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Announcement AASD 11-03 All Job Openings
Job Title: Occupational Therapist
Post Date: 05/27/2011
Apply by: Until Filled
Job ID: 00055730
Location: Atlanta Area School for the Deaf, 890 North Indian Creek Drive, Clarkston, GA 30021
Program/Unit: State Schools/Office of Policy and External Affairs
Description of Duties: Job responsibilities involve professional level work in planning, evaluating, and implementing a comprehensive occupational therapy program for deaf/hard of hearing students in K – 12 school. • Provides direct work with deaf/hard of hearing students in one-to-one or group sessions. • Evaluates students using appropriate tests, professional observation and supplementary information/records. • Completes student assessments related to various occupational skills and functional abilities, including fine motor, gross motor, visual motor, oral motor, daily living, handwriting, and sensory processing. • Makes recommendations concerning standardized treatments or intervention based on education indications. • Interprets results, proposes an intervention plan, and appropriately conveys information to parents and school teams. • In conjunction with IEP team members, develops Individualized Education Plans (IEP), including short and long range goals, frequency and duration regarding occupational therapy • Provides and implements interventions according to the IEP, including task oriented activities, motor planning activities, and student/teacher counseling and activities. • Develops occupational management plans for daily classroom routines and trains staff in plan implementation. • Evaluates and reports on student progress in accordance with IEP requirements. • Maintains records on each student in accordance with Federal, State, and school policies and procedures. • Serves as an occupational therapy resource to parents, students and school staff.
Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited physical therapy program • Possesses a current licensure as an occupational therapist in the state of Georgia
Preferred Qualifications: Experience working in a school setting • Sign language skills at the Novice or higher level based on SLPI
Salary/Benefits: Part-time, hourly position. $60.00 - $85.00/hour. The hourly rate is commensurate with current employment, relevant education/training, and work experience. No Benefits.

To Apply:

Submit an Atlanta Area School for the Deaf Application* or State of Georgia Application for Employment to:

Tamecia K. Wright
Personnel Technician
Atlanta Area School for the Deaf
890 North Indian Creek Drive
Clarkston, Georgia 30021
Tel: (404)298-4868
Email: twright@doe.k12.ga.us

*Resume/application should include daytime telephone number and prior employment history with addresses and telephone numbers. If a resume is submitted, it must be accompanied by a cover letter.

Consideration/interviews will begin as soon as a list of applicants is established. Applications/resumes will be evaluated and only those meeting the qualifications will be considered. Top candidates will be contacted for interviews. No notification will be sent to applicants except those who are selected for interviews. Due to the large volume of applications received by this office, we are unable to provide information on your application status.

It is the policy of the Atlanta Area School for the Deaf not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, or age in its employment practices.

In accordance with Public Law 99-603, also known as the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the Department of Education employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. All persons hired by the Atlanta Area School for the Deaf are required to verify identity and employment eligibility and must agree to undergo drug screening and a criminal background investigation.

An Equal Opportunity Employer