APPLICANT POOL: OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT

    Albuquerque Public Schools
    Albuquerque, NM 87101
    Full-time, Part-time
    Similar jobs pay $25.89 - $42.05

    Job Description

    To provide assistance to the Certified Occupational Therapist in occupational therapy services for students by creating a flexible program and an environment favorable to learning and personal growth.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    Incumbent must achieve the following outcomes with or without reasonable accommodation:
    • Cooperates in the development and implementation of the District program of instruction, as applicable to occupational therapy.
    • Assists in planning and implementing programs of therapy that helps students develop to their potential in gross motor, fine motor, perceptual, self-help skills and as much as possible, meets individuals needs, interest and abilities.
    • Assists in guiding the learning process toward the achievement of individual educational program goals.
    • Assist in assessing therapeutic progress of students on a regular basis.
    • Assists in prescribes effective programs or assists in initiating referrals to appropriate agency personnel and provides progress reports as required.
    • Assist in establishing and maintaining open lines of communication with students, parents, and staff concerning students' physical therapy program and/or progress.
    • Assist in selecting and requesting appropriate instructional materials and equipment and maintains required inventory records.
    PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE:

    The minimum expectations for this job are as follows:
    • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
    • Flexibility, organization, decision-making and problem solving skills.
    • Interpersonal skills with diverse populations in-person and on the telephone.
    • Knowledge of APS community, computer system, financial and legal requirements.
    • Ability to meet deadlines, work on multiple projects and coordinate the work of others.
    • Knowledge of district policies on immunization, medication, first aid, emergencies and child abuse/neglect.
    • Knowledge of all laws, regulations and guidelines affecting teachers and students.
    • Knowledge of effective classroom management techniques.
    REQUIREMENTS:

    The minimum requirements for this job are as follows:
    • Valid New Mexico State Board of Education license in Occupational Therapy Assistant.
    • Valid New Mexico Occupational Therapist Assistant, K-12 License.
    • Satisfactory completion of pre-employment physical examination.
    • Valid New Mexico driver's license with insurable driving record.
    CONTACT INFORMATION:

    Lianne Pierce / pierce_l@aps.edu

    APPLY TO:

    APPLY ONLINE: WWW.APS.EDU, APS Jobs, Certified Application.

    In addition to providing supporting documents to meet the position requirements, you must also submit an updated cover letter & resume.

    ADDITIONAL INFO:

    SALARY:

    Salary Schedule A

    DAYS:

    183

    HOURS:

    ADA Compliance
    Posting ID: 554940901Posted: 2020-05-21