Pembina Hills Public Schools on behalf of Aspen Collaborative Services requires an occupational therapist in the Westlock-Athabasca geographic area. This position involves providing supports and services as a member of the School Linked Team at schools and as a member of the Multi-disciplinary Team as a service provider in the home/community environment.
Aspen Collaborative Services offers regional supports and services designed to support children and youth in their learning and well-being. As a member of this team, you will partner with colleagues in Education, Health, Human Services and our community partners to promote success for children and youth.
Pembina Hills Public Schools (PHPS) invites applications for a 10 Month Full-time Occupational Therapist position. This full-time position has the possibility of providing services in July and August. Duties are to commence as soon as possible.
Successful candidate responsibilities:
Provides universal, targeted and individualized supports and services as a member of the School Linked Team
Supports the Child and Family Centered approach to the delivery of services that views the whole family including the child as the focus
Engages parents as active partners at home and in planning and decision making
Provides a flexible approach to service delivery adjusting to the diverse and changing needs of the child and family
Provides consultative supports and services that promote academic and social inclusion
Supports and develops a strength based model of services
Promotes mental health and wellness
Delivers specialized services that include: sensory/self-regulation, visual perceptual skills, physical skills, organizational skills and life skills
Promotes engagement and participation in literacy and numeracy by reducing barriers to learning
Delivers services to several school districts in the region
Delivers supports and services in a geographic area that serves the areas of Westlock and Athabasca areas as well as smaller communities in between these locations
To work with Pembina Hills Regional Division, you must:
Be registered and a member in good standing with the Alberta College of Occupational Therapists
Maintain professional malpractice insurance
Experience working with school aged children and youth
Have a valid driver’s license
Be available to travel and have access to a vehicle
District pay grid
For further information, please contact:
Sandra Zesko (Regional Manager) at 780-619-3545 firstname.lastname@example.org / Rob McGarva (Director of Student Services) 780-674-8506 or email@example.com
Please visit www.phpschools.ca for further details about the school division
Applications will be reviewed December 14, 2017, but this competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.