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Occupational Therapist

Posted: 03/06/2023

Sparta Area School District is seeking to grow our special education department by hiring a full-time Occupational Therapist to join our team for the 2023-2024 school year! We are a proud learning community with a focus on positive relationships and collaboration. Our staff have a strong desire to meet our mission, which is “to educate all students academically, emotionally, and socially, to inspire curiosity and resilience.”

Duties of the Position:

- Evaluate students referred for challenges in the school environment related to fine motor functioning, sensory and self-regulation, and activities of daily living
- Participate collaboratively in IEP team meetings
- Develop and Implement Individual Education Plans based on student’s disability-related needs
- Provide therapy to students through direct and indirect service delivery models
- Develop purposeful activities and strategies designed to improve students’ access to the educational environment and ability to follow classroom routines and perform daily tasks
- Provide ideas, tools, and resources to other staff who assist with carrying out therapy goals related to accessing the educational environment and performing learning activities
- Monitor student progress
- Keep accurate documentation and reporting for student progress reports and medicaid billing
- Collaborate with a variety of professionals and families

Special Skills Required

- Strong knowledge of child development, disorders, and assessment techniques
- Experience working with children with disabilities
- Experience in a school-based environment
- Familiarity with the special education evaluation/IEP process
- Experience with assistive technology
- Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
- Excellent organization and time-management skills
- Ability to establish and maintain positive relationships
- Promote teamwork and collaboration
- Knowledge of Medicaid billing

Degree/Special Training Required:


Required license Number

Must be certified or eligible to be certified for a School Occupational Therapist License

Work Schedule of the Position: 190 day contract; 7.5  hours/day

Anticipated Start DateJuly, 2023 

Application Deadline: March 24, 2023 (11:59 p.m.)

Contact Person/SupervisorLisa Molland, Director of Student Services

We invite you to apply now to be a part of our supportive team and to discover  “The Spartan Way!”

On WECAN, please submit a standard application form, online cover letter, resume’,  all transcripts, and three letters (only three) of recommendation.  

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