program development and implementation of innovative ideas.

  • Providing capacity building sessions for teachers and paraprofessionals

  • Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy or equivalent from an accredited University program.New grads are welcome to apply.

  • ACOT registration and proof of current professional liability insurance.

  • Valid Alberta driver’s license and reliable vehicle to travel between schools.Mileage reimbursement is available.

  • Up to date and clean Criminal Record and Child Welfare checks.

  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Flexible and able to work effectively with other professionals and families.

  • Able to work independently and with a supportive team.

  • Aptitude for relevant technology.

  • Well developed organizational and time management skills.

  • Strong desire to continue with professional development and evidenced based practice.

    Salary:  Based on education and experience          Start date:  August 26, 2019  

     Deadline is as soon as there is a suitable applicant pool.

    Send résumé and other documents to:

    Sean Beaton, Assistant Superintendent

    Grasslands Public Schools

    Brooks, AB

    Email:  jobs@grasslands.ab.ca                 Fax:  403-362-8225