Occupational Therapist - Spire and Pinnacle Schools
Position: Occupational Therapist
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Occupational Therapist
Job Location: The Pinnacle School
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Spire and Pinnacle Schools
Stamford, CT 06902
Telephone: 203-661-1609 EXT 107
Job Description:
Occupational Therapist, (Full-time, 11 months, The Pinnacle School)
The Pinnacle School, a private, special education day school for college-bound students in grades 2 through 12, seeks an Occupational Therapist for a full-time, school based position (11 months). The focus of Occupational Therapy program at The Pinnacle School is to address students’ individual sensory and motor needs in order to improve their overall performance in the school setting and beyond. Our program focuses on sensory integration theory and praxis skill development in order to remediate critical foundational skills.

  The occupational therapist will work with students individually and in small groups throughout the school day in the School’s large, dedicated OT gym. The occupational therapist will be joining a robust and collaborative team of highly trained clinicians and teachers with expertise in special education, school counseling, speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, and classroom and behavior management.

 The Pinnacle School enables students with language-based academic and social deficits to thrive through small class sizes, differentiated instruction, active problem-solving and relationship building. We are accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and is a Connecticut state-approved special education school. Our students are both privately and district placed, and come from Connecticut and New York.
 The successful candidate will meet the following requirements:
  •  Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy and valid Connecticut state license
  • Experience working with special education student populations (preferably in a school setting)
  • Skilled at performing and writing assessments
  • Strong background in sensory integration therapy
  • Excellent communication skills, contagious enthusiasm, and a collaborative style to fit with our small-team environment.
Benefits include: Medical/Dental, Vision, PTO, Life Insurance, LTD,  and Retirement.

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Please forward resume, 2 references and a brief, email cover note to: hr@greenwichedprep.com

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