School Occupational Therapist and COTA Jobs

Students throughout the country rely on occupational therapists and certified occupational therapy assistants, like you, to overcome mental, developmental and emotional impairments. Through personal evaluations, expert care and ongoing support, a great occupational therapist can help students achieve long-term success. At ProCare Therapy, we take the stress out of the job search process and help you succeed in your career. We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and ongoing career support along with access to premier occupational therapy job opportunities at great school districts.

School Occupational Therapist & COTA Responsibilities

School occupational therapist and occupational therapy assistants (COTA) help children perform daily activities by focusing on a variety of sensory, physical, and cognitive skills. Occupational therapists and COTAs improve the well-being of children in schools by allowing them to socially and academically participate. Additionally, they promote self-care and work skills. Occupational therapists and COTAs work with other school professionals to create a modified plan of treatment that helps minimize obstacles to participate.

School Occupational Therapy & COTA Requirements

To become a school occupational therapist, you need to receive a bachelor’s degree, then a master’s degree, and finally receive licensing to work in your state. Taking and passing the National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapists (NBCOT) is the first step you must take to become licensed. COTAs need to receive an associate’s degree from an accredited program before they take their NBCOT exam. After they receive licensure from the state, they can practice inside schools, as long as there is an occupational therapist present.

School Occupational Therapist Salary & Job Outlook

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the 2018 median pay for occupational therapists has increased over the years. The position itself is expected to see large growth of 24% between the year 2016 and 2026. This translates to 31,000 new opportunities, some of which are school-based occupational therapy jobs and COTA school jobs. Additionally, with the rise of technology in schools, telehealth occupational therapy jobs will become more prevalent.

Check out our great school occupational therapy jobs and certified occupational assistant jobs and apply today!

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New School OT/COTA Job Opening in Wyoming, DE

  • Schools - OT
  • 1 day ago
  • Rockford, IL

New School Occupational Therapist Job Opportunity in the Wyoming, Delaware Area

Are you looking for an exciting, rewarding career opportunity with children? We have teamed up with a 5-star school district in the Wyoming, Delaware area that is looking for a full time School OT to join their team until the end of the 2021-2022 school year. Create lasting impacts on our youngest generation while working in a fun and supportive environment with some of the best colleagues and kiddos! Apply with us today!

About the Job:

  • Full time
  • Elementary, middle, and high school caseload
  • 21-22 SY
  • May take COTA

Requirements:

  • Prior school experience (preferred)
  • Proper state licenses/certifications

When you partner with ProCare, you also have a partner in your career. Your compensation package will be individualized to your needs and will be made up with a W-2 hourly rate that is based upon your experience level with benefits if needed.

Please apply today by submitting your information below, or emailing your resume directly to: [email protected]  

Allison Pletzer

770-325-0329

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