POSITION: Occupational Therapist
TYPE: Permanent, Part-time (0.50 FTE)
LOCATION: Negotiable within Living Sky School Division geographical area
START DATE: TBD when position is filled
COMPENSATION: Starting Wage $47,235.59 based on 0.50 FTE (plus comprehensive benefits)
Living Sky School Division is committed to caring for students’ well-being and are looking for a new talent to join us as we reinvent the future of education. We are in an exciting time as we journey towards self-managed teams who are empowered to collaborate, experiment and move student learning forward in an innovative environment. If this sounds good to you, please read on!
Get to Know Us
Living Sky School Division is proudly located on the shared territory of Treaty 6. We are committed to building genuine relationships and creating a place where culture is affirmed, ensuring everyone belongs. We strive for a diverse, inclusive and safe workplace.
Summary of Position
The mandate of an Occupational Therapist is to help students succeed by promoting their participation in all school activities. You will identify barriers to participation and develop innovative solutions to maximize student potential. Our OTs support foundational skills that are needed for learning. Students you work with may be neurodiverse, have sensory processing and regulation differences, experience motor skills delays, or use adaptive equipment.
Assess student physical and sensory development, environmental fit, occupations, and equipment needs. Focus is given to early intervention and tier three students who require intensive individualized supports.
Make recommendations based on formal and informal assessment of student, environment, and occupation to promote students’ participation in school activities.
Create and support the implementation of treatment plans to promote the functional development of students.
Collaborate and support school team, learning services, caregivers, outside agencies, division staff, and others to meet the functional needs of students.
Provide training and knowledge translation to school staff.
You must hold and maintain a practicing membership with Saskatchewan Society of Occupational Therapists (SSOT). Restricted License may be considered if appropriate support plan is in place and you are able to obtain Practicing Status within one year. Experience working with children or in school would be beneficial to the job.
This position involves travel to schools within the school division and a valid driver’s license and dependable vehicle is required, with compensation.
Mentorship and support from our experienced OTand Student Services Team
- Opportunities for professional development.
· Family Health Coverage · Generous Sick Leave Plan · Professional Development Opportunities
· Maternity Leave Top Up Benefits · Family Assistance Program · Secure Pension Plan
- An Opportunity to Make a Difference!
For further information, please contact Shannon Lessard, Service Lead at [email protected] or 306-937-7909.
Living Sky School Division is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential and encourages applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of Living Sky School Division. Qualified applicants who are of First Nations or Métis ancestry are encouraged to consider joining our team.
We thank all interested applicants; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Posting will remain open until position is filled.