School Occupational Therapist Jobs

Just as you focus on your patients, Soliant focuses on school occupational therapists like you by helping to give you the most rewarding career with hundreds of jobs in school districts all across the U.S.

It takes a special kind of person to help students regain skills that were once taken away. Infinitely patient, with a mastery over frustration, you take joy in the smallest of steps as your patients reclaim motor skills needed for daily life. A career in school occupational therapy can be richly rewarding—if you have what it takes. Browse our school occupational therapy jobs right now.

School Occupational Therapist Duties

A school-based occupational therapist uses specific knowledge and experience to help students participate in day-to-day activities, caring for their emotional, academic, and mental health and well-being. The main goal of the school occupational therapist is to help encourage and increase participation in daily school routines, extra activities and other social events. On a daily basis, the school occupational therapist will be asked to conduct thorough analysis of the students, make recommendations to improve the students’ participation and progress, reduce student limitations, provide technology to support students in their success goals, help certain students develop alternate learning methods, identify long-term goals for each student as well as the school itself, plan for extra-curricular activities and prepare older students for employment or college after high school. Occupational therapists are important for addressing both the academic and the mental and physical health of each student. They can also provide their support services to the staff and faculty, helping the education process run smoothly on all ends.

School Occupational Therapist Education Requirements

A relevant bachelor’s degree is a requirement for becoming a school occupational therapist. It is also recommended that a professional pursue a master’s degree in occupational therapy in order to qualify for all of the necessary licensures and certifications. Then, the school occupational therapist must pass the NBCOT examination, which will grant them a license from the state licensing board. A school occupational therapist is also required to have critical thinking skills, the ability to work well with children and a strong habit for advocating for better education.

School Occupational Therapist Job Market

The upward trend in the demand for school occupational therapists makes this a great time to apply for a job in this field. The salary range for school OTs is often in fluctuation, and can vary depending on the state and school of hiring.

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Occupational Therapist Needed in Illinois

Schiller Park, IL

Soliant has partnered with a school district in the Schiller Park,IL area. They are currently seeking an Occupational Therapist . All interested in the position are advised to contact the recruiter directly. Job Details/Requirements: Pre-K-8th grade Full time January-EOSY Ready to Interview and...

Contract Posted 3 days ago

Occupational Therapy Job: Farmington, NM

Farmington , NM

Soliant Health has partnered with a school in the Farmington, NM area to find its next Occupational Therapist (OT). The OT must licensed in New Mexico to provide quality help to these students in need of your services. Located in the NorthWest part of the state. Details: Full Time/Part Time Apply...

Contract Posted 3 days ago

Full Time Occupational Therapy (OT): Santa Fe, NM

Santa Fe, NM

A school in the Santa Fe, NM area is now accepting resumes and interviewing Occupational Therapist (OT) candidates. The OT will be working with K-12th grade students for the entire 2017/18 school year. Apply now to work at a great school! Details: Full Time 2017/18 school year Must have a New...

Contract Posted 3 days ago

Immediate COTA Need: Antioch, CA

Antioch , AK

Immediate need for an Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) at a school in the Antioch, CA area. The CA licensed COTA will work half the week till the end of the school year and will have the first opportunity to be renewed for the upcoming school year. Apply now to schedule an interview...

Contract Posted 3 days ago

Antioch, CA: Occupational Therapy (OT) Job

Antioch , AK

Immediate need for an Occupational Therapist (OT) at a school in the Antioch, CA area. The CA licensed OT will work half the week till the end of the school year and will have the first opportunity to be renewed for the upcoming school year. Apply now to schedule an interview and be hired to start...

Contract Posted 3 days ago

Albuquerque, NM- FT Occupational Therapist Job Opening

Albuquerque, NM

Albuquerque, NM- FT Occupational Therapist Job Opening Soliant is partnered with a school district located near Albuquerque, New Mexico who is searching for an Occupational Therapist to provide services to their students in the upcoming school year. The district director is accepting and reviewing...

Contract Posted 3 days ago

Albuquerque, NM School Occupational Therapist Position

Albuquerque, NM

Currently interviewing qualified Occupational Therapists for a full time position in a school district just outside of Albuquerque, NM. The OT will work 37.5 hours per week, Monday through Friday. The caseload will consist of students ranging from Kindergarten to twelfth grade. Full Time Full...

Contract Posted 3 days ago

School Occupational Therapist Position Yuba City, CA

Yuba City, CA

Currently interviewing qualified Occupational Therapists for a full time position in a school district just north of Yuba City, CA. The OT will work 37.5 hours per week, Monday through Friday. The caseload will consist of students ranging from Kindergarten to twelfth grade. We are looking for a...

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School Occupational Therapist Position Naperville, IL

Naperville, IL

Soliant is partnered with a school district near Naperville, IL that is in need of a full time OT for the upcoming school year. The OT will work 37.5 hours per week, Monday through Friday. The caseload will consist of students ranging from Kindergarten to twelfth grade. Full Time Full School Year...

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Tucson, AZ Full Time Schools Occupational Therapist Position

Tucson, AZ

We are actively reviewing resumes for an Occupational Therapist Job just outside of Tucson, AZ. This position is full time working with elementary school students. Full time hours consists of working, Monday through Friday, 37.5 hours per week. We are looking to interview qualified candidates as...

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Occupational Therapist (OT): Salt Lake City, UT area

Ogden, UT

2017/18 school year Occupational Therapist (OT) is in need at a school district in the Ogden, Utah area. The licensed OT will have part time hours working on a Soliant Health school-based contract. Enjoy skiing/snow boarding the Rocky Mountain slopes in beautiful Utah. Details: Part Time 2017/18...

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Twin Falls, Idaho: Occupational Therapy (OT) Job

Twin Falls, ID

2017/18 school year Occupational Therapist (OT) in Twin Falls, ID opening now available to provide full time hours for students in need. Apply now to schedule an interview for a quick process working as a Soliant Health employee. Twin Falls is the largest city of Idaho's Magic Valley region....

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Twin Falls, ID: Full-time Occupational Therapist

Twin Falls, ID

Twin Falls, ID: Full-time Occupational Therapist Soliant has partnered with a school district in Twin Falls, Idaho to fill a full-time position for an Occupational Therapist. School district is very supportive and will work with applicant to assign him or her a caseload that best fits their...

Other Posted 3 days ago

Alaska: Occupational Therapy Position

Anchorage, AK

A school district around the Anchorage, AK area has partnered with Soliant Health to start its search for an Occupational Therapist (OT) for the 2017/18 school year. Licensed OT's please apply now and learn more about relocation packages available if you are interested in working in the great...

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Occupational Therapy Job: Juneau, AK

Juneau, AK

Occupational Therapist (OT) is in need for the 2017/18 school year in Juneau, AK. Apply now and learn more about relocation packages available if you are interested in working in the great state of Alaska. Don't miss your chance on a once in a lifetime opportunity to live in one of the natures...

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Full Time Occupational Therapist (OT) - Mission, SD

Mission, SD

Full Time Occupational Therapist (OT) - Mission, SD Soliant is working with a client whom is located around the Mission, SD area looking to fill an Occupational Therapist (OT) opening in their district. This position would be a full time immediate need. Interviews are happening as soon as possible...

Other Posted 3 days ago

Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant (COTA) - Oroville, CA (Full-Time)

Oroville, CA

Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant (COTA) - Oroville, CA (Full-Time) Soliant is currently interviewing Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant (COTA) to fill a position near Oroville, CA. This is a great job opportunity for a specialist looking to work with a great school district. This...

Other Posted 3 days ago

Part-time, (OT) Occupational Therapist, near Wadsworth, IL area

Wadsworth, IL

Part-time, (OT) Occupational Therapist, near Wadsworth, IL area Soliant Health has partnered with a school near the Wadsworth, IL area to contract a (OT) Occupational Therapist for a high school caseload. This position 20-25 hours/week (Guaranteed) position. I am setting up flexible over-the-phone...

Other Posted 3 days ago

Full Time, Occupational Therapy Job, San Antonio, TX

San Antonio , TX

Occupational Therapy (OT) position in an outpatient autism clinic available in the San Antonio, TX area. The qualified OT will be working as a contracted employee with Soliant Health. Apply now and start working in August with children in need of your services! Details: Full Time (flexible...

Contract Posted 3 days ago

School Occupational Therapy Job: Waukegan, IL area

Waukegan, IL

Soliant Health has been in partnership with a school district near the Waukegan, IL area to find an Occupational Therapist (OT) for the 2017/18 school year. The Director is now accepting resumes to start scheduling interviews to work this OT position with High school students. Located an hour North...

Contract Posted 3 days ago