Director of Occupational Therapy

Faculty / Full-Time

The Greenwood School, Putney, VT

The Greenwood School is seeking a licensed Occupational Therapist (OTR) to oversee all aspects of our Occupational Therapy Program. Greenwood is a boarding school dedicated to providing young men in grades 6-12 with learning differences such as dyslexia, attentional difficulties (ADD / ADHD), and/or executive functioning deficits with the skills and strategies necessary to bridge the gap between their outstanding promise and present abilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise, support and mentor COTAs
    • Work in conjunction with teachers, administrators and families through the referral, data collection, review, assessment, scoring and evaluation process for each student as needed
    • Use standardized and non-standardized tests, clinical observations and interviews to evaluate the following areas:
    • Self-regulation
    • Visual perceptual skills
    • Visual motor Integration
    • Fine motor skills
    • Sensory processing
    • Activities of daily living, including residential requirements
  • Assessing the break downs that might be occurring in the classroom
  • Communicate with parents to discuss test results and receive approval for treatment if necessary
  • Write, develop and implement treatment plans for students
  • Schedule and participate in parent conferences, case conferences and interdisciplinary team meetings regarding the student as needed
  • Collaborate with and support teaching staff for students as needed
  • Provide professional development for the teaching staff with regards to students as needed
  • Complete progress reports
  • Write customized IEP goals, accommodations and modifications
  • Order OT supplies for the OT room and for the classrooms
  • Experience with Executive Function/ADHD supports a plus
  • Assistive Technology skills are a plus

Personality Characteristics:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communicative skills
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Flexibility
  • Organizational skills
  • Sense of humor is a must
  • Requirements:
  • Vermont OTR Licensing
  • Supervisory experience
  • 1-3 years’ school based occupational therapy experience preferred
  • Experience working with adolescent boys 6-12th grade in either an educational, residential, or human service background
  • Greenwood School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sexual orientation, ethnic origin, sex, gender identity or expression, religion or disability in its employment policies.

Requirements:

  • Vermont OTR Licensing
  • Supervisory experience
  • 1-3 years’ school-based occupational therapy experience preferred
  • Experience working with adolescent boys 6-12th grade in either an educational, residential, or human service background

Salary: Open
Type: Full Time, part time may be negotiated
Category: Director of Occupational Therapy
Benefits: Dependent upon job classification
Preferred Education: Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy

Please submit your cover letter, resume and references to frontdesk@greenwood.org

Salary: Open
Type: Full Time, part-time may be negotiated
Category: Director of Occupational Therapy

Benefits: Dependent upon job classification
Preferred Education: Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy

The Greenwood School

Putney, VT
Elementary, Middle School, High School
Day, Boarding
All Gender
Serves Special Needs