Substitute Teacher - Special School District
Position: Substitute Teacher
Subject Area: Special Education
Job Title: Occupational Therapist - Hourly Substitute
Job Location: Special School District of St. Louis County
Deadline: Dec 22, 2022**
District: Special School District
Town & Country, MO 63131
Telephone: 314-989-8211
Job Description:
Summary:  Identifies specific delays or deficits in the development process, assesses physical limitations and provides intervention programs to establish the foundation essential to the learning process.
Job Responsibilities:
(To be successful at SSD all positions must embrace the principles of – One Child-One Team, service oriented leadership, accountable management, and effective collaboration.)

Instruction and Learning – Student achievement/performance and staff growth
  1. Evaluates students for physical limitations, developmental delays, sensory-motor dysfunction, perceptual-motor abilities, self-help skills, functional daily living skills and adaptive equipment needs; and develops and administers educational programs based on evaluation results.
  2. Interprets test and diagnostic findings to parents, teachers, students, and other entitled parties.
  3. Provides training for educational staff and supervises programs conducted by educational staff.
  4. Recommends or fabricates adaptive equipment for ADL (Activities of Daily Living) needs, for communication, and for individualized classroom seating.  Monitors utilization of prosthetics, orthotics and adaptive appliances.
  5. Provides home programs for parents/guardians when appropriate.
  6. Participates in district and/or special interest meetings as appropriate.
  7. Participates in continuing education and professional conferences and workshops to keep abreast of current treatment methods and to disseminate information to other disciplines.
  8. Assists with orientation of new staff members.
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor’s, Master’s or Clinical Doctorate degree in Occupational Therapy required.  Experience in pediatrics/school-based occupational therapy preferred.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Missouri Occupational License required for position.

Sub. pay rate $29.00/hr.

Interested applicants must apply online:
The District does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religious preference, marital status, disability, national origin, or any other reason prohibited by state or federal law.  Employees of the District are required to comply with the provisions of the Title VII of The Civil Rights Act and Title IX of the 1972 Educational Amendments.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.