Under supervision of the SELPA Executive Director or designee, will be responsible for assessment, planning, goal development and providing appropriate intervention services for students with disabilities.
ESSENTIAL JOB TASKS:
Coordinates and provides occupational therapy services to students; maintains a safe and orderly treatment area.
Conducts assessments of students to determine need for occupational therapy.
Reviews reports from health care providers requesting occupational therapy and coordinates occupational therapy services with students’ health care providers.
Collaborates with medical personnel in coordination of medical care protocols and acts as a resource to school personnel in interpreting occupational therapy services and implementing instructional strategies in the classroom.
Reevaluates students’ individual occupational therapy plans on a regular basis.
Plans and develops therapeutic intervention goals that are educationally relevant and will be used in students’ education programs.
Participates in multidisciplinary team assessments and reporting.
Communicates results of evaluations and reports of occupational therapy services to the educational staff, parents, students and other professional staff and agencies concerned with the student.
Collaborates with parents regarding plans for occupational therapy services, including planning for therapy at home.
Ability to use a variety of modern methods, techniques and practices in occupational therapy
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
Ability to properly use and to care for the materials, supplies and equipment employed in performing services as an occupational therapist
Understanding of the physical, intellectual, social and emotional growth patterns of students and their parents
Understanding of and sensitivity to the unique differences and needs of disabled students and their parents
Ability to work effectively with district personnel, community representatives and students
TIME PERIOD: 190 work days per year
Valid certification as Occupational Therapist issued by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university
Valid California driver's license
Additional Salary Information: Please visit https://www.tcsos.us/human-resources/salary-schedules/ to view the most up-to-date salary schedule.
Also salary schedules will increase by 3% of 7/1/2018.
About Tuolumne County Superintendent of School
Tuolumne County is located on the west side of the Sierra Nevada foothills. We are 2 1/2 hours east of San Francisco and in the middle of Gold Country. The Stanislaus National Forest, Yosemite National Park and other surrounding areas provide natural vistas and settings for hiking, water skiing, horseback riding, rafting, camping, snowmobiling, boating, snow skiing, fishing and other outdoor activities. Historic hotels, golf courses, numerous and varied dining establishments, historic saloons, wineries and a hard cider distillery, train rides, casinos, museums, two state historic parks, live theatre and many bed-and-breakfast inns are among the many other attributes that make the county a great place to live and raise a family.
The Tuolumne County Superintendent of Schools desires to provide a comprehensive, research-based curriculum that motivates every student to succeed. We believe kids come first and you are the one to make every student obtain their dream.