Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant (COTA) - School Based

Stuart, VA 15 days ago

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Category Schools - COTA
Job Type Contract

Job Title: Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)

Position Type: Full-Time

School Year: Full School Year

Job Description:

Are you a passionate Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) looking for a rewarding opportunity to make a difference in the lives of students? We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate COTA to join our team in Stuart, Virginia, for a full-time position with a caseload of 30 students throughout the entire school year.


  • Collaborate with occupational therapists, teachers, and other professionals to develop and implement individualized treatment plans for students.
  • Provide direct occupational therapy services to students, including assessments, goal setting, and therapy sessions.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of strategies to improve students' fine motor skills, sensory processing, and activities of daily living.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date documentation of student progress and therapy sessions.
  • Communicate effectively with students, parents, and school staff to ensure a collaborative and supportive environment.
  • Participate in meetings, conferences, and IEP (Individualized Education Program) planning as needed.
  • Stay current with best practices and developments in the field of occupational therapy.


  • Valid Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) license in Virginia.
  • Bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy or related field.
  • Previous experience working with school-aged children is preferred.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Dedication to the well-being and success of students.


  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment
  • Meaningful work with the opportunity to make a positive impact on students' lives

If you are a passionate COTA looking to make a difference in the lives of students and are excited about the opportunity to work in Stuart, Virginia, with a full-time caseload for the entire school year, we encourage you to apply.

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your qualifications and interest in the role. We look forward to hearing from dedicated professionals like you who are committed to helping students reach their full potential through occupational therapy.


Send your resume to Halle Hughes by emailing [email protected] for immediate consideration. 

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Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

  • Competitive Salary
  • Weekly Paycheck
  • Matching 401(k) Plan
  • Extensive Medical Coverage
  • Licensing Assistance
  • Custom Housing
  • Travel Assistance
  • Professional Development Reimbursement