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Occupational Therapist, Temporary, 1.0 FTE, Saint Paul Public Schools

Posted on 2022-01-13 11:48:33 AM

Listing expires 2022-03-14 12:00:00 AM

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271 Belvidere is seeking a temporary Occupational Therapist from 2/2022 - 5/2022. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications A valid Occupational Therapist license issued by the Minnesota Department of Health. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities * Knowledge of research and trends in teaching and learning styles, as well as, teaching and learning strategies to meet a wide range of student learning styles and abilities. * Knowledge of, and the ability to use, special education due process system, including timelines and due process paperwork. * Strong interpersonal skills to include the ability to work effectively with teachers, parents and students from diverse backgrounds. * Excellent organizational and leadership skills. Responsibilities The essential job functions include, but are not limited to, the following fundamental duties: * Support the State of Minnesota Graduation Standards and content area packages to promote curriculum in the school. * Provide occupational therapy screening assessment to students being evaluated for special education or receiving special education. Use Minnesota Department of Education guidelines for Occupational and Physical Therapy for decisions regarding service provision. * Provide intervention, including direct treatment, consultation and follow-up to students, birth to 21 years of age, determined to be in need of education-based occupational therapy. Assist team in determining specific, reasonable and appropriate educational plan including goals and objectives. Measure intervention outcomes through periodic monitoring and data collection. * Counsel students and their families/care givers and other service providers in areas related to occupational therapy screening, evaluation and intervention; make referrals when appropriate. * Select, prescribe, and provide services supporting effective use of assistive technology devices. * Serve as case manager when appropriate and advocate for students. * Collaborate with other professionals. Use communication skills that take into consideration educational and occupational therapy needs and cultural values of others. * Contribute to the District's inclusive workplace efforts by fostering a safe, welcoming and respectful environment. * Document services for accountability and related billing requirements * Perform other related duties as assigned. Essential Functions Essential functions are job duties that the individual holding the position must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation through the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) and the Americans with Disability Amendments Act (ADAAA). The essential functions are typical duties as outlined under Responsibilities. Regular and reliable attendance. May be exposed to various cleaning products. Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule This is a temporary position working 40 hours per week. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the teacher's union negotiated labor agreement. The labor agreement and salary schedule can be found at https://www.spps.org/Page/33566<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.spps.org%2FPage33566&data=04%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C6fa6fd7c2884489b7fe908d9d6bce980%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637776929128588036%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000&sdata=HO70aSBQ23kZ%2BgAzmVZGwLF0tbSos1Nrs2%2ByxtDMHMs%3D&reserved=0>. The minimum rate of pay for this position is $47,271 annually. Benefits are available to new employees after 30 days of active employment. Benefits include medical insurance, life insurance, sick leave, pension plan, tax-free retirement account, and flexible spending account. Some employee groups also receive vacation, dental insurance and disability insurance. A benefits summary is available at https://www.spps.org/Domain/13220<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.spps.org%2FPage%2F13220&data=04%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C6fa6fd7c2884489b7fe908d9d6bce980%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637776929128598031%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000&sdata=xLlcYjNoQ0shiIm%2F%2Fbom%2FEbbx8v8dLKpE8WyNqFUTyI%3D&reserved=0>. How To Apply To be considered further, please apply for this position and attach a resume and cover letter to your online application. The Human Resource Department will review your application materials and contact you regarding the next steps. To attach additional documents to your online application, click on the "Additional Attachments" link from the applicant homepage and upload your documents as attachments. Valid file extensions for attaching a document include .doc, .txt, .rtf, and .pdf. This position will remain open until filled. Other Information Transcript - Unofficial transcripts are accepted at the time of hire. You must submit official transcripts within 30 days of your start date. Formal credential evaluation is required for post-secondary education completed outside of the United States. Veteran's Preference - If you are an eligible veteran applying for a job where veteran's preference applies and wish to claim Veterans Preference you must submit a legible copy of your DD214 to the Human Resource Department with your employment application. If your claim is approved, five or ten additional points will be added to your final passing score. Criminal Background Investigation and Reference Checks - Reference checks and a criminal background investigation will be completed as a condition of hire for all new employees and for former employees who have not been employed by the District for more than six months. Equal Employment Opportunity Saint Paul Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and supports an inclusive workplace environment. Equity Statement SPPS is committed to eliminating racial disparities and predictability in achievement and to a workforce which embodies this commitment. Saint Paul Public Schools 360 Colborne Street Saint Paul, MN 55102

271 Belvidere is seeking a temporary Occupational Therapist from 2/2022 - 5/2022.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

A valid Occupational Therapist license issued by the Minnesota Department of Health. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of research and trends in teaching and learning styles, as well as, teaching and learning strategies to meet a wide range of student learning styles and abilities.
  • Knowledge of, and the ability to use, special education due process system, including timelines and due process paperwork. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills to include the ability to work effectively with teachers, parents and students from diverse backgrounds. 
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills.
Responsibilities

The essential job functions include, but are not limited to, the following fundamental duties:

  • Support the State of Minnesota Graduation Standards and content area packages to promote curriculum in the school.
  • Provide occupational therapy screening assessment to students being evaluated for special education or receiving special education. Use Minnesota Department of Education guidelines for Occupational and Physical Therapy for decisions regarding service provision.
  • Provide intervention, including direct treatment, consultation and follow-up to students, birth to 21 years of age, determined to be in need of education-based occupational therapy.  Assist team in determining specific, reasonable and appropriate educational plan including goals and objectives.  Measure intervention outcomes through periodic monitoring and data collection.
  • Counsel students and their families/care givers and other service providers in areas related to occupational therapy screening, evaluation and intervention; make referrals when appropriate.
  • Select, prescribe, and provide services supporting effective use of assistive technology devices.
  • Serve as case manager when appropriate and advocate for students.
  • Collaborate with other professionals.  Use communication skills that take into consideration educational and occupational therapy needs and cultural values of others.
  • Contribute to the District's inclusive workplace efforts by fostering a safe, welcoming and respectful environment.
  • Document services for accountability and related billing requirements
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
Essential Functions

Essential functions are job duties that the individual holding the position must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation through the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) and the Americans with Disability Amendments Act (ADAAA). The essential functions are typical duties as outlined under Responsibilities.

Regular and reliable attendance.

May be exposed to various cleaning products.

Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule

This is a temporary position working 40 hours per week.

Salary and benefits are in accordance with the teacher's union negotiated labor agreement. The labor agreement and salary schedule can be found at https://www.spps.org/Page/33566. The minimum rate of pay for this position is $47,271 annually.

Benefits are available to new employees after 30 days of active employment.  Benefits include medical insurance, life insurance, sick leave, pension plan, tax-free retirement account, and flexible spending account.  Some employee groups also receive vacation, dental insurance and disability insurance.  A benefits summary is available at https://www.spps.org/Domain/13220.

How To Apply

To be considered further, please apply for this position and attach a resume and cover letter to your online application.

The Human Resource Department will review your application materials and contact you regarding the next steps.

To attach additional documents to your online application, click on the "Additional Attachments" link from the applicant homepage and upload your documents as attachments.  Valid file extensions for attaching a document include .doc, .txt, .rtf, and .pdf.

This position will remain open until filled. 

Other Information

Transcript - Unofficial transcripts are accepted at the time of hire.  You must submit official transcripts within 30 days of your start date.  Formal credential evaluation is required for post-secondary education completed outside of the United States.

Veteran's Preference - If you are an eligible veteran applying for a job where veteran's preference applies and wish to claim Veterans Preference you must submit a legible copy of your DD214 to the Human Resource Department with your employment application. If your claim is approved, five or ten additional points will be added to your final passing score.

Criminal Background Investigation and Reference Checks - Reference checks and a criminal background investigation will be completed as a condition of hire for all new employees and for former employees who have not been employed by the District for more than six months.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Saint Paul Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and supports an inclusive workplace environment.
 

Equity Statement

SPPS is committed to eliminating racial disparities and predictability in achievement and to a workforce which embodies this commitment.


Saint Paul Public Schools

360 Colborne Street 
Saint Paul, MN 55102