Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant (Part Time)
Essential Function: The occupational therapist assistant is responsible for planning collaboratively with the IEP team to infuse occupational therapy goals into the student’s identified IEP goals and for providing appropriate educationally-based occupational therapy services to assist students in acquiring functional skills and to enhance the student’s ability to learn.
Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
- Follow schedules as created with input from classroom teachers and program directors
- Create and maintain a schedule to meet the service delivery needs of students on the O.T. caseload
- Ensure that OT minutes are integrated with educational activities
- Collect data on student OT goals and create IEP reports and 3 yr. re-evaluations for home districts.
- Ensure that all students on OT’s caseload are documented on a weekly attendance log & minutes are fulfilled weekly.
- Assist with responding to requests for assessment; observe students and work with teachers and parents to determine the student’s needs.
- Attend IEP meetings providing progress and quarterly reports to parents at designated time periods.
- Coordinate individual goals with the IEP team to ensure that goals are educationally relevant and will contribute to the student’s progress towards his/her educational goals and to improve the student’s functional ability to perform tasks in school
- Implement the student’s IEP by providing occupational therapy services to students, and/or through training and supervision of teachers and paraprofessionals
- Establish and maintain a system of documentation that is professional, efficient and accountable
- Conduct in-service or other training programs for teachers, associates, and paraprofessionals when necessary regarding normal sensory-motor development as related to learning, and identification of sensory-motor deficits
- Participate in approved professional growth activities in special education and occupational therapy
- Perform related duties as required
- Minimum of an Associate’s degree from an accredited Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant program.
- Valid Occupational Therapist Assistant License in the state of Illinois
- Experience in educating children with autism or related disorders
- Experience in the field of ABA
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