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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School OT Job near Lake City, SC

Lake City, SC

A school district near the Lake City, SC area has partnered with Soliant Health to find a licensed Occupational Therapy (OT). The schools experienced OT will be working part time hours for the entire 2017/18 school year. Located 30 minutes South of Florence, SC. Details: 25 Hours/Week Schools...

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Full Time Occupational Therapist (OT): La Grange, IL area

La Grange, IL

Soliant Health has partnered with a school district near the La Grange, IL area to find a full time Occupational Therapist (OT). The OT must be licensed in IL to work the full school year schedule with early childhood students. Located only 20 minutes outside of beautiful Chicago, IL. Details: Full...

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Occupational Therapy (OT) Job: Marana, AZ

Marana, AZ

A school district in Marana, AZ is in search of an Occupational Therapist (OT) to work full time on a Soliant Health school-based contract. The Arizona licensed OT will be working with Elementary students Monday-Friday. Enjoy a healthy outdoor lifestyle in this growing town located just outside of...

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Occupational Therapist (OT) Job: Kent, WA area

Kent, WA

2017/18 school year Occupational Therapist (OT) position currently open to start being interviewed near the Kent, WA area. Full time and part time hours available for an OT licensed in Washington. Located 30 minutes South of Seattle, Wa Details: Full Time/Part Time Must be licensed in Washington...

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Full Time Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA): Leesburg

Leesburg, VA

Soliant Health is searching for a Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant (COTA) to fill an opening in a school in the Leesburg, VA area. The COTA will be working full time hours and must have past experience working with autism. This position is to provide services to K-12th grade students....

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Occupational Therapy Job: Sanford, NC area

Sanford, NC

Occupational Therapist (OT) opening available in the Sanford, NC area. The OT will be covering a maternity leave at a school starting now till the end of the school year. Located 40 minutes South of Raleigh, NC Details: Must be licensed in NC Immediate start date Give me a call directly at...

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Occupational Therapy Job: Pipestone, MN area

Edgerton, MN

A school in the Edgerton, MN area has partnered with Soliant Health to find an Occupational Therapist (OT). This part time OT position is to work with 20 students mostly in PreK & Elementary grades. Located in the SouthWest portion of Minnesota. Details: Part Time 20 student caseload Immediate...

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Aurora, IL- OT (Occupational Therapist) Full-Time Job Opening

Aurora, IL

Occupational Therapist Job Opening near Aurora, IL Soliant is partnered with a school district located near Aurora, IL who is in need of an experienced and passionate Occupational Therapist for the upcoming school year. Apply today! Job Details: Full Time Interviewing now Caseload: k-12 Must be...

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Occupational Therapist Job near Baltimore, MD

Baltimore, MD

Occupational Therapist Job near Baltimore, MD We are partnered with a school district located in Indianapolis, IN who is in search of a passionate, enthusiastic, and optimistic OT. The position entails a caseload of K-12 grade students. Soliant and the district special education director will be...

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OT Position (Full-Time)- Forest View, IL

Forest View, IL

OT Position (Full-Time)- Forest View, IL Soliant has partnered with a client located in the Forest View area that is looking to fill a full-time OT position in their school district. This position will be assigned to an early childhood caseload that will be itinerant. This full-time opening will...

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Occupational Therapist (OT) - Full Time N of Poughkeepsie, NY

Poughkeepsie, NY

Occupational Therapist (OT) - Full Time N of Poughkeepsie, NY Soliant is working with a client whom is located around the Poughkeepsie, NY 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...

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COTA - Phoenix, AZ (Full Time)

Phoenix, AZ

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

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Full Time Occupational Therapy Job: Irvine, CA area

Irvine, CA

A school district in the Irvine, CA area is searching for an Occupational Therapist (OT) for the 2017/18 school year. The Director is starting to conduct interviews for a qualified OT to work a full time position with K-12th grade students. Located 20 minutes from the beautiful beaches of Newport...

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Occupational Therapy (OT) Job: Dover, DE

Dover, DE

Summer School Occupational Therapist (OT) in need at a school in the Dover, DE area. This is a part time (Mon-Thurs) position working during the Summer as a Soliant Health employee. Fridays are off to enjoy the beach! Job Details: Part Time (Mon-Thurs) Summer School June start date Give me a call...

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School Occupational Therapy (OT) Job: Ft. Myers, FL area

Ft. Myers, FL

Soliant Health is starting the search for 2017/18 School Occupational Therapists (OT) for a school district in Lee County, FL (Ft. Myers, FL). The Director is accepting resumes now and will place the OT in school sites depending on where the candidate lives. Job Details: Full Time Caseload...

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School Speech Therapy (SLP) Job: Wheaton, IL area

Wheaton, IL

Full time Occupational Therapist (OT) position available in a school district in the Wheaton, IL area. Interviews currently being held for an OT to work at an Elementary School (M/W/Th) and a Transition Program (T/F). Located 40 minutes West of Chicago, IL. Job Details: Full Time (37.5 hours/week)...

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School Occupational Therapy (OT) Job: Chino, CA

Chino, CA

School Occupational Therapist in need at a school in the Chino, CA area. Soliant Health has partnered with this school district to find an OT to provide part time service to K-8th grade students. Interviewing now in a great location only 30 minutes from San Bernardino, CA and Los Angeles, CA. Job...

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Full Time Occupational Therapy (OT) Job: Riverside, CA

Riverside , CA

Occupational Therapist (OT) in need at a school in the Riverside, CA area. This full time OT position will be working with High school and Middle school students for the 2017-18 school year. Located an hour East of Los Angeles, CA. Job Details: Full Time High school and some Middle school caseload...

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Occupational Therapy Job: Olympia, WA area

Olympia, WA

A school district in the Olympia, WA area has partnered with Soliant Health to find a qualified Occupational Therapist (OT) to start the interviewing process now. This is a flexible position offering full time and part time hours for the 2017-18 school year. Located an hour South of Seattle, WA...

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Part Time Occupational Therapist (OT) - Bronx, NY Area

Bronx, NY

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

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