Manhattan Day School seeks a part-time Occupational Therapist to join our exceptional special education staff in fostering a culture of academic excellence, mindful social and emotional learning, and meaningful development.
Our ideal candidates will:
evaluate students by conducting a thorough assessment and by applying diagnostic and prognostic muscle, joint, nerve and functional abilities tests
lead the development and implementation of reasonable, specific, and measurable individualized growth plans for achieving age appropriate milestones
create and lead small group and one to one OT sessions with students requiring occupational therapy
work collaboratively with classroom teachers to develop individualized in-class goals in line with each student’s IESP
communicate proactively, sensitively, and warmly with all stakeholders- students, parents, faculty, and staff
provide in-home strategies and techniques to parents to ensure all around student success
be understanding of and sensitive to the principles of social, emotional, and cognitive development
possess knowledge of and experience working with students with cognitive disabilities
experience using an OT gym and related tools and techniques for the development of fine and gross motor skills
posses a New York State license as an occupational therapist
To learn more about our school community, please visit www.manhattanday.org.
We look forward to hearing from you! Please send resumes or inquiries to email@example.com