Grande Prairie Public School Division

Invites applications for:

Occupational Therapist

Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.

Two full-time positions available (35 hours per week). Candidates available part-time may be considered, please note availability on your application.

Assignment

Contract Type

FTE

Competition #

Occupational Therapist

Permanent

Effective August 27, 2021

1.0

S2122-004

ABOUT OUR ORGANIZATION

Peace Collaborative Services (PCS) is a regional organization providing specialized educational support services across six Northwestern Alberta school jurisdictions. Grande Prairie Public School Division employs PCS staff on behalf of the jurisdictions in the region.

ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY

Peace Collaborative Services is seeking two Occupational Therapists to join our emerging multi-disciplinary school team. As the ideal candidate, you are energetic and enjoy working with children from Preschool through Grade 12. You will work collaboratively to integrate student programming with other disciplines such as Speech-Language Therapy, Physiotherapy, and Psychology and for students with visual and/or hearing impairment.

BEING PART OF OUR DYNAMIC TEAM, YOU WILL:

Help make a difference – Provide individual child services:

Develop intervention programs, conduct periodic re-assessment/evaluation of individual programs and recommend adjustments as needed

Provide direct treatment intervention to specific children

Instruct teachers, assistants, volunteers and parents in occupational therapy intervention techniques

Participate in case conferences, parent interviews, medical consultations and clinic programming

Research and provide consultation regarding adaptive equipment and technical aids

Take a leadership role - Oversee program services:

Supervise para-professional staff and provide programming input for Educational Assistants

Provide input into the direction and requirements of the Occupational Therapy program in various jurisdictions

Develop, implement and evaluate a quality assurance program

Provide input into annual operating and capital equipment budgets

Provide input into the development and implementation of group programs

Attend staff, department and other meetings as required

QUALIFICATIONS:

You work well independently and can show initiative

You are self-motivated, and an enthusiastic learner with excellent problem solving skills

Must be registered or eligible to be registered with ACOT and/or CAOT

Valid driver’s license (Travel required)

Provide Police Information Record Check and Child Intervention Record Check

Pediatric experience is an asset

WE OFFER:

Competitive salary ($63,755 - $98,282 based on experience)

Full benefits including: life, dental, extended healthcare and health spending account

Work the school year with school holidays

Payment of professional dues

Professional liability insurance

Reimbursement for moving expenses incurred in order to relocate for the role (up to $5,000)

Any questions about this unique career opportunity should be addressed to Cheryl Brown, Regional Manager, Peace Collaborative Services at cheryl.brown@gppsd.ab.ca. Call 780 539 0333 ext 19030.

We appreciate and thank you for your application; however, we contact only those candidates who are selected for an interview. GPPSD reserves the right to check references prior to the scheduling of interviews.

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JOB INFORMATION
Job Category:
Management & Professionals
Employer:
Grande Prairie Public School Division
Posting Date:
8/11/2021 8:00:00 PM
Location:
Grande Prairie, Alberta
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