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Occupational Therapist, ELC (Grades N-K) - Part Time

New York, New York
Early Learning Center (New York)

Position: Occupational Therapist (Grades Nursery - Kindergarten)

Location: New York, NY

Part Time Faculty Member

WHY WORK AT AVENUES?

Avenues: The World Schoolis a top-tier school in New York City, offering a truly global education, that will expand to some of the world’s leading cities in the next few years. Teaching and learning happens through dual language immersion and challenging interdisciplinary projects. A culture of creativity and collaboration, along with state-of-the-art technology, pervade the school. Brilliant colleagues, with widely diverse experience, create a unique educational experience together.

DEEP COLLABORATION, CONSTANT EVOLUTION

Collaboration here isn't a buzzword: it's woven into everything we do. This role joins the student success team, which works closely with faculty, administrators and families to support our students' learning and emotional health. This intense collaboration is challenging as well as exciting: we're always evolving, learning from each other and seeking to improve.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

The occupational therapist at Avenues works across the early childhood and lower division programs. The OT works in close partnership with teachers, learning specialists, psychologists, speech/language therapist, administrators and parents. This includes:

  • conducting in class observations and screenings
  • consulting with teachers and families
  • creating strategy plans for individual students and whole groups
  • making referrals to and managing outside providers
  • joining parent-teacher conferences
  • offering teacher workshops
  • Providing small group intervention to students

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Licensed Occupational therapist
  • 5+ years of professional experience 

  • Deep expertise in OT and development of children ages 3-6
  • Very collaborative, adept at working with diverse teams to support students 
  • A strong sense of personal responsibility for the success of every student

To Apply

Apply through the Careers section of the Avenues website athttp://www.avenues.org/en/careers/. Make sure to include a thoughtful cover letter with your application.

Diversity, Inclusion and Safeguarding 

Avenues is deeply committed to diversity, equity and inclusion throughout our organization. We strive to uphold a culture in which every colleague feels that they belong, are trusted, and are valued. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, and strongly encourage candidates from traditionally underrepresented communities or groups to apply. Avenues offers competitive compensation and a generous benefits package.

Avenues upholds the highest standards for safeguarding the physical and emotional wellbeing of children. As an essential aspect of this commitment, all offers are contingent upon successful completion of careful reference and background checks.

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