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Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant - 7.0 hpd

Springfield Public Schools No. 19

Springfield Public Schools seeks outstanding candidates for the position of Part-Time Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA). The COTA assists in the implementation of intervention services under the guidance of a licensed occupational therapist and works with students identified with having disabilities which interfere with their ability to fully participate in their educational programs, including daily life activities. This position works seven (7) hours per day Monday through Friday when students are in session.

The COTA works under the guidance of the Occupational Therapist (OT). Using the OT's evaluation results and under their direction, the COTA plans and carries out activities and interventions to meet student/child needs. The COTA consults with the OT and other departmental staff regarding student progress, care and maintenance of equipment and supplies. The OT defines the level of guidance required in the work environment according to state licensing board standards. This position reports to an Administrator in Special Programs and may work in multiple school settings, including elementary, middle, high, and alternative programs.

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