Occupational Therapist

Category:  Special Education
Job Function:  Teaching-Non-Classroom
Department:  Medlock Bridge Elementary

Salary Schedule Range



Evaluates, identifies, and provides services to students who meet eligibility requirements for occupational therapy; Works collaboratively and communicates with professionals and parents regarding integration of occupational therapy goals into classroom and home environment; Adheres to all federal, state, and local procedures

Essential Duties

  • Maintains accurate, complete, and appropriate records and files reports promptly
  • Demonstrates accurate and up-to-date knowledge of content Identifies students exhibiting fine motor or sensory processing disorders through evaluation and analyzing deficits in motor skills of students found in the identification process
  • Participates in IEP meetings in order to relate pertinent data used in the determination of students’ needs
  • Appropriately schedules students
  • Provides consultative services to teachers, parents, administrators, and allied agencies in order to address fine motor goals into the classroom, other education programs, and the home environment
  • Evaluates and reports student progress for continuation or termination of services
  • Participates with school administration/coordinators for effective planning, coordination, and implementation of occupational therapy program into the total education system
  • Adheres to professional, ethical, and legal standards of practice
  • Adheres to all District policies and procedures
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the appropriate administrator

Required Education

Bachelor’s Degree


Must hold current licensure in Occupational Therapy by the State of Georgia

Experience Qualifications

0-1 year of school system music therapy experience required


  • Competent in basic computer skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills both orally and in writing

Working Conditions

  • Classroom and community environment

Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift and carry 30-50 pounds with assistance
  • Ability to push or pull a maximum of 50 pounds
  • May require stooping, crouching, kneeling and bending
Posting ID:  26911

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