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8276 - Occupational Therapist, Regular Part Time (65%)
Board Office - Educational services - Québec (QC)
PROFESSIONAL POSITION AVAILABLE
English School Board
2021-2022 school year
Place of work :
Board Office - Educational services -
Job status :
Regular Part Time (65%)
Immediate supervisor :
Coordinator Educational services
Starting date :
October 18, 2021
Ending date :
June 30, 2022
NATURE OF THE WORK
The position of occupational therapist encompasses, in particular, responsibility for screening and evaluating the functional skills of students experiencing physical or psychomotor difficulties and developing an intervention plan for students so as to develop, restore or maintain their skills, compensate for their disabilities, minimize handicap situations and adapt their environment to foster their optimal autonomy and help students pursue their educational path.
SOME CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES
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 school activities.
analyzes and evaluates the students' functional skills, including students with handicaps or social maladjustments.
determines, as part of an individualized education plan, an occupational therapy treatment and intervention plan to meet the student's needs. He or she decides on the use of restraints, if necessary.
helps the student in the areas where he or she experiences delays to enable him or her to reach the maximum level of functioning; through activities and the education community, he or she promotes generalization of learning to develop skills to live a productive and independent life.
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; he or she participates in defining intervention objectives and means; he or she 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, medical or rehabilitation community.
advises management staff, prepares expertise, evaluation, briefing and progress reports and makes appropriate recommendations to support decision making.
may also conduct workshops and offer support to groups of parents in conjunction with resources in the education or health and social services network.
prepares and updates files according to the standards related to the practice of the profession and the rules defined by the school board; he or she prepares progress notes or reports as well as end-of-process and follow-up reports on his or her interventions.
The emphasis will be placed mainly in the early childhood dossiers (K4, K5 and cycle 1) with possible intervention at higher grade levels.
Be a member of the Ordre des ergothérapeutes du Québec.
An excellent knowledge of oral and written English and a good knowledge of oral and written French
Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, principals, parents, and supervisor
Willingness and ability to travel to various schools within the CQSB territory
Ability to establish relationships which demonstrate courtesy, respect and integrity
Respect of the orientation and of the values of the school and the community
All interested candidates are asked to forward their application at:
By our website : https://www.cqsb.qc.ca/en/careers
Mention the posting number on the subject line of your email and on your resume.
An acknowledgement of receipt will be returned to your email address.
We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted. All applications are treated in a confidential manner. We apply equal access to employment and we encourage women, visible and ethnic minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities to apply. People with disabilities who wish, may be assisted in the preselection and selection process.
The Human Resources Department
The masculine generic refers to both the masculine and feminine genders and is used for conciseness purposes only.