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Occupational Therapy Assistant

(OTA) Contract Type:

Temporary Full-Time; 40 hrs/week

Temporary contract with the possibility of extension

Location: Locations across Grasslands Public Schools

Application close date:

As soon as a suitable applicant pool has been established ! Apply directly to this ad, by selecting the Apply Online button below ! Check your 'jobs Applied To' to confirm you successfully applied

Treaty Acknowledgement

We wish to acknowledge Treaty 7 territory - the ancestral and traditional territory of the Blackfoot Confederacy: Kainai, Piikani and Siksika as well as the Tsuu Tina First Nation and Stoney Nakoda First Nation. We acknowledge the many First Nations, Mtis and Inuit whose footsteps have marked these lands for generations. We are grateful for the traditional Knowledge Keepers and Elders who are still with us today and those who have gone before us. We recognize the land as an act of reconciliation and gratitude to those whose territory we reside on or are visiting.

At Grasslands Public Schools we look for people who are passionate about being a part of a collaborative team that thrives on a foundation of: Student Learning

School + Community Relationships

Inclusive + Healthy Environments

..... Grasslands Public Schools is seeking passionate, dynamic and student-centered employees! Grasslands is a public school division in southeastern Alberta serving the City of Brooks and surrounding County of Newell. Our district is Our communities boast a world This is an opportunity to join a strong and supportive team of professionals. MISSION

Provide opportunities that inspire students to achieve and succeed as resilient learners who positively impact their communities.

..... Its great to work at Grasslands!

We pay up to 92% of health, dental and other extended benefit premiums. In this role you will have weekends and summers off, and often have extended time off during holiday seasons, as scheduled on the school calendar. We Prioritize Wellness and Active Living: Grasslands Public Schools, in partnership with the City of Brooks Recreation Services, offer discounts on JBS Canada Centre memberships and passes, for Grasslands employees!

We regularly plan book studies, social events, guest presenters, and more!

We have implemented early dismissal, for students, on Fridays (Fri-yay!), to give more flexibility in schedules, for colleagues to meet, collaborate, and learn within working hours. Job Duties:

As a member of our multidisciplinary team, the Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) will: provide interventions to support goals written by Occupational Therapists (OT)

support OTs in daily work;

work collaboratively with OTs to gather, develop, and maintain materials;

work collaboratively with multidisciplinary team members;

work collaboratively with early intervention teachers to facilitate activities within the classroom setting;

work with other disciplines to streamline interventions across disciplines; and

maintain strong documentation of interventions and student progress. Ideal candidates skills & abilities: Understanding and appreciation of Grasslands Public Schools mission and values.

Able to contribute a school environment that supports diversity and inclusion.

Respect and value all individuals with sensitivity to diversity.

Personal integrity and trustworthiness.

Understanding of how this role impacts the community.

Able to establish trust and rapport with students and coworkers.

Strong communication skills. Preferred Education and Certifications: OTA diploma

Previous experience with early intervention/pediatric services would be an asset

Previous experience working in multidisciplinary teams would be an asset

Successful applicants will be required to submit before start date: Current Criminal Record Check (CRC) with Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) Original document reported within the last 6 months of hire date; condition of employment

* Applicants cannot work before a clear CRC with VSC has been provided and approved* Please take note of the documentation required:

Required to Apply: current cover letter and resume

contacts for three (3) professional references ; preferably in an educational setting If Selected for an interview:

(please feel free to provide with your application) Postsecondary transcripts ! Apply directly to this ad, by selecting the Apply Online button below

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