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Regional School District #10
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Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting 019 - 2016/2017

Regional School District #10

For 2016/2017 School Year

Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant

Position: COTA

Location: District Wide

Reports to: Occupational Therapist/Director of Student Support Services

Salary: Based on Experience

Schedule: 7 hours per day, 185 days per year

Starting Date: October 17, 2016

Requirements: State of CT Dept. of Public Health, Occupational Therapist Assistant license


The job of Certified Occupational Therapist (COTA) was established for the purpose of providing educationally related occupational therapy services to students with a variety of cognitive, emotional and/or physical illnesses or disabilities according to the student's IEP and under the direction of the Occupational Therapist. The COTA:

* Adapts school and classroom environment, tools and materials under the supervision of the OT for the purpose of improving student functioning and facilitating student access to curricular and instructional activities

* Assists OT with assessing students' fine motor, and development skills for the purpose of determining their deficits and developing recommendations

* Attends meeting and workshops for the purpose of conveying and/or receiving information, including best practices for school OT delivery

* Consults with OT, PT, SLP, teachers and families for the purpose of providing requested information, reviewing/revising students' occupational therapy goals/objectives, developing plans for services and/or making recommendations to implement goals

* Implements therapeutic activities and instructs students, teachers, families and other involved persons for the purpose of providing appropriate care to students and/or supporting the student's IEP plan for use in the classroom

* Maintains records in cooperation with the OT for the purpose of documenting activities and/or ensuring an up-to-date trail for compliance with various state, federal and administrative regulations

* Maintains treatment equipment and supplies in clean and proper working condition for the purpose of implementing motor/therapy goals

* Prepares written materials for the purpose of documenting activities, providing written reference, and/or conveying information.

* Presents information for the purpose of communicating information, gaining feedback and ensuring adherence to established internal controls

* Provides direct OT services to student according to IEP goals for the purpose of ensuring compliance with established practices and procedures

* Provides training, consultation and instruction to teachers on the use of adaptive devices and equipment for the purpose of ensuring such devices are used safely and optimal benefits are achieved.

Application Procedure:

Please apply on-line at . When completing an application online, please be sure to attach a thoughtful cover letter along with a resume, certification, transcripts and three letters of recommendation.

Regional School District #10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer and by policy does not discriminate against a person because of age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin and handicap or gender identity.