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Occupational Therapist

Eastern Townships School Board

This is a Full-time position in Sherbrooke, QC posted September 29, 2018.

The occupational therapist

-assesses the student’s development in various areas: fine and gross motor skills, sensory integration, perceptual-cognitive skills, social and rational aspect, daily living and domestic activities
-analyzes and evaluates the students’ functional skills, including students with handicaps or social maladjustments and students suffering from a mental or neuropsychological disorder attested to by a diagnosis or an evaluation conducted by qualified personnel
-determines, as part of an individualized education plan, an occupational therapy treatment and intervention plan to meet the student’s needs
-works with a multidisciplinary team to draw up and review a student’s individualized education plan by including the occupational therapy treatment and intervention plan in the plan, if necessary
-participates in defining intervention objectives and means and works with other team members to ensure concerted and coordinated interventions and assess the achievement of objectives
-may consult and train resources in the education community.

This is a contract position until June 30th 2018 that could be extended for the 2019-2020 school year.

-Member of the “Ordre des ergothérapeutes du Québec” (OEQ)
-Demonstrated ability to work effectively in English and French
-Ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team while maintaining a good sense of professional autonomy
-Ability to create and animate workshops
-Ability to adapt to the needs of elementary school students
-Strong organizational and analytical skills
-Relevant experience working with children or in a school environment would be an asset

Skills Required

  • Education level: University
  • Work experience (years): 0-2 years

Package

Salary: 46470.00-80572.00$ per year

How to Apply