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Occupational Therapy Specialist
San Diego Unified | San Diego, California
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Job Description


The Occupational Therapy Specialist provides assessment, consultation, and direct occupational therapy to students enrolled in or referred to special education programs. The Occupational Therapy Specialistalso collaborates with general and special education staff and parents, to identify strategies, methods, and patterns of instructional support.

Please note: The Board of Education approved a 14-day work furlough effective July 1, 2017. To view the salary schedule, click here.

Positions typically work10 months (206 days)or 11 months (226 days)per year. The above salary is based on an 8-hour workday, 11 month, 12 payschedule. Thesalarywill be adjustedperactual hours worked.

Examples of Duties

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Typical Qualifications


A combination of training, experience, and/or education equivalent to graduation from an accredited school of occupational therapy and California license as an Occupational Therapist; clinical affiliation in pediatrics is desirable; experience working with children in an occupational therapy or educational setting is highly desirable.


* A current and valid license issued by the California Board of Occupational Therapy to practice occupational therapy.Please attach to your online application prior to finalizing and submitting your application.
* Possession of a valid California driver's license and availability of private transportation (mileage expense allowance provided).

Supplemental Information


To be considered for the position, the following must be received in Human Resources.

* A completed online employment application and supplemental questionnaire.
* A copy of a current and valid license issued by the California Board of Occupational Therapy.Please attach to your online application prior to finalizing and submitting your application.

The position will remain open until there are enough qualified applicants from which to make a selection. Additional documents, if any may/should be attached to the online employment application. As a secondary option, items can be submitted to Human Resources at 4100 Normal Street, Suite 1241, San Diego, CA 92103 or faxed to (619) 293-0417.

Additional Information

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