The OT provides services within a unique service delivery approach in the role of consultant in the classroom with a full-time special educator, speech and language therapist and assistive technologist. In addition to providing intensive, individualized, OT-focused services, the OT actively collaborates with the special education team in assuring access to the instructional materials and environment in the academic curriculum. This includes on-going evaluation and implementation of appropriate seating and positioning to enable the students to use movements efficiently and effectively within the classroom environment; monitoring of student’s active participation in the educational program; serving as a liaison with outside therapists, vendors, manufactures, and service representatives; preparing reports and making recommendations for equipment and therapy; and providing in-service training to all staff and parents, as appropriate.
Given the nature of the student population at The Bridge School, the OT participates in extensive ongoing collaborative efforts with the educational staff, parents, multiple consulting service providers (e.g. P.T., V. I.) and representatives of local public school districts and agencies. The OT reports to the Director of Education and Research.
Consultant will perform the services set forth in this document at the School’s facilities located at 545 Eucalyptus Avenue, Hillsborough, California 94010, and at those other locations or by those means (such as telecommuting) as agreed to by the Parties in writing.
Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Sufficient education, training and/or work experience to demonstrate possession of the following knowledge, skills and abilities, typically acquired through:
Work in a classroom/school environment, overseeing the safety, physical, and access needs of children with severe speech and physical impairments.
This job description does not promise or imply that the functions listed are the only duties to be performed or that the position may not change or be eliminated.
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