NYC Department of Education Occupational Therapy Jobs
Are you an occupational therapist looking to work in a NYC Department of Education school district? We have OT jobs in the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens. You wouldn’t be an employee of the NYC DOE, you would be working through our company. We are a healthcare staffing agency, and we have contracts with the NYC DOE. We are looking for highly motivated and dedicated Occupational Therapists that want to help change the life of young children. This is a great opportunity if you just graduated or if you are looking to work in pediatrics. Our staff includes a licensed Occupational Therapist willing to guide you through the process.
Occupational therapists are licensed rehabilitation care professionals who work to restore or improve physical abilities, promote behavioral changes, adapt surroundings, and teach new skills; the goal is to have the individual achieve her or his best physical and/or mental functioning in daily life tasks. Occupational therapists provide these services on the referral or prescription of a physician, physician assistant, or nurse practitioner.
OT Job Details:
Discipline: Occupational Therapist
Position Type: Part time and Full time positions available.
Venue Type: School setting – General Education and District 75
Location: New York City – 5 boroughs
Pay Rate: Competitive – Must Apply
– New grads encouraged to apply
Occupational therapists may provide services in several educationally relevant areas in which they can help promote student success, including, but not limited to:
- Classroom Responsibilities – activities necessary for participation in various classroom activities, including adapting to routines, organizing materials, hand skills necessary for manipulating classroom tools and producing written work
- Functional Sensorimotor Skills/Environmental Interactions – such as staying on task while filtering distractions, interacting cooperatively and appropriately with peers and adults, following directions, observing personal space and utilizing various school equipment safely
- Activities of Daily Living – as it relates to self‐care activities such as hygiene, toileting, feeding, managing personal materials and devices
- Transitioning from school to post‐school activities
Occupational Therapist Job Requirements:
- Good organizational skills
- Good written skills
- Valid New York State license