Occupational Therapist (OT) - Extended School Year (ESY) - Near Niles, IL !
Niles, IL 12 days agoApply Now
Category Schools - OT
Job Type Contract
We are currently seeking a dedicated and experienced Occupational Therapist (OT) to join our team for the Extended School Year (ESY) program near Niles, Illinois. As an OT, you will play a vital role in providing therapy services to students with diverse needs during the summer months, supporting their ongoing development and progress.
- Conduct comprehensive assessments and evaluations to identify students' physical, cognitive, sensory, and psychosocial needs.
- Develop individualized treatment plans and goals based on assessment results, IEPs, and student needs.
- Provide direct occupational therapy services to students, focusing on areas such as fine motor skills, sensory integration, self-care tasks, and environmental adaptations.
- Implement therapeutic activities and interventions to enhance students' independence, functional skills, and overall participation.
- Collaborate with teachers, related service providers, and families to ensure effective integration of therapy goals into the students' educational programs.
- Master's degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited program.
- Current license to practice Occupational Therapy in the state of Illinois.
- Previous experience working as an Occupational Therapist, preferably in a school or pediatric setting.
- Knowledge of assessment tools, therapeutic techniques, and evidence-based practices in occupational therapy.
- Familiarity with IEPs and the special education process, including collaborating with multidisciplinary teams.
If interested in this exciting position, please contact Kathrine Nicolas - [email protected]
We are looking forward to hearing from you!!
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