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Orange Tree Staffing

Orange Tree Staffing is seeking Occupational Therapists to make a difference with students in Broward County Public Schools
 

Are you looking to make a difference in a child’s life within your community? When you join Orange Tree Staffing, LLC, you partner with a team that is making a positive difference with our children. OTS is committed to establishing life-long learning results by supporting and empowering therapists and educators through continuing education, communication, and support. These opportunities are in school settings and follow the school year calendar, servicing preschool, elementary, middle, and high school populations. We strive to place you with the school that best matches you. We offer free and unlimited CEUs! 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION 

Orange Tree Staffing is seeking Occupational Therapists to “Build and Inspire Growth” by providing education-based services to students in Broward County Public Schools. As an OT you will assess students’ skills to determine their needs and develop teaching plans to meet them including:

Screens and/or evaluates students who have been referred to occupational therapy in the areas of fine motor performance, coordination, postural stability, perceptual-motor performance, sensory processing and self-regulation, and activities of daily living/functional skills (such as written productions and classroom tool use) with emphasis on the present level of performance as related to academic functioning.

 

Train special and general education staff, parents, and other team members on specific interventions.

 

Consults and collaborates with teachers and other specialists regarding appropriate motor activities, self-help skills, sensory needs, adaptations, and special equipment or assistive devices as necessary.

 

Implement educational plans as described on individual IEPs and provide information for building staff as needed.

 

Provides monitoring, consultation, and direct or indirect occupational therapy for selected students who are eligible for such services.

 

Maintains close communication with classroom teachers, other staff, and parents concerning students’ performance.

 

Maintains accurate records of students evaluated and served in occupational therapy program; including assessment results, IEP progress, and other documentation or reports as needed.

 

Participates in designated team meetings, individual education plan conferences, and periodic reviews involving assessment, programming, and reevaluation decisions.

 

Schedules occupational therapy evaluation and service times/locations with teachers and building principals.

 

Develops and provides formal and informal in-service programs for teachers and parents regarding occupational therapy.

 

Maintain appropriate records and reports. Collect data on progress on goals and objectives for each student and meet all required timelines.

 

Conduct assessments, provide comprehensive report results, and follow Florida state criteria in the area(s) of special education eligibility as well as mandated timelines.

 

Acts as liaison between the school district and community agencies, doctors, and hospitals as needed to provide collaborative occupational therapy services.