OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST (2022-2023)

Employer
Milwaukee Public Schools
Location
Milwaukee, WI, US
Salary
USD 50,362.00 - 88,129.00 per year

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Job Details

Occupational therapy positions are itinerant, therapists travel to multiple assigned school sites for the provision of occupational therapy services.

An Occupational Therapist (OT) evaluates student performance in areas such as fine motor, self-help, sensory processing, daily living and vocational skills. The OT documents evaluation results, establishes functional goals and develops intervention plans. In collaboration with others, the OT implements occupational therapy services in accordance with each student's Individual Educational Plan or 504 Plan. The OT provides training to classroom staff members as needed and engages in ongoing assessment of student progress.

Interested applicants should complete all sections of the application including the online submission of a current resume and three (3) letters of recommendation dated within the last year and signed by the author. Non-MPS employees should attach transcripts conferring their undergraduate and, if applicable, graduate degrees.

Important message:

As of November 1, 2021, all MPS employees are required to be fully vaccinated. The health and safety of our staff and students is our number one priority. That's why all offers of employment are contingent on the candidate showing proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (currently one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine or two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine) to pass the pre-employment requirements. Individuals with medical issues or sincerely held religious beliefs that prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an accommodation from the vaccine requirement.

How To Apply

Interested applicants should complete all sections of the application including the online submission of a current resume and three (3) letters of recommendation dated within the last year and signed by the author. Non-MPS employees should attach transcripts conferring their undergraduate and, if applicable, graduate degrees.

Qualifications

Current Occupational Therapist license issued by the State of Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing

Current Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction #812, Occupational Therapy.

Responsibilities

Provision of Occupational Therapy Services to students suspected of having a disability, students with an IEP and/or students with a 504 Plan:
• Evaluation and ongoing assessment
• Development of measurable functional goals and establishing intervention plans
• Document student progress and adapt/modify curriculum and tools for the classroom and/or worksite
• Consider Assistive Technology and develop Home Programs
• Instruct/train others in the use of specialized equipment and/or techniques
• Collaborate with other members of the education team, including parents

Provide general information and staff development on topics such as early development, handwriting, sensory processing, and adapting equipment.

Participate in departmental meetings and staff development opportunities.

Use computer-based software to maintain documentation requirements.

Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule

Starting Salary $50,362.00-$88,129.00/year

191 Days Per School Year

10-Month School Year

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Milwaukee Public Schools does not discriminate in its programs, activities, facilities, employment, or educational opportunities on the basis of a person's sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, or disability. Reasonable accommodations requested by qualified individuals with disabilities will be made in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, as amended by the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008.

In accordance with Wisconsin Statutes, every applicant for a position with Milwaukee Public Schools will be subject to the open records law. Any applicant not wishing to have his/her identity released, must submit a written statement to that effect to the Office of Human Resources. The identities of all "final candidates" may be released. Milwaukee Public Schools reserves the right to interview the best qualified candidates.

Company

Milwaukee Public Schools is the largest school district in Wisconsin and serves about 75,000 students across nearly 160 schools. 

There is a saying, "It takes a village to raise a child.." and at MPS we know that it takes out entire district to create the best learning environment for our students. Join our team where you'll not only grow your career but you will also make a difference in our community!

No matter what your passion is, you'll find a home in Milwaukee Public Schools. View a listing of all our current openings here: https://mps.milwaukee.k12.wi.us/en/Employment/Employment-Opportunities-at-MPS/Job-Openings.htm positions fill quickly and are available citywide. New positions are added frequently. Residency in Milwaukee is not required.

Find Us
Website
Telephone
4144758224
Location
5225 W Vliet St. Rm. 124
Milwaukee
WI
53208
United States
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