ESY Occupational Therapist (Summer 2023) at Benicia Unified School District (2023)

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ESY Occupational Therapist (Summer 2023) at Benicia Unified School District

Job Information

Date Posted: 5/24/2023 Application Deadline: Until Filled
Employment Type: Part Time Length of Work Year: June 5 to June 30, 2023
Salary: With Student rate Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1
Contact: Steven SE Phillips Email:

Job Summary

Job Summary

Hours are TBDAll hours paid on time sheetNo school Monday June 19, 2023

Job Description / Essential Elements: Print

BENICIA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICTOCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTCLASSIFIED MANAGEMENTDEFINITIONUnder general direction, provides assessment, consultation and/or treatment to children with disabilities who qualify for occupational therapy services. RELATIONSHIP TO STUDENT ACHIEVEMENTProvides support to staff and direct services to include students who have sensory motor issues that impede their learning process.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSThe tasks listed in this section are representative of duties assigned to this position. This list is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the tasks assigned to this position.•Processes referrals of students for occupational therapy services.•Provides direct occupational therapy to students.•Completes initial educationally-related perceptual/sensory/motor assessments.•Provides clinical and administrative supervision of certified occupational therapy assistants.•Develops treatment plans and goals with appropriate referrals to other agencies when necessary.•Participates in the development of procedures, reporting forms and records to manage the program.•Prepares written reports.•Attends initial IEP to review assessments and attends other IEP meetings as appropriate.•Provides inservices, training, and consultation to special education staff and parents as needed.•Maintains a positive, open communication with staff, schools, parents, and agencies.•Reviews occupational therapy/physical therapy progress reports.•Maintains SELPA therapy rooms/equipment.•Consults with non-public agencies in related areas.•Attends appropriate inservice/staff development meetings.•Capacity to follow guidelines of determination and provisions of educationally necessary occupational therapies.•Ability to understand, interpret, and provide educationally necessary therapies.•Knowledge of and ability to provide occupational therapy assessments.••Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with district office personnel, school district personnel, and outside agencies.•Ability to communicate effectively, tactfully, and persuasively, both orally and in writing. •Performs related duties as required.•Possession of valid California driver's license.EXPERIENCE•Experience working with children as an occupational therapist with experience working in a public education setting preferred.EDUCATION A Bachelor of Arts Degree in Occupational Therapy.Current registration with the American Occupational Therapy Association as an occupational therapist.PHYSICAL ABILITIES AND WORKING CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENTThe Physical Abilities and Other Conditions of Employment listed in this section are representative of, but are not intended to provide an exhaustive list of Physical Abilities and Other Conditions of Employment which may be required of positions in this class. Benicia Unified School District encourages persons with disabilities who are interested in employment in this class and need reasonable accommodation of those disabilities to contact the Personnel Department for further information.Vision: (which may be corrected) to read printed material; identify and distinguish objects.Hearing: (which may be corrected) to hear sounds which warn of potential danger; to hear speech in a classroom setting. Ability to hear conversations in person and on the phone.Smell:to distinguish strong odors such as those associated with fire.Speech: able to be understood in face-to-face communications; to speak with a level of proficiency and volume to be understood in person, on the telephone or addressing a group; to be able to speak for prolonged periods of time.Upper Body Mobility: use hands and fingers to feel, grasp, and manipulate small objects; manipulate fingers, twist and bend at wrist and elbow; extend arms to reach outward and upward; use hands and arms to lift objects; twist and bend at torso; turn, raise, and lower head.Lower Body Mobility: to walk on even and uneven surfaces; bend at waist; stoop; stand for prolonged periods of 50 minutes; climb stairs; and step over objects.Strength: to lift and/or carry objects which weigh as much as 10 pounds on a regular basis; to push/pull objects which weigh as much as 50 pounds on an occasional basis. Some positions may require regular lifting and physical support of children who may weigh more than 50 pounds.Environmental Requirements: encounter constant work interruptions; work cooperatively with others; work independently; work inside; work around dirt/dust.

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

Please see Job Description for Qualifications and Experience needed for position. Additional questions can be addressed during interview.

  • Letter of Introduction
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation (3 Recent Letters)
  • Resume

Please see Job Description for Qualifications and Experience needed for position. Additional questions can be addressed during interview.

  • Letter of Introduction
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation (3 Recent Letters)
  • Resume

    Comments and Other Information

    *Fingerprint and TB Clearance will be required as conditions of employment*The filling of this position is contingent on board approval*You will be contacted by phone if selected for an interview * District employees, programs, activities, and practices shall be free from discrimination, harassment, intimidation, bullying against an individual or group based on race, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, immigration status, ethnic group identification, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, pregnancy, false pregnancy, termination of pregnancy, or related recovery, parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information; a perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. The Title IX coordinator for BUSD is the Assistant Superintendent, Dr. Khushwinder Gill. She can be reached at 707-747-8300 or by emailing of this District are required to comply with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the 1972 Educational Amendments, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

    Benicia Unified School District

    Application Deadline

    Until Filled

    Date Posted



    Steven SE Phillips

    Number of Openings



    With Student rate

    Length of Work Year

    June 5 to June 30, 2023

    Employment Type

    Part Time

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