Occupational Therapist, Preschool - The Guidance Center of Westchester

POSITION: Occupational Therapist, Preschool


PROGRAM: Peekskill SCIS, 5240


HOURS: School Calendar, 3-4 hours/week


This position will be working as part of a collaborative team of Special Education Teacher, General Education Teacher, Teaching Assistants, Speech Therapist, and PT, to provide supports to children with special needs in an inclusive full day preschool classroom in Peekskill, NY.


QUALIFICATIONS: OTR/L


SKILLS/ABILITY Support a high-performing culture aligned with TGCW core values and B.A.S.I.C Tenets: Balance, Accountability, Satisfaction, Inclusion, and Communication. Demonstrate care, support, and compassion for young children and families


JOB DESCRIPTION: Keep current progress information and notes on each student in the caseload Provide individual occupational therapy treatment Provide small group therapy and interventions in the classroom Follow goals and objectives on IEP for each student Assess children as needed Attend CPSE meetings as needed Attend weekly class team meetings as needed Provide OT as a related service in the community, if needed Submit reports and billing in a timely manner


SALARY: Commensurate with experience


Physical Requirements: These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to perform the job's essential functions successfully. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions of the position, which are reviewed in each case. While performing the responsibilities of the role, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use his or her hands and fingers to handle or feel. The employee is required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.


EEO Statement: The Guidance Center of Westchester (TGCW) is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. TGCW encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, and veteran status. TGCW undertakes affirmative action strategies in its recruitment and employment efforts to assure that persons with disabilities have full opportunities for employment in all positions. We encourage applicants with disabilities who may need accommodations in the application process to contact: droyal at theguidancecenter.org. Correspondence sent to this email address that is not related to requests for accommodations will not be reviewed. Applicants should follow the instructions above regarding how to apply.


About Us: The Guidance Center of Westchester's mission is to improve the well-being of people of all ages through innovative and effective programs that enable everyone to learn, work, and thrive. TGCW offers essential and lasting support to those in our communities challenged by mental illness, substance use, poverty, and homelessness. We empower our participants to become active members of their community through education, treatment, housing, rehabilitative and vocational services. Founded in 1942, TGCW is a community-based nonprofit organization helping over 5,000 people each year. TGCW has an annual operating budget of ~$22 million and employs 250 people. We provide services to communities throughout Westchester County, with service sites in Mount Vernon, New Rochelle, Mamaroneck, Yonkers, and Peekskill.


HIRING SUPERVISOR: Eleanor Marantz

SEND RESUMES TO: emarantz@theguidancecenter.org


The Guidance Center of Westchester

256 Washington Street

Mount Vernon, NY 10553

TheGuidanceCenter.org

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