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Occupational Therapist

Company: SESI Schools
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Why Join UsAre you looking for a new opportunity to make an impact in the lives of students? Join us at SESI Schools, where we are proving what is possible for students with unique needs. We offerCompetitive salary of $65,000+Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and 401K matchingTuition reimbursement of up to $2,625Continued training, mentorship, and opportunities for growthThe OpportunityThe Occupational Therapist will be responsible for providing social-emotional services for students who require additional support to thrive in school. They will deliver high-quality services as provided by SESI, and collaborate with both school personnel and families to provide services to students. Every child deserves to reach their full potential and we're looking to hire an exceptional Therapist who will play an essential role in fueling student success.Essential dutiesAssess each new student and evaluate OT needsMonitor therapy programs and consult with educational staff regarding the inclusion of appropriate occupational therapy treatment strategies into the educational program.Educate and demonstrate (verbally or written) therapy techniques to teachers and parents that can be incorporated into the classroom/home.Consult on IEPs and provided required documentation of students' needs and supports.Monitor and manage the handwriting and keyboarding curriculum and train staff/parents in any applicable techniques.Provide group therapy interventions for K-8th grade classes.Assess and evaluate all students' needs for individual or small group OT sessions.Attend parent/teacher meetings for students' receiving OT as needed.The QualificationsMaster's degree Professional licensure from the National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapy (NBCOT)Minimum two (2) years of experience in a school, special education, or behavioral health setting working with children and adolescents is preferred.About UsThe Auburn School of Silver Spring is operated by Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI). SESI Schools provides specialized education programming for K-12 students who require additional educational and positive behavioral supports to overcome challenges that impede success in a traditional school setting. Every child deserves to reach their full potential and we're looking to hire an exceptional School Therapist who will play an essential role in fueling student success.SESI.SE.1

Keywords: SESI Schools, Silver Spring , Occupational Therapist, Other , Silver Spring, Maryland

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