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Occupational Therapist (SY20-21)

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Two Rivers Public Charter School | Washington, DC
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Two Rivers Public Charter School


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Published 19 days ago

August 3, 2020
August 1, 2020

Occupational Therapist

Two Rivers Public Charter School is seeking a dynamic, dedicated, flexible Occupational Therapist to become part of a vibrant educational community.

 

Background

Two Rivers Public Charter School serves a diverse group of 900 students in preschool through eighth grade. Staff at Two Rivers create an exciting educational environment in which students and staff become a community of learners on a journey of discovery. Two Rivers uses Expeditionary Learning, an educational model that emphasizes interactive, hands-on, project-based learning. The school focuses on the whole child, recognizing the importance of character education and the social-emotional needs of children while helping them achieve academic excellence.

 

The Two Rivers staff share a strong belief that all children can learn and be high achievers. The curriculum at Two Rivers is rigorous, standards-based, and provides opportunities for students to excel in all areas. An integrated arts program and a content-based Spanish program augment the school’s demanding academic program. These elements come together through learning expeditions that allow students to incorporate and apply their classroom learning through real-world experiences.

 

For more information about Two Rivers, please visit tworiverspcs.org and learnwithtworivers.org.

 

Qualifications

Staff at Two Rivers are part of an energetic and caring team devoted to creating incredible schools. A Masters degree in Occupational Therapy and DC licensure are required.  Ideal candidates will possess the following qualities/skills:

 

Skills and Characteristics

• Demonstrated ability to collaborate with other disciplines to ensure team understanding of student occupational performance strengths and needs, through evaluation, educational program planning, and service delivery

• Capability to evaluate the student’s ability and formulate the student’s occupational profile through a variety of functional, behavioral, and standardized assessments, skilled observation, checklists, histories, and interviews

• Capacity to synthesize evaluation results into a comprehensive written report which reflects strengths and barriers to student participation in the educational environment; directs program development, and guide evidence-based intervention

• Ability to develop occupationally-based intervention plans based on student needs to evaluation results

• Capability to participate in multidisciplinary meetings to review evaluation results, integrate findings with other disciplines, offer recommendations, and develop individual education plans and intervention plans to achieve IEP goals

• Proven ability to provide targeted, evidence-based therapeutic intervention to facilitate student participation and occupational performance within the school environment

• Ability to provide continuing education and in-services for educational personnel, parents, and community-based service providers

• Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to work as a member of a team

• Prior experience working in a school setting is strongly preferred but not required

• Deep commitment to develop and contribute to a community of educators

• Flexibility and enthusiasm

 

Benefits

Two Rivers values its team of amazing educators. Teachers at Two Rivers receive:

• A competitive salary and benefits package

• The support of a welcoming and appreciative group of

families

• A class of students who are eager to learn and grateful for their school

• A leadership team that values teachers and provides feedback, encouragement, and accountability

• An administrative team that provides support for children with challenges

•Professional growth opportunities on-site and off-site

• Membership in a professional learning community that will challenge and excite eager educators—the staff’s work was featured in the book Data Wise in Action from Harvard University

• A strong, established school culture that supports academic and social learning

• Fun colleagues—people who care about their work, work hard, and want to have a good time

while they’re doing it!

 

Two Rivers is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate all applicants without unlawful consideration of race, religion, age, color, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.



Occupational Therapist

Two Rivers Public Charter School is seeking a dynamic, dedicated, flexible Occupational Therapist to become part of a vibrant educational community.

 

Background

Two Rivers Public Charter School serves a diverse…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Location

1227 4th Street Northeast, Washington, DC 20002

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