Occupational Therapist - Two Vacancies

Calhoun Intermediate School District Marshall , MI 49068

Posted 3 months ago

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

General Description Of Position:

Responsible to develop and provide appropriate supportive occupational therapy services to identified students with disabilities within the Calhoun Intermediate School District.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate gross, fine motor and feeding/eating sensory systems.

  • Complete and present a written evaluation report to parents/guardians and the local education agency within required timelines.

  • Provide individualized programs for students on caseload and implement IEP goals/objectives.

  • Participate in IFSP, IEPT, MET and other meetings as appropriate.

  • Consult with other personnel including teachers, principals, other ancillary staff and parents to evaluate program effectiveness.

  • Establish and maintain appropriate records, reports and procedures including, but not limited to, lesson plans, behavioral data and student progress on IEP goals/objectives.

  • Travel to meet job requirements.

  • Conduct parent/teacher conferences as appropriate.

  • Provide staff development and parent/guardian training as appropriate.

  • Use various software packages for communication and documentation purposes.

  • Provide prereferral consultation.

  • Maintain regular consistent attendance and punctuality.

  • Maintain a professional personal appearance.

  • Adhere to district health and safety procedures.

  • Other duties may be assigned.

  • Adhere to Board policies.

  • Maintain confidentiality.

Education and/or Experience:

Applicant must meet Michigan Department of Education requirement for full/temporary approval as a Registered Occupational Therapist.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Occupational Therapist Registration.

Salary: Commensurate with Experience and Contract in Effect.

Only those candidates that provide the requested information will be considered.

Application Procedure:

  • Provide a resume and letter of interest including a review of relevant experience.

  • With your letter of interest you must provide photographic evidence of meeting the minimal qualifications, i.e., copies of diplomas, educational transcripts, certifications and licensure.

  • Current letters of reference (at least one letter of reference must be submitted).

  • Materials received from applicants after the deadline will not be considered.

  • Internal applicants are equally responsible for providing all requested information. Calhoun Intermediate School District will not retrieve or copy information from your personnel file. It is the applicant's sole responsibility and if necessary the person should make the needed arrangements in order to review their personnel file and obtain any copies to include with their letter of interest and resume.

Application Deadline: September 4, 2019, at 4:00 p.m. (Internal Candidates)

Open Until Filled (External Candidates)

CALHOUN INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT

Notice of Non-Discrimination and Notice of Complaint/Grievance Procedure for

Federal and State Laws

A. Non-discrimination Notice

It is the policy of the Calhoun Intermediate School District to provide an equal opportunity for all individuals and not to discriminate on the basis of religion, race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, disability, height, weight, marital status or age in its programs, services, activities or employment. With respect to employment, the District does not discriminate on the basis of genetic information.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the district's nondiscrimination policies.

Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources

Calhoun Intermediate School District
17111 G Drive North

Marshall, MI 49068

(269)781-5141

(269)781-7071

B. Complaint/Grievance Procedure Notice

I. Any person believing that the Calhoun Intermediate School District or any of the District's staff has inadequately applied the principles and/or regulations of non-discrimination laws or district non-discrimination policies may bring forward a complaint, which shall be referred to as a grievance to the district's Civil Rights Coordinator.

Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources

Calhoun Intermediate School District
17111 G Drive North

Marshall, MI 49068

(269)781-5141

(269)781-7071

II. The person who believes s/he has a valid basis for grievance shall discuss the grievance informally and on a verbal basis with the District's Civil Rights Coordinator, who shall in turn investigate the complaint and reply with verbal answer to the complainant. S/He may initiate formal procedures according to the following steps:

Step 1

A written statement of the grievance signed by the complainant shall be submitted to the District's Civil Rights Coordinator within five (5) business days of receipt of answers to the informal complaint. The Coordinator shall further investigate the matters of grievance and reply in writing to the complainant within five (5) business days.

Step 2

If the complainant wishes to appeal the decision of the District's Civil Rights Coordinator, s/he may submit a signed statement of appeal to the Superintendent of Schools within five (5) business days after receipt of the Coordinator's response. The Superintendent shall meet with all parties involved, formulate a conclusion and respond in writing to the complainant within ten (10) business days.

Step 3

If the complainant remains unsatisfied, s/he may appeal through a signed written statement to the Board of Education within five (5) business days of his/her receipt of the Superintendent's response in step two. In an attempt to resolve the grievance, the Board of Education shall meet with the concerned parties and their representative within twenty (20) business days of the receipt of such an appeal. A copy of the Board's disposition of the appeal shall be sent to each concerned party within ten (10) business days of this meeting.

The District's Coordinator, on request, will provide a copy of the District's grievance procedure and investigate all complaints in accordance with this procedure.

A copy of each of the Acts and the regulations on which this notice is based may be found in the District Coordinator's office.


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Occupational Therapist - Two Vacancies

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