Occupational Therapist - School



Brooklyn, New York

Employment Type



WCS Healthcare has an immediate opening for an OT in a preschool in Brooklyn! This role is is responsible for assessing student's motor skills, developing and implementing goals designed to enhance the student’s learning potential, as well as help the student function independently. New grads welcome to apply!

Compensation : $50 - $55
Job ID : 27862

Job Function:

  • Make observations during preliminary screening of new students, and/or ongoing evaluations of students enrolled in the school
  • Make suggestions for approaches and activities that might enhance the student's ability to take part in staff development and parent workshop opportunities around the development of gross motor, fine motor, and perceptual skills
  • Demonstrate approaches and activities to be implemented by educational staff
  • Help the staff identify children's specific sensory and motor skill levels
  • Individual and group related service provision and documentation
  • Develop a series of developmentally-graded activities
  • Carry out medical prescriptions for occupational therapy
  • Maintain mandated documentation of treatment and progress and submit a written report of the progress of the children at the end of each school year
  • Explain findings and program aims to parents, and recommend activities, physical positioning and/or adaptations that might facilitate increased independence in the home
  • Maintain O.T. equipment and supplies, and recommend ordering them as required by IEP mandates or needed clinically


Job Requirements:

  • open communication, flexibility and the ability to learn and utilize team building strategies
  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Minimum of six months of supervised experience; prefer 1-3 years of related work experience
  • The occupational therapist must have completed an accredited education program and all field-work requirements
  • Must be certified by the Occupational Therapy Certification Board (OTCB) following successful completion of the national certification exam
  • O.T. must be licensed

Disclosure: The hourly rates and/or salaries listed may or may not reflect total compensation packages including bonus and fringe benefits, etc., nor are the advertisement(s) posted a guarantee of a certain compensation package for a position or bona fide offer of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.