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POSITION: Occupational Therapist, Preschool

PROGRAM: Peekskill SCIS, 5240

HOURS: School Calendar, 3-4 hours/week

This position will be working as part of a collaborative team of Special Education Teacher, General Education

Teacher, Teaching Assistants, Speech Therapist, and PT, to provide supports to children with special needs in

an inclusive full day preschool classroom in Peekskill, NY.

QUALIFICATIONS:

OTR/L

SKILLS/ABILITY

Support a high-performing culture aligned with TGCW core values and B.A.S.I.C Tenets: Balance,

Accountability, Satisfaction, Inclusion, and Communication.

Demonstrate care, support, and compassion for young children and families

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Keep current progress information and notes on each student in the caseload

Provide individual occupational therapy treatment

Provide small group therapy and interventions in the classroom

Follow goals and objectives on IEP for each student

Assess children as needed

Attend CPSE meetings as needed

Attend weekly class team meetings as needed

Provide OT as a related service in the community, if needed

Submit reports and billing in a timely manner

SALARY: Commensurate with experience

Physical Requirements: These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary

for an employee to perform the job's essential functions successfully. Reasonable accommodation can be

made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions of the position, which are

reviewed in each case. While performing the responsibilities of the role, the employee is required to talk and

hear. The employee is often required to sit and use his or her hands and fingers to handle or feel. The

employee is required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch,

or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

EEO Statement: The Guidance Center of Westchester (TGCW) is an equal opportunity employer. We value a

diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. TGCW encourages applications from all qualified individuals

without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national

The Guidance Center of Westchester

256 Washington Street

Mount Vernon, NY 10553

TheGuidanceCenter.orgorigin, marital status, citizenship, disability, and veteran status. TGCW undertakes affirmative action strategies

in its recruitment and employment efforts to assure that persons with disabilities have full opportunities for

employment in all positions. We encourage applicants with disabilities who may need accommodations in the

application process to contact: droyal at theguidancecenter.org. Correspondence sent to this email address

that is not related to requests for accommodations will not be reviewed. Applicants should follow the

instructions above regarding how to apply.

About Us: The Guidance Center of Westchester's mission is to improve the well-being of people of all ages

through innovative and effective programs that enable everyone to learn, work, and thrive. TGCW offers

essential and lasting support to those in our communities challenged by mental illness, substance use,

poverty, and homelessness. We empower our participants to become active members of their community

through education, treatment, housing, rehabilitative and vocational services. Founded in 1942, TGCW is a

community-based nonprofit organization helping over 5,000 people each year. TGCW has an annual operating

budget of ~$22 million and employs 250 people. We provide services to communities throughout Westchester

County, with service sites in Mount Vernon, New Rochelle, Mamaroneck, Yonkers, and Peekskill.

POSITION: Occupational Therapist, Preschool

PROGRAM: Peekskill SCIS, 5240

HOURS: School Calendar, 3-4 hours/week

This position will be working as part of a collaborative team of Special Education Teacher, General Education

Teacher…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

Commensurate with experience

Location

On-site
256 Washington Street, Mount Vernon, NY 10553, United States

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Instructions:

HIRING SUPERVISOR: Eleanor Marantz

SEND RESUMES TO: emarantz@theguidancecenter.org

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